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New York Times, Friday, December 24, 1954

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 2,005
Across Down
1. Excludes from consciousness. : REPRESSES
10. Cheeks. : JOWLS
15. A Rose Bowl team. : OHIOSTATE
16. One-way sign. : ARROW
17. His election was the key one. : NEUBERGER
18. Pant for breath. : HEAVE
19. Famous actress. : DUSE
20. More solvable. : EASIER
22. Size of coal. : PEA
23. Apparent. : SEEMING
25. City in Ontario. : GALT
26. Rogue. : IMP
29. Zeno's classroom. : STOA
30. Looks daggers. : GLARES
32. Disfigure. : MAR
33. Italian steel town. : TERNI
35. Quicksilver. : AZOTH
36. Forearm. : PREPARE
38. Family's prize possession. : NEWAUTO
40. Money in the bank. : ASSET
41. Describing soap. : SUDSY
43. Knot in wool staple. : NEP
44. Six-line stanza. : SESTET
46. Prominent feature. : NOSE
47. Medical men. : DRS
48. First requirement for a new house. : SITE
49. Revilers. : RAILERS
52. ___ de la Cité, Paris center. : ILE
53. Tree with heart-shaped leaves. : LINDEN
54. City of northern France. : CAEN
58. Dashing young man. : BLADE
60. Describing a king-size meal. : TENCOURSE
62. Flavoring agent. : LEMON
63. Point of vantage at the track. : RACESTAND
64. Curves. : ESSES
65. Pub signs. : ALESTAKES
1. Plump: French. : ROND
2. Alas: Latin. : EHEU
3. Eugenio Pacelli. : PIUS
4. Cloaks of office. : ROBES
5. Ethnologic suffix. : ESE
6. He wrote "Father of the Bride." : STREETER
7. Chiefs in the wigwam. : SAGAMORES
8. Periodical, as winds. : ETESIAN
9. Finch. : SERIN
10. Year: German. : JAHR
11. Refinery intake. : ORE
12. Fashionable kind of windshield. : WRAPAROUND
13. One of Phyllis McGinley's poems. : LOVELETTER
14. Obsolete workrooms. : SWEATSHOPS
21. Nature's perfect package. : EGG
24. Property. : ESTATE
25. Ancient city of the Philistines. : GAZA
26. Stolid. : IMPASSIBLE
27. Scene of "Fanny." : MARSEILLES
28. Groups of journalists. : PRESSTEAMS
31. Principal profession of politicians. : LAWYER
34. Slothfulness. : INDOLENCE
37. Nickname in an expression. : PETE
39. Perfumes. : ESSENCES
42. Less than perfect. : UNIDEAL
45. Numerical prefix. : TRI
50. Sinuses. : ANTRA
51. Shields of Roman legions. : SCUTA
53. Camera part. : LENS
55. East Indian drink: Var. : ARAK
56. Serf. : ESNE
57. Old Uncle and others. : NEDS
59. Forest denizen. : DOE
61. East: German. : OST

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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