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New York Times, Friday, September 10, 1954

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,900
Across
1
Skipper's aide. : MATE
5
Teeth on sprocket wheels. : COGS
9
Gust of wind. : BLAST
14
Gem like the cat's-eye. : OPAL
15
Source of energy. : ATOM
16
Foretell events. : AUGUR
17
Mt. Palomar has the world's largest. : TELESCOPE
19
Basis for a numerical system. : SCALE
20
Play, as a piece of music. : EXECUTE
21
He knows all the answers. : WISEGUY
23
Bundle of hay. : TRUSS
25
One of the British Isles. : MAN
26
Neckwear. : SCARFS
29
Figment of the imagination. : PHANTASM
34
Ship on which Hercules voyaged. : ARGO
35
Biblical name. : NAOMI
36
Portuguese enclave in India. : GOA
37
Charred with heat. : BURNT
39
See 7 Down. : INS
40
Well-known dramatist. : ODETS
42
Simple sugar. : OSE
43
Circuit. : AMBIT
45
Within: Comb. form. : ENTO
46
Fourth Estate. : THEPRESS
48
Carpet with pile of cut loops. : WILTON
50
Exclamation. : AHA
51
French-speaking republic of Western Hemisphere. : HAITI
53
Scrap. : ODDMENT
57
Pentagon personage. : STEVENS
61
Feel one's way. : GROPE
62
One of the three R's. : RITHMETIC
64
French composer. : RAVEL
65
Western end of Welland Canal. : ERIE
66
Frog genus. : RANA
67
Spectators. : EYERS
68
Pitchers have them. : EARS
69
Where the money goes. : SLOT
Down
1
Speck. : MOTE
2
Summit. : APEX
3
"Cinderella," for instance. : TALE
4
Particle of 15 Across. : ELECTRON
5
Desert plant. : CACTUS
6
Indians. : OTOES
7
Political initials. : GOP
8
Diving duck. : SMEW
9
Portia's suitor. : BASSANIO
10
Shining. : LUCENT
11
Biblical king. : AGAG
12
Philippine archipelago. : SULU
13
It beats the deuce. : TREY
18
Swimmer's milieu. : SURF
22
Moslem title. : IMAM
24
Castilian. : SPANISH
26
French peasant's clog. : SABOT
27
A mass of people. : CRUSH
28
Live in concord. : AGREE
30
Boniface. : HOST
31
Representative. : AGENT
32
___ voce. : SOTTO
33
English actor. : MASON
35
His ___, a personage. : NIBS
38
North Carolinians. : TARHEELS
41
Throws. : DELIVERS
44
Have in mind. : MEAN
47
Coddle. : PAMPER
48
Flexible twigs. : WITHES
49
Catalogue entry. : ITEM
52
Up and about. : ASTIR
53
Fairy tale character. : OGRE
54
Relative of a trailer. : DRAY
55
Term of endearment. : DOVE
56
Magnolia. : TREE
58
And others. : ETAL
59
Man's nickname. : NINO
60
Go away! : SCAT
63
Man's name. : IRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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