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New York Times, Thursday, January 28, 1954

Author:
Paula Bauersmith
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
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He played Mr. Mitty. : KAYE
5
Comedy star. : HOPE
9
Comedian with a piano. : BORGE
14
Much-admired one. : IDOL
15
Radio character. : AMOS
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It contains Betelgeuse. : ORION
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Herb. : SAGE
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Brought out into the open. : VENTILATED
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Getting ahead in school. : SKIPPING
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Angler's ambition. : BITES
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Another role for 1 Across. : HANS
24
Not recorded. : LIVE
25
Moved suddenly. : SPRANG
28
When the Red Cross goes into action. : DISASTER
32
"All ___." : ALONE
33
Actress Garson. : GREER
34
Bustle. : ADO
35
Ale. : MALT
36
Talks: Slang. : CHINS
37
Actor of fifty years ago. : DREW
38
Gnawed. : ATE
39
Liberates. : FREES
40
Louis of trumpet fame. : PRIMA
41
Eileen's sister, in real life. : ROSALIND
43
Mariner. : SEAMAN
44
"Little Boy ___." : LOST
45
G. B. or Irwin. : SHAW
46
Lively dance. : GALOP
48
He played the Cowardly Lion. : BERTLAHR
52
Bea Lillie. : COMEDIENNE
54
Thought: Comb. form. : IDEO
55
Satchel of baseball. : PAIGE
56
Musical group. : BAND
57
"Quo Vadis" role. : NERO
58
Wrote further. : ADDED
59
Oblique line. : BIAS
60
Punkie. : GNAT
Down
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Movie closeup. : KISS
2
Aleutian isle. : ADAK
3
Larry Berra. : YOGI
4
Shape of mechanical "Wendy." : ELEPHANT
5
"___ Wonderful Time." : HAVING
6
Signs. : OMENS
7
Half of a racket game. : PONG
8
Is: French. : EST
9
Silver coin of Caracas. : BOLIVAR
10
Holds forth. : ORATES
11
Formal observance. : RITE
12
Is a success. : GOES
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Draw the curtain on. : END
19
Waders in the Nile. : IBISES
21
Piece of glass. : PANE
24
Legal rights. : LIENS
25
Island near Leyte. : SAMAR
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Thinker of 400 B.C. : PLATO
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Parts. : ROLES
28
Prunes are. : DRIED
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1,300-mile river in China. : TARIM
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Dropsy. : EDEMA
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Mountain ash. : ROWAN
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Textile center of Belgium. : GHENT
36
Former Italian Premier. : CRISPI
37
Speaking slowly. : DRAWLING
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How Noah found things. : FLOODED
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Fuel. : PEAT
42
Give as an excuse. : ALLEGE
43
Cuts into pieces. : SHREDS
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Plant of the pea family. : SENNA
46
Herdsman's stick. : GOAD
47
Among. : AMID
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___ B'rith. : BNAI
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Port in Arabia. : ADEN
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Jealous Olympian. : HERA
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Cheer the team. : ROOT
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Man of figures. : CPA
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"___ Tide," hit song. : EBB

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

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