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ECHO ANSWERS

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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© 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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