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New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1954

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 29-Across clue had no accent over the a in "Pâté" (though it did over the e); added it.

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I
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,881
Across
1
Protective ditch. : MOAT
5
Marble shooters. : TAWS
9
Hourglass filling. : SAND
13
George Eliot heroine. : ROMOLA
19
Trap door. : HATCH
20
Where to spend rials. : IRAN
21
Highest point. : ACME
22
Square dance call. : DOSADOS
23
Former Governor of P. I. : ARTHURMACARTHUR
26
On the level. : UPANDUP
27
Hammarskjold's predecessor. : LIE
28
Best supporting actress, 1953. : REED
29
Pâté de ___ gras. : FOIE
30
___ alia. : INTER
32
Netherlands commune. : EPE
33
Joseph Conrad's collaborator. : FORDMADOXFORD
36
___ semper tyrannis. : SIC
37
Kind of machine gun. : BREN
38
Brickbat. : RAP
39
Different. : ELSE
40
Kind of camera. : PINHOLE
43
Noticed. : SEEN
45
Mark of omission. : CARET
47
Wild plum. : SLOE
48
Coastal hazard. : SEAFOG
52
Yelp of a dog. : KIYI
53
Cartoonist Goldberg's. : RUBES
54
Dramatist O'Casey. : SEAN
55
Bulky. : MASSIVE
56
Soul: Fr. : AME
57
Ancient Chinese. : SERES
58
Persian elf. : PERI
59
Angel or devil's food. : CAKE
60
Poetry: Abbr. : VER
61
Most exalted. : LOFTIEST
63
Cry heard in "Penzance." : TARANTARA
65
Six years in the Senate. : TERM
66
Proclaim. : ENOUNCE
67
Nothing but. : MERE
68
Subsided. : SANK
69
Davenports. : SOFAS
70
Kovacs of TV. : ERNIE
71
Downright. : OUTANDOUT
73
Tumbrel. : WAGON
74
Newton or Pitman. : ISAAC
75
Girl from Armentieres: Abbr. : MLLE
76
Isn't, improperly. : AINT
77
Desi on TV. : RICARDO
79
Clink-clanks. : DINS
80
Ruthless competition. : DOGEATDOG
82
On that account. : THEREFOR
83
Cockney residence. : OME
84
Part of a casa. : SALA
85
Row or layer. : TIER
86
Dress fabric. : VOILE
87
Marsh elder. : IVA
88
With fealty. : LOYALLY
90
Hecht and Hur. : BENS
91
Three minutes of boxing. : ROUND
92
Swedish man's name. : SVEN
93
Blood deficiency. : ANEMIA
94
Walla Walla. : CITY
95
Cadence. : METRE
96
Swerve. : VEER
97
Forge. : IMITATE
99
Herring barrel. : CADE
100
Prepared. : SET
101
Mrs. Zaharias. : BABE
104
Dewey's domain: Abbr. : ALB
105
Song from Bishop opera. : HOMESWEETHOME
111
100%. : ALL
112
Wynn of the Indians. : EARLY
114
Cantata air. : ARIA
115
Japanese etui. : INRO
116
Kinsman. : SIB
117
Imaginary person. : SOANDSO
119
Part of Dr. Coué's panacea. : BETTERANDBETTER
123
Perception. : INSIGHT
124
___ fixe. : IDEE
125
Behold: Latin. : ECCE
126
Animal, for short. : RHINO
127
Blossom of vaudeville. : SEELEY
128
Cincinnati's Kluszewski et al. : TEDS
129
Legal paper. : DEED
130
Red, White and Yellow. : SEAS
Down
1
Singer Lanza. : MARIO
2
Relative of the mink. : OTTER
3
Alas: Ger. : ACH
4
Former "brain truster" Arnold. : THURMAN
5
Arranged opportunely. : TIMED
6
Plowed land of Southwest. : ARADO
7
Army member. : WAC
8
Restrains, as a horse. : SNAFFLES
9
G.B.S.'s forte. : SATIRE
10
Longed for. : ACHED
11
Stevedores' group. : NMU
12
Contumely. : DERISION
13
Mountaineer's equipment. : ROPE
14
Glacial ridges. : OSAR
15
Person. : MAN
16
Less common. : ODDER
17
Jeweler's glass. : LOUPE
18
Colorado festival town. : ASPEN
19
To some extent: Colloq. : HALF
22
Tulip fanciers. : DUTCH
24
Gather. : REAP
25
Perch. : ROOST
31
___ innings. : NINE
34
Eins, zwei, ___. : DREI
35
Sherry. : XERES
37
Actress Lillie and others. : BEAS
40
Church music. : PLAINSONG
41
Honshu port. : OSAKA
42
___ majesty. : LESE
43
French actress. : SIMONESIMON
44
Retribution. : EYEFORANEYE
45
Anathema. : CURSE
46
Help in wrongdoing. : ABET
47
Evening: It. : SERA
49
Perfect day at bat. : FIVEFORFIVE
50
Repeatedly. : OVERANDOVER
51
Beginnings. : GERMS
52
Hardy cabbage. : KALE
53
Representative from Tenn. : REECE
54
Charivaris. : SERENADES
55
General Clark. : MARK
57
Chinese. : SINIC
58
Seaport in Brazil. : PARA
59
Double-talk. : CANT
62
Bluefins. : TUNAS
63
Friendly talk for two. : TETEATETE
64
High-strung. : TAUT
65
Roman robes of office. : TOGAE
67
Machine for spinning. : MULE
69
Holy: Fr. : SACRE
71
Girl's name. : OLGA
72
Famous designer. : DIOR
73
Handle. : WIELD
74
Fallacies, in logic. : IDOLA
75
Fabulous herb of the "Odyssey." : MOLY
77
Mannheim's river. : RHINE
78
Algerian port. : ORAN
80
___ Lama. : DALAI
81
Minute. : TINY
82
Round. : TOUR
84
Svelte. : SLIM
86
Shows preference. : VOTES
89
True love: Fr. : AMIE
90
Piecemeal. : BITBYBIT
91
Embarrassed. : REDEARED
92
Brother of Cain. : SETH
94
Professional visit. : CALL
95
The Douds' daughter. : MAMIE
96
Presidents, sometimes. : VETOERS
98
Old playing card. : TAROT
99
Spanish Legislature. : CORTES
100
Bosnian. : SERB
101
Foundation. : BASIS
102
Unaccompanied. : ALONE
103
Bored. : BLASE
105
Despicable. : HATED
106
Flinch. : WINCE
107
Over. : ENDED
108
Port of old Rome. : OSTIA
109
Bearings. : MIENS
110
Santander's river. : EBRO
112
Move slowly. : EDGE
113
Cinereous. : ASHY
118
Nothing. : NIL
120
Netherlands commune. : EDE
121
Tony Trabert specialty. : ACE
122
Much-used word. : THE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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