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New York Times, Thursday, November 11, 1954

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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1. Football dropper. : FUMBLER
8. Groucho's trademarks. : CIGARS
14. Saying equal to "Oh, boy!" : MANALIVE
15. International numbers. : ARABIC
16. Merchant ship to the old Indies. : INDIAMAN
17. Cash-register sign. : NOSALE
18. Gulf and port of Arabia. : ADENS
19. World Series pitcher. : LEMON
21. Clatter. : DIN
22. ___ Nostrum: Our sea. : MARE
23. Form used by Bach. : FUGUE
24. Could-be hurricane. : JANE
25. Not affiliated with anyone: Abbr. : IND
26. Rain and snow. : SLEET
27. Chinese societies. : TONGS
28. Greek market places. : AGORAE
30. Flight unit. : STAIR
32. Mexican town on Arizona border. : NOGALES
34. Commuters' haven. : SUBURBS
38. Theme to be elaborated. : MOTIF
40. Soften again. : REMELT
41. Panama city. : COLON
44. Colleague of Danton. : MARAT
46. Mauna ___, Hawaii. : LOA
47. Solemn assent. : AMEN
48. Four for the road. : TIRES
49. Device used with a ratchet wheel. : PAWL
50. A "Little Woman." : MEG
51. Article of food. : VIAND
52. Shaping and turning instrument. : LATHE
53. Draw out. : ELICIT
55. Palace-museum-church near Madrid. : ESCORIAL
57. Market an old car. : RESELL
58. "Deep Six" or "Caine Mutiny." : SEASTORY
59. Recent guest of Red China. : ATTLEE
60. Part of London. : EASTEND
1. Lively Spanish dance. : FANDANGO
2. The odds are against him. : UNDERDOG
3. Where Muskie is Governor. : MAINE
4. "Gil ___," by Lesage. : BLAS
5. Fiord on the Kattegat. : LIM
6. Appraise. : EVALUE
7. Fails on a promise. : RENEGES
8. Hiawatha's craft. : CANOE
9. Club for the fairway. : IRON
10. Fuel in the main. : GAS
11. Oil city near the Persian Gulf. : ABADAN
12. Irritating. : RILING
13. Panoramas. : SCENES
14. Sen. Smathers, for instance. : MIAMIAN
20. Dogs of lost pedigree. : MUTTS
23. Carney's concern. : FLEET
24. Large drinking bowl. : JORUM
26. Annual art show, Paris. : SALON
27. Land of Lamaism. : TIBET
29. Novarro of the silents. : RAMON
31. Distinctive airs. : AURAS
33. Barbary ape. : SIMIA
35. Connection. : RELATION
36. Empty braggart. : BLOWHARD
37. In trite style. : STALELY
39. Roman palace on which Michelangelo worked. : FARNESE
41. TV equipment. : CAMERA
42. Short-order dish. : OMELET
43. One learned in the law. : LEGIST
45. Water between Africa and Arabia. : REDSEA
48. Designation. : TITLE
49. Ex ___: one-sided. : PARTE
51. Mean. : VILE
52. Astray. : LOST
54. Celebrated: Abbr. : CEL
56. En tout ___ (in any case): Fr. : CAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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