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New York Times, Wednesday, October 20, 1954

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Principal component. : BASIS
6. Authoress Rebecca. : WEST
10. Think: Archaic. : TROW
14. Shaped like a wing. : ALARY
15. Big laugh. : HAHA
16. Dissolute man. : ROUE
17. President of Turkey. : BAYAR
18. Waltari's Sinuhe and others. : EGYPTIANS
20. Wood for baseball bats. : ASH
21. Appian Way. : ITER
23. Medium's meeting. : SEANCE
24. Part of a dress uniform. : EPAULET
27. Goose genus. : ANSER
28. Maxims. : SAYINGS
30. "___-my-Thumb," the midget. : HOPO
32. River into the Seine. : AUBE
33. Piccard or Zeppelin. : AERONAUT
37. Hogan or Snead. : PRO
38. Friday operation. : DRAGNET
41. Greek letter. : PSI
42. Michener novel about Japan. : SAYONARA
44. Sit in the sun. : BASK
45. Held in check (with "up"). : PENT
46. Automobile gear. : REVERSE
49. Lots of lots. : ACRES
52. Breathy sound. : SPIRANT
54. Scene of a mutiny. : BOUNTY
56. Topnotcher. : ONER
57. Excitable. : HOT
60. N. M. Senator and family. : ANDERSONS
62. ___ Louisa Gustafsson. : GRETA
64. Suffix used with road, tap, etc. : STER
65. Heraldic term. : ENTE
66. Vowel roundup. : AEIOU
67. Pronoun. : HERS
68. Scan. : READ
69. Laterals. : SIDES
Down
1. Cake made with rum. : BABA
2. Rueful word. : ALAS
3. Slogan for a ballplayer. : SAYHEYBOY
4. Man's name. : IRA
5. Native of Damascus. : SYRIAN
6. They came into use in the Bronze Age. : WHEELS
7. Tidal flood. : EAGRE
8. Retiring. : SHY
9. Bugle call. : TAPS
10. Chateau at Versailles, Grand or Petit. : TRIANON
11. Corral animals. : ROANS
12. Snow leopard. : OUNCE
13. Bremen's river. : WESER
19. Adjunct for a hostess. : TEAPOT
22. Harbor craft. : TUG
25. Pandowdy. : PIE
26. Formerly. : THEN
28. Vital fluids. : SAPS
29. Emanation. : AURA
31. Home of the Douglas fir: Abbr. : ORE
33. ___ Khan. : AGA
34. Daniel Malan's theory of living. : APARTHEID
35. Sea-going letters. : USSS
36. Little boy: Colloq. : TIKE
38. River near Odessa: Russ. sp. : DNESTR
39. Managed. : RAN
40. Part of M. A. : ARTS
43. Kitchen gadgets. : OPENERS
44. Novelist Burman. : BEN
46. Put through water. : RINSED
47. Before. : ERE
48. Late President of Brazil. : VARGAS
49. Make uneasy. : ABASH
50. A short story. : CONTE
51. More crude. : RUDER
53. ___ Delgada, Azores port. : PONTA
55. Flanders river. : YSER
58. Siouan Indian. : OTOE
59. Greek letters. : TAUS
61. Next to nothing. : ONE
63. Of a thing: Lat. : REI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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