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New York Times, Tuesday, July 20, 1954

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,848
Across Down
1. Military unit. : OUTFIT
7. An apparatus put in order for use. : RIGUP
12. Dreamy serenade. : NOCTURNE
14. City in Turkey. : ADANA
15. Dweller on Lake Nipigon. : ONTARIAN
16. Grinders. : MOLARS
18. Caribbean inlet. : RIA
19. Double-finned goldfish. : FANTAIL
21. Ingredient of japan. : LAC
22. City in Belgium. : MONS
24. Emit smoke. : REEK
25. Big-gun salute. : SALVO
27. European news agency. : ANETA
29. Downward slope. : DIP
31. Short and ugly word. : LIAR
32. Biblical name. : ADAM
35. Actress Dietrich. : MARLENE
37. Haughtily aloof: Colloq. : UPSTAGE
40. Dipped in crumbs before frying. : BREADED
41. Life-like. : NATURAL
42. Roger! : OKAY
43. Winglike. : ALAR
44. Gary Crosby's relation to the Groaner. : SON
46. Navigation hazards. : REEFS
50. End man in a minstrel show. : BONES
52. Girl's name. : NONA
55. Blockhead. : DOLT
56. Stripling. : LAD
57. Word used in trying out a microphone. : TESTING
60. Allen Dulles' responsibility. : CIA
61. In good spirits. : ELATED
63. Name of several popes. : INNOCENT
65. Trudge. : TREAD
66. Dance with running steps. : COURANTE
67. Curiously. : ODDLY
68. Abyssinian banana. : ENSETE
1. Petroleum measurement. : OCTANE
2. Actress Hagen. : UTA
3. Sport of kings (with "The"). : TURF
4. ___ Tuck. : FRIAR
5. Meaningless. : INANE
6. Encamped. : TENTED
7. Branches: Anat. : RAMI
8. Devil-gods. : IDOLS
9. Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
10. Independent. : UNALLIED
11. Device for protection from underwater mines. : PARAVANE
12. Actress Shearer. : NORMA
13. Ingredient of chop suey. : ONION
17. Gained an advantage. : SCORED
20. Describing a hand-on-hip stance. : AKIMBO
23. Height. : STATURE
26. Lessened. : ALLAYED
28. Jewish month. : ADAR
30. Estes or Menlo. : PARK
33. Titles in Turkey. : AGAS
34. Casabas, honeydews. : MELONS
36. Opposite of the van. : REAR
37. Powerless. : UNABLE
38. Where Stanford University is. : PALOALTO
39. Colors of a cavalry unit. : STANDARD
45. Proclamation. : NOTICE
47. Epoch 60,000,000 years ago. : EOCENE
48. Michigan city. : FLINT
49. ___ Department. : STATE
51. Something obtained at ludicrously low ost. : STEAL
53. Curtain material. : NINON
54. ___ mirabilis (year of wonder). : ANNUS
58. Popular baritone. : EDDY
59. Sen. Kefauver's colleague. : GORE
62. Announcer Husing. : TED
64. Small sailboat. : CAT

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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