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New York Times, Tuesday, August 3, 1954

Author: Marjorie Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,862
Across Down
1. Miss Hutton. : BABS
5. Kudos. : FAME
9. Nickname of a well-known golfer. : BABE
13. Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
14. Shaped piece of steel. : IBAR
15. Deft and active. : AGILE
17. New England resort. : BARHARBOR
19. Cordelia's sister. : REGAN
20. Designating finches, shrikes, larks, etc. : OSCINE
21. Eight: Prefix. : OCT
23. American Indian. : OTO
24. Stature: Abbr. : HGT
25. Hair clasps. : BARRETTES
28. Nonsense!: Slang. : BLAH
30. N. Y. village near Roosevelt International Bridge. : MASSENA
31. Of the air: Comb. form. : AER
32. Small roles. : BITS
33. Fit to be eaten. : EDIBLE
37. Canes. : RATTANS
39. Kind of theatre. : OPENAIR
40. Protect. : INSURE
41. Suffix for young or old. : STER
42. Mr. Peepers' Aunt Lil drives one. : REO
43. More unfeeling. : STONIER
45. Part of A.D. : ANNO
46. Mediterranean port. : BARCELONA
49. Touchdowns. : TDS
50. Eastern title. : AGA
51. Pompadour base. : RAT
52. Blow a whistle. : TOOTLE
55. French girl's name. : RENEE
57. Primitive. : BARBAROUS
60. Indignation. : ANGER
61. Relative of a barcarole. : ARIA
62. Sea birds. : ERNS
63. Easy multipliers. : TENS
64. Esteemed. : DEAR
65. Pintail duck. : SMEE
1. Pitcher Newsom. : BOBO
2. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
3. Graphs. : BARCHARTS
4. Phrase describing size. : SOHIGH
5. Drought peril. : FIRE
6. Yarn for the warp. : ABB
7. Chinese Red. : MAO
8. Slips. : ERRORS
9. Character in "The Iceman Cometh." : BARTENDER
10. Middle ___. : AGE
11. Narrow-minded person. : BIGOT
12. Make joyful. : ELATE
16. Slugger Slaughter. : ENOS
18. Crawler. : ANT
22. Woodbine. : CREEPER
25. What 16 Down does. : BATS
26. Symbol of obstinacy. : ASS
27. Tinfoil for mirrors. : TAIN
28. Adriatic port. : BARI
29. Spare. : LEAN
30. Village near Mitchel Field. : MINEOLA
32. Traders. : BARTERERS
34. Tour rural areas giving performances. : BARNSTORM
35. A claim on property. : LIEN
36. Humorous slang suffix. : EROO
38. Italian dialect: Abbr. : TUSC
39. Great Barrier Island of New Zealand. : OTEA
41. Sloth, for instance. : SIN
44. Pretty good! : NOTBAD
45. Is just crazy about. : ADORES
46. Theda of the silents. : BARA
47. Stars' representative. : AGENT
48. Part of a mountain chain. : RANGE
49. "Get thee ___ nunnery." : TOA
52. Shaped piece of steel. : TBAR
53. Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
54. To be: Latin. : ESSE
56. Poetic time of day. : EEN
58. Common verb. : ARE
59. Creek. : RIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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