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New York Times, Tuesday, August 10, 1954

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Char-a-___, excursion bus. : BANC
5. Gruenther's responsibility. : SHAPE
10. Head: French. : TETE
14. Old Greek coin. : OBOL
15. French husbands. : MARIS
16. Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
17. Fierce, cold wind, felt in Trieste. : BORA
18. Tilted: Naut. : ALIST
19. Engage. : HIRE
20. Hegiras from the heat. : SUMMERVACATIONS
23. Lessen. : BATE
24. Throw ___ (become very angry). : AFIT
25. A shoot of grass. : SPEAR
28. Art studios. : ATELIERS
32. "Too many ___ . . . " : COOKS
33. Well-known Kipling poem. : BOOTS
34. Little one. : TOT
35. Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
36. George McCutcheon's relatives. : BARRS
37. Frances Burnett heroine. : SARA
38. Common name in Arabia. : ALI
39. Like a toad. : WARTY
40. Moving swiftly. : RAPID
41. Little girl, in Mexico. : MUCHACHA
43. Choose. : ELECT
44. "___ Dinka Doo." : INKA
45. Incite, especially in wrongdoing. : ABET
47. Globe trotters. : WORLDTRAVELLERS
54. Careful notice. : HEED
55. Head of Saul's army. : ABNER
56. Sheltered. : ALEE
57. Yorkshire river. : OUSE
58. Man's nickname. : LONNY
59. German philosopher. : KANT
60. Times of day: Abbr. : AFTS
61. South African native village. : KRAAL
62. Biblical name. : ENOS
1. Quick curtsies. : BOBS
2. Eastern name. : ABOU
3. Pattern for a group. : NORM
4. Political picnic. : CLAMBAKE
5. Capable. : SMART
6. Share equally. : HALVE
7. Solo. : ARIA
8. Pertaining to fishing. : PISCATORY
9. Mounted messengers. : ESTAFETS
10. Pacific paradise. : TAHITI
11. Basso Pinza. : EZIO
12. Disrupted. : TORN
13. Times of day. : EVES
21. Dumbo's "wings." : EARS
22. Sesame plants. : TILS
25. Beat it! : SCRAM
26. French soldier of 1917. : POILU
27. Old Greek dialect. : EOLIC
28. Artery. : AORTA
29. Halting place for troops: Fr. : ETAPE
30. Dewy. : RORIC
31. Any German town. : STADT
33. Maine resort. : BARHARBOR
36. Saucy answers. : BACKTALK
37. Utah's sight to see. : SALTLAKE
39. Divining rod. : WAND
40. Fisherman's adjunct. : REEL
42. German girls' names. : HILDES
45. Oat genus. : AVENA
46. Aquamarine stone. : BERYL
47. Stop! : WHOA
48. Egg: French. : OEUF
49. Go on being. : REST
50. Four pice. : ANNA
51. Impetuosity: Fr. : ELAN
52. Site of an annual rodeo. : RENO
53. Movie stages. : SETS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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