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New York Times, Monday, June 14, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,812
Across
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Agents. : FACTORS
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Ionian island. : CORFU
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Good nature. : BONHOMIE
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Consecrate by a certain ceremony. : ANOINT
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Too. : LIKEWISE
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Important part of a plane. : RUDDER
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Too bad! : ALAS
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Small covers on chairs. : TIDIES
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Sweetheart: Anglo-Ir. : GRA
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Document: Abbr. : CERT
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South ___, Indiana. : BEND
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Sonora Indian. : SERI
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Long-tailed ape. : KRA
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Wrestler's stock in trade. : HOLDS
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Dine at home. : EATIN
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Equivalent. : SAME
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Hydrocarbon used in dyes. : TOLUENE
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Move hurriedly. : HUSTLE
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Vehicle on ice. : SLEDGE
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Important parts of Hollywood contracts. : OPTIONS
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Elbe tributary. : ISER
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Obstructs. : STOPS
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Sacred book in Arabic. : KORAN
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Common carriers: Abbr. : RRS
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Temper. : TONE
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Star in Cetus. : MIRA
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Unaffected. : REAL
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Girl's nickname. : EDE
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Castor and Pollux. : GEMINI
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Sicilian peak. : ETNA
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Area of N. Africa. : SAHARA
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Pacification for troubled waters. : OILSLICK
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Figure in Herblock's prize cartoon. : STALIN
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Between the Detroit and Niagara Rivers. : LAKEERIE
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Unoccupied. : EMPTY
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Passed a bill. : ENACTED
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Balker. : FOILER
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Capital city in Anatolia. : ANKARA
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Box. : CHEST
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Drag. : TOW
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Elide. : OMIT
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Exciting laughter. : RISIBLE
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Sprinkled with caraway. : SEEDED
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Minded. : CARED
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Charge. : ONUS
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5½ yards. : ROD
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Moved restlessly. : FIDGETED
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Infallible. : UNERRING
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Member of the Supreme Court. : BLACK
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Tyro at Fort Dix. : TRAINEE
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This month: Abbr. : INST
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Home-run Hank. : SAUER
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Circles of light. : HALOS
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Foreboding. : OMEN
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Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
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Mushroom stem. : STIPE
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Peak NE of Larissa. : OSSA
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Frequent role for Mamie. : HOSTESS
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Abreast of the times. : UPTODATE
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Horace of the Giants. : STONEHAM
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Take off the cream. : SKIM
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Man of Tabriz. : IRANIAN
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Former Brown. : ORIOLE
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Become inactive. : RETIRE
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Not fresh. : RANCID
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Assuage. : SLAKE
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Green's successor in AFL. : MEANY
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Lease again. : RELET
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Unyielding courage. : GRIT
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Authoress Chase. : ILKA
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Mont Blanc. : ALP
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Fraction of a minute. : SEC

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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