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New York Times, Tuesday, August 3, 1954

Author:
Marjorie Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,862

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Miss Hutton. : BABS
5
Kudos. : FAME
9
Nickname of a well-known golfer. : BABE
13
Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
14
Shaped piece of steel. : IBAR
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Deft and active. : AGILE
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New England resort. : BARHARBOR
19
Cordelia's sister. : REGAN
20
Designating finches, shrikes, larks, etc. : OSCINE
21
Eight: Prefix. : OCT
23
American Indian. : OTO
24
Stature: Abbr. : HGT
25
Hair clasps. : BARRETTES
28
Nonsense!: Slang. : BLAH
30
N. Y. village near Roosevelt International Bridge. : MASSENA
31
Of the air: Comb. form. : AER
32
Small roles. : BITS
33
Fit to be eaten. : EDIBLE
37
Canes. : RATTANS
39
Kind of theatre. : OPENAIR
40
Protect. : INSURE
41
Suffix for young or old. : STER
42
Mr. Peepers' Aunt Lil drives one. : REO
43
More unfeeling. : STONIER
45
Part of A.D. : ANNO
46
Mediterranean port. : BARCELONA
49
Touchdowns. : TDS
50
Eastern title. : AGA
51
Pompadour base. : RAT
52
Blow a whistle. : TOOTLE
55
French girl's name. : RENEE
57
Primitive. : BARBAROUS
60
Indignation. : ANGER
61
Relative of a barcarole. : ARIA
62
Sea birds. : ERNS
63
Easy multipliers. : TENS
64
Esteemed. : DEAR
65
Pintail duck. : SMEE
Down
1
Pitcher Newsom. : BOBO
2
Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
3
Graphs. : BARCHARTS
4
Phrase describing size. : SOHIGH
5
Drought peril. : FIRE
6
Yarn for the warp. : ABB
7
Chinese Red. : MAO
8
Slips. : ERRORS
9
Character in "The Iceman Cometh." : BARTENDER
10
Middle ___. : AGE
11
Narrow-minded person. : BIGOT
12
Make joyful. : ELATE
16
Slugger Slaughter. : ENOS
18
Crawler. : ANT
22
Woodbine. : CREEPER
25
What 16 Down does. : BATS
26
Symbol of obstinacy. : ASS
27
Tinfoil for mirrors. : TAIN
28
Adriatic port. : BARI
29
Spare. : LEAN
30
Village near Mitchel Field. : MINEOLA
32
Traders. : BARTERERS
34
Tour rural areas giving performances. : BARNSTORM
35
A claim on property. : LIEN
36
Humorous slang suffix. : EROO
38
Italian dialect: Abbr. : TUSC
39
Great Barrier Island of New Zealand. : OTEA
41
Sloth, for instance. : SIN
44
Pretty good! : NOTBAD
45
Is just crazy about. : ADORES
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Theda of the silents. : BARA
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Stars' representative. : AGENT
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Part of a mountain chain. : RANGE
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"Get thee ___ nunnery." : TOA
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Shaped piece of steel. : TBAR
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Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Poetic time of day. : EEN
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Common verb. : ARE
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Creek. : RIA

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

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