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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 1953

Author: Edward Buckler
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,301
Across Down
1. Next Secretary of the Interior. : MCKAY
6. Look over. : SCAN
10. A sudden, short breath. : GASP
14. Italian philosopher, died Nov. 20, at 87. : CROCE
15. "Mary ___ little lamb." : HADA
16. Unique person. : ONER
17. Magna ___. : CARTA
18. Homage. : OBEISANCE
20. Word of slangy agreement. : OKE
21. Where Figaro lived. : SEVILLE
23. Munitions depot: Abbr. : ARS
24. Baby today, graybeard next December. : YEAR
26. Actress Tierney. : GENE
27. Artful procedures. : WILES
29. Cuddles. : SNUGGLES
31. Lodging place: French. : GITE
32. Salute. : GREET
33. Strained. : TENSED
35. Think highly of. : REGARD
37. Turns on a fixed point. : PIVOTS
38. Fabrics for overalls and playsuits. : DENIMS
39. Dilute. : WATER
40. Win. : EARN
41. Carney, Duncan, Radford, etc. : MARINERS
44. Thrashes. : FLOGS
46. Pods used in soups and stews. : OKRA
47. Suppose. : DEEM
49. Opposite of nothing. : ALL
50. Vocalize better than. : OUTSING
53. T-shaped. : TAU
54. When to "go down to Kew." : LILACTIME
56. N. H. Governor, Eisenhower's chief assistant. : ADAMS
58. ___ birthday, Jan. 19, legal holiday in Dixie. : LEES
59. Like a wing. : ALAR
60. Manager of Philadelphia Athletics. : DYKES
61. Says further. : ADDS
62. Potential fricasee. : HENS
63. Debilitated. : SEEDY
1. The real ___, best of its kind. : MCCOY
2. Birds of the rail family. : CRAKES
3. Inhabitant of a certain peninsula. : KOREAN
4. Congressional law. : ACT
5. Some votes. : YEAS
6. Worked in snow. : SHOVELED
7. 1 Across and the other eight. : CABINET
8. Mrs. Lovett and others. : ADELES
9. Catch. : NAIL
10. Black-tailed gazelle. : GOA
11. Writer of history. : ANNALIST
12. Hides. : SECRETES
13. Demanded haste. : PRESSED
19. Featherstitch. : SEW
22. Tent caterpillars. : EGGERS
25. Cloth used for floors, blanketing, etc. : RUGGING
28. Shut the eyes to. : IGNORED
30. 15.432356 grains. : GRAM
33. Red-yellow color, named after a famous painter. : TITIAN
34. Neck-and-neck. : EVEN
35. United anew. : REALLIED
36. Signed up. : ENROLLED
37. They ward off blows. : PARRIERS
38. Spanish composer of "Fire Dance." : DEFALLA
39. Discoverer of streptomycin, 1952 Nobel prize winner. : WAKSMAN
41. Causing movement. : MOTILE
42. Motion-picture scene to be filmed again. : RETAKE
43. Furrowed. : SEAMED
45. An organization: Abbr. : SOC
48. Rumpled. : MUSSY
51. Home of new U. S. Treasurer, Mrs. Priest. : UTAH
52. Runs about idly. : GADS
55. Blockhead. : ASS
57. Color. : DYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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