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New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1954

Author: Alice Cook
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,932
Across Down
1. Playwright, director, producer. : LOGAN
6. Symbol designating the second of a series. : BETA
10. A dance step. : SHAG
14. Love, in Hawaii. : ALOHA
15. Author Ambler. : ERIC
16. Amount caught at one time, as in a net. : HAUL
17. Exclude from. : DEBAR
18. Money. : CASH
19. Hence. : ERGO
20. A leader in present-day Japan. : YOSHIDA
22. Mythical flyer. : ICARUS
24. Great-grand-mother's fancy work. : SAMPLER
27. Time measures: Abbr. : YRS
28. Well-known name in Independence. : BESS
32. Term of endearment. : BELOVED
34. Thespian. : ACTOR
36. Cup-shaped flowers. : ANEMONES
40. A recent popular film. : THELIVINGDESERT
43. A must for a whodunit. : HOMICIDE
44. Author Lagerlof. : SELMA
45. Merit. : DESERVE
48. Smelting refuse. : SLAG
49. "Israfel" author. : POE
52. Meat pastry roll fried in deep fat. : RISSOLE
54. Under the most favorable conditions. : ATBEST
56. Sir ___ Jebb. : GLADWYN
61. Mother of Zeus. : RHEA
62. Where Hickam Field is. : OAHU
65. Lake on Nevada's border. : TAHOE
66. Star of "All Summer Long." : KERR
67. Leader in Korea. : RHEE
68. Turn inside out. : EVERT
69. Fine ___. : ARTS
70. Proverbs. : SAWS
71. Pleven and Mayer. : RENES
1. British title. : LADY
2. A cooking fat. : OLEO
3. Chunks. : GOBS
4. Repeated admonition. : AHAH
5. Nostril. : NARIS
6. Grew to be. : BECAME
7. Period. : ERA
8. Common contraction. : TIS
9. Gained. : ACHIEVED
10. African tree yielding butter. : SHEA
11. See 28 Across. : HARRY
12. Foretell. : AUGUR
13. Polish. : GLOSS
21. Flatfish. : DAB
23. Liqueurs. : CREMES
25. Carpenters' power machines. : PLANERS
26. Senator from Louisiana. : LONG
28. City on the Avon. : BATH
29. Repetition of sound. : ECHO
30. Slow down, in skiing. : STEM
31. Well-established. : SOLID
33. Measured quantities. : DOSES
35. Kitchen gadgets. : RICERS
37. Kit Nubbles' friend. : NELL
38. Girl's name. : ERMA
39. ___ party. : STAG
41. Callers. : VISITORS
42. Roman date. : IDES
46. Fashions. : VOGUES
47. House addition. : ELL
49. Long woolen shirt with a hood. : PARKA
50. Different. : OTHER
51. First President of Germany. : EBERT
53. Restaurant patron. : EATER
55. Wheat heads. : EARS
57. Mr. Dubinsky. : DAVE
58. How soon? : WHEN
59. In time long past. : YORE
60. Catches. : NETS
63. Exclamation of triumph. : AHA
64. Chop. : HEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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