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New York Times, Tuesday, July 6, 1954

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,834
Across Down
1. Pahlevi. : SHAH
5. U. N. envoy from Lebanon. : MALIK
10. Buddies. : PALS
14. "___ soit qui mal y pense." : HONI
15. Former President of Turkey. : INONU
16. Aid. : ABET
17. Theme of a classic American song. : OLDKENTUCKYHOME
20. Mojave. : DESERT
21. Bulrush. : TULE
22. Henri Quatre. : ROI
23. Hindu chief. : RAJA
25. Storming. : RAMPING
27. Sweet ___, plant with white flowers. : ALYSSUM
30. Man's name: Abbr. : EUG
31. Dodger pitcher. : ROE
32. Like Dumbo. : ELEPHANTINE
38. Greek mountain. : OSSA
40. Accept as a member. : ENROL
41. "Precipitation" on TV screen. : SNOW
42. Three famous words. : WETHEPEOPLE
45. Muggs of TV. : APE
46. Wiggler. : EEL
47. Contents of a pillbox. : PILULES
49. Harass. : TORMENT
53. Jockey Sande. : EARL
54. Unfriendly. : ICY
55. Culmination. : NOON
57. American-born Japanese. : NISEIS
61. South of 17 Across. : THELANDOFCOTTON
64. Cleopatra's handmaid. : IRAS
65. Voyageur's craft. : CANOE
66. Singer Berger. : ERNA
67. Spanish muralist. : SERT
68. Oglers. : EYERS
69. Garner. : REAP
1. Fitted with a metal plate. : SHOD
2. Swimming place. : HOLE
3. Connectives. : ANDS
4. Week-end trippers. : HIKERS
5. Libation associated with 17 Across. : MINTJULEP
6. Hill builder. : ANT
7. Boor. : LOUT
8. Bring upon oneself. : INCUR
9. Member of a popular TV trio. : KUKLA
10. Expression of disgust. : PAH
11. Native to. : ABORIGINAL
12. Cleveland pitcher. : LEMON
13. American cartoonist. : STEIG
18. Obliterate. : ERASE
19. Arab kingdom. : YEMEN
24. Agreeable. : AMENE
26. Places. : PUTS
27. In a line. : AROW
28. Mislay. : LOSE
29. 1953. : YESTERYEAR
33. Ed Furgol's status. : PRO
34. Billiards champion. : HOPPE
35. Benelux and NATO. : ALLIANCES
36. Denial: Slang. : NOPE
37. Ovine animals. : EWES
39. Sound of polite interruption. : AHEM
43. Former Queen of Italy. : ELENA
44. Tagus or Ebro, in Spain. : ELRIO
48. Overcoat. : ULSTER
49. South American monkeys. : TITIS
50. Yellowish pigment. : OCHRE
51. Time being. : NONCE
52. Time being. : TODAY
56. O. : NONE
58. Irregular verb for French students. : ETRE
59. Hebrides island. : IONA
60. Break off. : SNAP
62. Landing craft. : LST
63. As concerns. : FOR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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