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New York Times, Monday, April 19, 1954

Author:
Ellsworth Smith
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,756
Across
1. Percheron's gait. : TROT
5. Offer as an excuse. : PLEAD
10. Well-known Scottie. : FALA
14. La Scala perennial. : AIDA
15. Trench on the moon's surface. : RILLE
16. Roman road. : ITER
17. Annex to a Hollywood home. : POOL
18. Country in Point 4 program. : INDIA
19. Campus club. : FRAT
20. Passages of music. : STRAINS
22. Indulge. : GRATIFY
24. Fabulous bird of prey. : ROC
25. Follow. : ENSUE
26. Has control over. : DOMINEERS
30. A great amount: Colloq. : REAMS
34. Tenor solo. : ARIA
35. Chinese pagoda. : TAA
36. Town on the Weser river. : MUNDEN
37. In between. : MID
38. City near Berlin. : POTSDAM
40. Negrito. : ITA
41. One fourth of a pint. : NOGGIN
43. French pronoun. : MOI
44. Search for. : SEEK
45. Contemptible person. : SNEAK
46. Movable things in a room. : FURNITURE
48. Puzzle. : REBUS
50. Italian pronoun. : MIO
51. Retiring Colorado Senator. : JOHNSON
54. Part of a golf course. : FAIRWAY
58. Nautical term. : ALEE
59. Indigo shrubs. : ANILS
61. Female equine. : MARE
62. Blurt out. : BLAT
63. Contradict. : REBUT
64. Morally wrong. : EVIL
65. Undermines. : SAPS
66. Flat, thick pieces. : SLABS
67. Where the farmer lived. : DELL
Down
1. Faucets. : TAPS
2. Tumult. : RIOT
3. Camphor's forte. : ODOR
4. Hermes' winged sandals. : TALARIA
5. Stevenson's alma mater. : PRINCETON
6. Linden trees. : LINS
7. Days of yore. : ELD
8. Adjusts. : ALIGNS
9. Loved ones. : DEARS
10. First word of "Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!" : FIFTEEN
11. Italian town. : ATRI
12. Creator of Ferdinand the Bull. : LEAF
13. Too ornate. : ARTY
21. Electrified particle. : ION
23. Gold. : AURUM
25. Dutch theologian. : ERASMUS
26. ___ with faint praise. : DAMNS
27. Rigel's constellation. : ORION
28. Gnat. : MIDGE
29. Feed. : EAT
31. Goodbye. : ADIEU
32. 39.37 inches. : METER
33. Racer. : SNAKE
36. Parts of yawls, brigs, etc. : MAINMASTS
38. Toll roads. : PIKES
39. Click beetle. : DOR
42. January symbols. : GARNETS
44. Raged. : STORMED
46. Smokestack. : FUNNEL
47. Three of a kind. : III
49. Wild hogs. : BOARS
51. Quick blows. : JABS
52. Jar. : OLLA
53. Give in large amounts. : HEAP
54. Bobble. : FLUB
55. Servicewoman. : WAVE
56. Seed coat. : ARIL
57. Screech. : YELL
60. P. I. tree. : IBA

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

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