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New York Times, Tuesday, June 29, 1954

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,827

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Across
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Speaks sharply (with "out"). : RIPS
5
Hudson Bay is one. : SEA
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Modernists. : NEOS
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City in India. : AGRA
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Bobo Olson. : CHAMP
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Not pro. : ANTI
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Congressional prerogative. : JOINTRESOLUTION
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Branch. : ARM
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Well-known first name in Hollywood. : HEDY
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Part of a storage battery. : ANODE
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French friends. : AMIES
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A partnership. : FIRM
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Vin ordinaire: Slang. : REDINK
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Sculpture, etching, ceramics, etc. : FINEARTS
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Shortly. : ANON
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Chinese weights. : TAELS
33
Elmer Davis headed it. : OWI
34
Famous unfinished literary work. : CANTERBURYTALES
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Sea bird. : ERN
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Spring flower. : PEONY
40
Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
41
Denizens of the North Pacific. : SEALIONS
43
Word in a farmer's vocabulary. : PARITY
45
Part of a farm. : ACRE
46
Wayside plant. : SUMAC
47
Single-celled organism. : MONAD
49
Part of A.D. : ANNO
50
Chinese diplomat. : KOO
53
A narrow way of thinking. : SINGLETRACKMIND
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Old man: German. : ALTE
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Well-known producer in Hollywood. : ROACH
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Another Hollywood name. : INCE
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Access. : DOOR
60
Wapiti. : ELK
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Stone, Iron, etc. : AGES
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Malay chief. : RAJA
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Author Gouzenko. : IGOR
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Temperamental person. : PRIMADONNA
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___ Salvador. : SAN
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Lean-tos. : SHEDS
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Kind of street. : EASY
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I love: Latin. : AMO
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Victor Herbert light opera. : NATOMA
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Geraint's wife. : ENID
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Oklahoma Indian. : OTOE
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Original ___. : SIN
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Narrow inlet. : CREEK
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Without ambiguity. : PLAINLY
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Kind of ice. : THIN
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Disquiet. : UNREST
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Flavoring for iced tea. : MINT
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Spirited. : FIERY
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Sporting events. : RACES
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Finnish lake. : ENARE
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Roman rural deities. : FAUNS
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Hilarious. : ROLLICKING
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Sound in the woods. : TWEET
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Lord Fauntleroy. : SISSY
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A cut of meat. : TBONE
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Majestic. : EPICAL
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The "lifeblood" of any business. : REORDER
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Halo. : AURA
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Senator Young's colleague. : LANGER
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Hero of a popular puppet show. : PUNCH
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On the loose. : AMOK
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Milk and cake. : SNACK
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Island of Venus statue. : MILO
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Cognizant of: Slang. : ONTO
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See 5 Across. : ARAL
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As soon as. : ONCE
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Works of Horace. : ODES
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Mournful. : SAD
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Missing part of some shoes. : TOE
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Italian pronoun. : MIA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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