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New York Times, Friday, June 4, 1954

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,802
Across
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Column. : PILLAR
7
Projection on a wheel. : CAM
10
Surfeited (with "of"). : SICK
14
The procurator of Judaea. : PILATE
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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Joint of a horse's leg. : HOCK
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Bridgeman, Jabara, etc. : PILOTS
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Conjunction. : NOR
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The ordinary crowd. : RUCK
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Occupy the next chair. : SITBESIDE
23
Go about seeking excitement. : GAD
26
Speaks tenderly. : COOS
27
Most recent. : NEWEST
31
Nautical term. : ALEE
33
Philter. : POTION
35
Golfer's objective. : PAR
36
City in Texas. : DALLAS
38
Greek mountain. : OSSA
39
Levantine name. : ALI
40
___ potatoes. : SMALL
41
No one else but me. : EGO
42
Job of delivering newspapers, etc. : ROUTE
44
Spanish noble. : DON
45
Girl's name. : LANA
47
Winker. : EYELID
48
Old name of Tokyo. : EDO
49
Sitting Bull's domicile. : WIGWAM
51
Parting point. : RENO
52
Bird. : NESTER
54
Ottoman standard. : ALEM
56
Sawbuck. : TEN
57
Surprising statement: Colloq. : STAGGERER
60
Tribunals. : FORA
63
Greek letter. : RHO
64
Fragrances. : AROMAS
68
A table at bridge. : FOUR
69
Homo sapiens. : MAN
70
Beasts of burden. : LLAMAS
71
Prepositions. : FORS
72
Highways: Abbr. : STS
73
Skin layers. : DERMAS
Down
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Very soft: Abbr. : PPP
2
Three. : III
3
Legal degree. : LLL
4
Region in Indo-China. : LAOS
5
Upper story. : ATTIC
6
Pauses again. : RESTOPS
7
Predecessors of the Superchief. : CONESTOGAWAGONS
8
Addresses for G. I.'s : APOS
9
Sheep. : MERINOS
10
Small mouselike mammal. : SHREW
11
Poker payment. : IOU
12
Three hundred. : CCC
13
Hooded organization. : KKK
21
Hoot. : BOO
22
Tenfold. : DENARY
23
City in Alabama. : GADSDEN
24
Fashionably. : ALAMODE
25
Relatives of the Roosevelts. : DELANOS
28
Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
29
Cracker. : SALTINE
30
Had a fitting. : TRIEDON
32
House wing. : ELL
34
Equal: prefix. : ISO
37
Completely wrong: Slang. : ALLWET
41
One of the Siamese twins. : ENG
43
Poetic contraction. : OER
46
The USAF and the RAF. : AIRARMS
47
May's birthstone. : EMERALD
50
Drink. : ALE
53
Rulers. : TSARS
55
Actress Oberon. : MERLE
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Mountain pass in India. : GHAT
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Tiger talk. : ROAR
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Opposite of 1 Down : FFF
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Goose eggs. : OOO
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Capek's play. : RUR
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Three thousand. : MMM
66
Sign for some motorists. : AAA
67
Draft organization. : SSS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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