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New York Times, Friday, November 26, 1954

Author:
Marian Moeser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,977
Across
1. Ad man's art. : POSTER
7. Weapon: Slang. : GAT
10. Pitcher Maglie. : SAL
13. Gallery. : ARCADE
14. Cupbearer of Olympus. : GANYMEDE
16. Uses jive talk. : SLANGS
17. Moves more swiftly than. : OUTRACES
18. City in Salvador. : SANTATECLA
20. Liquid measures. : TUNS
21. Mutual: Comb. form. : INTER
22. Achievement of Chin and Ming dynasties. : WALL
23. Lily relative. : ALOE
24. Old Greek works. : ODES
25. Man's name. : DEREK
26. Unhappy reaction. : PAIN
27. Nursery rhyme boater. : NOD
28. Unit of electric force. : VOLT
29. Stars' goals. : AWARDS
31. Liquid measure. : GILL
32. ___ Ridge, N. J. : GLEN
33. Not mechanized. : MANUAL
36. Near East Port. : SAID
37. Writings: Abbr. : MSS
40. Hero of a long-run play. : ABIE
41. Dwellers on the mesas. : HOPIS
43. Thunderstorm accompaniment. : HAIL
44. Parts of compasses. : LEGS
45. Celtic man's name. : OWEN
46. Diplomatic first name. : PERLE
47. Potations. : ALES
48. Not classified. : UNASSORTED
50. Fond one. : CARESSER
52. Gunner's activity. : AIMING
53. Curling irons. : CRISPERS
54. Time allowed for payment. : USANCE
55. Oklahoma city. : ADA
56. Useful quadruped. : ASS
57. Ground glass. : LENSES
Down
1. Great enthusiasm. : PASSION
2. City in Florida. : ORLANDO
3. Short-changed. : SCANTED
4. Aunts: French. : TANTES
5. Author Wallace. : EDGAR
6. Immobility. : REST
7. De ___ of Lille. : GAULLE
8. Counteracting agents. : ANTALKALIS
9. Odin's son. : TYR
10. Temporal. : SECULAR
11. Glandlike. : ADENOID
12. Depreciates. : LESSENS
14. Carriage. : GOCART
15. Peloponnesian cape. : MATAPAN
19. Actor Tom. : EWELL
25. Good Christmas gifts. : DOLLHOUSES
28. Railroad term. : VIA
30. Verbal contraction. : WED
31. Conjectures. : GUESSES
32. Profits. : GAINS
33. Strait off Sumatra. : MALACCA
34. Medieval philosopher. : ABELARD
35. British colony on Gulf of Guinea. : NIGERIA
36. Relatives of halberds. : SPEARS
37. Swallows. : MARTINS
38. Library sign. : SILENCE
39. Arctic transportation. : SLEDGES
42. Landed gentry. : OWNERS
43. Ruth's middle name. : HERMAN
46. Ease of manner. : POISE
49. Visitor at Endor. : SAUL
51. Vacation place. : SPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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