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New York Times, Tuesday, June 15, 1954

Author:
Edgar Watts
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,813
Across
1. Mrs. in Germany. : FRAU
5. Party for the bride. : SHOWER
11. Muscles. : BRAWN
12. Transmit via electronic tube. : TELEVISE
15. Made tea. : BREWED
16. Brightness. : RADIANCE
17. Melted. : RAN
18. Save from evil. : DELIVER
20. ___ Wood, motorboat racer. : GAR
21. Part of the eye. : UVEA
23. Wabash. : RIVER
24. Yale man. : ELI
25. Four: Comb. : TETRA
27. Swamp. : FEN
28. Crowd. : HORDE
30. Foodstuffs. : ALIMENTS
32. Symbol of luxury, : FUR
33. Famous elegy by Milton. : LYCIDAS
34. Like diamond. : HARDEST
38. A form of snare. : NET
39. "I will," for instance. : SENTENCE
40. Talks with too much pride. : BRAGS
43. Ben ___. : HUR
44. Mephisto. : SATAN
45. Nonsense! : ROT
46. Lollipop flavor. : LEMON
48. Bridge score division. : LINE
49. 1944 theatre. : ETO
50. Harangues. : TIRADES
52. Explosive. : TNT
53. English county. : SOMERSET
55. Bay of ___, in Antarctica. : WHALES
57. Flag of Lt. Genevieve. : TRICOLOR
58. Romeo. : LOVER
59. A chainlike structure. : CATENA
60. Affirmatives. : YEAS
Down
1. Very excited. : FRENETIC
2. Uncooked. : RAW
3. Filled with wonder. : AWED
4. Less than. : UNDER
5. Endeavors. : STRIVES
6. State of great happiness. : HEAVEN
7. More experienced. : OLDER
8. Milldam. : WEIR
9. Little ___. : EVA
10. A person who greatly resembles another. : RINGER
11. Wiith valor. : BRAVELY
13. Blanch, as almonds. : SCALD
14. Hair-raising. : EERIE
15. Savage. : BRUTAL
19. Rides in the direction one is going. : LIFTS
22. Preparing for action. : ARMING
26. Mosquito genus. : AEDES
28. Pains. : HURTS
29. Trying experience. : ORDEAL
31. Man's nickname. : NAT
32. Air circulator. : FAN
34. Salome's stepfather. : HEROD
35. Qualifies one for something. : ENTITLES
36. TV instrument. : SCANNER
37. Doctrines. : TENETS
39. Large island off Malaya. : SUMATRA
40. Chief French naval station. : BREST
41. Revolving part. : ROTOR
42. Power of the Nautilus. : ATOMIC
43. At once. : HEREON
46. Stocking material. : LISLE
47. Recently. : NEWLY
50. Gait. : TROT
51. Auto tire: Colloq. : SHOE
54. Former economic agency. : ECA
56. Girl's name. : AVA

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