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New York Times, Friday, January 29, 1954

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,676
Across
1. Small coin in Bangkok. : BAHT
5. Indian province. : ASSAM
10. Federal agency in the spotlight. : FBI
13. Hawaiian food-fish. : ULUA
14. It goes with "summa cum." : LAUDE
15. Armored Olympian. : ARES
16. Play by Tennessee Williams. : CAMINOREAL
18. Adroit. : NEAT
19. British Nobel Prize winner, 1907. : KIPLING
20. Clan symbols. : TOTEMS
22. Affliction. : WOE
23. Composer of "Fantasie Impromptu." : CHOPIN
25. European in India. : SAHIB
28. Stock market transaction. : SHORTSALE
31. Hole ___. : INONE
32. Expressions. : TERMS
33. Big ___. : TOP
34. Well-known name in Denver. : DOUD
35. He wrote "The Red Badge of Courage." : CRANE
36. Ardor. : FIRE
37. MS. workers. : EDS
38. G. I. prerogative. : GRIPE
39. River through Burgundy. : SAONE
40. Well-known spiritual. : DEEPRIVER
42. Spanish cloths. : PINAS
43. First-grader's book. : PRIMER
44. Cowardly person. : CUR
45. "___ the Lord and pass . . . " : PRAISE
47. Sights on the Yangtse. : SAMPANS
51. U. S. delegate to U. N. : LORD
52. Before the Civil War. : ANTEBELLUM
55. Bone: Comb. form. : OSTE
56. Central pillar of winding stair. : NEWEL
57. Italian wine city. : ASTI
58. He wrote "Life with Father." : DAY
59. Feed fuel to. : STOKE
60. Senators' infielder. : YOST
Down
1. American Nobel Prize winner. : BUCK
2. Mountains in Asia. : ALAI
3. Airman's term for the Himalayas (with "the"). : HUMP
4. An asset for any plane. : TAILWIND
5. Isolated. : ALONE
6. Well-known puppeteer. : SARG
7. "Sweet ___." : SUE
8. Liberal political group. : ADA
9. Popular singer. : MELTORME
10. Great Britain or France, for instance. : FREENATION
11. Radio signal. : BEAM
12. Followers: Suffix. : ISTS
15. Dissidents. : ANTIS
17. Lachrymose lady. : NIOBE
21. Makes a choice. : OPTS
23. "___ by the Dozen." : CHEAPER
24. Hero of a nursery rhyme. : HORNER
25. A hexagon is. : SIDED
26. Battery part. : ANODE
27. Art Linkletter's show. : HOUSEPARTY
28. Struggle. : STRIVE
29. "___ Doone." : LORNA
30. Rigid versions of the foil. : EPEES
35. Natives of Yalta. : CRIMEANS
36. Sire of Man o' War. : FAIRPLAY
38. Gray: French. : GRIS
39. Froth. : SPUME
41. Darcy's forte. : PRIDE
44. Anchor chain. : CABLE
45. Trudge. : PLOD
46. Luigi's daughter. : ROSA
47. Explore. : SEEK
48. Likewise. : ALSO
49. Sundae topping. : NUTS
50. Enamored. : SMIT
53. Hair décor. : NET
54. Deuce. : TWO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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