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New York Times, Monday, August 16, 1954

Author:
Edward Early
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Edward Early has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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C
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A
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P
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G
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T
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,875
Across
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TV star. : COCA
5
Attacks of coryza. : COLDS
10
He changes colors. : DYER
14
Eurasian range. : URAL
15
A color. : AZURE
16
Depend (with "on"). : RELY
17
Rascally opera hero. : BARBEROFSEVILLE
20
Quite. : ALL
21
Declaim violently. : RANT
22
City on Trinity River. : DALLAS
23
Struck hard. : SMOTE
25
Edison's "Park." : MENLO
26
Head of a convent. : ABBESS
28
I saw: Latin. : VIDI
29
Big success: Slang. : WOW
32
Spur. : GOAD
33
Man's nickname. : HAL
34
Opera heroine. : TOSCA
36
Llamas' habitat. : ANDES
38
"Come ___ My House." : ONA
39
New York county. : YATES
40
Nut. : PECAN
41
Sword's rival. : PEN
42
Household necessity. : SOAP
43
Historic time. : ERA
44
Wading bird. : IBIS
46
Nickname for a thin man. : SKINNY
48
Politician's concern. : VOTES
50
Former political symbol. : MOOSE
51
Odor. : STENCH
53
Style of dress. : GARB
54
Trudge. : PAD
57
Where the Giant's Causeway is. : NORTHERNIRELAND
60
Forearm bone. : ULNA
61
Alan Ladd role. : SHANE
62
German girl's name. : ERNA
63
Pant. : GASP
64
Symbol of surrender in the ring. : TOWEL
65
Endorse: Colloq. : OKAY
Down
1
Where Isle of Pines is. : CUBA
2
Spoken. : ORAL
3
Tourist attraction in New Mexico. : CARLSBADCAVERNS
4
Capital of the Empire State: Abbr. : ALB
5
Weight units for gold. : CARATS
6
Pure air: Colloq. : OZONE
7
Judy Garland's married name. : LUFT
8
Members of A. M. A. : DRS
9
Describing some rye bread. : SEEDED
10
Coarse cotton cloth. : DRILL
11
Great wildlife sanctuary. : YELLOWSTONEPARK
12
Girl's name. : ELLA
13
Sandwich loaves. : RYES
18
Valentine's aide. : EROS
19
Table with mirrors. : VANITY
24
Mythical sorceress. : MEDEA
25
Leading European silk center. : MILAN
26
Open-mouthed. : AGAPE
27
Howler. : BONER
28
Expanded parts of a feather. : VANES
30
River's destination. : OCEAN
31
Like a hornet. : WASPY
33
New Mexico Indians. : HOPIS
35
Irrigated place in the Negev. : OASIS
37
Tell on: Slang. : SNITCH
45
An order. : BEHEST
46
Sour-juiced plant. : SORREL
47
Osaka Bay port. : KOBE
49
Ready to be drawn. : ONTAP
50
Its motto is "Dirigo." : MAINE
51
Secure. : SNUG
52
Indian unit of weight. : TOLA
53
Corrode. : GNAW
55
Gertrude Lawrence's last role. : ANNA
56
Headline of 1944. : DDAY
58
Greek letter. : RHO
59
Zodiac sign. : LEO

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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