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New York Times, Monday, January 26, 1953

Author: Gertrude Krauskopf
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Gertrude Krauskopf has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,317
Across Down
1. Sound of a bowstring. : TWANG
6. Young elephant. : CALF
10. Exchange. : SWAP
14. Down for a puff. : EIDER
15. Hipbones. : ILIA
16. Greek letters. : CHIS
17. Approaching maturity. : ADOLESCENT
19. Pagliacci's ironic word. : RIDI
20. Tenant with a contract. : LESSEE
21. "The midwife of men's thoughts." : SOCRATES
23. Famous name in the steel industry. : OLDS
25. River joining the Rhone at Lyons. : SAONE
26. Generous Scotch-American. : CARNEGIE
30. A tax. : TITHE
32. Actress Hagen. : UTA
33. Vociferations of the fans. : YELLS
35. Appears in great or portentous size. : LOOMS
37. Did not walk. : RODE
39. Flaps violently, as sails. : SLATS
41. ___ Pompilius, legendary King of Rome. : NUMA
42. Felicity. : BLISS
44. Sharpener. : STROP
46. ___ soda. : SAL
47. Girl's nickname. : LOTTA
49. First. : EARLIEST
51. Mountain passes, in India. : GHATS
53. Break from a habit. : WEAN
54. Of a father or mother. : PARENTAL
57. Roman general who defeated Hannibal, 202 B. C. : SCIPIO
61. He was: Latin. : ERAT
62. Foolishness. : INEPTITUDE
64. Constituent of seashells. : LIME
65. Bring up. : REAR
66. Forty-___. : NINER
67. Controversial agency of the U.S.S.R. : TASS
68. Answers wrongly. : ERRS
69. Pictures by a famous Spanish painter. : GOYAS
1. Blue-winged duck. : TEAL
2. Adjective for the world. : WIDE
3. Commotions. : ADOS
4. Gen. Bradley's middle name. : NELSON
5. He ran for President in 1872. : GREELEY
6. 199. : CIC
7. Bottled beverages. : ALES
8. Typesetting machines: Colloq. : LINOS
9. Man from whom large campaign contributions are expected: Slang. : FATCAT
10. City of 125,536 in Pennsylvania. : SCRANTON
11. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. : WHITEHOUSE
12. Member of a staff. : AIDE
13. Greek letters. : PSIS
18. Rushes. : SEDGES
22. Irritate. : ROIL
24. Horizontal parts of foundations. : SILLS
26. Former street market. : CURB
27. Coral ring around a lagoon. : ATOLL
28. Messages from abroad. : RADIOGRAMS
29. Puff up. : ELATE
31. Madame Bovary and others. : EMMAS
34. Stuffing for a puppet. : STRAW
36. Cellar substance. : SALT
38. Votaries of the arts. : ESTHETES
40. Touchiest. : SOREST
43. Man's nickname. : STAN
45. Finishing second in a horse race. : PLACING
48. Clothing. : ATTIRE
50. In the beginning: Latin. : INITIO
52. More reasonable. : SANER
54. Throw missiles. : PELT
55. Verdi forte. : ARIA
56. Author of "The Owl and the Pussycat." : LEAR
58. Small and weak. : PUNY
59. Thought. : IDEA
60. Contractions used in poetry. : OERS
63. Twosomes: Abbr. : PRS

Answer summary: 13 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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