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New York Times, Wednesday, June 23, 1954

Author: M. S. Manning
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Across Down
1. "Oh, My Papa." : SONG
5. Sen. Kefauver. : ESTES
10. Nonsense: Slang. : BLAH
14. Rajah, ___, Nizam, nawab. : EMIR
15. Le Havre's river. : SEINE
16. Ready for use. : RIPE
17. Ship's course. : LANE
18. Dennis Day is one. : TENOR
19. Breslau's river. : ODER
20. ___ Village. : FREEDOM
22. Give orders arbitrarily. : DICTATE
24. Against. : CON
25. Nut-bearing tree. : BEECH
26. Weapons and equipment of the armed forces. : MATERIEL
30. Picturesque. : SCENIC
34. Turkish title. : AGA
35. Port from which Columbus sailed. : PALOS
37. Temper: Colloq. : IRISH
38. Quiet. : CALM
40. Founder of Nineveh. : NINUS
42. Snow slider: Var. : SKEE
43. Close to: Poet. : ANEAR
45. Snake. : ADDER
47. Before. : ERE
48. He handed down the decision against segregation. : WARREN
50. Supporter of a cause or idea. : ESPOUSER
52. Frenchmen. : GAULS
54. Burro's relative. : ASS
55. Gen. Ely has replaced him in Indochina. : NAVARRE
58. Artist of the night clubs. : TRAUBEL
62. Pitcher. : EWER
63. 350-mile chain of Pacific islands. : SAMOA
65. Go overboard in praising. : RAVE
66. ___ board. : TOTE
67. One item of a series. : EVENT
68. Man's name. : EBEN
69. ___ machine. : SLOT
70. Perception. : SENSE
71. Tear apart. : REND
1. One's own welfare. : SELF
2. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
3. Time for school. : NINE
4. King Paul's land. : GREECE
5. Baltic native. : ESTONIAN
6. Appear. : SEEM
7. Chief constituent of pewter. : TIN
8. Free from knots. : ENODE
9. October event. : SERIES
10. Dwight and Milton. : BROTHERS
11. Girl's name. : LIDA
12. Egyptian goddess. : APET
13. This place. : HERE
21. Village. : DORP
23. 301. : CCCI
25. Lorelei Lee and others. : BLONDES
26. Colorful bird. : MACAW
27. Capital of Guam, pop. 10,000. : AGANA
28. Former German coin. : TALER
29. Mr. Kazan of the theatre. : ELIA
31. The Army's guided missiles. : NIKES
32. Rhone tributary : ISERE
33. Encouragement. : CHEER
36. Bubbles. : SUDS
39. Princess who does crosswords. : MARGARET
41. Take apart. : SEPARATE
44. Bring up. : REAR
46. Pasquale's daughter. : ROSA
49. Lt. Genevieve and others. : NURSES
51. He charges too high interest. : USURER
53. Soldier's holiday. : LEAVE
55. "___ to Catch the Wind," by Elinor Wylie. : NETS
56. Another form of 53 Down. : AWOL
57. Important executive power. : VETO
58. Very large amounts: Colloq. : TONS
59. Paul Bunyan's pet blue ox. : BABE
60. Smooth. : EVEN
61. Impart. : LEND
64. Teammates. : MEN

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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