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New York Times, Friday, August 6, 1954

Author: Alice Cook
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,865
Across Down
1. Gaily gambol. : SKIP
5. Fish. : SHAD
9. Bird of ill omen. : RAVEN
14. Margaret Langdon's heroine. : ANNA
15. Infinitive of action. : TOGO
16. At a speedy gait. : APACE
17. Obstinate. : PIGHEADED
19. A very short time. : TRICE
20. Sainte: Abbr. : STE
21. Put aside and ignored. : PIGEONHOLED
23. Had on. : WORE
24. A very long time. : EON
25. Traditional living quarters for artists. : ATTICS
28. Command to a dog. : HEEL
30. Fifty-six. : LVI
33. Bed for a traveler. : BERTH
34. Having very keen sight. : EAGLEEYED
36. Auricular. : OTIC
37. Pick-up job for the S. P. C. A. : STRAY
38. Erudition. : LORE
39. Old-style and worn out. : MOTHEATEN
41. A feather. : PINNA
42. Chemical suffix. : ANE
43. Calendar abbr. : TUES
44. Kisses of olden days. : BUSSES
45. Thus. : SIC
46. Deceitful trick. : RUSE
47. Clownish trick. : MONKEYSHINE
52. Greek letter. : PSI
55. Word on an Air Letter. : AVION
56. Avoid making one's position clear. : PUSSYFOOT
58. Opera center in Europe. : MILAN
59. Away from the wind. : ALEE
60. Otherwise. : ELSE
61. Girl's name meaning noble. : ADELE
62. American educator. : MANN
63. Displays of fauna. : ZOOS
1. Vital fluids. : SAPS
2. Interlock. : KNIT
3. Prize-winning playwright. : INGE
4. Bosh! : PAH
5. Flights. : STAIRS
6. Half of a jumbled mixture. : HODGE
7. Awry. : AGEE
8. Symbol of extinction. : DODO
9. Symbolic place for wasted money. : RATHOLE
10. Paved area around hangars. : APRON
11. Inventor in the telephone field. : VAIL
12. Behold! : ECCE
13. Want. : NEED
18. Period of time. : EPOCH
22. Senator from West Virginia. : NEELY
23. Cat fancier. : WITCH
25. Large snake of the tropics. : ABOMA
26. Scenic range near Yellowstone. : TETON
27. Hackneyed. : TRITE
28. Speedy runners. : HARES
29. American writer. : EGAN
30. Where Ampère was born. : LYONS
31. Pioneer of science fiction. : VERNE
32. Cerebration products. : IDEAS
34. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
35. Girl's name. : ELISE
37. Pert. : SAUCY
40. French man's name. : ETIENNE
41. Head man at Harvard. : PUSEY
44. Laboratory burner. : BUNSEN
45. To your health! : SKOAL
46. Up. : RISEN
47. She had a fictitious bank account. : MAMA
48. Poet of the year one. : OVID
49. Cheops' river. : NILE
50. Countries south of the border: Abbr. : SPAM
51. A pantomime dance. : HULA
52. A ball and mallet game. : POLO
53. Indifferent. : SOSO
54. Common suffixes. : ITES
57. Tarboosh. : FEZ

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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