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New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1954

Author: Ralph Anderson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,652
Across Down
1. Restaurant order. : JAVA
5. Salad ingredient. : SLAW
9. Grifter's speech. : SPIEL
14. Entertainer in Valhalla. : ODIN
15. Connoisseurs of cheese. : MICE
16. Solo. : ALONE
17. Captain Cook's discovery. : SANDWICHISLANDS
20. Honored faculty members, retired. : EMERITI
21. Ropes for Spanish cowboys. : REATAS
22. ___ Burgess, creator of the goops. : GELETT
24. Uncle: Dial. : EME
25. Icebox incursions. : RAIDS
26. Front de Boeuf, Ivanhoe's challenger. : REGINALD
31. Rich river-valley land in Scotland. : CARSE
32. Palm tree. : DATE
33. Incite. : SPUR
34. Part of speech: Abbr. : ADJ
35. Free-for-all on the diamond. : RHUBARB
38. School group: Abbr. : PTA
39. Part of French Indo-China. : LAOS
41. Makes a little go a long way. : EKES
42. Young bird. : OWLET
44. Austrian violinist. : KREISLER
46. Piggeries. : STIES
47. Civil War general. : LEE
48. Giants. : TITANS
50. Spinach, lettuce, etc. : GREENS
53. Dishes named for their original time of sale. : SUNDAES
56. Legendary place on the island of Bimini. : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
58. School subject: Abbr. : ARITH
59. Dogie. : CALF
60. Francis Willard's organization, 1879. : WCTU
61. Perfect or pluperfect. : TENSE
62. ___ Gen. Brownell. : ATTY
63. Ornamental stamp. : SEAL
1. Actor Ferrer. : JOSE
2. Father of Enoch. : ADAM
3. General Stilwell. : VINEGARJOE
4. Gromyko and Vishinsky. : ANDREIS
5. Hits hard. : SMITES
6. Permitted. : LICIT
7. Alas: German. : ACH
8. River dam. : WEIR
9. Meat for a "dagwood" sandwich. : SALAMI
10. Typewriter parts. : PLATENS
11. Hebrides island. : IONA
12. Boundaries. : ENDS
13. French article. : LES
18. He wrote "Our Town." : WILDER
19. He wrote "I Have a Rendezvous With Death." : SEEGER
23. Top name in tennis. : TRABERT
25. Detecting device. : RADAR
27. Greek letters. : ETAS
28. Hokum. : APPLESAUCE
29. Early forms of the guitar. : LUTES
30. Mild oath. : DRAT
31. Make watertight with oakum. : CALK
32. Home of the Blue Devils. : DUKE
36. Gov. Aronson's capital. : HELENA
37. Science of plant life. : BOTANY
40. Old movies. : SILENTS
43. Casements. : WINDOWS
45. Boil. : SEETHE
46. Old fogyish. : STUFFY
49. Tennyson heroine. : ISOLT
50. Triangular piece of cloth. : GORE
51. Wreck. : RUIN
52. Italian movie director De ___. : SICA
54. Girl's nickname. : ETTA
55. Synagogue: Jewish. : SHUL
56. Richly rewarding, as a job or a part. : FAT
57. Man's nickname. : NAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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