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New York Times, Tuesday, June 22, 1954

14-Across : Pulitzer prize author.

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,820
Across
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Part of a farm. : PASTURE
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Reflects light. : SHINES
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Pulitzer prize author. : MICHENER
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Gift. : TALENT
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An award of honor. : ACCOLADE
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Celal Bayar's capital. : ANKARA
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A seat. : STOOL
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Winning a tennis service. : ACING
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Defraud. : ROB
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Large fish, relative of the cod. : CUSK
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Baseball statistics: Abbr. : PCTS
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Odor. : SMELL
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Skill. : ART
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Loathe. : DETEST
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Writer Gardner. : ERLE
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Sailor's jacket. : REEFER
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Musical compositions. : DUETS
34
Lecture. : ADDRESS
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Love or hate. : EMOTION
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Proclamation. : EDICT
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Swagger or strut. : PRANCE
43
Spec of baseball. : SHEA
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A guarantee. : SURETY
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An age in time. : ICE
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Lincoln's mother's maiden name. : HANKS
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Stages of a journey. : LEGS
52
Variety of poker. : STUD
53
Table scrap. : ORT
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Shout of the fox hunters. : HOLLO
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Overflow. : SPILL
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Up. : ARISEN
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Educated. : LITERATE
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Place. : LOCALE
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Keeps separate. : ISOLATES
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Ultrafashionable people. : SWELLS
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Refined. : SMELTED
Down
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Imagined. : PICTURED
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Approached and spoke to. : ACCOSTED
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Got away from (with "off"). : SHOOK
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Count (with "off"). : TELL
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Girl's name. : UNA
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Edit. : REDACT
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Built. : ERECTED
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Musial. : STAN
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Perseveres (with "on"). : HANGS
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Family: Colloq. : ILK
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First word of a well-known hymn. : NEARER
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Enter. : ENROLL
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Determine's home. : STABLE
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Item of make-up. : MASCARA
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Publish. : ISSUE
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Girl's name. : PERSIS
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Former U. S. Minister. : MESTA
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Document. : DEED
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Attracts. : TEMPTS
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Circus feature. : FREAK
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Conservative. : TORY
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Narrow racing boat. : SCULL
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Start. : INITIATE
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Hidden from view, in astronomy. : OCCULTED
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City on the Colorado, last stop before Los Angeles. : NEEDLES
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Where rambler roses grow. : TRELLIS
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Muscle ___. : SHOALS
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Where Churchill was educated. : HARROW
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Lure. : ENTICE
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Opposite of altruism. : EGOISM
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See 35 Down. : SHELL
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Nursery rhyme character. : SPRAT
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Persons. : ONES
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Vend. : SELL
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A wood second to teak in value. : SAL
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Digit. : TOE

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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