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New York Times, Saturday, May 8, 1954

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Cora Goodman has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,775
Across
1. Mackintosh. : COAT
5. Mountain gaps. : GATES
10. Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
14. Asian river. : AMUR
15. Nautical cry. : AVAST
16. Tropical plant. : ALOE
17. Curative fluids. : SERA
18. Great name in literature. : DANTE
19. Account. : TALE
20. Richard Strauss' "Death and ___." : TRANSFIGURATION
23. Market. : SELL
24. Grandma Moses' first name. : ANNA
25. Controversial farm issue. : PARITY
28. Had faith in. : CREDITED
32. Goes off. : EXITS
33. But: French. : MAIS
34. Pompeii's nemesis. : LAVA
35. Where Black Rock Desert is: Abbr. : NEV
36. Sign for an insert. : CARET
37. Man's nickname. : LEW
38. Role for Vivien Leigh. : CLEO
40. Insects. : ANTS
41. Popular veteran actor. : STONE
43. Alienate. : ESTRANGE
45. Pogo and his friends. : BEASTS
46. Bluefin. : TUNA
47. Of an age. : ERAL
48. Attraction on a midway. : SHOOTINGGALLERY
55. Pour forth. : WELL
56. Milwaukee products. : BEERS
57. Monday's adjective. : BLUE
58. Flat surface. : AREA
59. Symbols of obstinacy. : ASSES
60. Plant with pods. : OKRA
61. Satellite. : MOON
62. Girl in a once-popular song. : LETTY
63. Pronoun. : YOUR
Down
1. Players. : CAST
2. Hebrew measure. : OMER
3. Emanation. : AURA
4. Carriage. : TRANSIT
5. Annoying insect. : GADFLY
6. Use. : AVAIL
7. Sharp flavor. : TANG
8. Arms of the sea. : ESTUARIES
9. Harshest. : STERNEST
10. Tall marsh plant. : CATTAIL
11. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
12. Aria. : SOLO
13. Interviewed. : SEEN
21. Select groups. : SETS
22. Conjunction. : AND
25. Part of l.s.d. : PENCE
26. Industrialist Wenner-Gren and others. : AXELS
27. Metal pin. : RIVET
28. Bill of fare. : CARTE
29. Mythical man of brass. : TALOS
30. Outcome. : EVENT
31. Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
33. Metal important to steel industry. : MANGANESE
36. Anthropophagite. : CANNIBAL
39. Bunting or bobolink. : ORTOLAN
41. Fasten securely. : SEAL
42. Chest of drawers. : TALLBOY
44. Self: Comb. form. : AUT
45. Cheap and showy. : BRASSY
47. Large bird. : EGRET
48. Overflowed. : SWAM
49. Claudio's affianced. : HERO
50. Grocery item. : OLEO
51. An exploit. : GEST
52. City in Nevada. : ELKO
53. A bird, the morepork. : RURU
54. 88 days for Mercury. : YEAR

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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