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New York Times, Thursday, July 8, 1954

Author:
Martin W. Frey
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { H J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Martin W. Frey has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,836
Across
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College town. : CAMBRIDGE
10
British Empire Prime Minister. : MALAN
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Rivalry. : EMULATION
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Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
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Current Technicolor musical. : ROSEMARIE
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Refresh. : RENEW
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Ballerina's skirt. : TUTU
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Tree. : LIN
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Ship's propellers. : SCREWS
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Recent graduates: Abbr. : SRS
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Light ship's boat. : GIG
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Chimney lining. : SOOT
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Uncommunicative. : TACITURN
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He wrote "Ulalume." : POE
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One of the Azores. : FAYAL
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Hexagonal-meshed laces. : BOBBINETS
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Breed of steed. : ARAB
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Virginia's famous Senator. : GLASS
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Norse god. : ODIN
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Newspaper writer. : COLUMNIST
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Come into notice. : ARISE
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Directional departures: Naut. : EASTINGS
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Northern European. : LETT
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See 41 Across. : TEE
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Marble. : MIB
49
Suit sizes. : STOUTS
52
Canine breed. : PUG
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Dry. : SERE
54
Singer Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Twin-hulled. : CATAMARAN
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Modify. : ALTER
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In grammar, the past tense. : PRETERITE
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Luster. : GLOSS
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Certain salts or esters. : ARSENATES
Down
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Important papers: Abbr. : CERTS
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French cupid. : AMOUR
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Necessities. : MUSTS
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Petit ___, express letter in Paris. : BLEU
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Sign of the Zodiac. : RAM
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Type of type. : ITALIC
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Hugo Eckener was one. : DIRIGIBLIST
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"___ Home," from Dvorak largo. : GOIN
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Compass point. : ENE
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Famous physicist. : MARCONI
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On the job. : ALERT
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Succession. : LINE
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De novo. : ANEW
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Current events. : NEWS
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Natives of Saxony. : SORBS
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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Benchwarmers. : SUBSTITUTES
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Unacceptable by tradition. : TABU
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Banquet tribute. : TOAST
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Foot: Comb. form. : PEDI
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Famous lawyer and colonial orator. : OTIS
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Old English slave. : ESNE
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Reality. : FACT
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Mining town in Venezuela. : AROA
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Asian river. : YALU
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Correlatives of neithers. : NORS
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Small insects. : GNATS
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Gladhanders. : MEETERS
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21 plus. : AGE
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Veto. : NEGATE
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Stringed instruments. : LUTES
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Scout's badge. : MERIT
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Ready for a rhubarb. : IRATE
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Symbol of Czech independence. : BENES
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Cinder. : SLAG
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Motorist's bugaboo. : TOLL
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___ von Bismarck. : OTTO
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Young salmon. : PARR
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One of the Delanos. : SARA
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Auditor. : CPA
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Ship's complement. : MEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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