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New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 1953

Author: Victor Goldfarb
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,305
Across Down
1. Emulated Brian Sullivan. : SANG
5. Uncloses: Poet. : OPES
9. Open place in a forest. : GLADE
14. Abdul the Bul Bul. : AMIR
15. Turn over by tossing. : FLAP
16. It travels by grapevine. : RUMOR
17. Inscrutable expression. : POKERFACE
19. Ancient hero of Denmark. : OGIER
20. Kind of trapshooting. : SKEET
21. Ancient country in Arabia. : SHEBA
23. Letter. : ESS
24. Undiluted. : NEAT
26. Dip one's doughnuts. : DUNK
28. Pumpernickel, for instance. : BROT
31. Man's nickname. : NED
33. Parts of telescopes. : LENSES
37. Too hasty in judgment. : RASH
38. Three: Prefix. : TRI
39. My Own ___, prize-winning cocker spaniel. : BRUCIE
40. Elephant goad used by mahouts. : ANKUS
42. Cheerless. : SAD
44. Sudden alarm. : SCARE
45. Owner of a ditty bag. : SEAMAN
47. One way to vote. : NAY
49. Umpire in the baseball Hall of Fame. : KLEM
50. Where assassination started World War I. : SERBIA
51. I love: Latin. : AMO
52. Not so much. : LESS
53. Buttonhole. : SLIT
55. Heavenly creature: French. : ANGE
57. Another way to vote. : YEA
60. Sacred figures of the Greek Church. : IKONS
62. Biblical name. : ABIEL
66. Friend to Mr. Johnson. : OLSEN
68. City playgrounds. : BACKYARDS
70. Handling. : USING
71. A small case for needlework. : ETUI
72. Café au ___ (light brown). : LAIT
73. Foretells. : READS
74. Famous football coach. : YOST
75. "___ go." : LETS
1. Exhausts gradually. : SAPS
2. Running wild. : AMOK
3. Greek goddess of victory. : NIKE
4. Indications of the ability to make things grow. : GREENTHUMBS
5. Absent from regular work. : OFF
6. Mends the ceiling. : PLASTERS
7. Every. : EACH
8. A transmission gear. : SPEED
9. Crosby, Como, Haymes, et al. : GROANERS
10. Drag along. : LUG
11. Pierette to Pierrot. : AMIE
12. Serves the purpose. : DOES
13. Sins. : ERRS
18. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
22. Onion. : BULB
25. Small snack for an aardvark. : ANT
27. Pitcher's specialty. : KNUCKLEBALL
28. Copper and zinc. : BRASS
29. Queen in the East. : RANEE
30. German man's name. : OSKAR
32. Meredith's Irish heroine. : DIANA
34. Climb up and over. : SCALE
35. O'Kelly is ___ President. : EIRES
36. Is apparent. : SEEMS
41. Ship news. : SAILINGS
43. Possibly the oldest city in the world. : DAMASCUS
46. Corporal in the Indian army. : NAIK
48. More distant: Poet. : YON
54. Senator from New Hampshire. : TOBEY
56. Light-hearted. : GAY
57. Pronoun. : YOUR
58. Or. : ELSE
59. 33,000 miles of coastline. : ASIA
61. Backlog of the free nations. : NATO
63. Dies ___ (day of wrath): Latin. : IRAE
64. Revise. : EDIT
65. Naval landing craft. : LSTS
67. Remnant. : END
69. Mr. Marlowe, to his friends. : KIT

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

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