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New York Times, Thursday, April 22, 1954

Author: Edith Kennedy
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,759
Across Down
1. Dweller in Catfish Row. : BESS
5. Biblical name. : ABEL
9. Dancer Champion. : GOWER
14. Purse or gloves, for example. : ACCESSORY
16. Surprise. : AMAZE
17. He lives at Chequers Court. : CHURCHILL
18. Mother: Comb. form. : MATRI
19. Coal scuttle. : HOD
20. Parts of a tennis court. : ALLEYS
22. Jack's Irish counterpart. : SEAN
23. Le Sage's adventurer, Gil ___. : BLAS
24. Long trip. : TOUR
26. American poet. : LANIER
29. What Barrie's Maggie was. : CHARMFUL
33. Repute. : ODOR
34. Queen in Teheran. : SORAYA
36. ___ Grande. : RIO
37. Best seller. : BIBLE
39. Version of 37 Across: Abbr. : VUL
40. Mme. Chiang's maiden name. : SOONG
42. "Bonnet" decoration. : BEE
43. Relative of betwixt. : AMIDST
46. Theatrical association. : ANTA
47. December time. : YULETIDE
49. Climbing palm. : RATTAN
51. A situation, often pretty. : PASS
52. Cribs. : BINS
53. Affected manners. : AIRS
55. Glossy fabric. : SATEEN
58. Increases. : UPS
61. Vapid. : TRITE
63. President in Quezon City. : MAGSAYSAY
65. Labyrinths. : MAZES
66. Bridge supports. : ABUTMENTS
67. Firsts. : ONERS
68. Juke box item. : TUNE
69. Influential cartoonist. : NAST
1. Musical German family. : BACH
2. Resound. : ECHO
3. Spray driven by the wind. : SCUD
4. Indian weight. : SER
5. Square building stones. : ASHLARS
6. Reaches 212 degrees F. : BOILS
7. Man's name. : ERLE
8. English poet (1554–1606). : LYLY
9. Rita of the movies. : GAM
10. Part of a ruminant's stomach. : OMASUM
11. Scene of recent strike. : WATERFRONT
12. Mr. Benson. : EZRA
13. Restrain. : REIN
15. Pare down. : SCALE
21. Brace. : STAY
23. Whirr. : BIRL
25. Early English coins. : ORAS
26. Special-interest group in Washington. : LOBBY
27. Farewell. : ADIEU
28. Award dating from 1901. : NOBELPRIZE
29. Uncultured. : CRUDE
30. Haarlem painter. : HALS
31. Range of Kings Peak. : UINTA
32. Boston's airport. : LOGAN
35. Latin poet. : OVID
38. Devours. : EATS
41. Nosebag meal. : OATS
44. Fail to meet. : MISS
45. Free Territory of ___. : TRIESTE
48. Spring festival. : EASTER
50. Part of Vietnam. : ANNAM
52. Originated. : BEGUN
53. Steam: Comb. form. : ATMO
54. Turkey's neighbor. : IRAN
56. Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
57. Forbidden. : TABU
58. 3,474 middies. : USNA
59. Butter pieces. : PATS
60. Method: Abbr. : SYST
62. Letter. : ESS
64. Monetary unit of Japan. : YEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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