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New York Times, Thursday, January 14, 1954

Author: Louise Rabb
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Louise Rabb has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,661
Across Down
1. Centers of certain systems. : SUNS
5. Users of prayer wheels. : LAMAS
10. Winner of 3 Down in 1925. : SHAW
14. Enough: Poetic. : ENOW
15. Suppose: Humorous. : OPINE
16. Major port of Honshu. : KOBE
17. Brass-wind instrument. : TUBA
18. Art gallery in Florence. : PITTI
19. Concerning. : INRE
20. Fish dish. : SMELTS
22. 1921 Nobel prize winner. : EINSTEIN
24. 1930 prize winner. : LEWIS
26. Spanish muralist. : SERT
27. On deck. : TOPSIDE
29. Old-time sentimental novel by Augusta Jane Evans. : STELMO
33. Make a mistake. : ERR
34. Molars, bicuspids, etc. : TEETH
37. Maurois' biography of Shelley. : ARIEL
38. Shield. : EGIS
40. Emulate Peter Ibbetson. : DREAM
42. "The ___ at eve . . . " : STAG
43. Members of the Third Reich. : NAZIS
45. Glacial phenomenon. : SERAC
47. Girl's name. : EDA
48. Fisherman's lines. : SNELLS
50. Forward course: French. : PROGRES
52. Animal's hideaway. : LAIR
54. Port of Rome. : OSTIA
55. Instruments like xylophones. : MARIMBAS
59. Half of a "hurried and confused" word. : HELTER
62. Man's nickname. : ABIE
63. Thomas Mann's daughter. : ERIKA
65. City fellow, in the West. : DUDE
66. Author known for 1925 book. : LOOS
67. Make merry. : REVEL
68. Opera star Berger. : ERNA
69. Famous fictional lawyer. : TUTT
70. Large baglike fishing net. : TRAWL
71. Business event. : DEAL
1. Figures in a square dance. : SETS
2. E pluribus ___. : UNUM
3. Headline event in Stockholm or Oslo. : NOBELPRIZE
4. Hollows in wet, marshy ground. : SWALES
5. Not symmetrical. : LOPSIDED
6. High mountain in the Himalayas, 23,400 ft. : API
7. Small creature. : MITE
8. They vote no. : ANTIS
9. Relatives of 70 Across. : SEINES
10. Moves along quickly. : SKITTERS
11. Sharpen. : HONE
12. Shelter or dugout: French. : ABRI
13. Suppose: Archaic. : WEEN
21. Upbraid. : TWIT
23. Senhorita: Abbr. : SRTA
25. They know the future. : SEERS
27. Bobby soxer's years. : TEENS
28. Musical instrument. : ORGAN
30. Churchill's prize, 1953. : LITERATURE
31. Winner at Gettysburg, 1863. : MEADE
32. Miss Nethersole and others. : OLGAS
35. Where a foursome foregathers. : TEE
36. Arthur Marx. : HARPO
39. Most foolish. : SILLIEST
41. 1953 prize winner. : MARSHALL
44. Not a compliment. : SLAM
46. Shelter for birds. : COTE
49. Willa Cather's middle name. : SIBERT
51. Tinged with gold. : GILDED
53. Of thinner texture. : RARER
55. Ingredient of ale. : MALT
56. Eastern name. : ABOU
57. Relative of 67 Across. : RIOT
58. Hindu deity with four arms. : SIVA
60. Actress Best. : EDNA
61. What life is. : REAL
64. Suburb of London with famous botanical garden. : KEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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