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New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 1954

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,715
Across Down
1. Style. : FORM
5. Relative of the missing link. : APE
8. Orlando’s faithful servant. : ADAM
12. Coast Guard unit off Newfoundland. : ICEPATROL
15. Behave in theatrical manner. : EMOTE
16. A recent stamp commemorates her. : BETSYROSS
17. Language of a Bengal tribe. : MALTO
18. Patriotic group: Abbr. : SAR
19. Marilyn, to Dom. : SISTERINLAW
21. Man’s nickname. : NED
23. Jeep or veep, for instance. : NEWWORD
24. Of more than usual size. : LARGE
26. Utterances for throat inspection. : AHS
27. Peak. : ACME
31. Guitar of Nehru’s land. : SITAR
32. Consensus of editorial opinion. : PRESS
34. Rower. : OAR
35. Lively: Music. : ANIMATO
37. Hero of Tasso’s “Jerusalem Delivered.” : RINALDO
39. Twining’s title: Abbr. : GEN
40. “Twelfth Night” clown. : FESTE
42. Lily plants. : ALOES
43. Ship that sailed to Colchis. : ARGO
45. ___ degree, in mathematics. : NTH
46. Armadillo. : APARA
47. Ropes for horses. : TETHERS
50. Old saying. : SAW
51. Dashes off a few lines. : WRITESANOTE
55. Start of a basketball game. : TAP
57. Convention goer’s HQ. : HOTEL
58. Klondike prospector. : SOURDOUGH
60. Substance for polishing. : EMERY
61. Cherished. : TREASURED
62. Sweet potatoes. : YAMS
63. Poetic contraction. : EEN
64. Seadogs. : TARS
1. White lies. : FIBS
2. Andrea Doria is one. : OCEANLINER
3. What Rommel was doing, 1942. : RETREATING
4. British legislators. : MPS
5. “Only ___,” by Friml. : AROSE
6. After 1918 or 1945. : POSTWAR
7. In some other place. : ELSEWHERE
8. Heroine of “Private Lives.” : AMANDA
9. Pretty child. : DOLL
10. “___ boy!” : ATTA
11. Catty remark. : MEOW
13. Rueful interjections. : AYS
14. Threefold. : TRINE
15. Prince in Hejaz. : EMIR
20. Noted Italian physicist. : ROSSI
22. Sixty grains. : DRAM
25. German title. : GRAF
28. Operatic voice. : COLORATURA
29. Bet. : MADEAWAGER
30. Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
31. Adventure tale. : SAGA
32. Speedily. : POSTHASTE
33. Break sharply. : SNAP
36. Circus tops. : TENTS
38. A relative of 13 Down. : ALAS
41. Estuary of the Thames: 2 wds. : THENORE
44. Fur animals. : OTTERS
46. “Per ardua ad ___”: RAF motto. : ASTRA
48. Squirming. : EELY
49. Port on the Seine. : ROUEN
51. Part of Miss Muffet’s meal. : WHEY
52. Another Italian 2 Down. : ROMA
53. Detail. : ITEM
54. Stanky and Lopat. : EDS
56. Degree holders. : PHDS
59. Unfolded, as blossoms. : OUT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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