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New York Times, Saturday, May 29, 1954

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,796
Across Down
1. Luggage. : BAGS
5. Small potion. : DRAM
9. Commiseration. : PITY
13. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
14. Feature of coffee. : AROMA
15. Opera highlight. : ARIA
16. Farm structure. : SILO
17. Nonsense. : DOUBLETALK
19. Nonsense. : SLIPSLOP
21. Springs up. : ARISES
22. New-fangled lodging place. : MOTEL
23. One of triplets. : TRIN
24. Lad: Colloq. : SHAVER
26. Gambler's cuts. : RAKEOFFS
30. Symbol of a tribe. : TOTEM
31. Besets. : VEXES
32. Grazing. : LEA
33. Titled Turks. : EMIR
34. Several quail. : COVEY
35. Clothing. : GARB
36. Layers. : AMA
37. Doctors' group. : PLIES
38. Resinous substance. : COPAL
39. "Chow" room. : MESSHALL
41. Ping-pong battledore. : PADDLE
42. Padnag. : LOPE
43. Rope. : LASSO
44. Advancement. : ASCENT
47. Nonsense. : PISHPOSH
50. Nonsense. : BALDERDASH
52. Poet Millay. : EDNA
53. Heavy shoe. : CLOG
54. Great artery. : AORTA
55. "Bulldogs." : ELIS
56. Scotch terrier. : SKYE
57. Parakeets, for instance. : PETS
58. Administrative branch: Abbr. : DEPT
1. Part of a Gershwin title. : BESS
2. Seed covering. : ARIL
3. Nonsense. : GALIMATIAS
4. 22 Across, for instance. : STOPOVER
5. Nonsense. : DROOL
6. Hoarseness. : ROUP
7. Abbr. for Mrs. Luce. : AMB
8. Nonsense. : MALARKEY
9. Tin tycoon of Bolivia. : PATINO
10. Cleopatra's attendant. : IRAS
11. Scrabble piece. : TILE
12. Talks nonsense: Slang. : YAKS
14. Contemporary of Freud. : ADLER
18. Indians. : ERIES
20. Checks. : STEM
23. "Certain" item. : TAXES
24. Energy. : STEAM
25. Any Frenchman. : HOMME
26. Make merry. : REVEL
27. Nonsense. : FLAPDOODLE
28. Savage. : FERAL
29. Cape at southern tip of Florida. : SABLE
31. Dress material. : VOILE
34. Nonsense. : CLAPTRAP
35. Parting wish. : GODSPEED
37. Ring up. : PHONE
38. Spending money. : CASH
40. Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
41. Eastern title. : PASHA
43. Categorizes. : LISTS
44. Fundamentals. : ABCS
45. Doctor of polio vaccine fame. : SALK
46. Surfeit. : CLOY
47. Fraction. : PART
48. Insignificant one. : SNIP
49. Biblical verb. : HAST
51. Fictitious legal character. : DOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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