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New York Times, Monday, August 23, 1954

Author:
M. S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,882
Across
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Strong but pliant. : TOUGH
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Thomas ___ Edison. : ALVA
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Breakfast food. : BRAN
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Former U. N. agency : UNRRA
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Justice Stanley ___. : REED
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Decorate with brilliants. : BEGEM
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Callender residents. : CANADIANS
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Long stories of adventure. : SAGAS
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Symbol of a New England state. : PINETREE
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Prow. : STEM
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TV star. : COCA
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Mrs. Nixon. : PAT
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___ Selassie. : HAILE
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Geraint's lady. : ENID
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Inkling. : IDEA
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Predecessor of FOA. : MSA
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Milne character. : WINNIE
39
Wedding reception word. : CONGRATULATIONS
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Bright-colored tropical bird. : TROGON
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Jellify. : GEL
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Connectives. : ANDS
45
Wanders. : ERRS
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Common verb. : SHALL
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Bud of a potato. : EYE
49
Staff member. : AIDE
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Money in Teheran. : RIAL
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Broke into fragments. : SHIVERED
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Not notable. : SMALL
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Made magnetic: Var. : POLARISED
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Pipe. : BRIAR
64
Encourage. : ABET
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Well-known canine. : FALA
66
Male duck. : DRAKE
67
Margaret ___. : ROSE
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Poetic contraction. : TWAS
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Actor Lew. : AYRES
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Bath. : TUB
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Little ___. : ONES
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Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
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Actor Peck and others. : GREGS
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Biblical city of Syria. : HAMATH
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Rainbow. : ARC
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Spring. : LEAP
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Where the Bridge of Sighs is. : VENICE
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Hershey's bell town. : ADANO
10
"Rule, ___." : BRITANNIA
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Bring up. : REAR
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Young princess. : ANNE
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Muzzle. : NOSE
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Lie. : DECEIT
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Occupant of a crow's nest. : SEAMAN
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Atmospheric phenomenon. : MIST
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Former inhabitant of Scotland. : PICT
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Worship. : ADORE
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Brian Sullivan, for instance. : TENOR
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Something amusing. : LAUGH
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Hole ___. : INONE
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French composer. : DINDY
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Make worse. : AGGRAVATE
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The Duchess of Windsor. : WALLIS
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Being: Latin. : ESSE
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Brighter. : ROSIER
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Tragic role. : LEAR
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Back-and-forth motion. : SEESAW
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Greek letter. : LAMBDA
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Meaning. : DRIFT
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Ball player Doby. : LARRY
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Wrangle. : SPAR
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Migratory worker. : HOBO
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Small bodies of land: Fr. : ILES
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Walter ___ Mare. : DELA
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Deceiver. : LIAR
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Okeechobee. : LAKE
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German article. : DAS
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Dwelling: Abbr. : RES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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