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New York Times, Monday, August 2, 1954

Author:
Edward Early
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Edward Early has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,861
Across
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Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
5
Up stage. : ALOOF
10
Public vehicles. : CABS
14
Famous Spanish painter. : GOYA
15
Agencies. : MEDIA
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Wings. : ALAE
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Burning Tree activity. : GOLF
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Fruit skins. : PEELS
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Girl's name. : VERA
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Certain highway men. : SPEEDERS
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Bridge items. : TRICKS
24
Obstructs. : BARS
25
Landy's record mile, for instance. : FEAT
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Plot. : SCHEME
29
Time for a happy birthday. : TENYEARS
33
Dusters. : COATS
34
Early housing projects. : CAVES
35
Impatient exclamation. : BAH
36
Pasha and Baba. : ALIS
37
Annoyed. : IRKED
38
Type of ranch for city folk. : DUDE
39
Bosh! : ROT
40
Scoff. : SNEER
41
Pretty girl: Slang. : CUTIE
42
More frolicsome. : FRISKIER
44
Author of "The Sea Around Us." : CARSON
45
Actor Holt and others. : TIMS
46
Its flower is a scarlet carnation. : OHIO
47
Birthplace of St. Francis. : ASSISI
50
Member of a royal family. : PRINCESS
54
Memorable song in "Show Boat." : BILL
55
The late President Weizmann. : CHAIM
57
Pile. : HEAP
58
False god. : BAAL
59
Author of moral tales. : AESOP
60
Italian island. : ELBA
61
Girl's nickname. : EMMY
62
French city. : LYONS
63
Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
Down
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Occasional guided missiles. : EGGS
2
Chicago district. : LOOP
3
Village in Scotland. : KYLE
4
Sure things. : SAFEBETS
5
Unit of current. : AMPERE
6
Oblique looks. : LEERS
7
Poems. : ODES
8
Motor necessity. : OIL
9
Attached. : FASTENED
10
Seaport on Manila Bay. : CAVITE
11
Actor Guinness. : ALEC
12
Cheops' vessel. : BARK
13
Broad expanses. : SEAS
21
Norris and Coolidge. : DAMS
23
Counselor Jenkins and others. : RAYS
25
Great excitement. : FEVER
26
Neckpiece. : SCARF
27
TV future. : COLOR
28
Its capital is Port-au-Prince. : HAITI
29
One who accepts a bet. : TAKER
30
Borders on. : ABUTS
31
Receiving set. : RADIO
32
Headliner on 31 Down. : SHEEN
34
Indians. : CREES
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Antagonistic. : INIMICAL
38
Giant skipper. : DUROCHER
40
Art Tokle's equipment. : SKIS
41
Biblical name. : CAIN
43
"Oft in the ___ night ... " : STILLY
44
Small apes. : CHIMPS
46
Constellation. : ORION
47
French cleric. : ABBE
48
Tuptim's land. : SIAM
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Old card game. : SLAM
50
El ___, Texas. : PASO
51
Slippery. : EELY
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Quién ___ (who knows?) : SABE
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Mineral springs. : SPAS
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Exclamation of surprise. : HEY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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