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New York Times, Friday, January 1, 1954

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,648

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Traveler's constant companion. : PASSPORT
9. Two cents worth. : POSTAL
15. Test taker. : EXAMINEE
16. Public opinion. : REPUTE
17. Adriatic citizen. : ALBANIAN
18. Country with a new king. : ARABIA
19. Vital ship's timber. : KEEL
20. Singularly. : ODDLY
22. Punishments to fit the crimes. : RAPS
23. Describing a lighthouse keeper's job. : LONELIEST
26. Legal claim on property. : LIEN
28. Legally affects past performances. : RETROACTS
32. Tailless insect-eater of Madagascar. : TENREC
34. Despoiled. : REFT
35. Altar in the sky. : ARA
36. Representative: Abbr. : AGT
37. Where Tangier is: Abbr. : MOR
39. Wheel track. : RUT
40. Brief swim. : DIP
41. Sea: Fr. : MER
42. Made into a unit. : ONED
44. Bounds for soldiers. : LIMITS
46. Elephant's trunk. : PROBOSCIS
49. Figure on a tag. : SIZE
50. Hatched, as a plot. : INCUBATED
52. Impartial. : JUST
55. Signor Balbo, late Italian flyer. : ITALO
56. Rudeness at the door. : SLAM
60. A boxer's double punch. : ONETWO
62. Cheer from the sky. : SUNSHINE
64. Bayou boat. : BATEAU
65. Other Adriatic citizens. : ITALIANS
66. Spiced tongues. : SLANGS
67. Oddly accented songs from Trinidad. : CALYPSOS
Down
1. One's prime. : PEAK
2. Wagon part. : AXLE
3. Quien ___? (Who knows?): Span. : SABE
4. More compact. : SMALLER
5. Campaign button. : PIN
6. Spanish ___. : ONION
7. Charles Laughton, for instance. : READER
8. Benny Leonard's toughest opponent. : TENDLER
9. Very devout. : PRAYERFUL
10. Above, in one syllable. : OER
11. City of Stoics. : SPARTA
12. Deep-voiced horn. : TUBA
13. On tiptoe. : ATIP
14. Where sheep may graze. : LEAS
21. European "quart." : LITER
24. Number of Earth's satellites. : ONEMOON
25. A piece of stupidity: Fr. : SOTTISE
26. Light: French. : LEGER
27. Musical opening: Jazz slang. : INTRO
29. Spanish port near Gibraltar. : CADIZ
30. Meaningless from repetition. : TRITE
31. Undermines. : SAPS
32. Pack down. : TAMP
33. Aware. : CONSCIOUS
38. Shorten again. : RECUT
43. Having two atoms of a univalent metal. : DIBASIC
45. Between stem and stern. : MIDSHIP
47. Nipped. : BITTEN
48. An Italian toast. : SALUTA
51. Of sound quality. : TONAL
52. Examples of patronage. : JOBS
53. Single. : UNAL
54. A bristle. : SETA
57. Geologically important series of bluish rocks. : LIAS
58. ___ mundi (in the year of the world): Lat. : ANNO
59. Soldier's meal. : MESS
61. Droll conversationalist. : WAG
63. Cunning. : SLY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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