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THEATRICAL ZOO

New York Times, Sunday, June 13, 1954

Author:
Albert Carroll
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 683 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 33
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,811
Across
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Fatal : LETHAL
7
Hindu teachers. : SWAMI
12
Mended tire. : RECAP
17
The Khan and others. : ALYS
21
Where Cornell is. : ITHACA
22
He plays Queeg. : NOLAN
23
Danube tributary. : ILLER
24
Lamb chops and pineapple. : DIET
25
Long-run hit by Charles Klein. : THELIONANDTHEMOUSE
28
Salt tree. : ATLE
29
C. S. A. soldier. : REB
30
British money: Abbr. : STER
31
Two words in mining. : ORELODE
32
"The Voice of the ___." : TURTLE
34
Girl's name. : ELLA
36
Toddler's triumph. : STEP
38
"Green Hat" heroine. : IRIS
39
Chinese name for God. : SHEN
41
Cut short. : LOP
42
Perturb. : UPSET
44
Yield. : ACCEDE
46
Trio of sisters. : ANDREWS
48
Graylags. : GEESE
50
On horseback. : ASTRIDE
52
Eastern water-raising devices. : SHADOOFS
54
Actor Eddie. : ALBERT
56
Arum plant. : ARAD
57
Composer of "Mandalay." : SPEAKS
59
Fictional detective. : MOTO
61
Roman numeral. : MMI
62
"The Lady or ___." : THETIGER
65
___ di Garda, Lombardy lake. : LAGO
66
Ivanhoe was one. : SAXON
67
Isolde's husband. : MARK
69
Assam worm. : ERIA
70
Love-lies-bleeding. : AMARANTH
73
Chemical ending. : ENE
74
Singer Marian. : ANDERSON
76
Rabble rouser. : INCITER
78
Animals in "Ben Hur." : HORSES
80
Church seats. : PEWS
81
Granulated. : GRAINED
82
Man's nickname. : PETE
83
Color of old woodwork. : PATINA
86
Football teams. : ELEVENS
87
Impetus. : MOMENTUM
91
Irish "alas." : OCH
92
Bases of brilliant dyes. : ANILINES
94
French composer. : LALO
95
"___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
96
Arctic or Indian. : OCEAN
98
Swank. : SIDE
99
Very docile persons. : TAMECATS
103
World War II theatre. : ETO
104
Cut. : HEWN
105
Abhor. : DETEST
107
Asiatic shrub. : BAGO
108
Bungled: Colloq. : HASHED
110
He hangs around. : LINGERER
112
Dutch physicist of seventeenth century. : HUYGENS
115
Truth fracturers. : LIARS
116
Let go. : RELEASE
117
Become thick. : DENSEN
118
Famous diva. : PATTI
120
Fort in Calif. : ORD
121
Singer Stevens. : RISE
123
Subsides. : EBBS
124
Business agreement. : DEAL
126
Proscenium. : ARCH
129
2 Down and others. : MADAMS
131
Winged sandals. : TALARIA
134
Smug one. : PRIG
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Verily. : YEA
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Giant who tried to move Mt. Ossa. : OTUS
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Hit mystery play of 1922. : THECATANDTHECANARY
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Canal part. : LOCK
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5 A. M. : EARLY
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TV. : VIDEO
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Epic poetry. : EPOPEE
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Boats. : ARKS
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Units of force. : DYNES
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Comforted. : EASED
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Jewish feasts. : SEDERS
Down
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Cubic decimeter. : LITRE
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Miss Merman. : ETHEL
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Play about Tyltyl and Mytyl. : THEBLUEBIRD
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Dancer Le Roy. : HAL
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Sicilian youth of myth. : ACIS
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Chinese philosopher. : LAOTSE
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Fang and ___ in "Henry IV." : SNARE
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Came in first. : WON
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Ray of the movies. : ALDO
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Why the Furies pursued Orestes. : MATRICIDE
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Belonged intrinsically. : INHERED
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Full of chinks. : RIMOSE
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Electric force. : ELOD
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Something for Poirot. : CLUES
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Stevenson. : AES
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Acts. : PRETENDS
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Hellman play (with "The"). : LITTLEFOXES
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River into the Missouri. : YELLOWSTONE
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Makes tea. : STEEPS
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Girl's nickname. : NETTA
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Leaves out. : ELIDES
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Bring to ruin. : UNDO
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East end of a church. : APSE
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Pro ___. : PATRIA
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King of Norway. : HAAKON
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Spanish artist. : SERT
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Rugged rock. : CRAG
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European capital. : ROMA
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Third of a series. : GAMMA
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Famous violinist. : ELMAN
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Dress goods. : SATIN
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Branded. : SEARED
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Ethel Waters' role in "Mamba's Daughters." : HAGAR
55
Molnar drama. : THESWAN
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Full-page illustrations. : PLATES
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Small bills. : ONES
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Cupid. : EROS
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Most Rabelaisian. : RACIEST
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Farm animal. : SHOTE
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Military cap. : KEPI
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North Star state: Abbr. : MINN
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Part of a Clyde Fitch title. : THEMOTH
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French author. : RENAN
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Dunne, Rich, Castle, et al. : IRENES
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Main part of a church. : NAVE
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Western city. : RENO
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Porch swing. : GLIDER
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Actress Negri. : POLA
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Winnie. : POOH
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Part of an auto. : ACCELERATOR
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Drama of 1884. : THEWILDDUCK
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Crême de la crême. : ELITE
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Georgia city. : MACON
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Drama about Yank, the stoker. : THEHAIRYAPE
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Say. : UTTER
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Inclinations. : MOODS
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French dept. and river. : ISERES
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Story. : LEGEND
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Actress Jeffrey. : ANNE
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Part of Africa. : ABYSSINIA
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Sorcerer. : MAGE
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Figuratively, piquancy. : SALT
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Discontinued. : DESISTED
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Oft revived mystery play. : THEBAT
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Rama's wife. : SITA
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Hel's watchdog. : GARM
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Like the Lion in "Wizard of Oz." : UNBRAVE
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Bowling score. : SPARE
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Novel by George Eliot. : ROMOLA
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Result of traffic jams. : DELAYS
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Carroll and Barrie heroines. : ALICES
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Always: Poet. : ETERN
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High priest's garment. : EPHOD
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Waxer. : CERER
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Star of "Dear Brutus." : HAYES
130
Inquires. : ASKS
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Asiatic tree. : ACLE
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Says further. : ADDS
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Goggle. : GAPE
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Lincoln's secretary. : HAY
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Quoits mark. : TEE
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Aloof greeting. : NOD

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 20 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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