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IMES, SUN, JAN 03, 1953 LEXICOGRAPHY

New York Times, Sunday, January 3, 1954

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,650
Across Down
1. Product of Formosa. : OOLONG
7. Slips by. : ELAPSES
14. Large, whale-like mammal. : DUGONG
20. Skulls. : CRANIA
21. Part time athlete's status. : SEMIPRO
22. Highest point. : APOGEE
23. Troubled state. : UNREST
24. Money-maker in movies. : POPCORN
25. Garb of a court jester. : MOTLEY
26. Scout. : LAD
27. German Mr. : HERR
29. Pennsylvania coal city. : SCRANTON
31. Newspaper issues: Abbr. : EDS
32. Egyptian symbol. : ATEN
34. Bathing necessity. : SUIT
36. Brazen: Rare. : AENEAN
37. Fillet on a shaft. : ORLE
38. Repeat the race. : RERUN
40. Position. : STAND
42. Pink elephants, and so on. : DTS
43. Hamelin's river. : WESER
44. Well supplied. : RICH
46. Loveliest of the Pleiades. : MAIA
48. Chariot of early Britain. : ESSED
50. Part of a pizza. : PASTA
52. Kind of milk. : SPILLED
54. Region and chief port of Israel. : HAIFAS
58. Tinker Bell's friend. : PETERPAN
60. French cop. : FLIC
61. Way of one ready to fight. : WARPATH
62. High note. : ELA
63. ___ Downs. : EPSOM
65. Sea between China and Korea. : YELLOW
67. Poetic "till." : UNTO
68. Locations. : SITES
70. Wooed. : SUED
72. Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
73. Up and about. : ASTIR
74. Old French coins. : ECUS
75. Mint plant. : CATNIP
77. Arabian tambourines. : TAARS
79. Am, is, ___. : ARE
80. Land of the Golden Horde. : TARTARY
82. Eastern ketch. : SAIC
84. Not in an entente. : UNALLIED
86. Where 51 Down ruled, 1923–38. : ANKARA
87. Large farms. : RANCHES
89. Chills. : COOLS
90. Slight trace. : TINGE
92. Kind of test. : ACID
93. Military cap. : KEPI
94. Had social engagements with. : DATED
97. An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
99. ___-Saxon. : ANGLO
101. Thomas Mann's daughter. : ERIKA
105. Extinct wild ox. : URUS
106. Popular fictional form. : SERIAL
108. Quick: Dial. : YARE
110. Danish weights. : ESER
111. Misses' objective. : MRS
112. The lost continent. : ATLANTIS
114. What commercials aim to do. : SELL
116. Not sweet. : SEC
117. Very brief 34 Across. : BIKINI
119. Insensitive. : CALLOUS
121. Fisherman's paradise in the Bahamas. : BIMINI
123. Titania's spouse. : OBERON
124. Word in motto of France, 1789. : EGALITE
125. President Cortines' predecessor. : ALEMAN
126. Malay garment. : SARONG
127. Yearnings. : DESIRES
128. Good-bye. : SOLONG
1. By eyesight. : OCULAR
2. Fancy. : ORNATE
3. Provisions. : LARDER
4. Undivided. : ONE
5. City near Belgrade. : NISH
6. Winner at Saratoga, 1777. : GATES
7. Lively intelligence. : ESPRIT
8. Where Regulus shines. : LEO
9. Electrical units: Abbr. : AMPS
10. Haymarket to Hyde Park Corner. : PICCADILLY
11. Fern seed. : SPORE
12. Commission. : ERRAND
13. Wrote poems. : SONNETED
14. Famous friend. : DAMON
15. Set ___ (assail). : UPON
16. Arrived at. : GOT
17. Eyers. : OGLERS
18. Pointer. : NEEDLE
19. Spectacle of Yellowstone. : GEYSER
28. College scrimmage. : RUSH
30. Controversial news agency. : TASS
33. Visiting ___. : NURSE
35. Pound lightly. : TAMP
37. Role for Laurence Olivier. : OEDIPUS
39. Treats with an acid. : NITRES
41. Childlike. : NAIF
43. Last. : WEAR
45. Limner of hillbillies. : CAPP
47. Outsider. : ALIEN
49. Creator of Marchbanks. : SHAW
50. Symbol on seal of Louisiana. : PELICAN
51. Mustafa Kemal. : ATATURK
52. Muzzle. : SNOUT
53. Brilliancy. : ECLAT
55. Kind of boat design. : FANTAIL
56. Dresses. : ATTIRES
57. Propped up. : SHORED
58. A tip in Madrid. : PESETA
59. Analyze ore. : ASSAY
61. Role in "The Ring." : WOTAN
64. Eucharistic table. : MENSA
66. Hawaiian feasts. : LUAUS
69. Country places. : ESTATES
71. Goddess of Ephesus. : DIANA
73. Angle of a ski jump. : ASLOPE
75. British weight for herring. : CRAN
76. Relish. : PICCALILLI
78. Futurity. : RACE
81. Jejune. : ARID
83. Feature of Uncle Sam. : CHIN
85. Tours' river. : LOIRE
87. Went back. : RETRACED
88. Irritable. : EDGY
91. Kilt wearer. : GAEL
93. Persephone, in Attica. : KORE
94. Seaplanes for rescue work. : DUMBOS
95. Upstairs: Sp. : ARRIBA
96. Elephant. : TUSKER
98. Measure of printed matter. : LINAGE
100. Girls. : LASSES
102. Superlative suffix for a general. : ISSIMO
103. Actor Wynn. : KEENAN
104. Forming a curved line. : ARCING
106. Hurt. : STING
107. Mercator's symbol. : ATLAS
109. Places of exile. : ELBAS
112. Straightway. : ANON
113. Evening in Paris. : SOIR
115. Star in "Can-Can." : LILO
118. Tax department: Abbr. : IRO
120. Indian. : UTE
122. Broadcaster Allen. : MEL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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