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New York Times, Monday, January 19, 1953

Author:
George Henderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
George Henderson has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,310
Across
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Lorelei's golden possession. : COMB
5
Zoo attraction. : CHIMP
10
New president of Columbia University. : KIRK
14
Sound of a locomotive. : CHOO
15
Greek goddesses of the seasons. : HORAE
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Product of reflection. : IDEA
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June 2, 1953. : CORONATION
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Where Maidstone is. : KENT
20
Basis of most chemical elements. : ISOTOPES
21
Turning points. : CRISES
23
Donkey: German. : ESEL
24
For shame! : FIE
25
Ramble. : WANDER
28
Senator from Delaware. : WILLIAMS
33
Biblical name. : ELI
34
A heavenly system. : SOLAR
36
A heating system. : STEAM
37
Geologist's time scheme. : EONS
39
Afternoon church service. : NONES
41
Farm annex. : SILO
42
Do homage. : KNEEL
44
Annexed. : ADDED
46
The ear: Comb form. : OTO
47
Congressional gatherings. : SESSIONS
49
Brush off again. : REDUST
51
City in Yugoslavia. : NIS
52
Silk: Italian. : SETA
53
Olivia de Havilland's role. : RACHEL
57
Big bug of southwestern U.S. : CONENOSE
61
Good-for-nothing: Scot. : ORRA
62
Where the kids used to slide, in an old song. : CELLARDOOR
64
Foretoken. : OMEN
65
Expect. : AWAIT
66
River in Austria, tribute of the Danube. : ENNS
67
Deputy to the new Secretary of Defense. : KYES
68
Heroine of "I Pagliacci." : NEDDA
69
Prevail beyond control. : RAGE
Down
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When Emperor Constantine was a boy: Roman num. : CCCI
2
Exclamations of discovery. : OHOS
3
Native of the Philippines. : MORO
4
Kicked. : BOOTED
5
Charley's aunt's job. : CHAPERON
6
Houston's Shamrock, for instance. : HOTEL
7
She substituted for Mercury as messsenger. : IRIS
8
Chinese Red leader. : MAO
9
Eyebrow marker. : PENCIL
10
Lenore Ulric's famous role. : KIKI
11
March time. : IDES
12
M. Mayer of France. : RENE
13
Krazy felines. : KATS
18
Muzzles. : NOSES
22
Electrical units. : RELS
24
Baked, as pottery. : FIRED
25
He will take over from Sawyer. : WEEKS
26
Status of the Ancient Mariner. : ALONE
27
Playing cards. : NINES
28
Scepters for Mab and Titania. : WANDS
29
Pronoun. : ITS
30
Useful parts of the alphabet. : AEIOU
31
Produces germinated grain. : MALTS
32
Mormon leader in U. S. Senate, 1903–33. : SMOOT
35
R. F. C. specialties. : LOANS
38
His: French. : SES
40
Piece of music. : SERENATA
43
Short written message. : LINE
45
Discourage through fear. : DETER
48
Denizen of the tool chest. : OILCAN
50
Anger: Colloq. : DANDER
52
Reliable. : SOLID
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Chess piece. : ROOK
54
R. T. B. Stevens' new responsibility. : ARMY
55
Indian. : CREE
56
___ Andersen. : HANS
57
Clothed. : CLAD
58
O'Neill's daughter, Chaplin's wife. : OONA
59
Item on the "Hit Parade." : SONG
60
Gaelic. : ERSE
63
Member of the flock. : EWE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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