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New York Times, Monday, July 19, 1954

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,847
Across
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Fit of anger. : HUFF
5
Broken off piece. : CHIP
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Take sides. : FAVOR
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Face shape. : OVAL
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Make sharp. : HONE
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In the sky. : ABOVE
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Songstress from Brooklyn. : LENAHORNE
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Computes. : RATES
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Creese and poniard. : DAGGERS
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Roll call reply. : PRESENT
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Karakul. : SHEEP
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See 23 Across. : EWE
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Machine-shop equipment. : LATHES
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Certified under oath. : ATTESTED
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French dugout. : ABRI
35
Carry away feloniously. : STEAL
36
Ballerina Kitchell. : IVA
37
One of Auguste Piccard's occupations. : DEEPSEAEXPLORER
41
Wild game. : ELK
42
Sen. Anderson to his friends. : CLINT
43
Capital on the Rhine. : BONN
44
Hem in. : RESTRICT
46
Shore dinner item. : SMELTS
48
S.R.O. show. : HIT
49
Leaf of a flower. : SEPAL
51
Service station adjuncts. : GARAGES
55
Cuba's dictator. : BATISTA
59
Side by side. : ALONG
60
Senator Eva Bowring is one. : NEBRASKAN
62
Item of summer entertainment. : NOVEL
63
Great Lakes cargoes. : ORES
64
Tenor Baum. : KURT
65
Flying honkers. : GEESE
66
Ordered. : BADE
67
Surfeit. : SATE
Down
1
Half nelson or full nelson. : HOLD
2
Part of the eye. : UVEA
3
Bully in "Oliver Twist." : FANG
4
Headquarters of a squadron. : FLAGSHIP
5
Housewife's task. : CHORES
6
Determine, for instance. : HORSE
7
The Tabard. : INN
8
Chick's first cry. : PEEP
9
Sad word. : FAREWELL
10
Humbles. : ABASES
11
Reminder for November. : VOTE
12
Part of the range. : OVEN
13
Take a breather. : REST
18
Sound of derisive laughter. : HEHE
22
Replace a worn sole or heel. : RETAP
24
Exclusive rights. : PATENTS
26
Stevedore. : LADER
27
White poplar. : ABELE
28
Long journeys. : TREKS
30
Theme for composition, argument, etc. : TEXT
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Alpine region. : TIROL
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Item in a program. : EVENT
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Mended places. : DARNS
35
Near East vessel. : SAIC
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Curlicue: Colloq. : SCRIGGLE
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The upper crust. : ELITE
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Pillars like the Washington Monument. : OBELISKS
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Macbeth and others. : THANES
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Thinly spread. : SPARSE
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___ Hari. : MATA
50
Declined. : EBBED
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Group with evil aims. : GANG
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Straggle. : ROVE
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He's high-hat. : SNOB
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Rapacious gull-like bird. : SKUA
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Snappish. : TART
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Feed the kitty. : ANTE
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Geological time. : ERA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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