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New York Times, Saturday, March 13, 1954

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,719
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1. Catch the breath. : GASP
5. Business organization. : FIRM
9. Periods of time. : HOURS
14. Preposition. : INTO
15. Cartoonist’s electric bulb. : IDEA
16. Moses’ brother. : AARON
17. Subforeman. : STRAWBOSS
19. Famous Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
20. “And gladly ___.” : TEACH
21. Cause of dromedary’s demise. : LASTSTRAW
23. Tory’s rival. : WHIG
25. Girl in “South Pacific.” : LIAT
26. City transportation. : ELS
27. Where Munich is: Abbr. : BAV
29. Thick-soled shoe. : PLATFORM
32. Acidity. : ACOR
34. German pronoun. : UNS
35. Invisible emanations. : AURAE
39. Certifies. : ATTESTS
41. Central Pacific island with airfield. : HOWLAND
43. Item 81” or 90” by 108”. : SHEET
44. Seed case. : POD
45. College science course: Abbr. : ECON
46. “Thumb” achievement. : FREERIDE
50. “Jungle Book” python. : KAA
51. Man’s name. : ASA
54. Competent. : ABLE
55. Appoints. : SETS
57. Unfulfillable offers. : STRAWBIDS
60. Picture printed with stone. : LITHO
63. Antitoxin. : SERUM
64. One or many little sticks in a game. : JACKSTRAW
66. Winged. : ALATE
67. On the peak. : ATOP
68. Republican party leader. : HALL
69. He’s in “The Man Between.” : MASON
70. Chops. : HEWS
71. Sheep. : EWES
1. Essence. : GIST
2. A chip from everyone. : ANTE
3. Precursor of the Gallup Poll. : STRAWVOTE
4. Hunt on private property. : POACH
5. Innocent lie. : FIB
6. Ed Mathews in Milwaukee, for instance. : IDOL
7. Seasons again. : RESALTS
8. Dominant portion of a mountain ridge. : MASSIF
9. With “foot,” the “hup-2-3-4” of 1776. : HAYSTRAW
10. Tobacco kiln. : OAST
11. Arrow poison: Var. : URARE
12. Magnificent. : ROYAL
13. Winter precipitations in Scotland. : SNEWS
18. Party disciplinarian in Congress. : WHIP
22. Truth in Chinese philosophy. : TAO
24. Bumper crop aftermath. : GLUT
27. Sounds from a sheepcote. : BAAS
28. Wonder drug. : ACTH
30. Response: Abbr. : ANS
31. Lounging slipper. : MULE
33. Sailing hazard. : REEF
36. Hero of “H. M. S. Pinafore.” : RACKSTRAW
37. Wild ox. : ANOA
38. Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
40. Puppets or figureheads. : STRAWMEN
41. ___ polloi. : HOI
42. Ringside subject. : ODDS
44. Be earlier in time than. : PREDATE
47. Kind of tide. : EBB
48. Major prophet. : ELIJAH
49. Smorgasbord items. : EELS
51. Where the Brahmaputra flows. : ASSAM
52. Sculptured slab. : STELA
53. City in Pas-de-Calais. : ARRAS
56. Tax. : TITHE
58. Michigan item. : AUTO
59. Tug’s tow. : SCOW
61. Drag. : HALE
62. Stay-ups. : OWLS
65. G. I. workers. : KPS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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