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New York Times, Friday, August 20, 1954

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q V }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,879

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Across
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Rugged feature of Annapurna. : ARETE
6
TV comedienne. : BALL
10
Man from the Orkneys. : SCOT
14
Kitchen item. : DICER
15
Ad men's flash. : IDEA
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Its President is Sean O'Kelly. : EIRE
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Colonial fighter for freedom of the press. : JOHNPETERZENGER
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Turf. : SOD
21
Army officers: Abbr. : LTS
22
Forming an imaginary line. : AXIAL
23
Alleviate. : EASE
25
Earlier. : PRIOR
26
American humorist. : THURBER
29
Snares again. : RETRAPS
32
Dancer Jeanmaire. : RENEE
33
Proofreader's marks. : STETS
35
Monkey. : SAI
36
Novelist Bagnold. : ENID
37
Man from Lucerne. : SWISS
38
Loving: Comb. form. : PHIL
39
Hoop or ring: Sp. : ARO
40
Takes notice. : HEEDS
41
Place for sports. : ARENA
42
Bolivian asset. : TINMINE
44
Ancient Pharaoh. : RAMESES
46
French painter. : COROT
47
New Haven men. : ELIS
48
Ethiopian city. : HARAR
49
Besides: Prefix. : EPI
50
Political initials. : AES
53
Antiquities in the news. : PYRAMIDSOFEGYPT
57
Hollywood singer. : EDDY
58
___ sheet. : TEAR
59
Eastern inn. : SERAI
60
Promontory. : NESS
61
Border on. : ABUT
62
Popular English couple. : EDENS
Down
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Army officer: Abbr. : ADJ
2
Ebro and Tagus. : RIOS
3
Repeat. : ECHO
4
Presented for acceptance. : TENDERED
5
Former U. S. aid program. : ERP
6
Noel Coward work. : BITTERSWEET
7
Soft drinks. : ADES
8
Sea god. : LER
9
Ship storage places: Var. : LAZARETS
10
College man. : SENIOR
11
What a silent butler holds. : CIGARASHES
12
Russian city. : OREL
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Hawaii is one: Abbr. : TER
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Additional to. : ELSE
19
Theater signs. : EXITS
24
Man's nickname. : ABE
25
News release. : PRESSREPORT
26
Dutch ___. : TREAT
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Ambassador Bonnet. : HENRI
28
What Petrillo's men have. : UNIONCARDS
30
18th century writer. : PAINE
31
Eliot hero. : SILAS
34
Three times a day on a prescription. : TID
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Caballero's date. : SENORITA
38
Portended. : PRESAGED
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Man's name meaning exalted brother. : HIRAM
41
Calais friend. : AMI
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Coral reef eels. : MORAYS
45
Arabic "A." : ALIF
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___ Park. : HYDE
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Isaac's son. : ESAU
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Mrs. Rochester's maiden name. : EYRE
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Airplane's wing length. : SPAN
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International writers' group. : PEN
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Society girl. : DEB
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Compass reading. : ESE
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A contraction. : TIS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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