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New York Times, Thursday, February 4, 1954

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
PS notes: Original 7-Down clue had no umlaut over e in Brontes; added one.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,682
Across Down
1. Democrats. : OUTS
5. What Actaeon was changed into. : STAG
9. Berry. : GRAPE
14. Small annoyer. : BRAT
15. One of the Hebrides islands. : IONA
16. Splendid. : REGAL
17. Where 4 Down meets. : OSLO
18. Dacron, orlon, nylon. : SYNTHETICS
20. National sport of Canada. : LACROSSE
22. Indolent. : OTIOSE
23. Minnesota Senator. : THYE
24. Operatives. : GMEN
25. Gateway to a Shinto temple. : TORII
28. Ambassador Donovan's post. : THAILAND
32. Novelist Glyn. : ELINOR
34. Taconite and magnetite. : ORES
35. Use a peep sight. : AIM
37. Telephone call. : RING
38. Fringes. : EDGES
40. Jumbo or colossal. : SIZE
41. Jan., Feb., Mar. : MOS
42. Brazil's rubber center. : PARA
43. Educational activity. : TRAVEL
45. Macaroni ingredient. : SEMOLINA
48. Official. : AGENT
49. On tiptoe. : ATIP
50. Carpus or radius. : BONE
52. Old sayings. : ADAGES
55. Upright partition on ship or plane. : BULKHEAD
59. America's Dodge, England's Butler. : BUDGETEERS
61. Exile island. : ELBA
62. ___ trust. : BRAIN
63. Bouquet holder. : VASE
64. Average. : NORM
65. Island where Aesop lived. : SAMOS
66. Business abbr. : ATTN
67. Small piece. : SNIP
1. Greek coin. : OBOL
2. Name of two constellations. : URSA
3. Ingredient in soap. : TALC
4. Parliament of Norway. : STORTING
5. Cousin of a mollycoddle. : SISSY
6. Item in Santa's bag. : TOYSET
7. One of the Brontës. : ANNE
8. Triggerman's weapon. : GAT
9. Girls named after Grimm heroine. : GRETELS
10. Part of the eye. : RETINA
11. Money exchange fee. : AGIO
12. Lumberman's moccasins. : PACS
13. In addition. : ELSE
19. Most comfy. : HOMIEST
21. Louisville's river. : OHIO
24. Station, in Paris. : GARE
25. Word or phrase. : TERM
26. Spicy stews. : OLIOS
27. Lave. : RINSE
29. King of the links, 1953. : HOGAN
30. Not worldly wise. : NAIVE
31. Dress up in finery. : DIZEN
33. Practical man. : REALIST
36. Disintegrate. : MELT
39. Cornice part. : DRIP
40. Inhabitants of Nevada. : SAGEHENS
42. Products of illicit stills in Ireland. : POTEENS
44. High degree. : RANK
46. Sinatra's role. : MAGGIO
47. Full to the point of breaking open. : ABURST
51. Comedian Ole. : OLSEN
52. Warp yarns. : ABBS
53. Brain membrane. : DURA
54. Man's name. : ADAM
55. Vibrate. : BEAT
56. Biblical name. : ELON
57. French shelter. : ABRI
58. Humid. : DAMP
60. Girl's name. : EVA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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