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New York Times, Saturday, July 31, 1954

Author:
Thomas J. Varner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Thomas J. Varner has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,859
Across
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Companion of a staple. : HASP
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River-mouth land deposit. : DELTA
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Piece of scenery. : FLAT
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Depose. : AVER
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Predecessor of the picture window. : ORIEL
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River in France. : OISE
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Lake north of Milan. : COMO
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Third longest river of England. : TRENT
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Vagabond. : KNIGHTOFTHEROAD
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Small wading bird. : RAIL
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Former Giant manager. : OTT
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Ragweed sound effect. : SNEEZE
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Full of pathos. : TOUCHING
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Analyze grammatically. : PARSE
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"Erin Go ___." : BRAGH
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Slaughter of baseball. : ENOS
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Novelist Baldwin. : FAITH
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Remedy. : CURE
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Football lineman. : END
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Outlays. : COSTS
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Forward motion. : SURGE
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Silk-finishing establishment. : DYEHOUSE
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New York's financial district (with "the"). : STREET
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Musical appreciation. : EAR
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Be washed out. : FAIL
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Relative of a pot-boiler expert. : FREELANCEWRITER
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Of luxuriant growth. : LUSH
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Bring with it. : CARRY
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Nursery rhyme oldster. : COLE
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Girl's nickname. : ETTA
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Style of lyric poem. : EPODE
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Major or Minor. : URSA
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Heated exclamation. : WHEW
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Seamstress. : SEWER
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Observed. : EYED
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A carriage for hire. : HACK
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English river. : AVON
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Moral improvement. : PROGRESS
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Bing and Bob's "Road" companion. : DOTTIE
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Actor Flynn. : ERROL
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Willingly. : LIEF
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Pup ___. : TENT
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Notwithstanding. : ALTHOUGH
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Holiday. : FOURTH
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Great Chinese poet. : LIPO
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U. N. problem. : ASIA
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Cultivate. : TEND
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Slight confusion. : HAZE
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Practice an art. : ETCH
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Landy's forte. : SPEED
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Pram pusher. : NANNY
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Wear down. : ERODE
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Commonplace. : TRITE
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Feed. : OATS
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Habituate. : INURE
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Name on a stamp from Oslo. : NORGE
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Address. : GREET
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Having a low musical pitch. : BASS
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High poker hand. : FOURACES
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Penmanship flourish. : CURLICUE
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Fuel. : COAL
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Kitchen activity. : STIR
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Loud, silly laugh. : HEEHAW
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Member of Truman Cabinet. : SAWYER
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Composer Grofé. : FERDE
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Moved swiftly. : FLEW
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Book of the Old Testament. : RUTH
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This: Spanish. : ESTE
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Part of the neck. : NAPE
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Exult. : CROW
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Whig's rival. : TORY
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Other. : ELSE
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Study. : READ

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later.

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