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New York Times, Saturday, June 26, 1954

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,824
Across
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Calm in expectation. : PATIENT
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Approve. : ACCEPT
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Hot weather beverage. : ICEDTEA
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A hornless cow or sheep. : POLLARD
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Originator. : CREATOR
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Land in the Mississippi Valley. : PRAIRIE
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Ninth: Comb. form. : NON
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Pulled down, as a haystack. : UNPILED
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Bolt or Blue. : BEN
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Piece of construction equipment. : IBAR
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Temperate. : SOBER
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Expenditure. : COST
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Batting practice enclosures. : CAGES
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A tang in cheese. : NIP
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Choice part. : ELITE
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Filches. : STEALS
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Wigwagged. : SIGNALED
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Thermos bottles, paper plates, cutlery, etc. : GEAR
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Merit. : EARN
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Sandwich ingredient. : BAKEDHAM
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Stare. : GOGGLE
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Relatives of grills. : OVENS
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CD chief Peterson. : VAL
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Mervyn of Hollywood. : LEROY
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Glove. : MITT
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Insignificant. : PETIT
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Checker. : DICE
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Vat or cistern. : BAC
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Miss Francis and others. : ARLENES
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Man's nickname. : MAL
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Professionally right. : ETHICAL
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Rival. : EMULATE
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Come together again. : REUNITE
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Fruit from California. : APRICOT
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Did gardening. : SPADED
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Certain golf clubs. : LOFTERS
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Summer outings. : PICNICS
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Circus performer. : ACROBAT
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The category of many summer campers. : TEENAGE
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Where Sun Valley is: Abbr. : IDA
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Last words for Caesar. : ETTU
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Display signs. : NEONS
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Florida game fish. : TARPON
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It's popular à la mode : APPLEPIE
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Kitchen device. : CORER
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Arrayed. : CLAD
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Student on High Street. : ELI
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Cook partially. : PARBOIL
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Controversial European city. : TRIESTE
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Sunk in. : DENTED
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Scarlet bird. : IBIS
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Chemical substance. : REAGENT
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Made a loud, ringing sound. : CLANGED
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Toboggans. : SLEDS
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Record. : ENROL
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About 2 yards in Prague. : SAH
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Bit of comic stage business. : GAG
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Disentangled. : RAVELLED
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The Navy Neptune, for instance. : BOMBER
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Flies. : AVIATES
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Savory sauce. : KETCHUP
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Companion. : MATE
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Make faces. : GRIMACE
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One who establishes a mining claim. : LOCATOR
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Decorative perforations. : EYELETS
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Hereditary. : LINEAL
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Chatter. : PRATE
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Rate of activity. : TEMPO
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Sharp. : ACID
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Where to indulge in water sports. : SURF
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Girl's name. : INA
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Descended and settled. : LIT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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