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PARTS OF SPEECH

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 1954

74-Across : Thames river events.

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
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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
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Muse. : ERATO
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Veteran actress Kruger. : ALMA
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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
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English philologist. : ROGET
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Cobra's lethal reservoir. : POISONSAC
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Native dance of Oahu. : HULA
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Groups of related species. : GENERA
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"A pig ___ poke." : INA
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Lady Thiang's land. : SIAM
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Thames river events. : REGATTAS
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Coiffure aid. : RAT
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Await decision. : PEND
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Patched. : PIECED
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Tethered. : TIED
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Quote. : CITE
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Son of Henry Ford. : EDSEL
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Energy: Colloq. : SNAP
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Cleave. : RIVE
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Representative from Kansas. : REES
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Fond du ___, Wisconsin. : LAC
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C. G. Curtis invented one. : TURBINE
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Governor at Salt Lake City. : LEE
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Sensitive. : ALIVE
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City on the Meuse. : LIEGE
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Apparel for Zapata. : SERAPE
100
Former name for part of France. : PROVENCE
103
Long-tailed monkey. : SAI
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Hudson Bay province. : MANITOBA
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Typewriter keys. : AMPERSANDANDSEMICOLON
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Change direction. : VEER
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To the point that. : UNTIL
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Long range navigation. : LORAN
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Watermelon ___. : RIND
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Concert singer. : EDDY
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Pretends. : SEEMS
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Oriental sauces. : SOYS
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Capital of Apulia. : BARI
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Disintegrate. : ERODE
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Its capital is Karlsruhe. : BADEN
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Employers. : ENGAGERS
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Old-fashioned. : PASSE
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Eva Bowring's title: Abbr. : SEN
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Church book. : ORDINAL
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Aimless wanderer. : MEANDERER
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Inlet of the sea. : ARM
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Sairey ___. : GAMP
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Via Latina. : ITER
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Eclipse phenomenon. : CORONA
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Football pass plays. : LATERALS
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Chosen. : ELECT
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VIP at Geneva. : SMITH
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___ souci (without care). : SANS
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Engraving. : PRINT
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Producer Kazan. : ELIA
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Filament. : HAIR
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Franklin. : STOVE
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Angelic. : SERAPHIC
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Bible name. : ESAU
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"Operation Mothball." : DISARMAMENT
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Pleasantly exciting. : TITILLATIVE
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Requisite to a boiler. : STEAMPIPE
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Emulated Herblock. : CARTOONED
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They lived in Nineveh. : ASSYRIANS
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Needlefish. : GAR
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Part of the ear. : LOBE
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Lincoln Park has a famous one. : MENAGERIE
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Declare blameless. : EXONERATE
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Soviet satellites. : REDSTATES
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Time of Constantine the Great. : CCC
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Cut incisors. : TEETHED
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Gov. Crosby's state: Abbr. : NEB
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Farm structures. : SILOS
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Spanish coin: Abbr. : PES
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Sherry. : XERES
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___ de Calais. : PAS
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Having royal privileges. : PALATINE
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Son of Apollo. : ION
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Product of Kerman. : RUG
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Stinging cold. : NIP
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Ancient city of Nile delta. : SAIS
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Run wild. : GAD
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Retaliations. : REPRISALS
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Gadget for Turnesa. : TEE
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Manner of speaking. : DELIVERY
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"Born with a ___." : CAUL
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Originators. : CREATORS
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Purple seaweed. : LAVER
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Severely. : RIGIDLY
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1950 event. : CENSUS
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Comedian Orson. : BEAN
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Bolshevik head. : LENIN
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10th cent. explorer. : ERIC
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Contrary to 34 Down. : ARMED
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Cantered. : LOPED
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Leyte's neighbor. : SAMAR
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Dr. Salk's adversary. : POLIO
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Wood for piano keys. : EBONY
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Macadamize. : PAVE
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Split rattan. : CANE
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Being: Span. : ENTE
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Only. : MERE
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Connectives. : ANDS
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Vague. : DIM
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Help! : SOS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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