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New York Times, Friday, April 9, 1954

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,746
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1. June 14 is its day. : FLAG
5. Runway. : STRIP
10. Sharp implements. : AWLS
14. "Celeste ___." : AIDA
15. Buddhist sacred city. : LHASA
16. Menu item. : VEAL
17. Symbol on new 8-cent stamp. : STATUEOFLIBERTY
20. Spigot. : TAP
21. Forward. : PERT
22. Popular Mr. and Mrs. : NORTH
23. Drums, cymbals, bells, etc. : TRAPS
25. Token receptacle. : SLOT
26. Fetters. : CHAINS
28. Popular hats. : STETSONS
32. Loathed. : HATED
33. Store away: Slang. : STASH
34. Feign (with "on"). : PUT
35. One-eyed Norse god. : ODIN
36. Jerkins. : COATS
37. Accomplish again. : REDO
38. Chinese diplomat. : KOO
39. "Iphigenia in ___." : AULIS
40. Leopoldville's river. : CONGO
41. Elevated to the peerage. : ENNOBLED
43. Awakened. : ROUSED
44. Seance messages. : RAPS
45. Hindu queen. : RANEE
46. Blessed: Latin. : BEATA
48. Sharp flavor. : TANG
49. Undermine. : SAP
52. Italian liner. : CONTEBIANCAMANO
55. ___ to (stopped): Naut. : HOVE
56. Piece of music. : LARGO
57. Man's name. : EMIL
58. Miss March and others. : AMYS
59. Stage direction. : ENTER
60. Swiss sharpshooter. : TELL
1. Ahead of time. : FAST
2. Girl's name. : LITA
3. Play from a novel, for instance. : ADAPTATION
4. Ship channel. : GAT
5. Last word of "Sweet and Low." : SLEEPS
6. Author Heyerdahl and others. : THORS
7. Lot: Colloq. : RAFT
8. Island: Abbr. : ISL
9. Sans trouble. : PAINLESS
10. Wards off. : AVERTS
11. "Bird thou never ___ . . . " : WERT
12. Piece of wood. : LATH
13. Cunning. : SLY
18. "___ at 'em!" : UPAND
19. Founder of Salvation Army. : BOOTH
24. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
25. Photo copies: Colloq. : STATS
26. Valve of a gasoline engine. : CHOKE
27. Wore. : HADON
28. Sober. : STAID
29. A password. : OPENSESAME
30. Elbow. : NUDGE
31. Endured. : STOOD
33. Parts of shoes. : SOLES
36. Blameworthy. : CULPABLE
37. Rake. : ROUE
39. Diminish. : ABATE
40. Cuban dance. : CONGA
42. Gives a speech. : ORATES
43. Deep-seated enmity. : RANCOR
45. Appalachian or Sierra Madre. : RANGE
46. Business upturn. : BOOM
47. Green-eyed emotion. : ENVY
48. Small pie. : TART
50. Indigo. : ANIL
51. Roper or Gallup activity. : POLL
52. Chinese tea. : CHA
53. Actor Hunter. : IAN
54. Encountered. : MET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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