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New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,925
Across
1. Desperate predicament. : RATTRAP
8. Theatrical star. : HAYES
13. Carried on with secrecy. : HUSHHUSH
14. Realtors. : AGENTS
16. Admission. : ENTRANCE
17. Cloth inserted in garment. : GUSSET
18. Grimace: Colloq. : SNOOT
19. Occur subsequently. : ENSUE
21. Diner or sleeper. : CAR
22. Man in Belgrade. : SERB
23. Feed a fire. : STOKE
24. Harem room. : ODA
25. Vanishing transportation. : ELS
26. Sheer fabric. : VOILE
27. Island group south of Tokyo. : BONIN
29. Bench: French. : BANC
30. Entangled. : ENLACED
32. Hit with a resounding blow. : WHANG
34. Slackened. : EASED
35. Take good care of. : CHERISH
37. ___ St. Michel. : MONT
38. Employer. : HIRER
39. Set on one side. : UPEND
41. Texas leaguer. : HIT
44. Girl's name, in short. : EMM
45. Pestiferous insects. : FLEAS
46. Figured pattern, in art. : SEME
47. World War II bureau. : OWI
48. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
49. Flower stalk. : SCAPE
50. Flycatcher. : PHOEBE
52. Member of a Protestant denomination. : LUTHERAN
54. Crack miler. : SANTEE
55. Deviously. : ERRANTLY
56. Lunches. : MEALS
57. Dick ___ of the Pinafore. : DEADEYE
Down
1. Brook. : RUNNEL
2. Nancy Langhorne's family. : ASTORS
3. Palpitate. : THROB
4. Thing indicated. : THAT
5. School of fish. : RUN
6. Austere. : ASCETIC
7. Carbolic acid. : PHENOL
8. The ___, Netherlands. : HAGUE
9. Malarial fever. : AGUE
10. It is so. : YES
11. Settle comfortably. : ENSCONCE
12. Stabilized. : STEADIED
13. German state. : HESSE
15. Ocean beach. : STRAND
20. Glide over snow: Var. : SKEE
23. Juke box items. : SONGS
26. Race of gods in Norse myth. : VANIR
27. Suave. : BLAND
28. Kiln. : OAST
29. Unadorned. : BARE
31. Rialto glitter. : NEONS
32. Capricious notion. : WHIMWHAM
33. Actress Gingold. : HERMIONE
35. Pharaoh in the news. : CHEOPS
36. Former Secretary of State. : HULL
37. Bushel. : MEASURE
40. Tore off. : PEELED
41. Cordial. : HEARTY
42. Transfix. : IMPALE
43. Very small: Colloq. : TEENY
45. Manumits. : FREES
46. Vista. : SCENE
48. Biblical name. : ABEL
49. Herring's relative. : SHAD
51. Greek letter. : ETA
53. Musical syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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