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New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 1954

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1
Maglie and Yvars. : SALS
5
Befall. : OCCUR
10
Spoken. : ORAL
14
"Le Rève," for instance. : ARIA
15
Character in "Twelfth Night." : VIOLA
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Farewell: Lat. : VALE
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Baby powder. : TALC
18
Fjord. : INLET
19
Nickname for Scrooge. : EBEN
20
Yale. : ELIHU
22
Its capital is San José. : COSTARICA
24
Up and about. : ASTIR
26
Nevertheless. : YET
27
Medical goup. : AMA
30
Hounds. : HUNTS
32
Philippine island. : SAMAR
36
Mesh supports for political advertising. : BANNERNETS
39
Honshu seaport. : KOBE
40
Humphrey's concern. : INTERNALREVENUE
42
Cockchafers. : DORS
43
Reliability. : STEADINESS
44
Descended from the same mother. : ENATE
46
Climbing plants. : IVIES
47
Plastic gadget. : TEE
48
En tout ___ (in any case): Fr. : CAS
50
Japanese perfume receptacles. : INROS
52
Foible of e. e. cummings. : LOWERCASE
56
Miler Bannister. : ROGER
60
On. : ATOP
61
Mrs. Basil Rathbone. : OUIDA
63
Destroy. : UNDO
64
Zeno's porch. : STOA
65
Its capital was Troy. : TROAS
66
Without: Fr. : SANS
67
Coal scuttles. : HODS
68
City in the Nile delta. : TANTA
69
Without stopping. : AWAY
Down
1
Surfeit. : SATE
2
Shallow inland sea. : ARAL
3
Leslie Caron role. : LILI
4
Actor Guitry. : SACHA
5
Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
6
City on the Ohio. : CINCINNATI
7
The latest in entertainment. : COLORTELEVISION
8
Rubber trees. : ULES
9
Dilapidated: Slang. : RATTY
10
Captured. : OVERTAKEN
11
Noted physicist. : RABI
12
Scotsman's name. : ALEC
13
Siberian river. : LENA
21
Bridesmaid's escort. : USHER
23
Roman bronze. : AES
25
Veers. : TURNS
27
"___ With Me." : ABIDE
28
Opera heroine. : MANON
29
Sinuses: Anat. : ANTRA
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Strove with great effort. : STRAINEDAT
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French impressionist. : MONET
34
Browbeat. : ABUSE
35
Harold of the Dodgers. : REESE
37
French phrase inviting assent. : NESTCEPAS
38
Passover festival. : SEDER
41
Helmet piece. : VISOR
45
Audience. : EAR
49
Novelist of the romantic period. : SCOTT
51
March King. : SOUSA
52
Dash against. : LASH
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Dr. John. : OTTO
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She wrote "East Lynne." : WOOD
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Nimbus. : AURA
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Nibble. : GNAW
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One of the Hurricane Sisters. : EDNA
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Cheerful. : ROSY
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Man's name. : ASA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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