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New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 1954

Author:
William F. Bulow
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,878

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Across
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Macaws. : ARAS
5
Island paradise near Sumatra. : BALI
9
Heavy woven cloth for curtain, carpet, etc. : TAPIS
14
Philippine Moslem. : MORO
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Mrs. Cantor and others. : IDAS
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Wear away. : ERODE
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River flowing through Munich. : ISAR
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Canterbury's county. : KENT
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Passage. : AISLE
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This puts airplanes off course. : SIDEWIND
22
Slow down in skiing. : STEM
23
Salt or pepper. : SEASON
24
Frying pan. : SPIDER
28
Einstein is one by adoption. : PRINCETONIAN
32
Rye fungus. : ERGOT
35
Patronize a restaurant. : EATAT
36
Suitable. : DUE
37
Forward. : PERT
38
Dismiss. : EXPEL
39
Political negative. : VETO
40
"A pig ___ poke." : INA
41
Weasel's relative. : OTTER
42
U. S. Open champion, 1952. : BOROS
43
Professional sampler. : COFFEETASTER
46
Stretching muscle. : TENSOR
47
Capers. : ANTICS
51
Afghanistan prince. : AMIR
53
Unleavened corn cake. : TORTILLA
55
Actor Fonda. : HENRY
57
Inventory. : LIST
58
Unruffled. : COOL
59
Cover with jewels. : ENGEM
60
___ de Pinos. : ISLA
61
Grafted: Heraldry. : ENTE
62
Washington hostess. : MESTA
63
Old school. : ETON
64
Garden vegetables: Dial. : SASS
Down
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Beside the mark. : AMISS
2
Girl in an old song. : ROSIE
3
Plowed land. : ARADA
4
Subject about which one is sensitive. : SORESPOT
5
Brief bathing suit. : BIKINI
6
Afro-Arabian gulf. : ADEN
7
Painter. : LANDSCAPEARTIST
8
Noun suffix. : IST
9
Oolong. : TEA
10
Ascended. : ARISEN
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Mail carrier of the pony express. : POSTRIDER
12
Futile. : IDLE
13
Appear. : SEEM
21
Infusion of malt, in beer making. : WORT
25
Singer Roberta. : PETERS
26
A type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Period. : DOT
29
Almost. : NEXTTO
30
Beach wagon. : AUTO
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Admirers of new trends. : NEOS
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Homeric. : EPIC
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Separation center. : RENO
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Horticultural propagations. : GRAFTINGS
38
French summers. : ETES
39
Whirlpools. : VORTICES
41
Wine: Comb. form. : OEN
42
Inclined. : BENT
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Weasel. : FERRET
45
Kilt pattern. : TARTAN
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Actress Massey. : ILONA
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Coagulates. : CLOTS
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Closing out operations. : SALES
51
Skeptical cough. : AHEM
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Part of the handwriting on the wall. : MENE
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This was Christiania. : OSLO
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Singer Sumac. : YMA
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False action. : LIE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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