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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,693
Across
1. Time of day. : MORN
5. Sustenance. : BREAD
10. Naval vessel. : LST
13. Design. : IDEA
14. Cuban dance. : RUMBA
15. In proximity. : NEAR
16. Diamond wear. : MITT
17. Landmark of Westminster. : ABBEY
18. Formerly. : ONCE
19. Wrote. : INSCRIBED
21. Perfidious. : SNAKY
22. Washed down. : HOSED
23. Popular dessert. : ICE
24. Medal. : DSC
27. Prefix used with flop or plunk. : KER
28. French horns. : BRASSES
32. Javanese tree with poisonous sap. : UPAS
34. Unexpected blow. : SNEAKPUNCH
36. Breakfast luxury. : SIRUP
38. Audience. : EAR
39. French school. : ECOLE
40. Negotiated. : TRANSACTED
43. Tennis whiz of Australia. : HOAD
44. Skyscraper must. : SETBACK
45. Owned. : HAD
47. Liquid measures: Abbr. : PTS
48. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
49. Kind. : GENUS
51. Migratory multitude. : SWARM
54. "Darning needle." : DRAGONFLY
58. Admonish. : WARN
59. Lee's rival at Gettysburg. : MEADE
60. Away from the wind. : ALEE
61. Gift to the poor. : ALMS
62. Blacksnake. : RACER
63. Ember. : COAL
64. Do work with. : PLY
65. Vehicles at Thule. : SLEDS
66. Coarse brown seaweed. : KELP
Down
1. Paris flower girl. : MIMI
2. Frigg's husband. : ODIN
3. Dampens or soaks. : RETS
4. Bobbysoxer's favorite word. : NATCH
5. Cooks. : BRAISES
6. Highly curious sightseer. : RUBBERNECK
7. Set solidly. : EMBED
8. Not up yet. : ABED
9. Last name of a famous "Father." : DAY
10. Yakutsk's river. : LENA
11. Base. : SACK
12. Card. : TREY
15. Something without parallel. : NONESUCH
20. Soldier of Seoul. : ROK
21. Shaft of a column. : SCAPE
23. Annoy. : IRK
24. Cleans house. : DUSTS
25. Pointed tower. : SPIRE
26. 3.17 grains. : CARAT
28. Uncovered. : BAREHEADED
29. Word for a private eye. : SNOOP
30. Renown. : ECLAT
31. Large, barnlike structures. : SHEDS
33. Tans. : SUNBURNS
35. Dine. : EAT
37. Sacred poem. : PSALM
41. Partner of 12 Down. : ACE
42. Thin ice, sharp curves, etc. : DANGERS
46. Two performers. : DUO
49. Clemency. : GRACE
50. Bite. : SNACK
51. Small boy's business transaction. : SWAP
52. Well-known street. : WALL
53. Robert Stevens' concern. : ARMY
54. Fir or pine board. : DEAL
55. Outsize "ice cube." : FLOE
56. True: Scot. : LEAL
57. Short, sharp cry. : YELP
59. Mamie, for instance. : MRS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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