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New York Times, Tuesday, August 17, 1954

Author: M. S. Manning
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,876
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1. Rents. : LETS
5. Man of Yemen. : ARAB
9. Present. : GIFT
13. Seaport in the Near East. : ACRE
14. Shakespearean character. : PARIS
16. Highly spiced stew. : OLLA
17. ___ Islands. : PHILIPPINE
19. Mr. Atlee. : CLEM
20. Perfumed ointment. : POMADE
21. Capital visited by Elizabeth II. : ADELAIDE
23. Caused to go. : SENT
25. Jump or jerk. : START
26. Let go, as an opportunity. : PASSEDUP
30. Vacation places. : HOTELS
33. Small bags for small articles. : ETUIS
34. Gives way to anger. : FUMES
36. Milled part of a coin. : RIM
37. Rounded projection. : LOBE
38. Top vertebra of the neck. : ATLAS
39. She kissed Santa Claus. : MAMA
40. Shade tree. : ELM
41. Oily, acrid liquid. : FUSEL
42. Supply food. : CATER
43. Puffs up. : ELATES
45. Most severe. : STERNEST
47. Soap box talks. : RANTS
49. Copied. : APED
50. Beneficiaries of the U. N. program. : CHILDREN
53. Expose to air. : AERATE
57. Byway. : LANE
58. Imbues. : INOCULATES
60. Roasting place. : OVEN
61. Lt. Genevieve. : ANGEL
62. German city on the Rhine. : KOLN
63. Nuisance. : PEST
64. African fox. : ASSE
65. Fencing sword. : EPEE
1. Native of northern Norway. : LAPP
2. Mountain phenomenon. : ECHO
3. Neat. : TRIM
4. Recent royal visitor to U. S. : SELASSIE
5. Affix. : APPEND
6. Light blow. : RAP
7. Melody. : ARIA
8. Obligates by duty. : BINDS
9. Stroller. : GOCART
10. Without book learning. : ILLITERATE
11. Went swiftly. : FLED
12. Unexciting. : TAME
15. Boils. : SEETHES
18. French notions. : IDEES
22. Cambodia's neighbor. : LAOS
24. College in Massachusetts. : TUFTS
26. Volcano in French West Indies. : PELEE
27. Bikini. : ATOLL
28. Sea Wolf and Nautilus. : SUBMARINES
29. Whimpers. : PULES
31. Fruits. : LIMES
32. Capable. : SMART
35. British colony since 1814. : MALTA
38. Country awaiting a peace treaty. : AUSTRIA
39. Poisonous plant. : MANDRAKE
41. Parry: Poet. : FEND
42. Basket. : CREEL
44. People who have special ability. : TALENT
46. Shoulder: French. : EPAULE
48. Tropical shrub. : SENNA
50. Hoofbeat. : CLOP
51. Cause to be. : HAVE
52. Wooden blocks. : NOGS
54. On. : ATOP
55. Part of TV. : TELE
56. Relative of a serf. : ESNE
59. These: Fr. : CES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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