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New York Times, Thursday, August 26, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,885
Across
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Quick blows. : JABS
5
Southwestern topography. : MESAS
10
Girl's name. : REBA
14
Uneven. : ALOP
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Asian gazelle. : ARIEL
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Native of Exeter. : EXON
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Heathen deity. : IDOL
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Possible classification of 56 Across. : NONFICTION
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Fisherman's catch. : LAKEBASS
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Target game. : DARTS
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The Brooks' leader. : REESE
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Dried out. : SERE
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Revises. : AMENDS
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Fix in position. : INSTALL
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Snake or Gila: Abbr. : RIV
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Tributary of the Rhone. : SAONE
33
Housed like a pig. : STIED
35
Paper holder. : CLIP
37
Caught sight of. : SPIED
39
Person of brilliant qualities. : STAR
40
Wide-awake. : ALERT
42
Microscopic openings. : PORES
44
Apple fancier. : EVE
45
Make pleasant. : SWEETEN
47
Clad in mink. : FURRED
49
Term of affection. : DEAR
50
Rich brown color. : SEPIA
51
Dusty Rhodes. : GIANT
53
Noninflammable break in a structure. : FIRESTOP
56
Subject of 3 Down. : BESTSELLER
58
Large African antelope. : KUDU
59
"Mary ___." : ANNE
60
Seize: Archaic. : REAVE
61
Storied island. : ERIN
62
Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
63
Fed up. : SATED
64
Mishap to fender. : DENT
Down
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Where "Pilgrim's Progress" was written. : JAIL
2
New Zealand–born soprano. : ALDA
3
Newspaper feature. : BOOKREVIEW
4
Anger. : SPLEEN
5
Scene of Civil War battle, near Bull Run. : MANASSAS
6
Worn away. : EROSE
7
Trespasses. : SINS
8
The doughboys. : AEF
9
Baseball maneuvers. : SLIDES
10
Sunset bugle calls. : RETREATS
11
Gateway. : EXIT
12
Stadium echoes. : BOOS
13
Gloucester's cape. : ANN
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Delivery wagons. : CARTS
21
Bunks. : BEDS
24
Smile derisively. : SNEER
25
Alms box. : ARCA
26
Machines for grinding. : MILLS
27
Protuberance of the skull. : INION
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General classification of 56 Across. : LITERATURE
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Permission. : LEAVE
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Creator of Happy Hooligan. : OPPER
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___ Scott. : DRED
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Antecedes. : PREDATES
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"Payment ___." : DEFERRED
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School years. : TEENS
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Opera extra. : SUPE
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"Where the corn and ___ grow." : TATERS
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Ventured. : RISKED
50
Kitchen utensil. : SIEVE
51
Guy. : GENT
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"There ___ any more." : ISNT
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Dior's not-new look. : FLAT
54
Husband of Frigg. : ODIN
55
Kick. : PUNT
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Last note of the "Whiffenpoof Song." : BAA
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Author Tom ___. : LEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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