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New York Times, Monday, October 4, 1954

Author: Isaac Kert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,924
Across Down
1. Wingless insect. : FLEA
5. Cut on the ___. : BIAS
9. Silas Marner's foster daughter. : EPPIE
14. Well-known name on Broadway. : LUNT
15. Relative of a saga. : EDDA
16. Salt-water fish with sound effect. : GRUNT
17. One of the Waughs. : ALEC
18. Historic town in New Mexico. : ALAMOGORDO
20. A set-up : PUSHOVER
22. Actress Baxter and namesakes. : ANNES
23. N. Y. gubernatorial aspirant. : IVES
24. 6,080 feet. : KNOT
25. Puzzling problem. : TEASER
28. Something remaining from an earlier time. : HANGOVER
32. Where grapes grow. : ARBOR
33. Fills to the brim. : SATES
34. Note in old music. : ELA
35. Meager. : LEAN
36. French meat patties. : PATES
37. Where the figurehead rides. : PROW
38. Three hundred. : CCC
39. Where Paleolithic art is found. : CAVES
40. Scenic Quebec peninsula. : GASPE
41. Interruption in a journey. : STOPOVER
43. A sticker. : PASTER
44. Persian name. : OMAR
45. Takes to court. : SUES
46. Hero Kelly. : COLIN
48. Sweater. : PULLOVER
52. A bobby's whistle toot. : POLICECALL
54. Hollywood and ___. : VINE
55. Italian girl's name. : EDITA
56. Custom. : RULE
57. Cry of ancient toper. : EVOE
58. Group of speakers. : PANEL
59. Strip of wood. : SLAT
60. What Lloyd's takes. : RISK
1. Pocket cover. : FLAP
2. Beaut. : LULU
3. Chemistry suffixes. : ENES
4. Kansas port on the Missouri. : ATCHISON
5. Symbol of Oregon. : BEAVER
6. Loafs. : IDLES
7. Jewish month. : ADAR
8. Well-known Uncle. : SAM
9. Holiday potations. : EGGNOGS
10. Instanter. : PRONTO
11. Absolute. : PURE
12. Certain voters: Abbr. : INDS
13. World War II theatre. : ETO
19. Babylonian deity. : OANNES
21. Upside down. : OVER
24. Miss Hardcastle and others. : KATES
25. Dusting powder. : TALCS
26. Construct. : ERECT
27. One of the Bahamas, Great or Little. : ABACO
28. Misanthropic person. : HATER
29. In Russia, about 2/3 mile. : VERST
30. Slip away. : ELOPE
31. Colder and damper. : RAWER
33. Disciple of "Poor Richard." : SAVER
36. Music for a stately dance. : PAVANE
37. April 18–25, 1954. : PASSOVER
39. Droll. : COMICAL
40. Tartan wearer. : GAEL
42. Cultured. : POLITE
43. Young hen. : PULLET
45. Roman dictator, 82 B. C. : SULLA
46. Final passage in music. : CODA
47. Sen. Johnson of S. C. : OLIN
48. Revere. : PAUL
49. Alive: Comb. form. : VIVI
50. Long-lived grandson of Adam. : ENOS
51. Smack of distinctly. : REEK
52. Live wire's attribute. : PEP
53. Credits: Abbr. : CRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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