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New York Times, Wednesday, January 13, 1954

Author: Albert Carroll
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,660
Across Down
1. Denomination. : SECT
5. Spaces. : GAPS
9. Spike. : NAIL
13. Morally. : ETHICALLY
15. Composer of "Goodbye." : TOSTI
16. Madame Butterfly. : CHOCHOSAN
17. Demolishes. : RASES
18. Corded fabric. : REP
19. Solo. : ALONE
20. Anne ___ McCormick. : OHARE
21. Assam silkworms. : ERIAS
23. Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
25. Rod. : GAT
26. Containers. : TINS
27. Piece of armor to protect the throat. : GORGET
29. Six-legged insect. : ANT
30. A doubting Thomas: Var. : SCEPTIC
32. Follower of a certain British statesman. : EDENITE
34. "There ___ any more." : ISNT
35. Weed. : TARE
36. Where Mrs. O'Leary lived. : CHICAGO
39. In place of. : INSTEAD
43. "Scenery chewer." : HAM
44. Medieval musical instruments. : REBECS
46. Flat plinth, in architecture. : ORLO
47. Egg: Comb. form. : OVO
48. Riled. : IRED
49. Springtime. : APRIL
50. Cordelia's sister. : REGAN
52. Unbending. : RIGID
55. I love: Latin. : AMO
56. A term in logic. : THEMA
57. Smooth and white. : ALABASTER
59. Hurdler's paths. : LANES
60. Native of Syria or Lebanon. : LEVANTINE
61. Tributary of the Fulda. : EDER
62. Weights of Denmark. : ESER
63. Parts of "Strange Interlude." : ACTS
1. Things not to be told. : SECRETS
2. Of the upper regions of space. : ETHERIC
3. Platform shoe of 17th and 18th centuries. : CHOPINE
4. Muscular contraction. : TIC
5. Subject of Wilde ballad. : GAOL
6. Too. : ALSO
7. Machine tool for cutting. : PLANER
8. Working together. : SYNERGETIC
9. One of the Websters. : NOAH
10. Aftrican spear. : ASSAGAI
11. Repeating. : ITERANT
12. Diminutive of Elizabeth. : LISETTE
14. Man's name: Abbr. : CHAS
15. Pig's feet. : TROTTERS
22. Jelly. : ASPIC
24. Portable chairs. : SEDANS
27. Miss Rogers. : GINGER
28. Seasonal beverage. : OCTOBERALE
31. Catherines I and II. : TSARINAS
33. Indian greeting meaning "friend." : NETOP
36. Gleeful sound, à la Lewis Carroll. : CHORTLE
37. Possessed: 2 wds. : HAVEHAD
38. Well-known first name on TV. : IMOGENE
40. Departing from the usual course. : ERRATIC
41. Food. : ALIMENT
42. Actress Gray. : DOLORES
45. Roman magistrates. : EDILES
49. Mohammedan call to prayer: Var. : ADAN
51. Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
53. Presented. : GAVE
54. Shaped piece of metal. : IBAR
58. Depot: Abbr. : STA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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