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New York Times, Thursday, October 14, 1954

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,934
Across Down
1. State and county events. : FAIRS
6. Ananias. : LIAR
10. Loafer. : SHOE
14. In a collision or a tangle. : AFOUL
15. "Three acres ___ cow." : ANDA
16. King of Greece since 1947. : PAUL
17. Potpourri. : SALMAGUNDI
19. Korean apricot. : ANZU
20. Faithless ones. : TRAITORS
21. Weighted. : LOADED
23. Actress Foch. : NINA
24. Crisp candy. : BRITTLE
25. Japanese checkerboard game. : GOBANG
28. Football's Stagg. : ALONZO
29. Lengthwise. : ALONG
30. Disguise. : CLOAK
31. Baseball's Mr. Newhouser. : HAL
34. Cloud under Niagara. : MIST
35. Window lattice. : BLIND
36. Former Queen. : MARY
37. ___ roast. : POT
38. Bar BQ, for instance. : BRAND
39. Leopoldville's river. : CONGO
40. Indolent. : OTIOSE
42. Where Hyde Park is. : LONDON
43. Relatives of plantains. : BANANAS
45. Bell sound. : BONG
46. Unmannerly. : UNBRED
47. Periodic. : SEASONAL
51. African antelopes. : GNUS
52. Study of insects. : ENTOMOLOGY
54. Coolidge Dam's river. : GILA
55. Glow tube gas. : NEON
56. Lone Ranger or Tonto. : RIDER
57. Touchdown jubilation. : YELL
58. Extra actor: Colloq. : SUPE
59. Cup: French. : TASSE
1. Unfading, as colors. : FAST
2. At a distance. : AFAR
3. City in Kansas. : IOLA
4. Buffalo or camel, for instance. : RUMINANT
5. Roofing. : SLATING
6. Vera Caspary's heroine. : LAURA
7. Taverns. : INNS
8. Find a sum. : ADD
9. Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe. : RAILROAD
10. Former U. S. Air Force Chief of Staff. : SPAATZ
11. At close quarters. : HANDTOHAND
12. European blackbird. : OUZEL
13. Baffle. : ELUDE
18. Prize ring adjunct. : GONG
22. Sound effect from the pigpen. : OINK
24. Flaxen. : BLOND
25. Sairey of "Martin Chuzzlewit." : GAMP
26. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
27. Small dog. : BOSTONBULL
28. Girl's name. : ALINE
30. Seminar. : CLASS
32. Name of an ancient ship. : ARGO
33. Actor Ben. : LYON
35. Makes wider. : BROADENS
36. Land of pastoral nomadism. : MONGOLIA
38. Tendril. : BINE
39. Status of Duke of Edinburgh. : CONSORT
41. Pertaining to the ankle. : TARSAL
42. Rich, dark soil. : LOAM
43. Country doctor's vehicle. : BUGGY
44. Girl in an old song. : ANNIE
45. "I'd rather see than ___!" : BEONE
47. Sojourn. : STOP
48. Drowses. : NODS
49. Generations. : AGES
50. Homer's legendary instrument. : LYRE
53. Recent: Ger. : NEU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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