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New York Times, Friday, August 27, 1954

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { H J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,886
Across
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The voice of London. : BIGBEN
7
Hollywood name. : LASSIE
13
Stir up. : AROUSE
14
Stephen Mitchell, for instance. : PARTYMAN
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Item for a G. I. : DOGTAG
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Anticipate. : ANTEDATE
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European country: Abbr. : ENG
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Export of the Belgian Congo. : URANIUM
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Fort Dix trainees. : GIS
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Robert T. Jones' specialty. : GOLF
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___ sanctum. : INNER
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Part of U. S. Treasury. : MINT
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Very impressive. : GREAT
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Blue Hen State: Abbr. : DEL
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Assigns actors. : CASTS
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Attempted. : ESSAYED
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Part of a poem. : CANTO
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Three: Span. : TRES
34
Polynesian staple. : TARO
35
Endures: Dial. : BIDES
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20th century phenomenon. : COLDWAR
40
Type measures, 1/6 inch. : PICAS
41
Author Wallace. : LEW
42
Philippine island. : SAMAR
44
Nobel prize scientist. : UREY
45
Wading birds. : SORAS
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Girl's name. : RITA
48
A month: Abbr. : SEP
49
Blast furnace product. : PIGIRON
51
Three: Comb. form. : TRI
52
Cell division, in biology. : AMITOSIS
54
Describing a son's devotion. : FILIAL
56
Subject of a famous De Maupassant story. : NECKLACE
57
Each. : APIECE
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Drinking toasts. : SKOALS
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Brought to an end. : RAISED
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Dishonest person: Slang. : BADEGG
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New output of Canada's Ungava. : IRONORE
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Automobile accessory in 1904. : GOGGLES
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Save. : BUT
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Biblical name. : ESAU
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Vamp of the silent screen. : NEGRI
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Former French premier. : LANIEL
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Pianist Rubinstein. : ARTUR
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Main stalk. : STEM
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Man's nickname. : SYD
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Free verse poet. : IMAGIST
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Penetrate and destroy. : EATINTO
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Gave a bad review: Colloq. : PANNED
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Retreats. : NESTS
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Mountain range. : ANDES
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Time of religious observance. : FASTDAY
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"Big Red" racer of the 20's. : MANOWAR
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Noxious weeds: Bible. : TARES
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Ed Stanky's men. : CARDS
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___ man. : YES
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Western university: Colloq. : CAL
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Two words from "Onward, Christian Soldiers." : TOWAR
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Ancient ships. : BIREMES
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Kitchen tool. : ICEPICK
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Bright red. : CERISE
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Friendships. : AMITIES
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A frantic scurry: Slang. : RATRACE
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Korean port. : PUSAN
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Books dealing with reasoning. : LOGICS
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Complained violently (with "at"). : RAILED
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Rope fiber. : SISAL
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___, so good. : SOFAR
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First name of 6 Down. : POLA
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Palm with feathery leaves. : NIPA
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Boxing decision: Abbr. : TKO
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Pack of cards. : LII

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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