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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
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,861
Across Down
1. Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
5. Up stage. : ALOOF
10. Public vehicles. : CABS
14. Famous Spanish painter. : GOYA
15. Agencies. : MEDIA
16. Wings. : ALAE
17. Burning Tree activity. : GOLF
18. Fruit skins. : PEELS
19. Girl's name. : VERA
20. Certain highway men. : SPEEDERS
22. Bridge items. : TRICKS
24. Obstructs. : BARS
25. Landy's record mile, for instance. : FEAT
26. 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
1. 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
37. 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
49. Old card game. : SLAM
50. El ___, Texas. : PASO
51. Slippery. : EELY
52. Quién ___ (who knows?) : SABE
53. Mineral springs. : SPAS
56. Exclamation of surprise. : HEY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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