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New York Times, Friday, February 19, 1954

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,697
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1. Alpha Delta Phi, for instance. : FRAT
5. Needle: Latin. : ACUS
9. Lapsus. : ERROR
14. Energetic. : LIVE
15. Star of "Oh, Men, Oh, Women!" : TONE
16. Duplicity. : GUILE
17. Cruising. : ASEA
18. Ashtabula's lake. : ERIE
19. Demon of magic. : GENIE
20. Trading vessel. : MERCHANTMAN
23. Object of worship. : GOD
24. Becomes all steamed up. : ENTHUSES
25. Amount out of pocket. : LOSS
27. Tributary of the Elbe. : EGER
28. Took aim. : SIGHTED
31. Oyster product. : NACRE
34. "Piccolo ___." : PETE
36. Airport near Paris. : ORLY
37. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
38. Discovered accidentally. : LITON
39. Dodge. : RUSE
40. Small dog: Slang. : PURP
41. Ever and ___. : ANON
42. Lieu. : STEAD
43. Fixes the attention of. : ARRESTS
45. Writer Ambler. : ERIC
47. Oklahoma redskin. : OTOE
48. Covers over thickly, as with onions. : SMOTHERS
52. Piece of legislation. : ACT
54. Aim. : DRAWABEADON
56. World-applauded. : NOTED
58. Senator from South Dakota. : CASE
59. Captain of the Nautilus. : NEMO
60. Slipknot. : NOOSE
61. Cherub. : AMOR
62. Growl. : GNAR
63. Ashake. : ASPEN
64. Force. : DINT
65. A slave of puzzles. : ESNE
1. Sweetheart, often "old." : FLAME
2. Up. : RISEN
3. Head off. : AVERT
4. "Apple polisher." : TEACHERSPET
5. Military command. : ATEASE
6. 7 and 10 in bowling. : CORNERPINS
7. The "U" in B. T. U. : UNITS
8. Be apparently true. : SEEM
9. Christmas drink. : EGGNOG
10. Any street in Paris. : RUE
11. Sounds genuine. : RINGSTRUE
12. Rumble-bumble. : OLIO
13. Warren's colleague. : REED
21. Brobdingnagian. : HUGE
22. Subject of the McCarran Act. : ALIEN
26. Cheat. : SHORTCHANGE
28. Trowelman. : STONEMASON
29. Princess of Brabant. : ELSA
30. Hennaed. : DYED
31. City N. of Oakland, Calif. : NAPA
32. Asian river. : AMUR
33. Lucille Ball is one. : CARROTTOP
35. Where Shaef operated. : ETO
38. Afterwards. : LATER
42. Spot for building. : SITE
44. Soaked. : SODDEN
46. Gov. Meyner of N. J. : ROBERT
48. Hindu title. : SWAMI
49. Anthony and Clarissa. : EDENS
50. Kind of nose. : ROMAN
51. Make zzz's. : SNORE
52. Mrs. Leonowens. : ANNA
53. Whispers sweet nothings. : COOS
55. School: Abbr. : ACAD
57. Noun suffix. : ESE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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