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New York Times, Tuesday, July 6, 1954

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Pahlevi. : SHAH
5
U. N. envoy from Lebanon. : MALIK
10
Buddies. : PALS
14
"___ soit qui mal y pense." : HONI
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Former President of Turkey. : INONU
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Aid. : ABET
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Theme of a classic American song. : OLDKENTUCKYHOME
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Mojave. : DESERT
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Bulrush. : TULE
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Henri Quatre. : ROI
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Hindu chief. : RAJA
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Storming. : RAMPING
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Sweet ___, plant with white flowers. : ALYSSUM
30
Man's name: Abbr. : EUG
31
Dodger pitcher. : ROE
32
Like Dumbo. : ELEPHANTINE
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Greek mountain. : OSSA
40
Accept as a member. : ENROL
41
"Precipitation" on TV screen. : SNOW
42
Three famous words. : WETHEPEOPLE
45
Muggs of TV. : APE
46
Wiggler. : EEL
47
Contents of a pillbox. : PILULES
49
Harass. : TORMENT
53
Jockey Sande. : EARL
54
Unfriendly. : ICY
55
Culmination. : NOON
57
American-born Japanese. : NISEIS
61
South of 17 Across. : THELANDOFCOTTON
64
Cleopatra's handmaid. : IRAS
65
Voyageur's craft. : CANOE
66
Singer Berger. : ERNA
67
Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Oglers. : EYERS
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Garner. : REAP
Down
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Fitted with a metal plate. : SHOD
2
Swimming place. : HOLE
3
Connectives. : ANDS
4
Week-end trippers. : HIKERS
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Libation associated with 17 Across. : MINTJULEP
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Hill builder. : ANT
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Boor. : LOUT
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Bring upon oneself. : INCUR
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Member of a popular TV trio. : KUKLA
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Expression of disgust. : PAH
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Native to. : ABORIGINAL
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Cleveland pitcher. : LEMON
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American cartoonist. : STEIG
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Arab kingdom. : YEMEN
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Agreeable. : AMENE
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Places. : PUTS
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In a line. : AROW
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Mislay. : LOSE
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1953. : YESTERYEAR
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Ed Furgol's status. : PRO
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Billiards champion. : HOPPE
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Benelux and NATO. : ALLIANCES
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Denial: Slang. : NOPE
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Ovine animals. : EWES
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Sound of polite interruption. : AHEM
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Former Queen of Italy. : ELENA
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Tagus or Ebro, in Spain. : ELRIO
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Overcoat. : ULSTER
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South American monkeys. : TITIS
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Yellowish pigment. : OCHRE
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Time being. : NONCE
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Time being. : TODAY
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O. : NONE
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Irregular verb for French students. : ETRE
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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Break off. : SNAP
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Landing craft. : LST
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As concerns. : FOR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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