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New York Times, Tuesday, June 29, 1954

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Speaks sharply (with "out"). : RIPS
5. Hudson Bay is one. : SEA
8. Modernists. : NEOS
12. City in India. : AGRA
13. Bobo Olson. : CHAMP
15. Not pro. : ANTI
16. Congressional prerogative. : JOINTRESOLUTION
19. Branch. : ARM
20. Well-known first name in Hollywood. : HEDY
21. Part of a storage battery. : ANODE
22. French friends. : AMIES
24. A partnership. : FIRM
25. Vin ordinaire: Slang. : REDINK
27. Sculpture, etching, ceramics, etc. : FINEARTS
31. Shortly. : ANON
32. Chinese weights. : TAELS
33. Elmer Davis headed it. : OWI
34. Famous unfinished literary work. : CANTERBURYTALES
38. Sea bird. : ERN
39. Spring flower. : PEONY
40. Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
41. Denizens of the North Pacific. : SEALIONS
43. Word in a farmer's vocabulary. : PARITY
45. Part of a farm. : ACRE
46. Wayside plant. : SUMAC
47. Single-celled organism. : MONAD
49. Part of A.D. : ANNO
50. Chinese diplomat. : KOO
53. A narrow way of thinking. : SINGLETRACKMIND
56. Old man: German. : ALTE
57. Well-known producer in Hollywood. : ROACH
58. Another Hollywood name. : INCE
59. Access. : DOOR
60. Wapiti. : ELK
61. Stone, Iron, etc. : AGES
Down
1. Malay chief. : RAJA
2. Author Gouzenko. : IGOR
3. Temperamental person. : PRIMADONNA
4. ___ Salvador. : SAN
5. Lean-tos. : SHEDS
6. Kind of street. : EASY
7. I love: Latin. : AMO
8. Victor Herbert light opera. : NATOMA
9. Geraint's wife. : ENID
10. Oklahoma Indian. : OTOE
11. Original ___. : SIN
13. Narrow inlet. : CREEK
14. Without ambiguity. : PLAINLY
17. Kind of ice. : THIN
18. Disquiet. : UNREST
23. Flavoring for iced tea. : MINT
24. Spirited. : FIERY
25. Sporting events. : RACES
26. Finnish lake. : ENARE
27. Roman rural deities. : FAUNS
28. Hilarious. : ROLLICKING
29. Sound in the woods. : TWEET
30. Lord Fauntleroy. : SISSY
32. A cut of meat. : TBONE
35. Majestic. : EPICAL
36. The "lifeblood" of any business. : REORDER
37. Halo. : AURA
42. Senator Young's colleague. : LANGER
43. Hero of a popular puppet show. : PUNCH
44. On the loose. : AMOK
46. Milk and cake. : SNACK
47. Island of Venus statue. : MILO
48. Cognizant of: Slang. : ONTO
49. See 5 Across. : ARAL
51. As soon as. : ONCE
52. Works of Horace. : ODES
53. Mournful. : SAD
54. Missing part of some shoes. : TOE
55. Italian pronoun. : MIA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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