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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
Across Down
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
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
50. Large city in Siberia. : OMSK
51. Songstress Arden. : TONI
54. Elizabeth II. : HRH
56. 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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