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New York Times, Wednesday, June 30, 1954

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,828
Across
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Fine head of hair. : MANE
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Eye shades. : LIDS
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Tiny bottle. : PHIAL
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Deadening pain. : ANALGESIC
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Tall and limber. : RANGY
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Any Hollywood luminary. : MOVIESTAR
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Hollywood prize. : OSCAR
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Ammonia compounds. : AMIDES
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Insurgents, for short. : REBS
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One: Fr. : UNE
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Ripened. : AGED
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Tuning indicator. : DIAL
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Mardi ___. : GRAS
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Effective musical quaver. : TREMOLO
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Ignited. : LIT
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Shoe scuffers and pants tearers. : BOYS
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Of the forests. : WOODSY
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Convention goers. : MEETERS
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Writ to appear in court. : SUBPENA
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Profitable holdings. : ASSETS
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Speak (with "up"). : PIPE
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Because. : FOR
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Reprimanders. : CHIDERS
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Cut. : SAWN
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Chief. : ARCH
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Normandy river. : ORNE
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Half a ticket. : STUB
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Ingot. : BAR
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Soon. : ANON
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Spiny treelike cactus. : CHOLLA
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Modify. : AMEND
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Strongly national. : PATRIOTIC
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Located. : SITED
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Strict. : STRINGENT
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Pays attention. : HEEDS
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Ayes. : YEAS
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Norse literature. : EDDA
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Lady of the house. : MAMA
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Departures from the general rule. : ANOMALIES
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Sails by instrument. : NAVIGATES
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Passes over. : ELIDES
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Smaller portion. : LESS
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Basis for the Ickes books. : DIARIES
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High point of a suspense program. : SCREAM
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Arguments for. : PROS
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Owns. : HAS
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Bring upon oneself. : INCUR
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Guam's capital. : AGANA
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Greek instruments. : LYRES
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Jibed; agreed: Slang. : GEED
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Photo enlargements. : BLOWUPS
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Members of W.C.T.U. : DRYS
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Gelett Burgess creation. : GOOP
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___ mater. : ALMA
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Act of twisting. : TORSION
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Part of the ear. : LOBE
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Jo's sister. : BETH
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Forfeited. : DEFAULTED
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Dazzled in Greenland. : SNOWBLIND
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Story. : YARN
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Any school for engineers: Abbr. : TECH
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"Your Majesty." : SIRE
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Feathered: Bot. : PENNATE
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Butterfingers habit: Colloq. : DROPSY
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Comedian's aide. : STOOGE
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Disconcert. : ABASH
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Bast fiber plant. : RAMIE
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Where Mt. Ida is. : CRETE
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Climb (with "up"). : SHIN
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Appends. : ADDS
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Malay dagger. : CRIS
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Things done. : ACTA
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Mr. Buntline. : NED
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Musical syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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