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New York Times, Saturday, July 10, 1954

10-Down : Smalltime gambler.

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,838
Across
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Relatives of jitneys. : CABS
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Plumbum. : LEAD
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Relative of faro. : STUSS
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Dugout. : ABRI
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Port of Israel. : ACRE
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Caravel of 1492. : PINTA
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Rivals of Lorelei Lee. : PLATINUMBLONDES
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Tool for grinding. : PESTLE
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Flusters. : BOTHERS
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Visualize. : SEE
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Malefic. : EVIL
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Metalliferous: Var. : OREY
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Broadway comedian. : LAHR
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Pittsburgh footballer. : STEELER
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Biblical name. : IRA
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Nuncupative. : ORAL
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Attendant spirit. : ANGEL
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School for scientists. : MIT
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"Top Banana" star. : SILVERS
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Wartime ceiling agency. : OPA
41
Fundamental. : BASAL
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Skyway sign. : EXIT
44
Willie Mays' boss. : LEO
45
Sweltered. : ROASTED
48
Summer drinks. : ADES
49
Pantomimist. : APER
52
Sen. Stennis' state: Abbr. : MISS
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Globe. : ORB
54
Golf club. : MIDIRON
56
Atlantic plane stopover. : AZORES
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Creator of Dr. Primrose. : OLIVERGOLDSMITH
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Indian princess. : RANEE
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Put. : LAID
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Transactions. : ACTA
65
Uncouth. : CRASS
66
Salamanders. : EFTS
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Zig or zag. : SKEW
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Founder of Dogpatch. : CAPP
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Military bigwigs. : BRASSHATS
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A vocation for a college student. : SITTER
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Byway. : LANE
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Small shield. : ECU
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Pitching ability. : ARM
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Miss Reynolds, actress. : DEBBIE
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Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
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Smalltime gambler. : TINHORN
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Subordinate. : UNDER
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Kilolitre. : STERE
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Malapert. : SASSY
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Martinique, for example. : ILE
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Take one's ease. : LOLL
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And others. : ETAL
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Panne and plush. : VELVETS
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Bough. : LIMB
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Part of a cantata. : ARIA
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Hindu title. : SRI
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Part of the globe. : EAST
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Where the Storting sits. : OSLO
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Worthless thing passed off as valuable. : GOLDBRICK
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Foilsman's weapon. : EPEE
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Where Luang Prabang is. : LAOS
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Crosses. : EXES
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Get ___ of. : RID
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Attains eminence. : ARRIVES
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Bing Cosby song. : AMOR
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Bachelorly. : SINGLE
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Bouquets. : AROMAS
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Rosicrucian Order: Abbr. : AMORC
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Hemingway heroine. : PILAR
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A poet's Edinburgh. : EDINA
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Marks on a graduate. : OZS
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Congressman from Kansas. : REES
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States further. : ADDS
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Creator of Marchbanks. : SHAW
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Clodhopper. : OAF
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Brightened (with "up"). : LIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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