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New York Times, Wednesday, September 1, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,891
Across
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Writer Davis. : ELMER
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Promote the sale of. : PUSH
10
Indian chief. : RAJA
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River through Venetia. : PIAVE
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Samoan port. : APIA
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School tryout. : EXAM
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Figurines, vases, etc. : OBJETSDART
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Rover's friend. : FIDO
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One interested in the news. : NEO
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Frees. : RIDS
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Stirs up. : RAISES
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Previously. : ALREADY
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Shout noisily. : BAWL
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Small fresh-water fish. : DACE
28
Made still. : BECALMED
32
Perch. : ROOST
34
Having too much dialogue. : TALKY
35
Gone by. : AGO
36
Harness part. : HAME
37
Bottom frames of doors. : SILLS
38
Bit. : SNIP
39
Exclamation. : OHO
40
Accumulation of pebbles on a slope. : SCREE
41
Half of a popular pastry. : RUSSE
42
Sighs. : SUSPIRES
44
French name. : RENE
45
Extol. : LAUD
46
Cloth used for bookbinding. : BUCKRAM
49
Self-possession. : APLOMB
52
Short-tailed rodent. : PACA
53
Churchill's sign. : VEE
54
European. : SLAV
55
Scoundrel. : BLACKGUARD
58
Artist Greenway. : KATE
59
Apiece. : EACH
60
Actor Truex. : ERNIE
61
Common suffix. : STER
62
Solves. : DOES
63
Locations. : SITES
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Roman goddess of horses. : EPONA
2
Injury to one's reputation. : LIBEL
3
Chief stewards. : MAJORDOMOS
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Girl's name. : EVE
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Disavow (a statement). : RETRACT
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Where rice grows. : PADDY
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Poisonous tree. : UPAS
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Title. : SIR
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Useful front-hall equipment. : HATRACKS
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Necessity for a ball-point pen. : REFILL
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Late, unlamented entente. : AXIS
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Hard ornamental stone. : JADE
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Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
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Slope of a hill. : SIDE
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Off. : AWAY
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Alleviate. : EASE
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Very attractive girl. : BELLE
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Large packages. : BALES
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Wodehouse's Jeeves. : MANSERVANT
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Protection. : EGIS
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Inside info. : DOPE
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Greek letters. : RHOS
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Part of Hawaii. : OAHU
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Worn out. : TIRED
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Cleansed. : SCRUBBED
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Submerged. : SUNK
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Gulf, arm of South China Sea. : SIAM
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Locks up again. : RECAGES
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Shorebird. : PLOVER
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The horses left behind in a race. : RUCK
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Family of composers. : BACHS
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Lofty hideout. : AERIE
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Ancient Asians. : MEDES
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Inquires. : ASKS
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Town map. : PLAT
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Recently. : LATE
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Walk. : PACE
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Vientiane native. : LAO
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Alpine canton of Switzerland. : URI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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