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MIXED DOUBLES

New York Times, Sunday, January 17, 1954

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 101-Down clue had "Altdorfis"; corrected this to "Altdorf is."
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,664
Across Down
1. The world of research. : SCIENCE
8. Herd fright. : PANIC
13. Made to work as a group. : TEAMED
19. Mortarboard decorations. : TASSELS
20. Fallacies in logic. : IDOLA
21. Kettledrums. : TIMPANI
22. Mexican police. : RURALES
23. A "dead duck." : GONER
24. Large orange butterfly. : EMPEROR
25. Man's palindromic name. : ASA
26. Sport shoes. : LOAFERS
28. Ensnare. : INNET
30. Cry of belittlement. : TUT
31. News morsel. : ITEM
33. It's made from coal, water and air. : NYLON
34. Guten ___ (good evening): Ger. : ABEND
35. Wine: Comb. form. : VINI
36. McKinley's birthplace. : NILES
38. Scots name. : IAN
39. The Blue Nile in Ethiopia. : ABBAI
40. "___ over lightly." : ONCE
41. Persons of superficial learning. : SCIOLISTS
43. Cattle pests in South Africa. : TSETSEFLIES
46. Needs. : WANTS
47. ___ Sarasin, Thai Ambassador. : POTE
48. Relative of smaze. : SMOG
49. Lemuel Shepherd's men. : MARINES
52. Celebrity. : FAME
53. Dwellers in Sandusky. : OHIOANS
56. Government man. : AGENT
57. Upholstery trimming. : PIPINGCORD
59. Useful Latin abbreviation. : ETC
61. Spruce. : TRIG
62. Political districts. : PREFECTURES
64. Tea plant. : THEA
65. A sheep in its second year. : TEG
66. Wife of Pluto. : PROSERPINA
67. Savage eel. : MORAY
68. Coat crisply. : ENCRUST
70. Bird calls. : COOS
71. Shaving lotions. : BAYRUMS
73. Officer's man. : AIDE
74. Nest lining. : DOWN
75. U. S. jet. : SABRE
76. Feature of Florida or California. : ORANGEGROVE
80. Bit part. : MINORROLE
84. Silent star Negri. : POLA
85. Pointer. : AIMER
86. Naturally packaged food. : EGG
87. Nonedible baloney. : HOKUM
88. Actor Jannings. : EMIL
89. State of peace and serenity. : ORDER
90. Wild rose. : BRIAR
92. Noodlehead: Slang. : SIMP
93. Coursed. : RAN
94. Vacation cowboys. : DUDES
95. Rehearsed. : DRILLED
97. Nothing. : NIL
98. Make cartoons move. : ANIMATE
100. City on the Po. : TURIN
102. Relative of marjoram. : OREGANO
104. Warren, Burton, Minton, et al. : NINEMEN
105. Persian: Comb. form. : IRANO
106. Fugitive from home. : RUNAWAY
107. Macbeth's "fatal vision." : DAGGER
108. Mentions for bravery. : CITES
109. Closes in. : ENSEALS
1. Passages of music. : STRAINS
2. Satirical. : CAUSTIC
3. Constituent of Sharett. : ISRAELI
4. Economic agency. : ESA
5. Curiosity Shop girl. : NELL
6. Athenian demagogue who fought Sparta, 425 B. C. : CLEON
7. Bacon and Montaigne. : ESSAYISTS
8. Birds that "talk." : PIGEONS
9. Embellish. : ADORN
10. Negative prefixes. : NONS
11. ___ de France. : ILE
12. Indian of Central America. : CARIBBEE
13. Clocked. : TIMED
14. Pre-___ (appropriate). : EMPT
15. Do likewise. : APE
16. Cocktail. : MARTINI
17. State publicly. : ENOUNCE
18. Smirches. : DIRTIES
21. Court wear. : TENNISSHOE
27. Stylish shoes, sans heels. : FLATS
29. Well organized. : NEAT
32. Caterwauling. : MEOWING
34. Self-restraint. : ABSTENTION
35. Astrakhan's river. : VOLGA
37. Bias: Colloq. : SLANT
39. Replacement for electricity? : ATOMICPOWER
42. Chemical suffix. : INE
44. Afghan chiefs. : EMIRS
45. FAO gift. : FOOD
47. Type of book. : PAPERCOVER
49. Nickname for Ridgway. : MATT
50. Concur. : AGREE
51. Victoria's sixty-four years. : REIGN
52. "Spirit of '76" music-maker. : FIFE
53. Gumbo: Var. : OCRA
54. Leader of India. : NEHRU
55. Replacement of sailing vessels. : STEAM
57. Nuisance. : PEST
58. Replacements of bows and arrows. : GUNS
60. Small isles of the West Indies. : CAYS
62. Inhibited person. : PRUDE
63. Where American Beauties grow. : ROSEGARDEN
64. Bullfighters on foot. : TOREROS
66. A very prim person. : PRIG
67. Gift of the Magi. : MYRRH
69. Welland ___. : CANAL
71. Capital of Mysore. : BANGALORE
72. Turku port, Finland. : ABO
74. Home-grown. : DOMESTIC
75. Seal or signet. : SIGIL
76. Factor on which a math example is performed. : OPERAND
77. Where Ploesti is. : ROMANIA
78. Trueing. : ALINING
79. Carrousel or roller coaster: Colloq. : RIDE
80. Givers of fine wool. : MERINOS
81. Scene of the "Teahouse" play. : OKINAWA
82. Of a light unit. : LUMINAL
83. Makes use of. : EMPLOYS
89. External. : OUTER
90. Pickle. : BRINE
91. Second showing. : RERUN
94. Ellen Terry's title. : DAME
95. Mild expletive. : DRAT
96. Private nooks. : DENS
99. Sister to Amy and Jo. : MEG
101. Where Altdorf is. : URI
103. Go: Scot. : GAE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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