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New York Times, Thursday, June 17, 1954

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { G J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,815
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1. Vietnam's Chief of State. : BAODAI
7. Chief university of Sweden: Var. : UPSALA
13. Sugar candy. : FONDANT
14. Bid at bridge. : NOTRUMP
16. Radio-TV accessory. : ANTENNA
17. Chucker-out. : BOUNCER
18. Native of Indo-China. : LAO
19. Trays. : SALVERS
21. Actress Claire. : INA
22. Containers. : TINS
24. Haile Selassie, ___ of Judah. : LION
25. Sea dogs. : SALTS
27. Indians. : ERIES
29. Palo ___. : ALTO
31. Chimney part. : FLUE
32. Ascertain one's bearings anew. : REORIENT
34. Zenanas. : HAREMS
36. Words of honor. : VOWS
37. French girl's name. : FIFI
38. New Orleans University. : TULANE
41. Clasp pins. : BROACHES
45. Land of oil : IRAN
46. Out of the common. : RARE
48. Grow. : RAISE
49. Places of trade. : MARTS
51. Sibilant interjection. : SISS
53. Cobwebs. : NETS
54. Finis. : END
55. Singer who starred in "South Pacific." : EASTHAM
58. Map line: Abbr. : LAT
59. Medieval Italian hero. : RINALDO
61. Vie with. : EMULATE
63. Pressure cooker. : STEAMER
64. Thin fabric. : SATINET
65. Wandering. : ERRANT
66. Inclinations. : TRENDS
1. Island of Dutch Curaçao. : BONAIRE
2. San ___. : ANTONIO
3. Chanted poem. : ODE
4. Dailey and Bucceroni. : DANS
5. Recorded events of a year. : ANNAL
6. De Gasperi, Einaudi, Pella. : ITALIANS
7. Straight. : UNBENT
8. Inadequate. : POOR
9. Game like faro. : STUSS
10. Governor in Topeka. : ARN
11. Desi's lady. : LUCILLE
12. Catkin. : AMENTUM
13. Hesitate. : FALTER
15. Varieties of leek-green quartz. : PRASES
20. Electric unit. : VOLT
23. Family retainer. : SERVANT
26. Native of Monrovia. : AFRICAN
28. Hill in Jerusalem: Var. : SION
30. Wheeling's river. : OHIO
33. Jug. : EWER
35. A long way off. : AFAR
37. Most vigorous. : FRESHEST
38. Prize-rings officials. : TIMERS
39. Mineral group. : URANITE
40. Well-known short-story writer. : LARDNER
41. Young of the herring. : BRIT
42. Upland region: Scot. : HIELAND
43. Country places. : ESTATES
44. Stanza of six lines. : SESTET
47. Arrange in order. : ASSORT
50. Alabama city. : SELMA
52. Island near Leyte. : SAMAR
56. Arabian seaport. : ADEN
57. Silent. : MUTE
60. Swiss river. : AAR
62. Shade tree. : LIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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