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New York Times, Wednesday, September 22, 1954

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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Across
1
Manage a publication. : EDIT
5
Melville's sequel to "Typee." : OMOO
9
Most unfit. : WORST
14
Trapeze artist. : AERIALIST
16
Call out. : EVOKE
17
Motorist's concern. : STOPLIGHT
18
A monkey's relative. : LEMUR
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Dwelt under canvas. : TENTED
20
Small falcons. : KESTRELS
22
Slicing stroke. : CHOP
23
Shout on the fairway. : FORE
24
Tee, fairway, bunker, green. : HOLE
25
Punctuation mark. : STOP
26
Communication. : MESSAGE
28
Earthy envelope. : AIR
29
Arithmetic. : MATH
30
Beats steadily. : THROBS
34
Stamps. : POSTAGE
36
Old North Church hurricane loss. : STEEPLE
37
Cyclopean feature. : ONEEYE
38
Kind of slaw. : COLE
39
A continent: Abbr. : EUR
40
In chess the queen ___ in straight of diagonal direction. : CANMOVE
42
To cut. : SNEE
43
Chinese nanny. : AMAH
46
Pie plates. : TINS
47
Gentlemen. : SIRS
48
State of Maine. : DOWNEAST
50
Infuse with air. : AERATE
52
Make use of. : AVAIL
53
UMW member. : COALMINER
55
Composer Grainger. : PERCY
56
A lulu. : HUMDINGER
57
Lock of hair. : TRESS
58
Violetta's song. : ARIA
59
Sets like jelly. : GELS
Down
1
Asia. : EAST
2
Work for Sherlock. : DETECTION
3
Locomotive. : IRONHORSE
4
Excellent. : TIPTOP
5
Malodorous. : OLID
6
Relative of an agate. : MIG
7
City on Lake Winnebago. : OSHKOSH
8
Water-loving animals. : OTTERS
9
Leather strip on a shoe. : WELT
10
In this place. : OVERHERE
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A foil for Tybalt. : ROMEO
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A handful for Hamlet. : SKULL
13
Telegraphic. : TERSE
15
Syrian city of Aleppo. : ALEP
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Gateway city to Alaska. : SEATTLE
23
Outdoor entertainment. : FETE
25
Soap: Latin. : SAPO
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Purplish-red. : MAGENTA
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Melted butter used in India. : GHEE
29
Yucatan Indian. : MAYA
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Unrestricted cattle lands. : OPENRANGE
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Gun metal. : BLUESTEEL
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Yellow with autumn. : SERE
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Doctrine of arts in general. : TECHNICS
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Money in British pockets. : SOVS
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Outline. : CONTOUR
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Violist Elman. : MISCHA
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Begetting. : SIRING
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Suit. : ADAPT
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Furniture toter. : MOVER
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Knowing. : AWARE
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Mr. Culbertson and others. : ELYS
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Mme. Frances ___, Met star. : ALDA
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Slips up. : ERRS
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"Mon ___ Pierrot." : AMI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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