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New York Times, Saturday, July 24, 1954

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,852
Across Down
1. Israel port. : ACRE
5. So long. : TATA
9. Miners' nail. : SPAD
13. Mixture of beverages. : SHANDYGAFF
16. Had on. : WORE
17. Mixture of almost anything. : HODGEPODGE
18. Caesar's sister. : ATIA
19. Cycle. : ERA
20. Part of a relay. : LEG
21. Rock bottom. : HARDPAN
23. Person without freedom. : SERF
25. Rio Grande city. : LAREDO
26. Heroine of "Cymbeline." : IMOGEN
30. Drivel. : SLUSH
33. New England specialty. : APPLEPIE
36. Printing plate: Colloq. : STEREO
37. Cote sound. : MAA
38. Dawdle. : LAG
39. Modernist. : NEO
40. Managed. : RAN
41. Prayer book. : MISSAL
43. Knowledge. : LEARNING
45. Composer Dvorak. : ANTON
46. Mixture. : MEDLEY
47. Famous French painter. : INGRES
49. Hogshead. : CASK
53. Impure. : UNCLEAN
55. Sparkman's state: Abbr. : ALA
58. Bao ___. : DAI
59. French resort. : NICE
60. Mixture. : MISCELLANY
63. Rainbow. : IRIS
64. Mixture. : SALMAGUNDI
65. Artists' colony in New Mexico. : TAOS
66. Cleaning solutions. : LYES
67. Proceeds. : GOES
1. Part of the dottle. : ASHES
2. Dishwashing, for instance. : CHORE
3. Relative of loran. : RADAR
4. Where Maidstone is: Abbr. : ENG
5. Caslon or Bodoni. : TYPE
6. On tenterhooks. : AGOG
7. Little Thaddeus. : TAD
8. Worsted blanket. : AFGHAN
9. Dress an infant. : SWADDLE
10. Mixture. : POTPOURRI
11. Operatic recording. : ARIA
12. College administrator. : DEAN
14. Gov. Boggs' state: Abbr. : DEL
15. Alarm. : FEAR
22. Make like new. : RESTORE
24. Thread: Fr. : FIL
25. Actor Cobb. : LEE
27. Mixture. : MELANGE
28. Birthstone. : OPAL
29. Two-wheeled carriage. : GIG
31. Eire's O'Kelly. : SEAN
32. Factory, in China. : HONG
33. Title for an abbess. : AMMA
34. Neck symptom. : PAIN
35. Mixture. : PASTICCIO
36. Official stamp. : SEAL
39. Pitcher Garver. : NED
42. Adjective for King Lear. : SONLESS
43. French article. : LES
44. Gotham. : NYC
46. Lackey. : MENIAL
48. Hydraulic pumps. : RAMS
50. Town in a Hersey novel. : ADANO
51. Comeback jockey. : SANDE
52. Yelps. : KIYIS
53. The "U" in B. T. U. : UNIT
54. 1933 legislation. : NIRA
55. High point. : ACME
56. Pastures. : LEAS
57. School course: Abbr. : ALG
61. Crafty. : SLY
62. Carry. : LUG

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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