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New York Times, Wednesday, June 30, 1954

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,828
Across
1. Fine head of hair. : MANE
5. Eye shades. : LIDS
9. Tiny bottle. : PHIAL
14. Deadening pain. : ANALGESIC
16. Tall and limber. : RANGY
17. Any Hollywood luminary. : MOVIESTAR
18. Hollywood prize. : OSCAR
19. Ammonia compounds. : AMIDES
20. Insurgents, for short. : REBS
22. One: Fr. : UNE
23. Ripened. : AGED
24. Tuning indicator. : DIAL
25. Mardi ___. : GRAS
26. Ah me! : ALAS
27. Effective musical quaver. : TREMOLO
29. Ignited. : LIT
30. Shoe scuffers and pants tearers. : BOYS
31. Of the forests. : WOODSY
35. Convention goers. : MEETERS
37. Writ to appear in court. : SUBPENA
38. Profitable holdings. : ASSETS
39. Speak (with "up"). : PIPE
40. Because. : FOR
41. Reprimanders. : CHIDERS
43. Cut. : SAWN
44. Chief. : ARCH
47. Normandy river. : ORNE
48. Half a ticket. : STUB
49. Ingot. : BAR
50. Soon. : ANON
51. Spiny treelike cactus. : CHOLLA
53. Modify. : AMEND
55. Strongly national. : PATRIOTIC
57. Located. : SITED
58. Strict. : STRINGENT
59. Pays attention. : HEEDS
60. Ayes. : YEAS
61. Norse literature. : EDDA
Down
1. Lady of the house. : MAMA
2. Departures from the general rule. : ANOMALIES
3. Sails by instrument. : NAVIGATES
4. Passes over. : ELIDES
5. Smaller portion. : LESS
6. Noun suffix. : IST
7. Basis for the Ickes books. : DIARIES
8. High point of a suspense program. : SCREAM
9. Arguments for. : PROS
10. Owns. : HAS
11. Bring upon oneself. : INCUR
12. Guam's capital. : AGANA
13. Greek instruments. : LYRES
15. Jibed; agreed: Slang. : GEED
21. Photo enlargements. : BLOWUPS
24. Members of W.C.T.U. : DRYS
25. Gelett Burgess creation. : GOOP
26. ___ mater. : ALMA
27. Act of twisting. : TORSION
28. Part of the ear. : LOBE
30. Jo's sister. : BETH
32. Forfeited. : DEFAULTED
33. Dazzled in Greenland. : SNOWBLIND
34. Story. : YARN
36. Any school for engineers: Abbr. : TECH
37. "Your Majesty." : SIRE
39. Feathered: Bot. : PENNATE
42. Butterfingers habit: Colloq. : DROPSY
43. Comedian's aide. : STOOGE
44. Disconcert. : ABASH
45. Bast fiber plant. : RAMIE
46. Where Mt. Ida is. : CRETE
48. Climb (with "up"). : SHIN
50. Appends. : ADDS
51. Malay dagger. : CRIS
52. Things done. : ACTA
54. Mr. Buntline. : NED
56. Musical syllable. : TRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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