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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Monday, July 12, 1954

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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House coat. : PLASTER
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French stock exchange. : BOURSE
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Sky way. : AIRLANE
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Pertaining to a planet. : URANIAN
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Time between. : INTERIM
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Slapstick Mabel. : NORMAND
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Girl in a song. : ROSE
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Authoritative statements. : DICTA
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Auto pioneer. : OLDS
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Equestrian with mail. : POSTRIDER
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Key maker. : FILER
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Stopping place on the highway. : TOLLGATE
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Wrote one check too many. : OVERDREW
33
Rock made of round grains. : OOLITE
35
River isle. : AIT
36
Range of hearing. : EARSHOT
38
Draw from. : TAP
39
Steed of the French Camel Corps. : MEHARI
41
Name as candidate. : NOMINATE
43
Bastions. : DEFENSES
45
Understandable intent. : SENSE
46
Orange ___, South Africa. : FREESTATE
48
Obnoxious. : VILE
51
Remove pitch. : DETAR
52
Pull. : DRAG
56
Legislator. : ENACTOR
58
Science of the earth. : GEOLOGY
60
Tumult-ridden. : RIOTOUS
61
Relents. : EASESUP
62
Short-legged hunting dog. : BASSET
63
Cuts. : SLASHES
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Span. : PAIR
2
Typesetter, for short. : LINO
3
Wiles. : ARTS
4
An unexpected success. : SLEEPER
5
Sea dog. : TAR
6
Miss Bagnold and others. : ENIDS
7
Sender of money. : REMITTER
8
Kind of carpeting. : BROADLOOM
9
Scull. : OAR
10
Not knowing right from wrong. : UNMORAL
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Coin in Teheran. : RIAL
12
Beach coat. : SAND
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Ultimate desires. : ENDS
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Up to the time of. : UNTIL
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Sailor's lookout post. : CROWSNEST
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Housewife with a list. : ORDERER
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Conceited person. : EGOTIST
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Spindrift. : FOAM
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Describing college buildings. : IVIED
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River of oblivion. : LETHE
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Giant. : TITAN
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Les ___ Unis. : ETATS
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Postponed, as a ball game. : RAINEDOUT
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Fencing weapon. : EPEE
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Persons held as pledges. : HOSTAGES
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Stirs the emotions of. : AFFECTS
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Heckles. : NEEDLES
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Forecasters. : SEERS
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Pertaining to a space. : AREAL
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Word for action. : VERB
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Dolphin of the Amazon. : INIA
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Neighbor to Vietnam. : LAOS
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___ Hashonah, Jewish New Year. : ROSH
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Fit of shivering. : AGUE
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Swindles: Slang. : GYPS
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Part of Italy. : TOE
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Mrs. Johnson, explorer. : OSA

Answer summary: 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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