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New York Times, Wednesday, May 12, 1954

Author: M. S. Manning
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,779
Across Down
1. Talipot. : PALM
5. Author Cather. : WILLA
10. Campus décor. : ELMS
14. Et ___ (and others): Lat. : ALII
15. Parting word. : ADIEU
16. Henry ___. : VIII
17. Former Swedish soprano. : LIND
18. Years of indiscretion. : TEENS
19. Conferee in Geneva. : EDEN
20. Where 56 Down is. : PAKISTAN
22. Power of the movies. : TYRONE
24. Babbling brook. : RILL
25. Adjective for enterprise. : FREE
26. Author Heyward, creator of Porgy. : DUBOSE
29. Canvas. : MAINSAIL
33. Genus of oats. : AVENA
34. ___ fugit (the hour flies): Lat. : HORA
35. President of Yugoslavia. : TITO
36. Toby. : MUG
37. St. ___, Canada's Prime Minister. : LAURENT
40. Patriotic group. : DAR
41. Director Kazan. : ELIA
43. Their play is their business. : PROS
44. Use with skill. : WIELD
46. Approve. : SANCTION
48. Miss Kelly and others. : PATSYS
49. Conjunction. : THAN
50. Heroine of 1847 novel. : JANE
51. Thin sword. : RAPIER
54. The 83rd ___. : CONGRESS
58. Highly spiced stew. : OLIO
59. Hole ___. : INONE
61. Blue dye. : ANIL
62. Well-known educator. : MANN
63. Picture support. : EASEL
64. Girl's nickname. : TINA
65. Units of energy. : ERGS
66. A kind of sheer muslin. : SWISS
67. Little whirlpool. : EDDY
1. Feeler. : PALP
2. Inter ___ (among other things): Lat. : ALIA
3. Inventor of a trainer for student fliers. : LINK
4. Golf club. : MIDIRON
5. Chin décor. : WATTLE
6. Highly desirable. : IDEAL
7. Claim on property. : LIEN
8. Man's nickname. : LEN
9. Native of Graz. : AUSTRIAN
10. British surveyor in India. : EVEREST
11. Vacation spot in 31 Down. : LIDO
12. Appearance. : MIEN
13. Mathematical term. : SINE
21. Strong fiber for ropemaking. : SISAL
23. Money in Kyoto. : YEN
25. Tokens. : FARES
26. Sybil Thorndike and others. : DAMES
27. Part of the soft palate. : UVULA
28. Originate. : BEGIN
29. He's not too bright. : MORON
30. Assistants. : AIDES
31. Where Rimini is. : ITALY
32. Younger sons of dukes. : LORDS
34. Cheboygan's lake. : HURON
38. Places for bees. : APIARIES
39. Sound of a banjo string. : TWANG
42. Behavior. : ACTIONS
45. Repeat. : ITERATE
47. Article. : THE
48. TV performers. : PANELS
50. He wrote "From Here to Eternity." : JONES
51. Where the Quirinal is. : ROME
52. Wing-shaped. : ALAR
53. Slight ringing sound. : PING
54. Thus: Italian. : COSI
55. Geraint's wife. : ENID
56. Karachi is its capital. : SIND
57. Destroy. : SLAY
60. Slangy negative. : NAW

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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