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New York Times, Monday, August 23, 1954

Author:
M. S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,882
Across
1. Strong but pliant. : TOUGH
6. Thomas ___ Edison. : ALVA
10. Breakfast food. : BRAN
14. Former U. N. agency : UNRRA
15. Justice Stanley ___. : REED
16. City on the Truckee. : RENO
17. Decorate with brilliants. : BEGEM
18. Callender residents. : CANADIANS
20. Long stories of adventure. : SAGAS
22. Symbol of a New England state. : PINETREE
23. Prow. : STEM
25. TV star. : COCA
26. Mrs. Nixon. : PAT
29. ___ Selassie. : HAILE
31. Geraint's lady. : ENID
34. Inkling. : IDEA
36. Predecessor of FOA. : MSA
37. Milne character. : WINNIE
39. Wedding reception word. : CONGRATULATIONS
42. Bright-colored tropical bird. : TROGON
43. Jellify. : GEL
44. Connectives. : ANDS
45. Wanders. : ERRS
46. Common verb. : SHALL
48. Bud of a potato. : EYE
49. Staff member. : AIDE
51. Money in Teheran. : RIAL
53. Broke into fragments. : SHIVERED
57. Not notable. : SMALL
60. Made magnetic: Var. : POLARISED
62. Pipe. : BRIAR
64. Encourage. : ABET
65. Well-known canine. : FALA
66. Male duck. : DRAKE
67. Margaret ___. : ROSE
68. Poetic contraction. : TWAS
69. Actor Lew. : AYRES
Down
1. Bath. : TUB
2. Little ___. : ONES
3. Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
4. Actor Peck and others. : GREGS
5. Biblical city of Syria. : HAMATH
6. Rainbow. : ARC
7. Spring. : LEAP
8. Where the Bridge of Sighs is. : VENICE
9. Hershey's bell town. : ADANO
10. "Rule, ___." : BRITANNIA
11. Bring up. : REAR
12. Young princess. : ANNE
13. Muzzle. : NOSE
19. Lie. : DECEIT
21. Occupant of a crow's nest. : SEAMAN
24. Atmospheric phenomenon. : MIST
26. Former inhabitant of Scotland. : PICT
27. Worship. : ADORE
28. Brian Sullivan, for instance. : TENOR
30. Something amusing. : LAUGH
32. Hole ___. : INONE
33. French composer. : DINDY
35. Make worse. : AGGRAVATE
37. The Duchess of Windsor. : WALLIS
38. Being: Latin. : ESSE
40. Brighter. : ROSIER
41. Tragic role. : LEAR
46. Back-and-forth motion. : SEESAW
47. Greek letter. : LAMBDA
50. Meaning. : DRIFT
52. Ball player Doby. : LARRY
53. Wrangle. : SPAR
54. Migratory worker. : HOBO
55. Small bodies of land: Fr. : ILES
56. Walter ___ Mare. : DELA
58. Deceiver. : LIAR
59. Okeechobee. : LAKE
61. German article. : DAS
63. Dwelling: Abbr. : RES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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