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New York Times, Thursday, October 28, 1954

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 361 (avg 1.91)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,948

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Popular dance music. : JAZZ
5. Out of order. : AMISS
10. Witty expression. : QUIP
14. Winglike parts: Anat. : ALAE
15. Part of a poem. : CANTO
16. Adm. Joy's milieu. : USNA
17. Talking bird. : MINA
18. Byword. : AXIOM
19. Plays pranks (with "up"). : ACTS
20. Fashioned. : STYLED
22. Products of North Carolina. : TOBACCOS
24. Outstander. : ONER
26. Hollywood star. : PECK
27. Deceives: Slang. : TWOTIMES
31. Wagner opera. : RIENZI
35. Defraud. : ROB
36. Little friends of Rover. : FIDOS
38. Hero of Dickens mystery. : DROOD
39. Whit. : ATOM
41. Misanthropic person. : CYNIC
43. Indefinite number. : SOME
44. Fêtes. : GALAS
46. Members of the crew. : EIGHT
48. Knight of the British Empire: Abbr. : KBE
49. Part of the foot. : INSTEP
51. Xenophon's epic. : ANABASIS
53. French friends. : AMIS
55. Of an age. : ERAL
56. Neighbors of the Iraqi. : IRANIANS
60. Washington ___. : IRVING
64. Fly an airplane low. : BUZZ
65. Famous name in optical instruments. : ZEISS
67. The same. : IDEM
68. Malayan ox. : ANOA
69. Lowest points. : ZEROS
70. Temporary star. : NOVA
71. Propeller turns. : REVS
72. Narrow ridge of a mountain. : ARETE
73. Man's name. : ALAN
Down
1. Traffic problems. : JAMS
2. Landed. : ALIT
3. Buffoon. : ZANY
4. Fanatical adherent. : ZEALOT
5. Theoretical. : ACADEMIC
6. Author Beerbohm. : MAX
7. First letter: Abbr. : INIT
8. Condescend. : STOOP
9. Dark and dull. : SOMBER
10. Ducks: Colloq. : QUACKERS
11. Our circuit courts: Abbr. : USCC
12. Preposition. : INTO
13. Bridge player's decision. : PASS
21. Large star in Pegasus. : ENIF
23. Etching material. : ACID
25. Change color. : REDYE
27. Theatrical combining form. : TRAGI
28. Star role in Wagner's "Ring." : WOTAN
29. Former Greek coins. : OBOLS
30. Girl's name. : SONIA
32. Recesses. : NOOKS
33. Voodoo deity. : ZOMBI
34. ___ fixes. : IDEES
37. Actress Hasso. : SIGNE
40. Seaport in Cuba. : MATANZAS
42. Dancer Cyd. : CHARISSE
45. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
47. Shaped metal beam. : TBAR
50. Metropolitan soprano. : PIAZZA
52. Girl's name. : ALVINA
54. Expression of a 41 Across. : SNEER
56. Structural beam. : IBAR
57. Norse symbol. : RUNE
58. Sea bordering on the Ukraine. : AZOV
59. King's title. : SIRE
61. False god. : IDOL
62. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
63. Special agent. : GMAN
66. Stubborn: Dial. : SOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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