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New York Times, Friday, July 9, 1954

34-Down : Chance.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
David Steinberg notes:

Original 23-Across clue was indented.

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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,837
Across
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Cooper and Gleason. : JACKIES
8
Senorita's name. : DOLORES
15
Make plans for. : ARRANGE
16
Component. : ELEMENT
17
Rubbernecks. : CRANERS
18
Mecca of vacationers. : SEASIDE
19
Relatives. : KIN
20
Legislative term. : SESSION
22
Born. : NEE
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Girl's name. : AVIS
25
Ranks. : TIERS
26
Pool in a mine shaft. : SUMP
27
Sierra ___, West Africa. : LEONE
29
Shelter. : LEE
30
March follower. : APRIL
31
Ely, Man, Wight. : ISLES
33
Hellas. : GREECE
34
Recorded proceedings. : ACTA
35
Farmhouse additions. : ELLS
36
Lifted (with "up"). : JACKED
38
Steering apparatus. : WHEEL
40
Noun suffixes. : ANCES
41
Article. : THE
42
Europeans. : SERBS
46
Animate. : STIR
47
Multitude. : SWARM
49
Cheer the team. : ROOT
50
Shell. : POD
51
Colorful splendor. : GLITTER
53
Rocky hill. : TOR
54
Antagonists. : ENEMIES
56
Raise the spirits of. : ELEVATE
58
Curl. : RINGLET
59
Enumerates. : RECITES
60
Petty princes. : SATRAPS
61
Fixity. : SETNESS
Down
1
Wild dog. : JACKAL
2
Attain fame. : ARRIVE
3
Skull: Comb. form. : CRANIO
4
Where Abilene is: Abbr. : KAN
5
Spanish girl's name. : INES
6
Snowy white bird. : EGRET
7
Designating flowers having no stalk. : SESSILE
8
Aspiration. : DESIRE
9
Bread spreads. : OLEOS
10
Not overweight. : LEAN
11
British decorations. : OMS
12
Rehardens. : REINURES
13
Native to a particular people. : ENDEMIC
14
Spire. : STEEPLE
21
Notes. : SEES
24
Giggle. : SNICKER
26
Schoolbook. : SPELLER
28
Well-known first name in politics. : ESTES
30
French city. : ARLES
32
Stripling. : LAD
33
Letter. : GEE
34
Chance. : ACCIDENT
36
Quartzes. : JASPERS
37
Willa Cather heroine. : ANTONIA
38
Exclamation of surprise. : WHAT
39
Gov. Christian and family. : HERTERS
41
Paper spills. : TWISTS
43
Turn. : ROTATE
44
Constellation of the bright star Arcturus. : BOOTES
45
Pressure. : STRESS
47
Lullaby subject. : SLEEP
48
Skirmish. : MELEE
51
River in New Mexico. : GILA
52
Clergyman: Abbr. : RECT
55
Operator: Abbr. : MGR
57
Product of France. : VIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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