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New York Times, Saturday, June 5, 1954

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,803
Across
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Attire. : GARB
5
Watch holder. : STRAP
10
American general, in Germany, 1947–49. : CLAY
14
Medicinal herb. : ALOE
15
Mythical weeper. : NIOBE
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Zeus' sister. : HERA
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Prospective jurors. : BLUERIBBONPANEL
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Gov. Mechem's capital. : SANTAFE
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Carribean playground. : NASSAU
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Tendency. : DRIFT
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Shopper's find. : SALE
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Roadside stopovers. : MOTELS
26
Maugham's middle name. : SOMERSET
30
Wings. : ALAE
31
Foreign Relations chairman in the Senate. : WILEY
32
Wrath. : IRE
33
Animal snouts. : NEBS
34
Concern of Smokey, the bear. : FIRES
35
Miss Lupino et al. : IDAS
36
Relative of a doll. : GAL
37
Predecessors of tractors. : MULES
38
Abide. : REST
39
A goal urged by some atomic scientists. : ONEWORLD
41
Famous trial of 1925. : SCOPES
43
Handle. : ANSA
44
Native of Muscat. : OMANI
45
Evening party. : SOIREE
48
Skilled horseshoe throws. : RINGERS
51
V. I. P. in any embassy. : MILITARYATTACHE
54
In addition. : ELSE
55
Unwilling. : LOATH
56
Links gadgets. : TEES
57
Danish weights. : ESER
58
Dickens character. : SIKES
59
Adjective suffixes. : ESES
Down
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Chatters: Colloq. : GABS
2
According to: Italian. : ALLA
3
Place for a discussion. : ROUNDTABLE
4
Linden and basswood. : BEETREES
5
Shows contempt. : SNIFFS
6
Little-known land in Asia. : TIBET
7
Steal. : ROB
8
Swedish name of Turku, Finland. : ABO
9
Bell and Sand. : PENNAMES
10
Engraver. : CHASER
11
Part of a sextant. : LENS
12
Range. : AREA
13
Korean border river. : YALU
18
Fence. : RAIL
19
V. I. P. in TV management. : PALEY
23
Cobbler items. : SOLES
24
Pickled muskmelon. : MANGO
25
City in New York. : OLEAN
26
Procreated. : SIRED
27
Parts of eyeglasses. : SIDEPIECES
28
Wipe out. : ERASE
29
Quizzes. : TESTS
31
Novelist Cather. : WILLA
34
Denizens of Alaska. : FURSEALS
35
Narrow gorge of the Danube River. : IRONGATE
37
French impressionist. : MONET
40
More cautious. : WARIER
41
Bedell, Margaret, etc. : SMITHS
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Jargon. : CANT
44
Indulge in bombast. : ORATE
45
Duck. : SMEE
46
Museum exhibits. : OILS
47
German girl's name. : ILSE
49
V. I. P. in Seoul. : RHEE
50
Sitting: Abbr. : SESS
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What France no longer has. : ROI
53
Saddle and pack animal. : YAK

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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