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New York Times, Monday, April 12, 1954

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across
1. Secure with rope. : LASH
5. Middle name of a Cabinet member. : CULP
9. Noise-maker. : HORN
13. Valletta is its capital. : MALTA
14. Seething caldron of the globe. : ASIA
15. Large bird. : EMEU
16. A fragrant volatile oil. : ATTAR
17. Root ___. : BEER
18. Contraction accepted by some authorities. : AINT
19. Beauty shop items. : SHAMPOOS
21. Human trunks. : TORSOS
23. The Devil, in Genesis. : SERPENT
24. Slight indications. : HINTS
25. Common verb form. : ARE
26. Variety of summer squash. : ZUCCHINI
29. Vessels of the Levant. : SAICS
32. Margrave or Marquis. : TITLE
33. Protective covering. : BIB
34. Liquid measure. : PINT
35. Fictional Philo. : VANCE
36. Writer Chase. : ILKA
37. Total. : ADD
38. Fresh-water fish. : PERCH
39. Slick up one's appearance. : PREEN
40. Italian man's name. : RAIMONDO
42. Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
43. Jelly beans. : CANDY
44. Resembling. : SIMILAR
48. Rio ___. : GRANDE
50. Undeveloped. : IMMATURE
51. Baltic native. : LETT
52. Current. : TIDE
54. Stunned. : DAZED
55. Biblical name. : ABEL
56. Exaggerated: Colloq. : TALL
57. Short jackets. : ETONS
58. Miami's county. : DADE
59. Dill. : ANET
60. Consigned. : SENT
Down
1. A machine. : LATHE
2. Place of worship. : ALTAR
3. Famous legislation, passed 1765, repealed 1766. : STAMPACT
4. ___ Ferry. : HARPERS
5. Middle name of U. S. representative to U. N. : CABOT
6. Purposes. : USES
7. Norwegian statesman. : LIE
8. Speck. : PARTICLE
9. Synonymous with "home." : HEARTH
10. That may be left out. : OMISSIBLE
11. Western city, pop. 32,497. : RENO
12. McAuliffe's memorable message. : NUTS
13. Larger part. : MASS
20. Pronoun. : ONE
22. A single time. : ONCE
24. Rabbit's home. : HUTCH
26. A metal: Comb. form. : ZINCO
27. Army's guided missile. : NIKE
28. Sea Dyak of Borneo. : IBAN
29. Part of a ship's rigging. : SPAR
30. Operatic slave. : AIDA
31. Showed. : INDICATED
32. Belated. : TARDY
35. Feud. : VENDETTA
36. Annoy. : IRRITATE
38. Ducks' swimming place. : POND
39. Ointments. : POMADES
41. Yankee star. : MANTLE
42. Dickens' character. : TIM
44. Silvery fish. : SMELT
45. Where Quezon City is. : LUZON
46. Verbal contraction. : ARENT
47. Cincinnati's team. : REDS
48. A flower: Colloq. : GLAD
49. Girl's name. : REBA
50. Pointless. : IDLE
53. Scotsman's name. : IAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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