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New York Times, Monday, June 21, 1954

Author:
Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,819
Across
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Bird with a vibrating call. : CHAT
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Singer Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Jezebel's husband. : AHAB
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Crescent-shaped cut-out. : LUNE
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Sharp-tempered. : ACRID
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Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
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Creator of Lady Brett, Pilar, etc. : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
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Northern cape of state of Washington. : FLATTERY
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Masonic door-keepers. : TILERS
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Naturalness. : EASE
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Arrogance: Brit. slang. : SIDE
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___ de corps. : ESPRIT
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Ornate musical passage. : FLOURISH
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"How about that?" : ALLEN
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Great care or effort. : PAINS
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Corp. or sgt. : NCO
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Council, in South Africa. : RAAD
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Seattle and San Francisco. : PORTS
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In a while. : SOON
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Common abbreviation. : ETC
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Scenic hills of the southwest. : MESAS
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French nanny. : BONNE
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Grew more intense. : DEEPENED
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Blunted javelin used by Arabs in warlike games. : JEREED
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Solar disk. : ATEN
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Market for unlisted stocks. : CURB
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Something accepted as true. : GOSPEL
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Liberia's capital. : MONROVIA
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Noted resident of Riverdale-on-Hudson. : ARTUROTOSCANINI
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Chigger. : FLEA
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Still. : PHOTO
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Tree home. : NEST
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Bracken. : FERN
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Wildcats of Mexico. : EYRAS
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Superlative suffixes. : ESTS
Down
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Character used in musical notation. : CLEF
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Pitch. : HURL
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Indian coin. : ANNA
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Wavered. : TEETERED
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Of most recent vintage. : LATEST
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Dark yellow. : OCHRE
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Playing card. : TREY
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Man's nickname. : TIM
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Sizes, styles or forms of books. : EDITIONS
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Rod-and-reel man. : ANGLER
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British C. I. C. in the Revolution. : HOWE
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Gelatinous substance. : AGAR
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Dennis the Menace and others. : BOYS
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Furniture finish. : STAIN
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A breeding place. : NIDUS
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Pocket openings. : SLITS
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Auriculate. : EARED
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Roster of candidates. : SLATE
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Finish second. : PLACE
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Electrical capacity unit. : FARAD
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Hole ___. : INONE
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Tea cake. : SCONE
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Sharpened. : HONED
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German name for Polish city. : POSEN
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Faithful wife of Odysseus. : PENELOPE
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University of Paris. : SORBONNE
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39.37 inches. : METER
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Yankee backstop. : BERRA
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Native of New Guinea. : PAPUAN
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Finches or snowbirds. : JUNCOS
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___ Rica. : COSTA
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Stand the ___ (bear up under difficulty). : GAFF
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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One who: Suffix. : STER
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Heath. : MOOR
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Competes. : VIES
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School or college: Abbr. : INST
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River islands. : AITS
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Pronoun. : THY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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