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New York Times, Monday, May 24, 1954

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,791
Across
1. Jacks, in cribbage. : NOBS
5. Defeat soundly. : DRUB
9. Stork's relative. : CRANE
14. Running track. : OVAL
15. Unnatural. : EERY
16. Gypsied. : ROVED
17. Time of the demi-gods of Greece or Rome. : HEROICAGE
19. Evergreen tree. : OLIVE
20. Oriental name. : ITO
21. Faction. : SIDE
22. Very precious. : GOLDEN
23. In single file. : TANDEM
25. Fair weather. : SHINE
27. Cycles. : ERAS
29. More than late. : OVERDUE
33. Landmark in Paris. : EIFFELTOWER
37. King, in Spain. : REY
38. Exclusively. : ONLY
39. Sharp tool. : AWL
40. Bazaar. : SALE
41. Question on an application. : AGE
42. Tannhaeuser was one. : MINNESINGER
46. Video, for instance. : NEWWORD
48. Piece of mischief. : DIDO
49. Hibernian. : IRISH
51. A pretty thing of little value. : GEWGAW
55. Candidates for the ducking stool. : SCOLDS
58. Mountain near Catania. : ETNA
60. River in the south Urals. : UFA
61. City in Gov. Murray's state. : TULSA
62. Congress is. : INSESSION
64. Synthetic fabric. : ORLON
65. Burr in wood. : KNAR
66. Plow the long furrow. : PLOD
67. Sprout or sapling. : PLANT
68. Spikes on maize. : EARS
69. Philippine Negrito. : AETA
Down
1. Rare kind of ball game. : NOHIT
2. Lady in the Cabinet. : OVETA
3. Magnate. : BARON
4. Truncated traffic sign. : SLO
5. Progressing by tens. : DECIMAL
6. Register. : READ
7. Goads on. : URGES
8. Hole left unplayed, in golf. : BYE
9. Eddie Fisher, for example. : CROONER
10. Part of a window shade. : ROLLER
11. Greedy. : AVID
12. Snow on a glacier. : NEVE
13. Man at a conference table. : EDEN
18. Grenoble's river. : ISERE
22. Provide information: Slang. : GIVE
24. Throw down the gauntlet. : DEFY
26. Roared like the wind. : HOWLED
28. Bleachers. : STANDS
30. Influence: Slang. : DRAG
31. Influx of the Ubangi River. : UELE
32. Looker-on. : EYER
33. Dawnlike. : EOAN
34. Noted playwright. : INGE
35. Waved in the air. : FLEW
36. Hold by right. : OWN
40. A winter, as a period of time. : SNOW
42. Sarcastic. : MORDANT
43. Flowering flag. : IRIS
44. John Hancock and others. : SIGNERS
45. Plans. : IDEAS
47. Pentagon leader. : WILSON
50. Kind of redhead. : HENNA
52. Crafty conduct. : GUILE
53. In progress. : AFOOT
54. Musician Landowska. : WANDA
55. Series of organ pipes. : STOP
56. Frizz. : CURL
57. Spanish kettle. : OLLA
59. Feodor I. : TSAR
62. Passenger on the Columbine. : IKE
63. Saratoga Springs. : SPA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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