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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
1. Scrawny animal. : SCRAG
6. "Wonderful Town," for instance. : MUSICAL
13. Master short-story writer. : OHENRY
15. Italian adventurer and "ladykiller." : CASANOVA
16. Part of Yugoslavia. : BOSNIA
17. Type of government policy. : OPENDOOR
18. Rouse to fury. : IRE
19. Relative of the fascinator. : SHAWL
21. Aladdin's bottle imp. : JINNI
22. Climb up on. : GETATOP
24. Quito is its capital: Abbr. : ECUA
26. Star class vessel. : SLOOP
28. Kenesaw Mountain ___. : LANDIS
32. Unescorted. : ALONE
35. 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
65. Became bitter. : SOURED
66. Biddings. : BEHESTS
67. Closes in. : NEARS
Down
1. 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
31. Legendary river of Hate. : STYX
32. Nitric or acetic. : ACID
33. French composer. : LALO
34. Oriental name. : OMAR
36. Brief review. : NOTICE
39. 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
47. Headlights. : LAMPS
49. Output of Denver mint. : DIMES
51. "Pal Joey" author. : OHARA
52. Observer. : NOTER
53. Canary food. : SEEDS
54. The Lambs, for instance. : CLUB
55. Russian hemp. : RINE
56. Practice an art. : ETCH
58. Clump of ivy or other foliage. : TOD
61. Founded: Abbr. : EST
63. 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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