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New York Times, Tuesday, November 9, 1954

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,960
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1. Agenda for shopping. : LISTS
6. In various places. : AROUND
12. Armed robbery. : STICKUP
14. French actress Caron. : LESLIE
15. Automobile. : MACHINE
16. Firm. : ADAMANT
18. Dwight. : IKE
19. Where Hale Telescope is. : PALOMAR
21. Portuguese enclave in India. : GOA
22. Bivouac equipment. : TENTS
24. City in France. : LAON
25. Renowned Kilkenny battlers. : CATS
26. Silence. : HUSH
27. Chief: Colloq. : BOSS
28. Proofreader's mark. : CARET
29. Express oneself freely. : SPEAKOUT
31. Easter event. : PARADE
32. Shapely. : NEAT
33. City on the Arno. : PISA
34. Ballyhoo man. : BARKER
37. Cosmetic holder. : CREAMJAR
41. Stranger. : ALIEN
42. Indochinese state. : LAOS
43. Simple. : BARE
44. Friendly. : KIND
45. Paul of Greece. : KING
46. ___ the moon. : MANIN
47. A language: Abbr. : ENG
48. Toronto's waterfront. : ONTARIO
50. First line of defense. : USN
51. Come to the rescue. : DELIVER
53. Instruct. : EDUCATE
55. Disposal of used goods. : RESALE
56. Mantilla wearers. : SENORAS
57. Horse-show facilities. : STALLS
58. Unhappily. : SADLY
1. Car necessity. : LICENSE
2. German pronoun. : ICH
3. Ricochets. : SKIPS
4. Bluefin. : TUNA
5. Read letter by letter. : SPELLOUT
6. Poplar trees. : ALAMOS
7. Parapeted earthwork. : REDAN
8. Glacial mounds. : OSAR
9. Danube port. : ULM
10. Indian word meaning "Thunder of Water." : NIAGARA
11. Indicated. : DENOTED
12. Kate and Kent. : SMITHS
13. Make shorter. : TAKEUP
17. Flavor. : TASTE
20. Drying kiln. : OAST
23. Expressed appreciation. : THANKED
25. Spaniard's cry of admiration. : CARAMBA
27. Snouted animal. : BOAR
28. ___ Grande, a national monument. : CASA
30. Piercing. : KEEN
31. Menu specialties. : PIES
33. Headway. : PROGRESS
34. Fate of the blackbirds. : BAKED
35. Telescopic contrivances. : ALINERS
36. Curly lock. : RINGLET
37. Biblical town. : CANA
38. It comes in with revelry. : JANUARY
39. Bristle on oats or barley. : ARISTA
40. City in Brittany. : RENNES
42. Measures of capacity. : LITRES
45. Doleful bell note. : KNELL
46. Where the pitcher stands. : MOUND
48. Rose Bowl's shape. : OVAL
49. Concept. : IDEA
52. "A rose ___ rose . . . " : ISA
54. Mountain pass. : COL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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