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New York Times, Monday, September 6, 1954

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q X Z }
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,896
Across
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Ballroom dance. : 1STEP
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In ___ (bewildered). : AFOG
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Allowing traffic in both directions. : 2WAY
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Performers. : DOERS
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Swan ___. : DIVE
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Celebrity. : FAME
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Topnotchers: Slang. : ONERS
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Kitchen equipment. : OVEN
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___ mater. : ALMA
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Powers of reasoning. : WITS
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Brother: Dial. : BRER
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Marlon Brando. : ACTOR
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Noncom. : NCO
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140 pounds, in England. : TENSTONE
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Horn sound. : TOOT
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Jovian sounds. : THUNDERS
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Demand. : CLAIM
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City in Vermont. : BARRE
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Short rest. : NAP
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Chairman of G. O. P. : HALL
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Gulf of the Aegean Sea. : SAROS
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One's own: Comb. Form. : IDIO
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Strummer's instrument. : UKE
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Kind of vote. : STRAW
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As regards. : ANENT
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Part of a farm. : BARNYARD
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Annapolis. : USNA
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People of Indochina. : ANNAMESE
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Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
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Highway with a suicide center. : 3LANE
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Well-known Parisian restaurateur. : CIRO
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Descriptive of a relay team. : 4MAN
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Earth. : DIRT
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Franco-Swiss mountain range. : JURA
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Stout. : OBESE
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French girl friend. : AMIE
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Rooms in a harem. : ODAS
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Shampoo finale. : RINSE
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Certain votes. : YEAS
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Member of the Ivy League. : YALE
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Sea animal. : OTTER
Down
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First vertical word. : 1DOWN
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Designating the sound barrier. : SONIC
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Dry. : TEETOTALER
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Does wrong. : ERRS
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Addenda to a letter. : PSS
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Embellish. : ADORN
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Radford or Halsey. : FIVESTARADMIRAL
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Upset. : OVERTHROW
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Army officer: Abbr. : GEN
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Hypocritical. : 2FACED
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Man's nickname. : WALT
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Artillery supplies: Slang. : AMMO
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MCMLIV. : YEAR
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Stake. : BET
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Actress Baxter : ANNE
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Twain hero. : TOM
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Pronoun. : OURS
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Strike ___. : OIL
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Expression of affection. : ENDEARMENT
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Farmer's friend. : RAIN
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Place. : SPOT
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Fresh-water fish. : CHUB
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"Mighty ___ Rose." : LAKA
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Marine terror. : BARRACUDA
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Well-known name in St. Louis. : STAN
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Stopping place. : INN
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Auld Lang ___. : SYNE
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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City on the Loire. : NANTES
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Military recreation center. : USO
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Clean the slate. : ERASE
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Cup: French. : TASSE
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Curl the lip. : SNEER
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Time of weekend pass. : 3DAY
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Candy flavor. : LIME
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Diva's forte. : ARIA
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___ piece (fifty cents). : 4BIT
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Delight. : JOY
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Spanish gold. : ORO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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