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New York Times, Wednesday, January 27, 1954

Author:
Marian Moeser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Marian Moeser has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,674

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Fancy. : WHIM
5. They "fold their tents like the Arabs." : CARES
10. Symbol of war. : MARS
14. Gas: Comb. form. : AERO
15. Market place. : AGORA
16. Opera ingredient. : ARIA
17. Monarch of 1914. : FRANZJOSEF
19. Put away. : STOW
20. Meetings. : SESSIONS
21. Parade vehicles. : FLOATS
23. And no more. : ONLY
24. Home of 1,451,277 New Yorkers. : BRONX
25. Comedian's foil. : STOOGE
28. Book samplers. : BROWSERS
31. Substantives. : NOUNS
32. 18th century writer. : PAINE
33. Catskills resident. : RIP
34. Baseball's big three. : OUTS
35. Prominent English actor. : RAINS
36. Spindle. : AXLE
37. Indian. : UTE
38. Hero of Put-in-Bay. : PERRY
39. Monument. : STELE
40. Turtle. : TERRAPIN
42. Prejudiced. : BIASED
43. All ___ Day. : SOULS
44. European blackbird. : MERL
45. Ceiling form. : CUPOLA
47. Modern type of TV program. : GIVEAWAY
51. Turkish river. : ARAS
52. City named after Roman hero. : CINCINNATI
54. Division. : SECT
55. Lake of Finland. : ENARE
56. Too much: Fr. : TROP
57. Regards. : EYES
58. Moro chiefs in P. I. : DATOS
59. Horned vipers. : ASPS
Down
1. Members of the USAF. : WAFS
2. On earth. : HERE
3. Cleopatra's faithful maid. : IRAS
4. Seasonal winds in southern Asia. : MONSOONS
5. Wheedle. : CAJOLE
6. ___ column for personals. : AGONY
7. Sea near Little America. : ROSS
8. Rather than. : ERE
9. Yellow colors. : SAFFRONS
10. Free and Accepted ___. : MASONS
11. Persian warrior king. : ARTAXERXES
12. Uprising. : RIOT
13. Occasional musical instruments. : SAWS
18. Sounds made by 13 Down. : ZINGS
22. Member of Everest expedition. : LOWE
24. The ocean (with "the"). : BRINY
25. Prominent feature of a tapir. : SNOUT
26. All: French. : TOUTE
27. Science fiction word. : OUTERSPACE
28. Child. : BAIRN
29. Moon valley. : RILLE
30. Run. : SPEED
32. Coty's capital. : PARIS
35. Paid back. : REPLACED
36. Swift-footed Greek huntress. : ATALANTA
38. Sen. Douglas. : PAUL
39. Origin of "Sailor, beware!" : SIREN
41. Alights. : ROOSTS
42. Groups, especially of girls. : BEVIES
44. Small: Comb. form. : MICRO
45. Senator from South Dakota. : CASE
46. American scientist. : UREY
47. Midge. : GNAT
48. World affairs. : WARS
49. Above. : ATOP
50. Barks. : YIPS
53. "Once ___ blue moon." : INA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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