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New York Times, Friday, March 19, 1954

Author: Martha Brownlee
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,725
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1. Part of a newspaper. : PAGE
5. 1928 animal story. : BAMBI
10. Bane of London. : SMOG
14. Queen Soraya's land. : IRAN
15. Where Betelgeuse is. : ORION
16. Saxhorn. : TUBA
17. Cantankerous fellow. : CURMUDGEON
19. Smallest thing. : ATOM
20. Macbeth's nemesis. : AMBITION
21. "It isn't the initial cost, it's the ___." : UPKEEP
23. Canopy. : TILT
24. Only this. : MERE
25. Shrewdly: Slang. : CAGILY
28. Gridiron official. : LINESMAN
32. Assent. : AGREE
33. Courtship gift. : CANDY
34. Poem. : ODE
35. What ungulate animals lack. : TOES
36. Sampler item. : MOTTO
37. Recipient of christening deluge. : PROW
38. Some time since. : ERE
39. Slippers. : MULES
40. Gives attention to. : HEARS
41. Part of a car. : RADIATOR
43. Popular music mixture. : MEDLEY
44. Begin to come to life : STIR
45. Tissue: Anat. : TELA
46. "How are the mighty ___ . . . " : FALLEN
49. Attachment on a gun. : SILENCER
53. Inkling. : IDEA
54. What Holmes said to Watson. : ELEMENTARY
56. Moslem call to prayer. : AZAN
57. Creepy. : EERIE
58. The "gloomy Dean." : INGE
59. Serve. : TEND
60. Pastoral pipes. : REEDS
61. "Bad ___ to you!" : CESS
1. Printer's measure. : PICA
2. Calla lily. : ARUM
3. Style of dress. : GARB
4. Strong feelings of hatred. : ENMITIES
5. In the flesh. : BODILY
6. Slang of a class. : ARGOT
7. Air. : MIEN
8. Hoot. : BOO
9. Basis of a smear campaign. : INNUENDO
10. Interests in. : STAKES
11. Not pronounced. : MUTE
12. Modern shawm. : OBOE
13. Mrs. Sairey or her umbrella. : GAMP
18. Practical: Obs. : UTILE
22. The canary to the cat. : PREY
24. After-dinner sweets. : MINTS
25. Provide food. : CATER
26. Greek market place. : AGORA
27. Rapacity. : GREED
28. Not just now. : LATER
29. Meat of a fable. : MORAL
30. Je vous aime, je vous ___. : ADORE
31. He sells papers. : NEWSY
33. TV magic. : COLOR
36. Candidate for a court-martial. : MUTINEER
37. Narrow-minded. : PEDANTIC
39. Petty officer. : MATE
40. She toppled towers and launched ships. : HELEN
42. Christmas or Easter. : ISLAND
43. Rough-and-tumble fights. : MELEES
45. Hesitant. : TIMID
46. Decree. : FIAT
47. Tool for dressing wood. : ADZE
48. Spare. : LEAN
49. Dried up: Poet. : SERE
50. English version of the hickory stick. : CANE
51. Units of energy. : ERGS
52. Gypsies. : RYES
55. Famous general. : LEE

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

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