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Herbert Ettenson
Herbert Ettenson

New York Times, Saturday, July 24, 1954

27-Down : Mixture.

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has duplicate clues.
Herbert Ettenson has 87 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,852
Across
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Israel port. : ACRE
5
So long. : TATA
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Miners' nail. : SPAD
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Mixture of beverages. : SHANDYGAFF
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Had on. : WORE
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Mixture of almost anything. : HODGEPODGE
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Caesar's sister. : ATIA
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Cycle. : ERA
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Part of a relay. : LEG
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Rock bottom. : HARDPAN
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Person without freedom. : SERF
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Rio Grande city. : LAREDO
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Heroine of "Cymbeline." : IMOGEN
30
Drivel. : SLUSH
33
New England specialty. : APPLEPIE
36
Printing plate: Colloq. : STEREO
37
Cote sound. : MAA
38
Dawdle. : LAG
39
Modernist. : NEO
40
Managed. : RAN
41
Prayer book. : MISSAL
43
Knowledge. : LEARNING
45
Composer Dvorak. : ANTON
46
Mixture. : MEDLEY
47
Famous French painter. : INGRES
49
Hogshead. : CASK
53
Impure. : UNCLEAN
55
Sparkman's state: Abbr. : ALA
58
Bao ___. : DAI
59
French resort. : NICE
60
Mixture. : MISCELLANY
63
Rainbow. : IRIS
64
Mixture. : SALMAGUNDI
65
Artists' colony in New Mexico. : TAOS
66
Cleaning solutions. : LYES
67
Proceeds. : GOES
Down
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Part of the dottle. : ASHES
2
Dishwashing, for instance. : CHORE
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Relative of loran. : RADAR
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Where Maidstone is: Abbr. : ENG
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Caslon or Bodoni. : TYPE
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On tenterhooks. : AGOG
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Little Thaddeus. : TAD
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Worsted blanket. : AFGHAN
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Dress an infant. : SWADDLE
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Mixture. : POTPOURRI
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Operatic recording. : ARIA
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College administrator. : DEAN
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Gov. Boggs' state: Abbr. : DEL
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Alarm. : FEAR
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Make like new. : RESTORE
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Thread: Fr. : FIL
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Actor Cobb. : LEE
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Mixture. : MELANGE
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Birthstone. : OPAL
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Two-wheeled carriage. : GIG
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Eire's O'Kelly. : SEAN
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Factory, in China. : HONG
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Title for an abbess. : AMMA
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Neck symptom. : PAIN
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Mixture. : PASTICCIO
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Official stamp. : SEAL
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Pitcher Garver. : NED
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Adjective for King Lear. : SONLESS
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French article. : LES
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Gotham. : NYC
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Lackey. : MENIAL
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Hydraulic pumps. : RAMS
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Town in a Hersey novel. : ADANO
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Comeback jockey. : SANDE
52
Yelps. : KIYIS
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The "U" in B. T. U. : UNIT
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1933 legislation. : NIRA
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High point. : ACME
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Pastures. : LEAS
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School course: Abbr. : ALG
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Crafty. : SLY
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Carry. : LUG

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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