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New York Times, Thursday, July 15, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,843

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Precipitant. : HASTY
6. M. Blum and others. : LEONS
11. Was of service. : HELPED
12. Listener. : AUDITOR
15. Echoes. : REPLIES
16. Make suitable. : PREPARE
17. Pergolas. : ARBORS
18. Smudge. : BLUR
19. Fold. : LAP
20. Caesar's last word. : BRUTE
21. Aral, Azov, et al. : SEAS
22. Actor Andrews. : DANA
23. Main melodies. : AIRS
24. Catalogue. : LIST
25. Small perambulator. : BUGGY
26. Unit of weight. : TON
27. Caprices. : FANTASIES
29. Put on a play. : STAGED
31. Animals. : OTTERS
34. Want. : NEEDINESS
38. Dyer's tank. : VAT
39. Over. : ENDED
41. Stout sleuth. : NERO
42. ___ apparent. : HEIR
43. Intelligence. : NEWS
44. Hopping dance step. : SHAG
45. Parsonage. : MANSE
46. Eastern title. : AGA
47. Shoo! : SCAT
48. Praying insect. : MANTIS
49. Clear, transparent quartz. : CRYSTAL
51. Tomboys: Var. : HOIDENS
52. Old-fashioned photo. : TINTYPE
53. A great quantity: Slang. : OODLES
54. Judges' circuits. : EYRES
55. Krupp city. : ESSEN
Down
1. Winners of drama awards. : HEPBURNANDWAYNE
2. Assigns. : ALLOTS
3. Steeple. : SPIRE
4. Links places. : TEES
5. Football measures: Abbr. : YDS
6. Montevideo's river. : LAPLATA
7. God of the east wind. : EURUS
8. Stettin's river. : ODER
9. Move quickly (with "off"). : NIP
10. The vehicle of an Oscar winner. : STALAGSEVENTEEN
11. Former Premier of France. : HERRIOT
13. Jungle denizen. : ORANG
14. Recompense. : REPAY
15. Large linen collars. : RABATS
18. Surpass. : BEST
21. Serious fault. : SIN
22. Song for two. : DUET
24. Hollywood star. : LADD
25. Snaffles. : BITS
27. Provide with material. : FEED
28. Not good, not bad. : SOSO
30. Turns to the right. : GEES
32. Important output of California. : RAISINS
33. Importance. : STRESS
35. Breathes in. : INHALES
36. Cleverly phrased. : NEAT
37. Work unit. : ERG
39. Ordain. : ENACT
40. Former screen star. : NEGRI
42. Deal with. : HANDLE
44. Leafless flower. : SCAPE
45. Yum-Yum and friends. : MAIDS
47. River in Poland. : STYR
48. Lows. : MOOS
50. Enclosure. : STY
51. Garden tool. : HOE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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