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New York Times, Thursday, June 24, 1954

Author:
H. H. Chapman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Helen H. Chapman has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,822
Across
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Famous name in baseball. : CASEY
6
"Tea and Sympathy" star. : KERR
10
Fingerprint. : CLUE
14
Vestment. : ORALE
15
Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
16
Dickens' Miss Dartle. : ROSA
17
Take-home pay. : WAGES
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Homes for clergymen. : VICARAGES
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Horseplay on the stage. : SLAPSTICKCOMEDY
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Sub-division of a Chinese province. : HIEN
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Sharp thrust. : STAB
24
Plant yielding a poison. : CURARE
27
Quinnat and King salmon. : CHINOOKS
31
Pig, cast and wrought. : IRONS
32
Utter disorder. : CHAOS
33
Dickens hero. : PIP
34
Very extensive. : VAST
35
Depicted. : DRAWN
36
Mother of Apollo. : LETO
37
Chemical suffix. : INE
38
Prognosticators : SEERS
39
Brought into the open. : AIRED
40
Steadfast. : CONSTANT
42
Safe at first. : ONBASE
43
Ancient Asian. : MEDE
44
English composer of songs. : ARNE
45
Frequently quoted authorities. : RELIABLESOURCES
52
Jumps. : OVERLEAPS
53
Girl in a song title. : LAURA
54
Fur animal. : MINK
55
Solar disk: Var. : ATON
56
Have effect. : ACTON
57
Sorrowful expression. : ALAS
58
Girl's nickname. : TESS
59
Dodger at short. : REESE
Down
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Jerseys. : COWS
2
Shallow inland sea of Asia. : ARAL
3
The Forsyte story. : SAGA
4
Member of the cartoon menagerie. : ELEPHANT
5
Sycophant's usual replies. : YESSIRS
6
Celtic man's name. : KEVIN
7
TV reporter Sevareid. : ERIC
8
Means of transportation. : RICKSHAWS
9
Chemical change. : REACTION
10
A game of rhyme making. : CRAMBO
11
Choice seat. : LOGE
12
All gone. : USED
13
Unhurried. : EASY
19
Horses. : ROANS
21
Area on the links. : TEE
24
Municipal. : CIVIC
25
Heaven: Comb. form. : URANO
26
Indian at first. : ROSEN
27
Hydrographic map. : CHART
28
___ glasses. : OPERA
29
Birds with long, pointed wings. : KITES
30
Fine chinaware. : SPODE
32
Furnish with battlements. : CRENELATE
35
Exhausted: Slang. : DEADBEAT
36
Musician of the candelabra : LIBERACE
38
Smuggle. : STEAL
39
Ring-shaped. : ANNULAR
41
Affected expressions. : SMIRKS
42
Gold: Span. : ORO
44
Societies: Abbr. : ASSNS
45
City on the Tiber. : ROMA
46
Corrupt. : EVIL
47
Girl in a song title. : LENA
48
Great poetry. : EPOS
49
Pleasingly dainty. : CUTE
50
Cupid. : EROS
51
Reasonable. : SANE

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

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