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New York Times, Thursday, March 25, 1954

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { W X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,731
Across
1. Top general of NATO ground forces. : JUIN
5. Hopper. : TOAD
9. Station. : DEPOT
14. Herzog best seller. : ANNAPURNA
16. Sultan’s decree. : IRADE
17. Spanish gypsy dances. : FLAMENCOS
18. Resin used in varnish. : COPAL
19. Swamp. : FEN
20. Shakespearean character. : LEAR
21. Walter ___ Smith, Under-Secretary of State. : BEDELL
22. Former Miss Astaire. : ADELE
24. Chinese Communist leader. : MAO
26. Silkworm. : ERI
27. Professional trouble maker. : AGITATOR
31. More than three million boys. : BSA
33. You love: Latin. : AMAS
36. Proposed unit of speed. : VELO
37. King Feisal’s people. : IRAQI
39. English ballerina. : FONTEYN
41. Small amount. : MODICUM
43. Ingredient in a liqueur. : ANISE
44. Entity. : UNIT
46. Pieces out. : EKES
47. British Sergeant Major: Abbr. : RSM
48. Crusaders’ opponents. : SARACENS
51. Bern’s river. : AAR
53. Nickname for 54 Across. : DEV
54. First name of Irish VIP. : EAMON
58. The maestro’s first name. : ARTURO
60. Food for a bazooka. : AMMO
63. Part of an overseas address. : APO
64. “Dragnet” subject. : CRIME
65. Ridgway’s successor in NATO. : GRUENTHER
67. New or Vineyard. : HAVEN
68. Types of wells. : ARTESIANS
69. Tax. : STENT
70. Take a quick look. : PEEK
71. Otherwise. : ELSE
Down
1. Seaport in Israel. : JAFFA
2. Not guided. : UNLED
3. Silly. : INANE
4. Viet ___. : NAM
5. Berlin’s forte. : TUNE
6. Killer whale. : ORCA
7. Varying from the usual: Rare. : ANORMAL
8. German article. : DAS
9. Checker. : DICE
10. Disintegrate. : ERODE
11. Feature of current publishing. : PAPERBACK
12. Harem slave. : ODALISQUE
13. Inform. : TELL
15. Man’s name. : PELEG
21. Scornful sound. : BOO
23. Shoe parts. : LASTS
25. Descriptive of this era. : ATOMIC
28. ___ League. : IVY
29. Term of office. : TENURE
30. Slough off. : RID
32. Purposes. : AIMS
33. Away off. : AFAR
34. Author of “The Cruel Sea.” : MONSARRAT
35. Life-giving. : ANIMATIVE
38. City on the Elbe. : RIESA
40. Eyes: Scot. : EES
42. Inhabitant: Suffix. : OTE
45. French general in Indo-China. : NAVARRE
49. Fuss. : ADO
50. Gay lights. : NEONS
52. Cow’s cud. : RUMEN
55. Taj ___. : MAHAL
56. Starts the proceedings. : OPENS
57. Early discoverers. : NORSE
58. German exclamations. : ACHS
59. Torn. : RENT
61. Not pronounced. : MUTE
62. Patient and mild. : MEEK
65. Mountain pass. : GAP
66. Bow ___. : TIE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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