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New York Times, Wednesday, September 1, 1954

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Writer Davis. : ELMER
6. Promote the sale of. : PUSH
10. Indian chief. : RAJA
14. River through Venetia. : PIAVE
15. Samoan port. : APIA
16. School tryout. : EXAM
17. Figurines, vases, etc. : OBJETSDART
19. Rover's friend. : FIDO
20. One interested in the news. : NEO
21. Frees. : RIDS
22. Stirs up. : RAISES
24. Previously. : ALREADY
26. Shout noisily. : BAWL
27. Small fresh-water fish. : DACE
28. Made still. : BECALMED
32. Perch. : ROOST
34. Having too much dialogue. : TALKY
35. Gone by. : AGO
36. Harness part. : HAME
37. Bottom frames of doors. : SILLS
38. Bit. : SNIP
39. Exclamation. : OHO
40. Accumulation of pebbles on a slope. : SCREE
41. Half of a popular pastry. : RUSSE
42. Sighs. : SUSPIRES
44. French name. : RENE
45. Extol. : LAUD
46. Cloth used for bookbinding. : BUCKRAM
49. Self-possession. : APLOMB
52. Short-tailed rodent. : PACA
53. Churchill's sign. : VEE
54. European. : SLAV
55. Scoundrel. : BLACKGUARD
58. Artist Greenway. : KATE
59. Apiece. : EACH
60. Actor Truex. : ERNIE
61. Common suffix. : STER
62. Solves. : DOES
63. Locations. : SITES
Down
1. Roman goddess of horses. : EPONA
2. Injury to one's reputation. : LIBEL
3. Chief stewards. : MAJORDOMOS
4. Girl's name. : EVE
5. Disavow (a statement). : RETRACT
6. Where rice grows. : PADDY
7. Poisonous tree. : UPAS
8. Title. : SIR
9. Useful front-hall equipment. : HATRACKS
10. Necessity for a ball-point pen. : REFILL
11. Late, unlamented entente. : AXIS
12. Hard ornamental stone. : JADE
13. Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
18. Slope of a hill. : SIDE
23. Off. : AWAY
25. Alleviate. : EASE
26. Very attractive girl. : BELLE
28. Large packages. : BALES
29. Wodehouse's Jeeves. : MANSERVANT
30. Protection. : EGIS
31. Inside info. : DOPE
32. Greek letters. : RHOS
33. Part of Hawaii. : OAHU
34. Worn out. : TIRED
37. Cleansed. : SCRUBBED
38. Submerged. : SUNK
40. Gulf, arm of South China Sea. : SIAM
41. Locks up again. : RECAGES
43. Shorebird. : PLOVER
44. The horses left behind in a race. : RUCK
46. Family of composers. : BACHS
47. Lofty hideout. : AERIE
48. Ancient Asians. : MEDES
49. Inquires. : ASKS
50. Town map. : PLAT
51. Recently. : LATE
52. Walk. : PACE
56. Vientiane native. : LAO
57. Alpine canton of Switzerland. : URI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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