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New York Times, Saturday, March 27, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,733
Across
1
European capital. : OSLO
5
Distinctive doctrine. : ISM
8
Excavation. : DITCH
13
Australian tennis star. : HOAD
14
Make up. : COIN
16
Honor highly. : ADORE
17
Wife of a popular golfer. : MAMIEEISENHOWER
20
Sen. Smathers' colleague. : SPESSARDHOLLAND
21
Ritter of the Westerns. : TEX
22
Unit of energy. : ERG
23
Mr. Gershwin and others. : IRAS
24
Coal holders. : BINS
27
Box office assets. : LAUGHS
29
Age. : ERA
30
Biblical name. : ABEL
32
Pronounce with the sound of "i" or "y." : IOTIZE
36
Spotted. : DAPPLED
38
Et cetera. : ANDSOON
39
Turn informer: Slang. : SQUEAL
40
Slav. : RUSS
41
Court. : WOO
42
Act performed involuntarily. : REFLEX
44
Schools of whales. : GAMS
45
Extends. : LIES
48
European country: Abbr. : AUS
49
Joyful cry. : AHA
51
A nose for news. : INQUISITIVENESS
57
Member of Senate subcommittee in the news. : STUARTSYMINGTON
58
Craft. : TRADE
59
Where the ibex roams. : ALPS
60
Reverberation. : ECHO
61
___ talk. : SALES
62
Within: Comb. form. : ESO
63
Musical. : SHOW
Down
1
Electrical units. : OHMS
2
Castile product. : SOAP
3
Cloth of gold. : LAME
4
Poets. : ODISTS
5
Tenzing's implement. : ICEAX
6
Evening: Fr. : SOIR
7
Bridge error. : MISDEAL
8
Actress Arlene. : DAHL
9
Worshipers. : IDOLISTS
10
Sixth and seventh words of "Onward, Christian Soldiers." : TOWAR
11
Indentation. : CRENA
12
Crowds. : HERDS
15
India's Prime Minister. : NEHRU
18
Compass point. : ESE
19
Small mugs. : NOGGINS
24
Plant plots. : BEDS
25
Bagdad is its capital. : IRAQ
26
Mouse deer. : NAPU
27
Began. : LED
28
Trays for carrying mortar. : HODS
30
Wings. : ALAE
31
Capital of Northern Ireland. : BELFAST
33
Where Sioux City is. : IOWA
34
Move with a buzz. : ZOOM
35
Man's name meaning man. : ENOS
37
Induce. : PERSUADE
38
"___ armes, citoyens!" : AUX
40
Fashion anew. : RESTYLE
43
Italian girl's name. : LUISA
44
River into Bay of Bengal. : GANGES
45
Schedules. : LISTS
46
Within: Comb. form. : INTRA
47
Match. : EQUAL
49
Dispatch boat. : AVISO
50
Fowl. : HEN
52
Provokes to anger. : IRES
53
Rogues. : IMPS
54
Corrode the surface of. : ETCH
55
Part of London. : SOHO
56
___ White. : SNOW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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