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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 1954

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,872
Across Down
1. Normandy town. : STLO
5. Hits a high fly. : SKIES
10. Old oath. : EGAD
14. Isles in Galway Bay. : ARAN
15. Hooded snake. : COBRA
16. Slipper. : MULE
17. Top soldier in Indochina. : GENERALELY
19. Moderate. : BATE
20. What Connecticut and Rhode Island don't have. : STATETAX
21. Relative of a filibuster. : ORATOR
23. Grandstand noises. : RAHS
24. Pitfall. : SNARE
25. What Dennis is. : MENACE
28. Lister Hill's colleague. : SPARKMAN
31. Tennysonian sailor. : ENOCH
32. Author of a Christmas poem. : MOORE
33. Memorabilia. : ANA
34. Giants' captain. : DARK
35. Yankee Yogi. : BERRA
36. Willowy. : SLIM
37. Paul Hoffman headed it. : ECA
38. City in Montana. : BUTTE
39. Marshy hollow. : SWALE
40. Ed Furgol and Willie Mays. : ATHLETES
42. Hit by a pitched ball: Slang. : BEANED
43. Latvians. : LETTS
44. Grover's Corners. : TOWN
45. Forage plant. : CLOVER
47. "But me and my ___ will never meet again . . . " : TRUELOVE
51. Abundant. : RIFE
52. Newscaster and author. : ELMERDAVIS
54. Card player's term. : ANTE
55. Strives for. : SEEKS
56. Bobby-soxer's "nifty." : KEEN
57. Du Bose Heyward heroine. : BESS
58. Perceive. : SENSE
59. Gaelic. : ERSE
1. Sinks in the middle. : SAGS
2. Weight allowance. : TRET
3. Well-known Hollywood name. : LANA
4. Limited in scope. : ONETRACK
5. Denounce bitterly. : SCATHE
6. Nut trees. : KOLAS
7. Wild goat. : IBEX
8. ___-king. : ERL
9. Michener best seller. : SAYONARA
10. Set sail. : EMBARK
11. Castillo Armas. : GUATEMALAN
12. Singing voice. : ALTO
13. Fawn. : DEER
18. Get in touch with. : REACH
22. Unusual. : RARE
24. Minute organism. : SPORE
25. Judith Anderson role. : MEDEA
26. Make into law. : ENACT
27. She wrote "Bless This House." : NORAHLOFTS
28. Mixed (preceded by "of"). : SORTS
29. Like an old woman. : ANILE
30. Appointed. : NAMED
32. Apportions. : METES
35. Support firmly. : BUTTRESS
36. Tchaikovsky ballet. : SWANLAKE
38. ___ noire. : BETE
39. Felled a seam. : SEWED
41. Presidential receptions. : LEVEES
42. Parisian stock exchange. : BOURSE
44. Arduous journeys. : TREKS
45. Ill-tempered person. : CRAB
46. Succession. : LINE
47. Humphrey operatives. : TMEN
48. Radiotelephony word. : OVER
49. Competes. : VIES
50. Thrall. : ESNE
53. Utah's Governor. : LEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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