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New York Times, Wednesday, August 11, 1954

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,870
Across Down
1. Crazes. : FADS
5. Noted name in literature. : SHAW
9. Prize ring contest. : SETTO
14. Daughter of Laban. : LEAH
15. Pueblo dweller. : HOPI
16. Garden pest. : APHID
17. Well-known cartoonist. : ARNO
18. River into the Baltic, 563 miles. : ODER
19. Famous name in Kentucky. : BOONE
20. Card. : POSTAL
22. Groups of attendants. : RETINUES
24. Turnovers. : PIES
26. Like a certain tree. : PINY
27. Broken record. : FOURMINUTEMILE
33. Deserts one's party. : BOLTS
34. Defoe's Flanders and others. : MOLLS
35. Succeeded. : DID
36. Mythical warrior. : ARES
37. 100 kopecks. : RUBLE
38. Dross. : SLAG
39. Made haste. : RAN
40. Martinique Island volcano. : PELEE
41. Room for linen, pitchers, etc. : EWERY
42. Acheron, Cocytus, Styx. : MYTHICALRIVERS
45. Having the form of a horseshoe. : UCUT
46. Territory. : SOIL
47. Without a focus. : ACENTRIC
51. Rural symbol of anger. : WETHEN
55. Zulus' language. : BANTU
56. Girl's name. : OLGA
58. Affluence. : EASE
59. Juice drink. : CIDER
60. Type of lighting. : NEON
61. Spring. : RISE
62. Snoozer's sound. : SNORE
63. Dunks. : SOPS
64. Coasting vehicle. : SLED
1. Flutter. : FLAP
2. Flying machine. : AERO
3. In: French. : DANS
4. Parry O'Brien's forte. : SHOTPUTS
5. Author Asch. : SHOLEM
6. Coal scuttle. : HOD
7. Copier. : APER
8. Persons using secret influence. : WIREPULLERS
9. Prototypes of the "Seven Brides." : SABINES
10. What William Penn is to Pennsylvania. : EPONYM
11. Pronoun. : THOU
12. Tooth. : TINE
13. Lyric poems. : ODES
21. Brings to public notice. : AIRS
23. Count. : TITLE
25. Counterfeit displays. : SIMULATIONS
27. Raid for spoils. : FORAY
28. Sweet-smelling. : OLENT
29. ___ Prize. : NOBEL
30. Rip Van Winkle was one. : IDLER
31. Some homecoming fishermen. : LIARS
32. Ready to flare up. : EDGY
33. Yeast formed in brewing. : BARM
37. Appears at intervals. : RECUR
38. Is oppressed by heat. : SWELTERS
40. Vivid description. : PICTURE
41. Girl's nickname. : EVIE
43. Nimrod. : HUNTER
44. Hoover and Hickenlooper. : IOWANS
47. First principles. : ABCS
48. Ancestor of Lamech. : CAIN
49. Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
50. Famous B. C. queen. : CLEO
52. Weather phenomenon. : HAIL
53. Being: Latin. : ESSE
54. "A friend in ___ . . . " : NEED
57. Political initials. : GOP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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