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New York Times, Tuesday, May 25, 1954

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,792
Across Down
1. Automobile heraldry. : CREST
6. Trinket. : BAUBLE
12. Teller's window grating. : GRILLE
13. Derby winner of 1946. : ASSAULT
15. The vanishing American. : REDMAN
16. Good batsmen. : SLUGGERS
18. Total up. : ADD
19. Wood overlays. : VENEERS
21. Hawaiian food. : POI
22. Litter. : BIER
24. Late Senator from N. H. : TOBEY
25. Give a wide berth. : SHUN
26. Colloquial germ. : STREP
28. Driver's guide. : MAP
29. Attack the rear. : SPANK
30. Author Shute. : NEVIL
32. Evocative session. : SEANCE
33. Gargantuan guffaws. : HOMERICLAUGHTER
37. Parkman's "Trail." : OREGON
38. Insects not yet adult. : PUPAE
39. Weighed down. : LADEN
40. Olden days. : ELD
41. Mutineer. : REBEL
45. "___ later than you think." : ITIS
46. Braid. : PLAIT
48. Strength, of wine. : SEVE
49. Commandment word. : NOT
50. Finish the game. : PLAYOUT
52. Guided. : LED
53. He's newly sprung in June. : GRADUATE
55. Important aspect of an actor's art. : TIMING
57. Big-voiced person. : STENTOR
58. Eastern Christian. : UNIATE
59. Comes on stage. : ENTERS
60. Disposes of. : SELLS
1. Basis for doing business. : CREDIT
2. Exterminator. : RIDDER
3. Shade tree. : ELM
4. Eastern European. : SLAV
5. Belief. : TENET
6. Pitchers. : BASEBALLPLAYERS
7. In dreamland. : ASLEEP
8. Excessive rate of interest. : USURY
9. Bases. : BAGS
10. Antenna terminal. : LUG
11. Symbolic animal. : ELEPHANT
12. Snatches. : GRABS
14. Defeat in a game: Colloq. : TROUNCE
17. Doughnut. : SINKER
20. Customary; conventional. : NOMIC
23. Goes back on a promise. : RENEGES
25. Algerian cavalryman: Var. : SPAHEES
27. Master of Argentina. : PERON
29. Creator of "Popeye." : SEGAR
31. ___ blanc (white wine). : VIN
32. Eat at evening. : SUP
33. Sinking a putt. : HOLING
34. Platform rhetoricians. : ORATORS
35. Ponder. : MEDITATE
36. Complement of video. : AUDIO
40. Rejoicer. : ELATOR
42. A name for Satan. : BELIAL
43. Happenings of the day. : EVENTS
44. Shelf. : LEDGE
46. Five-sided slab. : PLATE
47. Ballerinas' skirts. : TUTUS
50. English rowboat. : PUNT
51. Prong. : TINE
54. Hide-away. : DEN
56. Wire measure. : MIL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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