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New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 1954

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Across
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Flying Dutchman. : SHIP
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Companion of "tush." : PISH
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Mme. Bovary and others. : EMMAS
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Arizona pueblo. : HANO
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Role for J. Carrol Naish. : LUIGI
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Important piece of news. : EYEOPENER
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Stranger. : ODDER
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Yogi's relatives. : BERRAS
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American verse maker. : NASH
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Well-known initials. : DDE
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Garden annual. : ASTER
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Japan's Premier. : YOSHIDA
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Cousin of a chow. : SAMOYED
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Made richer. : FATTENED
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Italian family name. : ESTE
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Function. : USE
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"Inka Dinka Doo" singer. : DURANTE
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Indian. : UTE
43
Off. : AWAY
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Comic character. : LILABNER
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Slandered. : DEFAMED
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Opening. : PORE
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Locale of "The Tea House." : OKINAWA
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South American city 12,000 feet up. : LAPAZ
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Timetable abbr. : ARR
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Antitoxins. : SERA
61
Lipstick shade. : CERISE
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Bending easily. : LITHE
64
Second games of double headers. : NIGHTCAPS
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Arbor. : BOWER
67
Needle case. : ETUI
68
Dill seed. : ANET
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Unfeeling. : STONY
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Forty days. : LENT
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Singer Bennett. : TONY
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Biblical region of Arabia. : SHEBA
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Famous name in the theatre. : HAYES
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Motionless. : INERT
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Worst. : POOREST
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Apple, peach, cherry. : PIES
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Particle. : ION
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Office worker: Colloq. : STENO
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Trouble. : HARASS
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Hebrew name for God. : ELOHIM
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See 5 Down. : MUD
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"Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the ___." : MIDDAYSUN
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Full of years. : AGED
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King-size title. : SIRE
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Left. : PARTED
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Shinto temple. : SHA
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Belgian river. : YSER
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John or Jane, in law courts. : DOE
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Babylonian sky god. : ANU
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Whitetail. : DEER
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Former King of Egypt. : FUAD
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"God ha' mercy on such ___ . . . " : ASWE
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Memorable Youmans song. : TEAFORTWO
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Split pea. : DAL
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East Indian palm. : NIPA
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Insurance term for complete loss: Abbr. : TLO
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Small spike of corn. : EARLET
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Jabber: Slang. : YAK
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U. S. fighter plane. : BEARCAT
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Lover of company. : MISERY
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Rye grass. : DARNEL
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Chief Justice, 1874–88. : WAITE
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Borge's instrument. : PIANO
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Quivering tree. : ASPEN
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Full of vim. : ZESTY
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White vestments. : ALBS
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Kind of police squad. : RIOT
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Tab. : CHIT
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Symbol of Delaware. : HEN
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Throttle of an engine: Slang. : GUN

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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