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New York Times, Thursday, April 29, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,766
Across
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Scrawny animal. : SCRAG
6
"Wonderful Town," for instance. : MUSICAL
13
Master short-story writer. : OHENRY
15
Italian adventurer and "ladykiller." : CASANOVA
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Part of Yugoslavia. : BOSNIA
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Type of government policy. : OPENDOOR
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Rouse to fury. : IRE
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Relative of the fascinator. : SHAWL
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Aladdin's bottle imp. : JINNI
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Climb up on. : GETATOP
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Quito is its capital: Abbr. : ECUA
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Star class vessel. : SLOOP
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Kenesaw Mountain ___. : LANDIS
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Unescorted. : ALONE
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Present for 12th anniversary. : LINEN
37
Financial figure: Abbr. : INT
38
Arrived. : CAME
39
Unsociable. : ALOOF
40
Goblin or bugbear. : BOGY
41
Longshoreman's union. : ILA
42
Flycaster's catch. : TROUT
43
Whelk yielding a purple dye. : MUREX
44
June beetle. : DORBUG
46
Eppie's foster-father. : SILAS
48
Footless animal. : APOD
50
Bryce and Grand. : CANYONS
54
Greek island. : CRETE
57
Detailed entries. : ITEMS
59
Mortar mixing tool. : HOE
60
Epithet for Maureen Connolly. : LITTLEMO
62
Ball player. : PIRATE
64
Descriptive of 17 Across. : UNCLOSED
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Became bitter. : SOURED
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Biddings. : BEHESTS
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Closes in. : NEARS
Down
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Pulitzer Prize novel of 1925. : SOBIG
2
Small job. : CHORE
3
Put in type again. : RESET
4
___ Arbor. : ANN
5
Cartilage. : GRISTLE
6
Canada's symbol. : MAPLE
7
Exercise. : USE
8
Capital of Puerto Rico. : SANJUAN
9
Mohawk or Mohican. : INDIAN
10
Relative of the coati. : COON
11
Bristol's river. : AVON
12
Hook money of Persia. : LARI
14
Brute in "Gulliver's Travels." : YAHOO
15
What Jack sold for a few colored beans. : COW
20
Greek god. : APOLLO
23
Editors' society. : ASNE
25
Musical symbol. : CLEF
27
Befitting a saint. : PIOUS
29
French stylist. : DIOR
30
"Picnic" playwright. : INGE
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Legendary river of Hate. : STYX
32
Nitric or acetic. : ACID
33
French composer. : LALO
34
Oriental name. : OMAR
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Brief review. : NOTICE
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Ship that sailed after the Golden Fleece. : ARGO
40
On the go. : BUSY
42
Sour gum trees. : TUPELOS
43
Palatial home. : MANSION
45
Governor of Virginia. : BATTLE
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Headlights. : LAMPS
49
Output of Denver mint. : DIMES
51
"Pal Joey" author. : OHARA
52
Observer. : NOTER
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Canary food. : SEEDS
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The Lambs, for instance. : CLUB
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Russian hemp. : RINE
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Practice an art. : ETCH
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Clump of ivy or other foliage. : TOD
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Founded: Abbr. : EST
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Strong-scented herb. : RUE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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