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New York Times, Monday, March 8, 1954

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,714

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Across
1
Concern of Cong. Cole's committee. : HBOMBS
7
Notion counter item. : SHOELACE
15
Fascination. : ALLURE
16
President of the Red Cross. : HARRIMAN
17
Tailpiece of a plane. : RUDDER
18
Event. : INCIDENT
19
Of the: French. : DES
20
Tributary of the Rappahannock. : RAPIDAN
22
Bleak. : RAW
23
This one: Span. : ESTA
25
Roscoe the comedian. : ATES
26
Marlene of World War II. : LILI
27
Swerve or twist. : SKEW
28
City on the Oka. : OREL
29
Golden-green plums. : GAGES
30
Sic semper ___: Virginia's motto. : TYRANNIS
32
Frolic. : CAVORT
33
Fabulous birds. : ROCS
34
Advertised event. : SALE
35
University in Lafayette, Ind. : PURDUE
38
Living on a river bank. : RIPARIAN
42
Migrant fruit pickers. : OKIES
43
Outlet. : VENT
44
Eminence. : NOTE
45
Sandarac tree. : ARAR
46
12-point type. : PICA
47
Biblical Red Sea land. : EDOM
48
Berkeley campus: Colloq. : CAL
49
French politician, advocate of U. S. of Europe. : HERRIOT
52
Soul: Fr. : AME
53
As yet. : HITHERTO
55
Whodunit "rigor." : MORTIS
57
Gigantic. : ENORMOUS
58
Signature of one of the Seven Dwarfs. : SNEEZE
59
Rises anew. : RESHINES
60
"Post office" deliveries. : KISSES
Down
1
Adjective for a diamond. : HARDEST
2
Sign of good weather. : BLUESKY
3
Mellowed person. : OLDSTER
4
Result of spring rains. : MUD
5
Uncle Remus' rabbit. : BRER
6
Antitoxic preparations. : SERA
7
Members of a great Moslem sect. : SHIITES
8
Composer of "Joy to the World." : HANDEL
9
Killer whales. : ORCAS
10
Name for an Irish girl. : ERIN
11
Cover. : LID
12
Cartographer Vespucci. : AMERIGO
13
Worker on "Clinton's Folly." : CANALER
14
Weave. : ENTWIST
21
Mecca in the spring. : PARIS
24
Medal giver. : AWARDER
26
One of the Andrews Sisters. : LAVERNE
28
Opportunity's knock. : ONCE
29
Festive occasion. : GALA
31
We: French. : NOUS
32
Army officer: Abbr. : CAPT
34
Peninsula of Egypt. : SINAI
35
Device for cooking eggs. : POACHER
36
Member of the U. N. : UKRAINE
37
The Great White Way and others. : RIALTOS
38
Traverse again. : RECROSS
39
Chemical salts. : IODATES
40
Reduce to a spray : ATOMIZE
41
Avengers. : NEMESES
43
Faith, hope or charity. : VIRTUE
46
Dictator in economic plight. : PERON
49
Cartographical half. : HEMI
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Large city in Siberia. : OMSK
51
Songstress Arden. : TONI
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Elizabeth II. : HRH
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Legal things. : RES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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