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New York Times, Friday, March 5, 1954

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,711
Across
1. Second brightest stars. : BETAS
6. Sedans. : CARS
10. Pincers of a crustacean. : CLAW
14. Samuel Lover's Rory. : OMORE
15. Came down. : ALIT
16. Pro ___. : RATA
17. Participate. : SITIN
18. Cycled. : RODE
19. Presently. : ANON
20. The object of our attention. : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
23. Expressions. : TERMS
24. Gains artfully. : STEALS
25. Happen. : BETIDE
28. He wrote "Israfel." : POE
29. Uninteresting. : ARID
30. Battlefield area, from 1917. : NOMANSLAND
37. Famous French author. : GIDE
38. Prohibit. : BAN
39. Alas!: Latin. : EHEU
40. Phenomenon of the modern city. : SKYSCRAPER
44. Part of speech. : VERB
45. Ruminant's chew. : CUD
46. Poplar trees. : ALAMOS
48. Sahib's word for lunch. : TIFFIN
52. Lucifer. : SATAN
54. Era of the Charleston. : ROARINGTWENTIES
59. Mrs. Leonowens. : ANNA
60. Ebullience. : ELAN
61. Tokyo's Fifth Avenue. : GINZA
62. Where specie is made. : MINT
63. Frenchman's dream. : REVE
64. Adorn with rare objects. : ENGEM
65. Compensates. : PAYS
66. Ovule. : SEED
67. Emits smoke. : REEKS
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1. Russet pear. : BOSC
2. Relative of a pasha. : EMIR
3. In ___ (as a whole): Latin. : TOTO
4. Athenian statesman of 500 B. C. : ARISTIDES
5. Perceived. : SENSED
6. Willie Hoppe's forte. : CAROM
7. Then: French. : ALORS
8. Hero of "Lorna Doone." : RIDD
9. Relative. : STEPSON
10. Scrabble, for instance. : CRAZE
11. Caruso Jr. : LANZA
12. Bikini or Funafuti. : ATOLL
13. Diminishes. : WANES
21. British Wave. : WREN
22. Colorado Indians. : UTES
25. Luggage. : BAGS
26. German man's name. : ERIK
27. In order. : TIDY
28. Window glass. : PANE
31. Old Testament book: Abbr. : OBAD
32. Chart. : MAP
33. Native of Syria, Lebanon, etc. : LEVANTINE
34. Cough filling a pause. : AHEM
35. Tyrant of 54 A. D. : NERO
36. Clumsy players: Slang. : DUBS
41. 202 : CCII
42. Santee and Bannister. : RUNNERS
43. Have standing. : RATE
47. Senator from North Dakota. : LANGER
48. Vagrant. : TRAMP
49. Ancient region of Asia Minor. : IONIA
50. Bernard Shaw heroine. : FANNY
51. College social groups. : FRATS
52. Piece of a barrel. : STAVE
53. Having bristly fibers, as oats. : AWNED
55. Type of "club." : GLEE
56. "Picnic" playwright. : INGE
57. Book of Old Testament: Abbr. : EZEK
58. Reps. Rayburn and Coon. : SAMS

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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