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New York Times, Monday, November 1, 1954

Author:
Alice Skodzus
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,952
Across
1. Spirited quality. : DASH
5. Hard, overhand tennis stroke. : SMASH
10. Irish port. : CORK
14. Solo with orchestra. : ARIA
15. Volcano in Martinique. : PELEE
16. Stratford's river. : AVON
17. World War I treaty site. : VERSAILLES
19. Fictional submarine man. : NEMO
20. Typographers' union. : ITU
21. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
22. Clandestine. : SECRET
24. Oust. : DEPOSE
26. Crackerjack. : NAILER
28. Superlative: Suffix. : MOST
30. Agreed. : TALLIED
33. Runway for planes. : STRIP
36. Sicilian volcano. : AETNA
38. Author Clarence. : DAY
39. Ditch. : MOAT
40. River of Pakistan. : INDUS
41. Quick pull. : JERK
42. Dennis the Menace. : IMP
43. German city. : EMDEN
44. Out of date. : PASSE
45. 4:30 P. M. : TEATIME
47. Kind of cheese. : EDAM
49. Rebounds. : CAROMS
51. Like corduroy. : RIBBED
55. Supposed. : OPINED
57. Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
59. Prior to. : ERE
60. Go through mud. : SLOG
61. Having a part omitted. : ELLIPTICAL
64. Embodiment. : SOUL
65. Flour sifter. : SIEVE
66. "___ be in England . . . " : OHTO
67. Part of a church. : APSE
68. Kitchen accessory. : TIMER
69. Persons interested in the new. : NEOS
Down
1. Lawyer Lilienthal. : DAVID
2. Mountain crest. : ARETE
3. Sugary solution. : SIRUP
4. Is affected by. : HAS
5. Treats with malice. : SPITES
6. Dissolve. : MELT
7. One of the Dulleses. : ALLEN
8. Comprehend. : SEE
9. Mercenaries of 1776. : HESSIANS
10. Cross out. : CANCEL
11. Disregards. : OVERRIDES
12. Capital city. : ROME
13. Harness hitch. : KNOT
18. Ancient story teller. : AESOP
23. Girl's name. : ELLA
25. Neglect. : OMIT
27. Harmonize. : ATTUNE
29. One after the other. : TANDEM
31. Handles on a bowl. : EARS
32. Van ___. : DYKE
33. Struck. : SMIT
34. Volume. : TOME
35. Grasping. : RAPACIOUS
37. Netherlands commune. : EDE
40. Not decorous. : IMMODEST
41. Side piece of a window. : JAMB
43. European country. : EIRE
44. Oils. : PAINT
46. Muddle. : TANGLE
48. Drygoods merchant. : DRAPER
50. City in Oregon. : SALEM
52. ___-de-mer (sea cucumber). : BECHE
53. Muse. : ERATO
54. Greek island. : DELOS
55. Greek mountain. : OSSA
56. Fall on water. : PLOP
58. How some TV programs originate. : LIVE
62. A deck of cards. : LII
63. Electrically charged atom. : ION

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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