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New York Times, Thursday, March 18, 1954

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,724
Across Down
1. Jumps onto. : HOPS
5. Arizona Indians. : PIMAS
10. Lumberman's lodging. : CAMP
14. Nautical term. : ALOW
15. City in Florida. : OCALA
16. Mountains in Asia. : ALAI
17. Juba's river. : NILE
18. Where Dr. Walther Schreiber is Mayor. : WESTBERLIN
20. Rank and file. : SOLDIERS
22. Moving aimlessly. : IDLING
23. Announces. : TELLS
24. Not completed. : UNDONE
25. Biennial plant with hooked burrs. : TEASEL
27. Distinguishing feature. : TRAIT
28. Relative of the puffin. : AUK
29. Nylon imperfection. : SNAG
31. Characteristic genius of people. : ETHOS
35. Moved slowly. : CREPT
38. Stout. : ALE
39. ___ Sainte Marie. : SAULT
40. Latest Giant in Baseball's Hall of Fame. : TERRY
41. Buffet. : TOSS
43. Gov. Emerson of Vermont. : LEE
44. Musical instrument. : ORGAN
46. Full-flavored. : MELLOW
49. Cast aspersions on. : BEFOUL
51. Biblical halting place of the "bitter waters." : MARAH
52. Intelligence. : BRAINS
53. Win, as a prize. : CARRYOFF
56. Wearer of 21 merit badges. : EAGLESCOUT
58. Heat, spice, and sweeten, as wine. : MULL
59. Piece of land. : ACRE
60. Eat away. : ERODE
61. On the blue. : ASEA
62. House Chairman of Ways and Means Committee. : REED
63. V. P. who became President, 1841. : TYLER
64. Following in order. : NEXT
1. Artist Holbein. : HANS
2. Sundry assortment. : OLIO
3. Roper or Gallup. : POLLTAKER
4. Natives of Malmo. : SWEDES
5. Dick and Jane. : POWELLS
6. Pastry chefs. : ICERS
7. Quantity. : MASS
8. High in pitch. : ALT
9. Nero's Poppaea. : SABINA
10. Empress of Mexico, 1864–67. : CARLOTTA
11. Exhausted: Colloq. : ALLIN
12. Supposed political barometer of U. S. : MAINE
13. Light ringing sound. : PING
19. Baseball's Robinson, Matthews, Waitkus. : EDDIES
21. ___ de France. : ILE
24. Drives on. : URGES
25. Savoir-faire. : TACT
26. River W of Paris. : EURE
27. Hawk's claw. : TALON
30. Habitat of the Zulus. : NATAL
32. Jane Addams' famed social settlement. : HULLHOUSE
33. Shortening. : OLEO
34. Pot-au-feu. : STEW
36. Sketched a side view. : PROFILED
37. Well-known first name on a theatre marquee. : TYRONE
42. Keener. : SMARTER
45. Triangular piece of a glove. : GUSSET
47. Make a slip. : ERR
48. One outside a certain profession. : LAYMAN
49. Tool for holding a bit. : BRACE
50. Tidal wave in an estuary. : EAGRE
51. Miss Adams of stage fame. : MAUDE
52. Koala's other name. : BEAR
53. Nonchalant. : COOL
54. Bend. : FLEX
55. Job for a garageman. : FLAT
57. Appeal. : CRY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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