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New York Times, Monday, June 7, 1954

Author: Albert Blum
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,805
Across Down
1. Baby sitter in Hongkong. : AMAH
5. Army mascot. : MULE
9. Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
13. Part of the ear. : LOBE
14. Clement, Leo, etc. : POPES
15. Time spent in a place. : STAY
16. Famous name in the theatre. : MAUDEADAMS
18. Summer junket. : TRIP
19. Marcus ___. : ANTONIUS
20. Caruso. : ENRICO
22. Ponies. : NAGS
23. Move stealthily. : SNEAK
24. Tell in detail. : RECITE
27. Lacking savoir-faire. : TACTLESS
30. Cancel. : ERASE
31. Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page of Windsor. : WIVES
32. Do wrong. : SIN
33. Irish town where Yeats lived. : GORT
34. Cuts down. : PARES
35. Johnnycake. : PONE
36. Find a sum. : ADD
37. Highway guides. : LINES
38. Mashed, stewed fruit. : SAUCE
39. Abated. : LESSENED
41. Model. : SITTER
42. Follows the hounds. : HUNTS
43. "How ___ the little busy bee . . . " : DOTH
44. Rises. : STANDS
46. Its capital is Dover. : DELAWARE
50. Misses the truth. : ERRS
51. Don Juan's ladies. : INAMORATAS
53. M. Le Moko. : PEPE
54. Kaffirs. : ZULUS
55. Famous Michigan coach. : YOST
56. ___ pilot. : TEST
57. Eastern title. : EMIR
58. Pintail duck. : SMEE
1. Girl's name. : ALMA
2. Lament. : MOAN
3. Border upon. : ABUT
4. Pleasure-seeker. : HEDONIST
5. ___ operandi. : MODUS
6. Tall tree of Java. : UPAS
7. Man's nickname. : LEM
8. Perfumes. : ESSENCES
9. Like the stars. : ASTRAL
10. Fans. : STRIKESOUT
11. Mediterranean vessel. : SAIC
12. Misprint: Colloq. : TYPO
14. Actress Janis. : PAIGE
17. Growing out. : ENATE
21. Anglers' gear. : NETS
23. Keeps. : SAVES
24. Princely. : REGAL
25. Wear away. : ERODE
26. Professional swindlers. : CARDSHARPS
27. Worn out. : TIRED
28. Inasmuch as. : SINCE
29. Scoff. : SNEER
31. Decreases. : WANES
34. Small. : PINTSIZE
35. Lanes. : PATHWAYS
37. Give temporarily. : LEND
38. Oriental guitar. : SITAR
40. When the evening star shines. : SUNSET
41. Musical compositions. : SOLOS
43. Hesitate. : DEMUR
44. A month: Abbr. : SEPT
45. Ginkgo. : TREE
46. Ultramodern artist. : DALI
47. Subject of scientific research. : ATOM
48. Demolish. : RASE
49. Famous Italian house. : ESTE
52. Fourth book of the Old Testament: Abbr. : NUM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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