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New York Times, Monday, September 6, 1954

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q X Z }
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,896
Across
1. Ballroom dance. : 1STEP
6. In ___ (bewildered). : AFOG
10. Allowing traffic in both directions. : 2WAY
14. Performers. : DOERS
15. Swan ___. : DIVE
16. Celebrity. : FAME
17. Topnotchers: Slang. : ONERS
18. Kitchen equipment. : OVEN
19. ___ mater. : ALMA
20. Powers of reasoning. : WITS
21. Brother: Dial. : BRER
22. Marlon Brando. : ACTOR
23. Noncom. : NCO
24. 140 pounds, in England. : TENSTONE
26. Horn sound. : TOOT
28. Jovian sounds. : THUNDERS
32. Demand. : CLAIM
34. City in Vermont. : BARRE
35. Short rest. : NAP
36. Chairman of G. O. P. : HALL
37. Gulf of the Aegean Sea. : SAROS
38. One's own: Comb. Form. : IDIO
39. Strummer's instrument. : UKE
40. Kind of vote. : STRAW
41. As regards. : ANENT
42. Part of a farm. : BARNYARD
44. Annapolis. : USNA
45. People of Indochina. : ANNAMESE
47. Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
50. Highway with a suicide center. : 3LANE
53. Well-known Parisian restaurateur. : CIRO
54. Descriptive of a relay team. : 4MAN
55. Earth. : DIRT
56. Franco-Swiss mountain range. : JURA
57. Stout. : OBESE
58. French girl friend. : AMIE
59. Rooms in a harem. : ODAS
60. Shampoo finale. : RINSE
61. Certain votes. : YEAS
62. Member of the Ivy League. : YALE
63. Sea animal. : OTTER
Down
1. First vertical word. : 1DOWN
2. Designating the sound barrier. : SONIC
3. Dry. : TEETOTALER
4. Does wrong. : ERRS
5. Addenda to a letter. : PSS
6. Embellish. : ADORN
7. Radford or Halsey. : FIVESTARADMIRAL
8. Upset. : OVERTHROW
9. Army officer: Abbr. : GEN
10. Hypocritical. : 2FACED
11. Man's nickname. : WALT
12. Artillery supplies: Slang. : AMMO
13. MCMLIV. : YEAR
21. Stake. : BET
22. Actress Baxter : ANNE
24. Twain hero. : TOM
25. Pronoun. : OURS
27. Strike ___. : OIL
29. Expression of affection. : ENDEARMENT
30. Farmer's friend. : RAIN
31. Place. : SPOT
32. Fresh-water fish. : CHUB
33. "Mighty ___ Rose." : LAKA
34. Marine terror. : BARRACUDA
37. Well-known name in St. Louis. : STAN
38. Stopping place. : INN
40. Auld Lang ___. : SYNE
41. Ibsen character. : ASE
43. City on the Loire. : NANTES
44. Military recreation center. : USO
46. Clean the slate. : ERASE
48. Cup: French. : TASSE
49. Curl the lip. : SNEER
50. Time of weekend pass. : 3DAY
51. Candy flavor. : LIME
52. Diva's forte. : ARIA
54. ___ piece (fifty cents). : 4BIT
56. Delight. : JOY
57. Spanish gold. : ORO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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