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New York Times, Wednesday, December 1, 1954

Author: Elsie Bishop
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Elsie Bishop has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,982
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1. Enter upon the duties of an office. : ACCEDE
7. Esteem more than another. : PREFER
13. Companion of a gentleman. : SCHOLAR
14. Displaces. : REMOVES
16. Light wool dress material. : CHALLIS
17. Accept readily. : EMBRACE
18. Corded fabrics. : REPS
19. Dog star. : LASSIE
21. Gauze. : NET
22. Mme. Gynt. : ASE
23. Bulfinch's specialty. : MYTHS
24. Pinky. : DIGIT
26. A dance. : POLKA
28. Olympian. : ZEUS
30. Dream: Fr. : REVE
31. Recent U.S.N.A. graduate. : ENSIGN
33. Muscular showman. : WRESTLER
35. Scorch. : SEAR
37. A small case. : ETUI
38. One whose business is hauling. : TEAMSTER
42. Showed disapproval. : HISSED
46. The turning point. : AXLE
47. Patriot of the Revolution. : OTIS
49. Motif. : THEME
50. Roasting devices. : SPITS
52. Increase. : RAISE
54. Eccentric wheel. : CAM
55. A marble. : MIB
56. Elegant: Slang. : CLASSY
58. Pisa's river. : ARNO
59. Biblical language. : ARAMAIC
61. Ask earnestly. : ENTREAT
63. Parts of the Milky Way. : NEBULAE
64. Circular ornament. : ROSETTE
65. Faun's friends. : SATYRS
66. To be present: Lat. : ADESSE
1. Member of Truman cabinet. : ACHESON
2. Places of worship. : CHAPELS
3. Mountain passes between adjacent peaks. : COLS
4. Old cloth measure. : ELL
5. Quotidian. : DAILY
6. Substitute. : ERSATZ
7. Lobby's forte. : PRESSURE
8. Early French saint. : REMI
9. Set in earth, as flowers. : EMBED
10. In favor of. : FOR
11. Matthew, Mark, Luke or John. : EVANGEL
12. Entertain. : RECEIVE
13. Predicament. : SCRAPE
15. Bird dog. : SETTER
20. Display: Bibl. form. : SHEW
23. Wizards of old. : MAGES
25. Omsk's river. : IRTISH
27. Long-run musical. : KISMET
29. Abel's brother. : SETH
32. Pact of April, 1949. : NATO
34. Attendants. : SUITE
36. Goes back. : RETRACES
38. Sea between Australia and New Zealand. : TASMAN
39. Terminates. : EXPIRES
40. Hero of an ancient tale. : ALIBABA
41. Inlets. : RIAS
43. Classified information. : SECRETS
44. Proceed outward. : EMANATE
45. Reduce in rank. : DEMOTE
48. Canaanite leader slain by Jael. : SISERA
51. Like a fish. : SCALY
53. Church council. : SYNOD
57. Ananias. : LIAR
58. Son of 28 Across. : ARES
60. Courage: Ger. : MUT
62. Part of Mao's name. : TSE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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