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PARTS OF SPEECH

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 1954

Author: Harold D. Cannon
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,874
Across Down
1. Mrs. Ben Lyon. : BEBE
5. Money in Durango. : PESO
9. Mysterious influence. : MAGIC
14. Minus. : LESS
18. Island in Galway Bay. : ARAN
19. Father. : PATER
20. Muse. : ERATO
21. Veteran actress Kruger. : ALMA
22. Recipients of special Pulitzer award, 1944. : RODGERSANDHAMMERSTEIN
26. Visionary. : IDEALIST
27. Hunter of Keith. : IAN
28. Shields. : PROTECTS
29. Apparatus. : ENGINE
30. Sly and malicious: Slang. : SNIDE
32. Auckland's island. : NORTH
33. Use up. : EAT
34. Epistolary salutation. : DEAREST
36. She played Guinevere. : AVA
37. Seagirt rock. : SCAR
40. ___ Guides. : GIRL
41. Wading bird. : RAIL
43. Playwright Rice. : ELMER
47. Russian news agency. : TASS
48. ___ Grande, Arizona. : CASA
49. German. : TEUTON
51. Gender: Fr. : SEXE
52. Vocalized pauses. : ERS
53. Plucky fighter. : SCRAPPER
55. Alpine goat. : IBEX
57. Be careless. : NOD
58. Not characteristic. : ATYPIC
60. Official at Seoul. : RHEE
61. Common people of ancient Rome. : PLEBEIANS
63. Right in conduct. : MORAL
64. Mediterranean north wind. : MISTRAL
66. English philologist. : ROGET
67. Cobra's lethal reservoir. : POISONSAC
70. Native dance of Oahu. : HULA
71. Groups of related species. : GENERA
72. "A pig ___ poke." : INA
73. Lady Thiang's land. : SIAM
74. Thames river events. : REGATTAS
76. Coiffure aid. : RAT
77. Await decision. : PEND
79. Patched. : PIECED
81. Tethered. : TIED
82. Quote. : CITE
83. Son of Henry Ford. : EDSEL
85. Energy: Colloq. : SNAP
86. Cleave. : RIVE
87. Representative from Kansas. : REES
88. Fond du ___, Wisconsin. : LAC
90. C. G. Curtis invented one. : TURBINE
92. Governor at Salt Lake City. : LEE
94. Sensitive. : ALIVE
96. City on the Meuse. : LIEGE
97. Apparel for Zapata. : SERAPE
100. Former name for part of France. : PROVENCE
103. Long-tailed monkey. : SAI
104. Hudson Bay province. : MANITOBA
106. Typewriter keys. : AMPERSANDANDSEMICOLON
109. Change direction. : VEER
110. To the point that. : UNTIL
111. Long range navigation. : LORAN
112. Watermelon ___. : RIND
113. Concert singer. : EDDY
114. Pretends. : SEEMS
115. Nieuport's river. : YSER
116. Oriental sauces. : SOYS
1. Capital of Apulia. : BARI
2. Disintegrate. : ERODE
3. Its capital is Karlsruhe. : BADEN
4. Employers. : ENGAGERS
5. Old-fashioned. : PASSE
6. State: Fr. : ETAT
7. Eva Bowring's title: Abbr. : SEN
8. Church book. : ORDINAL
9. Aimless wanderer. : MEANDERER
10. Inlet of the sea. : ARM
11. Sairey ___. : GAMP
12. Via Latina. : ITER
13. Eclipse phenomenon. : CORONA
14. Football pass plays. : LATERALS
15. Chosen. : ELECT
16. VIP at Geneva. : SMITH
17. ___ souci (without care). : SANS
19. Engraving. : PRINT
23. Producer Kazan. : ELIA
24. Filament. : HAIR
25. Franklin. : STOVE
30. Angelic. : SERAPHIC
31. Bible name. : ESAU
34. "Operation Mothball." : DISARMAMENT
35. Pleasantly exciting. : TITILLATIVE
37. Requisite to a boiler. : STEAMPIPE
38. Emulated Herblock. : CARTOONED
39. They lived in Nineveh. : ASSYRIANS
40. Needlefish. : GAR
42. Part of the ear. : LOBE
44. Lincoln Park has a famous one. : MENAGERIE
45. Declare blameless. : EXONERATE
46. Soviet satellites. : REDSTATES
48. Time of Constantine the Great. : CCC
49. Cut incisors. : TEETHED
50. Gov. Crosby's state: Abbr. : NEB
53. Farm structures. : SILOS
54. Spanish coin: Abbr. : PES
56. Sherry. : XERES
59. ___ de Calais. : PAS
61. Having royal privileges. : PALATINE
62. Son of Apollo. : ION
65. Product of Kerman. : RUG
68. Stinging cold. : NIP
69. Ancient city of Nile delta. : SAIS
71. Run wild. : GAD
74. Retaliations. : REPRISALS
75. Gadget for Turnesa. : TEE
78. Manner of speaking. : DELIVERY
80. "Born with a ___." : CAUL
82. Originators. : CREATORS
84. Purple seaweed. : LAVER
86. Severely. : RIGIDLY
89. 1950 event. : CENSUS
91. Comedian Orson. : BEAN
92. Bolshevik head. : LENIN
93. 10th cent. explorer. : ERIC
94. Contrary to 34 Down. : ARMED
95. Cantered. : LOPED
97. Leyte's neighbor. : SAMAR
98. Dr. Salk's adversary. : POLIO
99. Wood for piano keys. : EBONY
100. Macadamize. : PAVE
101. Split rattan. : CANE
102. Being: Span. : ENTE
104. Only. : MERE
105. Connectives. : ANDS
107. Vague. : DIM
108. Help! : SOS

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