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New York Times, Wednesday, August 11, 1954

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1
Crazes. : FADS
5
Noted name in literature. : SHAW
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Prize ring contest. : SETTO
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Daughter of Laban. : LEAH
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Pueblo dweller. : HOPI
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Garden pest. : APHID
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Well-known cartoonist. : ARNO
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River into the Baltic, 563 miles. : ODER
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Famous name in Kentucky. : BOONE
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Card. : POSTAL
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Groups of attendants. : RETINUES
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Turnovers. : PIES
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Like a certain tree. : PINY
27
Broken record. : FOURMINUTEMILE
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Deserts one's party. : BOLTS
34
Defoe's Flanders and others. : MOLLS
35
Succeeded. : DID
36
Mythical warrior. : ARES
37
100 kopecks. : RUBLE
38
Dross. : SLAG
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Made haste. : RAN
40
Martinique Island volcano. : PELEE
41
Room for linen, pitchers, etc. : EWERY
42
Acheron, Cocytus, Styx. : MYTHICALRIVERS
45
Having the form of a horseshoe. : UCUT
46
Territory. : SOIL
47
Without a focus. : ACENTRIC
51
Rural symbol of anger. : WETHEN
55
Zulus' language. : BANTU
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Girl's name. : OLGA
58
Affluence. : EASE
59
Juice drink. : CIDER
60
Type of lighting. : NEON
61
Spring. : RISE
62
Snoozer's sound. : SNORE
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Dunks. : SOPS
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Coasting vehicle. : SLED
Down
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Flutter. : FLAP
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Flying machine. : AERO
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In: French. : DANS
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Parry O'Brien's forte. : SHOTPUTS
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Author Asch. : SHOLEM
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Coal scuttle. : HOD
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Copier. : APER
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Persons using secret influence. : WIREPULLERS
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Prototypes of the "Seven Brides." : SABINES
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What William Penn is to Pennsylvania. : EPONYM
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Pronoun. : THOU
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Tooth. : TINE
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Lyric poems. : ODES
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Brings to public notice. : AIRS
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Count. : TITLE
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Counterfeit displays. : SIMULATIONS
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Raid for spoils. : FORAY
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Sweet-smelling. : OLENT
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___ Prize. : NOBEL
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Rip Van Winkle was one. : IDLER
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Some homecoming fishermen. : LIARS
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Ready to flare up. : EDGY
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Yeast formed in brewing. : BARM
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Appear at intervals. : RECUR
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Is oppressed by heat. : SWELTERS
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Vivid description. : PICTURE
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Girl's nickname. : EVIE
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Nimrod. : HUNTER
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Hoover and Hickenlooper. : IOWANS
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First principles. : ABCS
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Ancestor of Lamech. : CAIN
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Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
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Famous B. C. queen. : CLEO
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Weather phenomenon. : HAIL
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Being: Latin. : ESSE
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"A friend in ___ . . . " : NEED
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Political initials. : GOP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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