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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
Across
1. Evening wear. : WRAP
5. Trivial. : BANAL
10. Relative of a Bunsen burner. : ETNA
14. Mata ___. : HARI
15. Shade of green. : OLIVE
16. Discovery of 1895. : XRAY
17. Hit play of 1930. : ONCEINALIFETIME
20. With great sacrifice. : ATAPRICE
21. Figures of speech. : TROPES
22. Long and slender. : LANK
23. Part of a dactylogram. : WHORL
24. Tomato surprises. : SALADS
27. 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
53. Oriental title. : EMEER
54. Other. : ELSE
55. Western hill formation. : MESA
56. Dictum: Colloq. : SAYSO
57. Rep. from Kansas. : REES
Down
1. Antonym of "giddap." : WHOA
2. Declaim violently. : RANT
3. Alms box. : ARCA
4. Baking dish. : PIEPLATE
5. Pacific islands SE of Honshu. : BONINS
6. Old exclamation. : ALACK
7. Shade of green. : NILE
8. ___ culture (rearing of birds). : AVI
9. Sinistra, in music directions. : LEFTHAND
10. Mulct. : EXTORT
11. Rara avis of baseball. : TRIPLEPLAY
12. Designate. : NAME
13. Supporting votes. : AYES
18. Turkish decree. : IRADE
19. Abrade. : ERODE
23. It's "too much with us." : WORLD
24. Scapegrace. : SCAMP
25. Tumultuous. : AROAR
26. Scotland. : LANDOCAKES
27. Old rakes. : ROUES
28. One who is completely dominated. : SLAVE
29. Classified, as an actor. : TYPED
31. Term of endearment. : HONEY
34. Shoppers' bargains. : CUTRATES
35. Motel. : STOPOVER
37. Gateway to a Shinto temple. : TORII
38. ___ cum laude. : SUMMA
40. City in California. : MADERA
41. Ravel wrote one. : BOLERO
43. Governs. : RULES
44. Source of energy. : ATOM
45. Spelunker's milieu. : CAVE
46. Victim. : PREY
47. Part of TV. : TELE
48. Compiègne's river. : OISE
49. Highways: Abbr. : RTES
51. 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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