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New York Times, Monday, April 26, 1954

Author:
John de Cuevas
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. New England's pride. : ELMS
5. El ___. : PASO
9. Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
13. Symbol of bad table manners. : GOOP
14. Savor. : ODOR
15. African antelope. : ELAND
17. Mrs. Leonowens. : ANNA
18. Diamond fancier. : LORELEILEE
20. Goddess: Latin. : DEA
21. Shift sail. : JIBE
22. Clothe. : INVEST
23. Channel. : SLUICE
25. College course. : SCIENCE
26. Close. : STINGY
27. Famous Smith. : KATE
28. Rocky hill. : TOR
29. Caravan stopover. : OASIS
30. Theatrical family. : GABORS
32. Spoiled child. : BRAT
33. Tops. : SUPER
34. Sound. : HALE
38. Upperclassman. : SENIOR
40. Queen Salote, for instance. : RULER
41. 100 square meters. : ARE
44. What the egghead has nothing to lose but. : YOLK
45. Adverse critic. : CENSOR
46. Faithful. : SINCERE
48. Vacationer's objective. : SUNTAN
49. Word of honor. : PAROLE
50. Mrs. Zaharias. : BABE
51. Appendage. : TAB
53. A Pauline "peril," for instance. : CLOSESHAVE
55. Green land. : EIRE
56. Sources of power. : ATOMS
57. Mushy ice or snow. : SLOB
58. Put on cargo. : LADE
59. Oklahoma Indians. : OTOS
60. Pie plates. : TINS
61. Half hitch. : KNOT
Down
1. Old oath. : EGAD
2. Symbol of a state. : LONESTAR
3. Work of art. : MONALISA
4. Hot Springs. : SPA
5. Honesty, for instance. : POLICY
6. Sun-dried brick. : ADOBE
7. Aching. : SORE
8. Swedish coin. : ORE
9. Smaller: Colloq. : TEENIER
10. Evergreen tree of Southern Europe. : OLIVE
11. Gift. : TALENT
12. Composer, conductor and violinist. : ENESCO
16. Discourage. : DETER
19. Fasces bearer in ancient Rome. : LICTOR
21. Lively dances. : JIGS
24. Groups. : UNITS
25. Cavalry arm. : SABER
26. Convulsive sigh. : SOB
27. Pillow stuffing. : KAPOK
30. Cunning. : GUILE
31. Sidetrack. : SHUNT
33. Night noises. : SNORES
35. A variety of police dog. : ALSATIAN
36. He immortalized 3 Down. : LEONARDO
37. Wander. : ERR
39. Unseeing. : EYELESS
40. President Coty. : RENE
41. Our four-footed friends' friends. : ASPCA
42. Theatre district. : RIALTO
43. Implant. : ENROOT
45. Dried berries used in cigarettes. : CUBEBS
47. Mr. Topper. : COSMO
48. Soap: Fr. : SAVON
50. Java's neighbor. : BALI
52. Source of sugar. : BEET
54. Presidential initials. : HST
55. Leather. : ELK

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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