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New York Times, Monday, April 5, 1954

Author: Ralph Henderson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,742
Across Down
1. Governor in Augusta. : CROSS
6. Man in a white hat. : CHEF
10. Singlefoot. : GAIT
14. Cipher. : AUGHT
15. Foot elevator. : HEEL
16. Church calendar. : ORDO
17. Spasm. : THROE
18. Not improper. : ALLOWABLE
20. Wooden peg that swells when wet. : TREENAIL
22. Trusts. : RELIES
23. Card game. : GIN
24. Bookkeeper's entry. : DEBIT
25. Twisted. : WARPED
29. Australian capital. : CANBERRA
32. Christmas Island. : ATOLL
33. Disposition to forgive. : MERCY
34. Lewis Strauss' group. : AEC
35. City N. of Albany, N. Y. : TROY
36. Door: French. : PORTE
37. Let it stand. : STET
38. Poetic contraction. : TIS
39. Fragrant wood. : ALOES
40. Big bird. : GOOSE
41. Playboys. : SPENDERS
43. Officiated at a tea party. : POURED
44. Hindu sacred books. : VEDAS
45. Noxious. : BAD
46. White poplars. : ABELES
48. Hotel employes. : BELLBOYS
53. Textile city in Massachusetts. : FALLRIVER
55. Uneven. : EROSE
56. High: Comb. form. : ALTI
57. Be unwilling: Archaic. : NILL
58. Better balanced. : SANER
59. Advance. : RISE
60. The attendance at a prize fight. : GATE
61. Wide-eyed look. : STARE
1. She worked for the 19th Amendment. : CATT
2. Where Essen is. : RUHR
3. Relative of a cyclops. : OGRE
4. Oxford. : SHOE
5. He's after his 6th pennant. : STENGEL
6. Series of stores or hotels. : CHAIN
7. Gehenna. : HELL
8. Conger. : EEL
9. Where the Uffizi Palace is. : FLORENCE
10. Hockey player. : GOALIE
11. Grieve or Dascoli. : ARBITRATOR
12. Pointless. : IDLE
13. What some shoes lack. : TOES
19. Describing an old attic. : WEBBY
21. First ___. : AID
24. Popular game. : DARTS
25. Electrical units. : WATTS
26. Just clear, as an anchor. : ATRIP
27. Members of a famous family. : ROOSEVELTS
28. Thickness. : PLY
29. Corn and earth goddess. : CERES
30. Peewee. : REESE
31. Put forth energy. : ACTED
33. Nomads of North Africa. : MOORS
36. Agreeable. : PLEASING
37. 5-centime piece. : SOU
39. Egyptian viper. : ADDER
40. Impious. : GODLESS
42. The "Beautiful Cloak Model." : NELLIE
43. Chum. : PAL
45. TV personality. : BERLE
46. From a distance. : AFAR
47. Important Indonesian island. : BALI
48. Item of haberdashery. : BELT
49. Babysitter's headache. : BRAT
50. O'Neill's daughter. : OONA
51. River near Ypres. : YSER
52. Dried up. : SERE
54. By way of. : VIA

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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