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New York Times, Friday, August 6, 1954

Author:
Alice Cook
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,865
Across
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Gaily gambol. : SKIP
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Fish. : SHAD
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Bird of ill omen. : RAVEN
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Margaret Langdon's heroine. : ANNA
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Infinitive of action. : TOGO
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At a speedy gait. : APACE
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Obstinate. : PIGHEADED
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A very short time. : TRICE
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Sainte: Abbr. : STE
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Put aside and ignored. : PIGEONHOLED
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Had on. : WORE
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A very long time. : EON
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Traditional living quarters for artists. : ATTICS
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Command to a dog. : HEEL
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Fifty-six. : LVI
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Bed for a traveler. : BERTH
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Having very keen sight. : EAGLEEYED
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Auricular. : OTIC
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Pick-up job for the S. P. C. A. : STRAY
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Erudition. : LORE
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Old-style and worn out. : MOTHEATEN
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A feather. : PINNA
42
Chemical suffix. : ANE
43
Calendar abbr. : TUES
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Kisses of olden days. : BUSSES
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Thus. : SIC
46
Deceitful trick. : RUSE
47
Clownish trick. : MONKEYSHINE
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Word on an Air Letter. : AVION
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Avoid making one's position clear. : PUSSYFOOT
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Opera center in Europe. : MILAN
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Away from the wind. : ALEE
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Girl's name meaning noble. : ADELE
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American educator. : MANN
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Displays of fauna. : ZOOS
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Vital fluids. : SAPS
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Interlock. : KNIT
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Prize-winning playwright. : INGE
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Bosh! : PAH
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Flights. : STAIRS
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Half of a jumbled mixture. : HODGE
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Awry. : AGEE
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Symbol of extinction. : DODO
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Symbolic place for wasted money. : RATHOLE
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Paved area around hangars. : APRON
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Inventor in the telephone field. : VAIL
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Behold! : ECCE
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Want. : NEED
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Period of time. : EPOCH
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Senator from West Virginia. : NEELY
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Cat fancier. : WITCH
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Large snake of the tropics. : ABOMA
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Scenic range near Yellowstone. : TETON
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Hackneyed. : TRITE
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Speedy runners. : HARES
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American writer. : EGAN
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Where Ampère was born. : LYONS
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Pioneer of science fiction. : VERNE
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Cerebration products. : IDEAS
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Girl's name. : ELISE
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Pert. : SAUCY
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French man's name. : ETIENNE
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Head man at Harvard. : PUSEY
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Laboratory burner. : BUNSEN
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To your health! : SKOAL
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Up. : RISEN
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She had a fictitious bank account. : MAMA
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Poet of the year one. : OVID
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Cheops' river. : NILE
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Countries south of the border: Abbr. : SPAM
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A pantomime dance. : HULA
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A ball and mallet game. : POLO
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Indifferent. : SOSO
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Common suffixes. : ITES
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Tarboosh. : FEZ

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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