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New York Times, Friday, November 12, 1954

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,963

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Evening wear. : WRAP
5
Trivial. : BANAL
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Relative of a Bunsen burner. : ETNA
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Mata ___. : HARI
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Shade of green. : OLIVE
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Discovery of 1895. : XRAY
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Hit play of 1930. : ONCEINALIFETIME
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With great sacrifice. : ATAPRICE
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Figures of speech. : TROPES
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Long and slender. : LANK
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Part of a dactylogram. : WHORL
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Tomato surprises. : SALADS
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Prerequisite for a driver. : ROADTEST
30
Hamper. : CRATE
31
TV singer. : HORNE
32
Work at. : PLY
33
First-rate. : AONE
34
"How ___ you!" : COULD
35
Rebuff. : SLAP
36
Outraged. : MAD
37
Adjusted. : TUNED
38
Part of a barrel. : STAVE
39
Stirs up interest for. : PROMOTES
41
Encouraged. : BUOYED
42
Win, as an election. : CARRY
43
Lively play. : ROMP
44
Scene of "Evangeline." : ACADIA
46
Lifesaving apparatus. : PULMOTOR
50
An ultimatum. : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
52
___ there. : OVER
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Oriental title. : EMEER
54
Other. : ELSE
55
Western hill formation. : MESA
56
Dictum: Colloq. : SAYSO
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Rep. from Kansas. : REES
Down
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Antonym of "giddap." : WHOA
2
Declaim violently. : RANT
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Baking dish. : PIEPLATE
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Pacific islands SE of Honshu. : BONINS
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Old exclamation. : ALACK
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Shade of green. : NILE
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___ culture (rearing of birds). : AVI
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Sinistra, in music directions. : LEFTHAND
10
Mulct. : EXTORT
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Rara avis of baseball. : TRIPLEPLAY
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Designate. : NAME
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Supporting votes. : AYES
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Turkish decree. : IRADE
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Abrade. : ERODE
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It's "too much with us." : WORLD
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Scapegrace. : SCAMP
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Tumultuous. : AROAR
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Scotland. : LANDOCAKES
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Old rakes. : ROUES
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One who is completely dominated. : SLAVE
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Classified, as an actor. : TYPED
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Term of endearment. : HONEY
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Shoppers' bargains. : CUTRATES
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Motel. : STOPOVER
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Gateway to a Shinto temple. : TORII
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___ cum laude. : SUMMA
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City in California. : MADERA
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Ravel wrote one. : BOLERO
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Governs. : RULES
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Source of energy. : ATOM
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Spelunker's milieu. : CAVE
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Victim. : PREY
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Part of TV. : TELE
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Compiègne's river. : OISE
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Highways: Abbr. : RTES
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Medical suffix. : OMA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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