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New York Times, Wednesday, April 28, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { H J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,765
Across
1. Set the speed. : PACED
6. Nuisance. : PEST
10. Becky. : REBA
14. Choleric. : IRATE
15. Once more. : OVER
16. Girl's name. : ALIX
17. Beast of burden. : CAMEL
18. Product of the Empire State. : WINE
19. Liquid measure. : GILL
20. Decline. : EBB
21. Biblical name. : ABEL
23. Foil or underling. : STOOGE
25. Crew man. : ROWER
27. Sent forth a flow of words. : SPOUTED
28. Helical. : SPIRAL
30. Aspidistra. : PLANT
31. Sea duck. : EIDER
32. Understands. : SEES
33. Foot covering. : SOCK
37. Wooden pin. : PEG
38. Nagako. : EMPRESS
41. Flowed. : RAN
42. Ailanthus. : TREE
44. Cozy spot. : NOOK
45. Two-below-par golf score. : EAGLE
47. Severe. : STERN
49. Decanter. : CARAFE
50. Solitaire or Scrabble. : PASTIME
53. City in Poland. : POSEN
54. Outstanding jockey. : ARCARO
55. Jason's ship. : ARGO
56. Wrath. : IRE
59. Meat ___. : LOAF
60. Fascist. : NAZI
62. Head wind: Colloq. : NOSER
64. Thrall. : ESNE
65. Japanese names. : ITOS
66. Matriculate. : ENTER
67. Stone paving block. : SETT
68. Prehistoric dwelling. : CAVE
69. Where to find pigeonholes. : DESKS
Down
1. Small coin of India. : PICE
2. Breed of horse. : ARAB
3. City on the Charles River. : CAMBRIDGE
4. It follows printemps. : ETE
5. The Diamond State. : DELAWARE
6. Star of "John Brown's Body." : POWER
7. Wrongdoing. : EVIL
8. Member of Congress: Abbr. : SEN
9. Intrude offensively. : TRESPASS
10. Stews. : RAGOUTS
11. T. S. ___. : ELIOT
12. Part of a ship's hull. : BILGE
13. Having a spindle. : AXLED
22. Barbara ___ Geddes. : BEL
24. A ___ of bricks. : TON
26. Hematite. : ORE
27. Smooth. : SLEEK
28. Clan. : SEPT
29. Landing place. : PIER
30. Argentina's dictator. : PERON
32. Fern seed. : SPORE
34. Musicians. : ORGANISTS
35. Farm animal. : CALF
36. Joint. : KNEE
39. Helping the memory. : MNEMONIC
40. Prepared lumber for use. : SEASONED
43. Courier on horseback: Var. : ESTAFET
46. Common verb. : ARE
48. Shooting range: Fr. : TIR
49. A wheel with teeth. : COG
50. Stakes. : PALES
51. Stood. : AROSE
52. Not enough. : SCANT
53. Dislodge with a lever. : PRISE
55. Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
57. Give off smoke. : REEK
58. Does wrong. : ERRS
61. One ___ time. : ATA
63. Any person. : ONE

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