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New York Times, Monday, November 8, 1954

Author:
Edward Early
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Edward Early has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,959
Across
1. Acknowledges applause. : BOWS
5. Student organizations. : FRATS
10. Mop. : SWAB
14. Devilish. : EVIL
15. Hair-raising. : EERIE
16. Forbidden. : TABU
17. Abraham Lincoln was one. : REPUBLICAN
19. "___ well." : ALLS
20. Scapegoats for airmen. : GREMLINS
21. November symbol. : TURKEY
23. Disk used in ice hockey. : PUCK
24. Part of an armature. : WIRE
25. Fabric with nubby surface. : RATINE
28. They're worth 500 points each. : CANASTAS
32. "___ Care." : IDONT
33. The jury. : PANEL
34. Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
35. Bell sound. : DONG
36. Artist's display frame. : EASEL
37. Site of Italian university. : PISA
38. Before. : ERE
39. The ram. : ARIES
40. Witch's symbol. : BROOM
41. Quietly. : SEDATELY
43. Hooks. : CLASPS
44. Ecclesiastics' titles. : DOMS
45. Diving bird. : LOON
46. Pierrot. : MONAMI
49. Andrew Jackson was one. : DEMOCRAT
53. On. : ATOP
54. Shakespeare and others. : TRAGEDIANS
56. Printer's direction. : STET
57. Fame. : ECLAT
58. Girl's name. : NINA
59. Silver coins of Peru. : SOLS
60. Leaves port. : SAILS
61. Growl: Var. : GNAR
Down
1. Gertrude of TV. : BERG
2. Completed. : OVER
3. Dry off. : WIPE
4. Sinking suddenly. : SLUMPING
5. Girl's name. : FELICE
6. Prepare again for printing. : REINK
7. Parts of a circle. : ARCS
8. Aunt: Spanish. : TIA
9. Guard. : SENTINEL
10. Gazes. : STARES
11. Path or avenue. : WALK
12. Skilled. : ABLE
13. Telephone signal. : BUSY
18. Plain-spoken. : BLUNT
22. Border river, Europe and Asia. : URAL
24. Diminishes. : WANES
25. Bridle paths. : RIDES
26. Dote on. : ADORE
27. Became softened (with "down"). : TONED
28. Mudville's hero. : CASEY
29. Musical compositions. : TRIOS
30. Writer of animal stories. : AESOP
31. Bridge wins. : SLAMS
33. Sandbox toys. : PAILS
36. Hermits. : EREMITES
37. Swaggering. : PRANCING
39. Part of a molecule. : ATOM
40. It's kept in banks. : BLOOD
42. Suits. : ADAPTS
43. Fancy goldfish. : COMETS
45. Within the law. : LEGAL
46. Larger part. : MASS
47. Man's name. : OTTO
48. One of Lord Byron's names. : NOEL
49. Salvador ___. : DALI
50. Bestow profusely. : RAIN
51. Coin of India. : ANNA
52. Autocrat. : TSAR
55. Sarnoff's corporation. : RCA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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