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New York Times, Monday, June 7, 1954

Author:
Albert Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,805
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Baby sitter in Hongkong. : AMAH
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Army mascot. : MULE
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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Part of the ear. : LOBE
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Clement, Leo, etc. : POPES
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Time spent in a place. : STAY
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Famous name in the theatre. : MAUDEADAMS
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Summer junket. : TRIP
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Marcus ___. : ANTONIUS
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Caruso. : ENRICO
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Ponies. : NAGS
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Move stealthily. : SNEAK
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Tell in detail. : RECITE
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Lacking savoir-faire. : TACTLESS
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Cancel. : ERASE
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Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page of Windsor. : WIVES
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Do wrong. : SIN
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Irish town where Yeats lived. : GORT
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Cuts down. : PARES
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Johnnycake. : PONE
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Find a sum. : ADD
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Highway guides. : LINES
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Mashed, stewed fruit. : SAUCE
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Abated. : LESSENED
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Model. : SITTER
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Follows the hounds. : HUNTS
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"How ___ the little busy bee . . . " : DOTH
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Rises. : STANDS
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Its capital is Dover. : DELAWARE
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Misses the truth. : ERRS
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Don Juan's ladies. : INAMORATAS
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M. Le Moko. : PEPE
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Kaffirs. : ZULUS
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Famous Michigan coach. : YOST
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___ pilot. : TEST
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Eastern title. : EMIR
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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Girl's name. : ALMA
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Lament. : MOAN
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Border upon. : ABUT
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Pleasure-seeker. : HEDONIST
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___ operandi. : MODUS
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Tall tree of Java. : UPAS
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Man's nickname. : LEM
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Perfumes. : ESSENCES
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Like the stars. : ASTRAL
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Fans. : STRIKESOUT
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Mediterranean vessel. : SAIC
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Misprint: Colloq. : TYPO
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Actress Janis. : PAIGE
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Anglers' gear. : NETS
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Keeps. : SAVES
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Princely. : REGAL
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Professional swindlers. : CARDSHARPS
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Worn out. : TIRED
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Inasmuch as. : SINCE
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Scoff. : SNEER
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Decreases. : WANES
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Small. : PINTSIZE
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Lanes. : PATHWAYS
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Give temporarily. : LEND
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Oriental guitar. : SITAR
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When the evening star shines. : SUNSET
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Musical compositions. : SOLOS
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Hesitate. : DEMUR
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A month: Abbr. : SEPT
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Ginkgo. : TREE
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Ultramodern artist. : DALI
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Subject of scientific research. : ATOM
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Demolish. : RASE
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Famous Italian house. : ESTE
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Fourth book of the Old Testament: Abbr. : NUM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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