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New York Times, Thursday, July 8, 1954

Author:
Martin W. Frey
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { H J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Martin W. Frey has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,836
Across
1. College town. : CAMBRIDGE
10. British Empire Prime Minister. : MALAN
15. Rivalry. : EMULATION
16. Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
17. Current Technicolor musical. : ROSEMARIE
18. Refresh. : RENEW
19. Ballerina's skirt. : TUTU
20. Tree. : LIN
21. Ship's propellers. : SCREWS
22. Recent graduates: Abbr. : SRS
23. Light ship's boat. : GIG
24. Chimney lining. : SOOT
25. Uncommunicative. : TACITURN
27. He wrote "Ulalume." : POE
30. One of the Azores. : FAYAL
33. Hexagonal-meshed laces. : BOBBINETS
35. Breed of steed. : ARAB
36. Virginia's famous Senator. : GLASS
37. Norse god. : ODIN
38. Newspaper writer. : COLUMNIST
40. Come into notice. : ARISE
41. Greek letter. : TAU
42. Directional departures: Naut. : EASTINGS
44. Northern European. : LETT
45. See 41 Across. : TEE
46. Marble. : MIB
49. Suit sizes. : STOUTS
52. Canine breed. : PUG
53. Dry. : SERE
54. Singer Lehmann. : LOTTE
55. Twin-hulled. : CATAMARAN
57. Modify. : ALTER
58. In grammar, the past tense. : PRETERITE
59. Luster. : GLOSS
60. Certain salts or esters. : ARSENATES
Down
1. Important papers: Abbr. : CERTS
2. French cupid. : AMOUR
3. Necessities. : MUSTS
4. Petit ___, express letter in Paris. : BLEU
5. Sign of the Zodiac. : RAM
6. Type of type. : ITALIC
7. Hugo Eckener was one. : DIRIGIBLIST
8. "___ Home," from Dvorak largo. : GOIN
9. Compass point. : ENE
10. Famous physicist. : MARCONI
11. On the job. : ALERT
12. Succession. : LINE
13. De novo. : ANEW
14. Current events. : NEWS
21. Natives of Saxony. : SORBS
23. Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
24. Benchwarmers. : SUBSTITUTES
25. Unacceptable by tradition. : TABU
26. Banquet tribute. : TOAST
27. Foot: Comb. form. : PEDI
28. Famous lawyer and colonial orator. : OTIS
29. Old English slave. : ESNE
30. Reality. : FACT
31. Mining town in Venezuela. : AROA
32. Asian river. : YALU
34. Correlatives of neithers. : NORS
36. Small insects. : GNATS
39. Gladhanders. : MEETERS
40. 21 plus. : AGE
43. Veto. : NEGATE
44. Stringed instruments. : LUTES
46. Scout's badge. : MERIT
47. Ready for a rhubarb. : IRATE
48. Symbol of Czech independence. : BENES
49. Cinder. : SLAG
50. Motorist's bugaboo. : TOLL
51. ___ von Bismarck. : OTTO
52. Young salmon. : PARR
53. One of the Delanos. : SARA
55. Auditor. : CPA
56. Ship's complement. : MEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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