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New York Times, Saturday, August 7, 1954

Author: Israel Gitter
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,866
Across Down
1. Burnoose wearer. : ARAB
5. Recordings. : TAPES
10. A type: Abbr. : ITAL
14. Varnish for airplanes. : DOPE
15. Sultan's decree. : IRADE
16. Singer Ponselle. : ROSA
17. Colorful group in any capital. : DIPLOMATICCORPS
20. Ubiquitous. : ALLOVER
21. Conveyance. : TRANSIT
22. Satan's work. : EVIL
23. Strong, brave and noble. : HEROIC
24. Wrong side up. : FACEDOWN
28. "High ___." : TOR
29. Euphemistic oath. : EGAD
30. Northern sea duck. : COOT
32. Bright lights. : NEONS
36. Go astray. : ERR
37. Divided country. : KOREA
39. ___ media, (middle way). : VIA
40. Old-fashioned. : DATED
43. Spanish painter. : DALI
44. Famous English Quaker. : PENN
45. Home: Abbr. : RES
47. Gave asylum to. : HARBORED
49. Forward: Italian. : AVANTI
52. Object of criticism. : BUTT
53. Brigadier general's insigne. : ONESTAR
54. Distance within which voices can be heard. : EARSHOT
57. Part of a planetarium. : CELESTIALSPHERE
59. Bull: Comb. form. : TAUR
60. City official of early Rome. : EDILE
61. Gemsbok. : ORYX
62. Present ___. : ARMS
63. Arched roofs. : DOMES
64. Aptitude ___. : TEST
1. River in Italy. : ADDA
2. Displease. : ROIL
3. Something that can be upset. : APPLECART
4. Second word of the marriage ceremony. : BELOVED
5. Part of a bank vault. : TIMELOCK
6. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
7. Suitably. : PAT
8. Girl's name. : EDITH
9. Top ___. : SECRET
10. Mesabi's output. : IRONORE
11. Bodily trunks. : TORSI
12. Meat juice jelly. : ASPIC
13. Shoe factory item. : LAST
18. Roman poet. : OVID
19. Actress Leslie. : CARON
24. Dairy farm necessity. : FEED
25. Taj Mahal's locale. : AGRA
26. Actress Peggy. : WOOD
27. Girl's name. : NORAH
31. Tissue: Anat. : TELA
33. Popular song of 1917. : OVERTHERE
34. Redlegs or Indians. : NINE
35. Famous literary pen name. : SAND
38. Factors in U. S. global strategy. : AIRBASES
41. Blackboard equipment. : ERASERS
42. Marks on enameled surfaces. : DENTS
44. Haphazard try. : POTSHOT
46. Said. : STATED
48. ___ gun. : BURP
49. Close: Poet. : ANEAR
50. Soft palate. : VELUM
51. Part of the eye: Comb. form. : IRIDO
53. Numerical combining form. : OCTA
54. French pronoun. : ELLE
55. Adjective suffixes. : ORYS
56. Theme. : TEXT
58. Purpose. : AIM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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