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New York Times, Saturday, April 24, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,761
Across
1. Jerry Lewis' partner. : DEAN
5. On the move. : ASTIR
10. Farmer's concern. : CROP
14. Boss of a shield. : UMBO
15. Last name of the "little women." : MARCH
16. Flow against. : LAVE
17. The goal in any competitive activity. : FIRSTPLACE
19. He loved Galatea. : ACIS
20. Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
21. Bed of ore, in mining. : REEF
22. Spanish city. : OVIEDO
24. Where Mandalay is. : BURMA
25. Class. : SORT
26. Go (used reflexively). : BETAKE
29. Sign painter. : LETTERER
33. Alma mater of many M.P.'s. : ETON
34. High, low or reverse. : GEAR
35. Chemical suffix. : ANE
36. Book by Dorothy J. Roberts. : THEENCHANTEDCUP
41. Toddler. : TAD
42. Winglike. : ALAR
43. Plant used for stews. : OKRA
44. Enchants: Brit. sp. : ENAMOURS
46. Coarse linen and woolen cloth. : LINSEY
48. Insensible. : NUMB
49. Yvonne or Marie. : QUINT
51. Military detail. : TACTIC
53. Manufacturer of Iron Curtains. : USSR
54. Family: Colloq. : ILK
57. Theatres in ancient Athens. : ODEA
58. Group of Middle East nations. : ARABLEAGUE
61. Comedian Lahr. : BERT
62. Portable peep show. : RAREE
63. Vincent Auriol's successor. : COTY
64. Being: Latin. : ESSE
65. Explores. : SEEKS
66. Very: French. : TRES
Down
1. Senator Martin's colleague. : DUFF
2. Arabian prince. : EMIR
3. French shelter. : ABRI
4. Numbers: Abbr. : NOS
5. French physicist (1775–1836). : AMPERE
6. Intolerant city in 17th century. : SALEM
7. Place of interest in London. : TRAFALGARSQUARE
8. Federal interstate agency. : ICC
9. Electrical device. : RHEOSTAT
10. Broadway actress. : CLAIRE
11. Hialeah, Belmont, etc. : RACETRACKS
12. Poet of Augustan age. : OVID
13. A tip in Nogales. : PESO
18. Part of the Caroline Islands. : TRUK
23. A ___ santé. : VOTRE
24. Ruin: Poet. : BANE
26. Well-known first name in Hollywood. : BETTE
27. Man's name meaning strength. : ETHAN
28. Tallchief, Fonteyn, et al. : TOEDANCERS
30. Poetic contraction. : EEN
31. Habituate. : ENURE
32. Compensate. : REPAY
37. Ruth's mother-in-law. : NAOMI
38. Commuters' luxuries. : CLUBCARS
39. Man's name: Abbr. : HAR
40. Punch's advice to persons about to marry. : DONT
45. Change. : MUTATE
46. Cotton threads. : LISLES
47. Business term. : INRE
50. Part of U.S.S.R.: Var. : USBEK
51. Start of a soliloquy. : TOBE
52. Possessed by an American humorist. : ADES
54. Mr. Sikorsky. : IGOR
55. Relative of the guitar. : LUTE
56. Low islands. : KEYS
59. Girl's name. : RAE
60. Behave. : ACT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later.

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