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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 Down
1. Attire. : GARB
5. Watch holder. : STRAP
10. American general, in Germany, 1947–49. : CLAY
14. Medicinal herb. : ALOE
15. Mythical weeper. : NIOBE
16. Zeus' sister. : HERA
17. Prospective jurors. : BLUERIBBONPANEL
20. Gov. Mechem's capital. : SANTAFE
21. Carribean playground. : NASSAU
22. Tendency. : DRIFT
23. Shopper's find. : SALE
24. 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
1. 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
42. 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
52. 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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