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New York Times, Thursday, July 15, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,843
Across
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Precipitant. : HASTY
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M. Blum and others. : LEONS
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Was of service. : HELPED
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Listener. : AUDITOR
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Echoes. : REPLIES
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Make suitable. : PREPARE
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Pergolas. : ARBORS
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Smudge. : BLUR
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Fold. : LAP
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Caesar's last word. : BRUTE
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Aral, Azov, et al. : SEAS
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Actor Andrews. : DANA
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Main melodies. : AIRS
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Catalogue. : LIST
25
Small perambulator. : BUGGY
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Unit of weight. : TON
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Caprices. : FANTASIES
29
Put on a play. : STAGED
31
Animals. : OTTERS
34
Want. : NEEDINESS
38
Dyer's tank. : VAT
39
Over. : ENDED
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Stout sleuth. : NERO
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___ apparent. : HEIR
43
Intelligence. : NEWS
44
Hopping dance step. : SHAG
45
Parsonage. : MANSE
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Eastern title. : AGA
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Shoo! : SCAT
48
Praying insect. : MANTIS
49
Clear, transparent quartz. : CRYSTAL
51
Tomboys: Var. : HOIDENS
52
Old-fashioned photo. : TINTYPE
53
A great quantity: Slang. : OODLES
54
Judges' circuits. : EYRES
55
Krupp city. : ESSEN
Down
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Winners of drama awards. : HEPBURNANDWAYNE
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Assigns. : ALLOTS
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Steeple. : SPIRE
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Links places. : TEES
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Football measures: Abbr. : YDS
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Montevideo's river. : LAPLATA
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God of the east wind. : EURUS
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Move quickly (with "off"). : NIP
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The vehicle of an Oscar winner. : STALAGSEVENTEEN
11
Former Premier of France. : HERRIOT
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Jungle denizen. : ORANG
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Recompense. : REPAY
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Large linen collars. : RABATS
18
Surpass. : BEST
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Serious fault. : SIN
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Song for two. : DUET
24
Hollywood star. : LADD
25
Snaffles. : BITS
27
Provide with material. : FEED
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Not good, not bad. : SOSO
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Turns to the right. : GEES
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Important output of California. : RAISINS
33
Importance. : STRESS
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Breathes in. : INHALES
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Cleverly phrased. : NEAT
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Work unit. : ERG
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Ordain. : ENACT
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Former screen star. : NEGRI
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Deal with. : HANDLE
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Leafless flower. : SCAPE
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Yum-Yum and friends. : MAIDS
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River in Poland. : STYR
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Lows. : MOOS
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Enclosure. : STY
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Garden tool. : HOE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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