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New York Times, Saturday, January 31, 1953

Author: Israel Gitter
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,322
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1. Lt. Col. Irene O. Galloway is their Director. : WACS
5. Nigerian capital. : LAGOS
10. Where the Menam River flows. : SIAM
14. Famous pen name. : ELIA
15. Put on a scene: Jocose. : EMOTE
16. Culmination. : ACME
17. "The Castaway." : LATRAVIATA
19. Creator of Lorelei Lee. : LOOS
20. "The big ___." : LIE
21. Famous "nightingale." : LIND
22. Parts of a platform. : PLANKS
24. Nevada city of 32,497. : RENO
25. The pride of Texas. : ALAMO
26. "With ___ toward none . . . " : MALICE
29. Modern poets of vers libre. : IMAGISTS
32. Gelatin-like product of seaweed. : AGAR
33. Ruin. : BANE
34. Where the Loop is: Colloq. : CHI
35. Dramatist who will write special TV programs. : ROBERTESHERWOOD
40. ___-Magnon. : CRO
41. Engage. : HIRE
42. Part of a church. : APSE
43. President of the American Red Cross. : HARRIMAN
45. Frolics. : SPREES
47. Kind of TV show. : PANEL
48. Run before a gale. : SCUD
49. Part of a tooth. : ENAMEL
51. Copycat. : APER
52. Ear: Comb. form. : OTO
55. Turkish city. : KARS
56. Popular baritone solo. : OLMANRIVER
59. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
60. Con ___ (with zeal): Ital. : AMORE
61. Lively dance. : REEL
62. Japanese sauces. : SOYS
63. Cardinal numbers. : NINES
64. The "A" in A.U.S. : ARMY
1. Overused prefatory word, esp. in radio ad-libbing. : WELL
2. Kirghiz mountains. : ALAI
3. Mention in orders. : CITE
4. Patriotic group: Abbr. : SAR
5. First trans-Atlantic air passenger, 1927. : LEVINE
6. ___ acids, basic constituents of proteins. : AMINO
7. A spur. : GOAD
8. "Master" Melvin of baseball. : OTT
9. Naval craft. : SEAPLANE
10. Sandwich filling. : SALAMI
11. Television tube. : ICONOSCOPE
12. In a frenzy. : AMOK
13. G. O. P.'s favorite word in 1952 election. : MESS
18. Evelyn Waugh's brother. : ALEC
23. Wisconsin product. : LAGER
24. To laugh: French. : RIRE
25. Indian nurse. : AMAH
26. "Semper Fidelis," for instance. : MARCH
27. Ancient Greek assembly. : AGORA
28. Her Majesty's loyal opposition. : LABORPARTY
29. He wrote "The Wild Duck." : IBSEN
30. Pronoun. : THOSE
31. Pro and con. : SIDES
36. The Lorelei's river. : RHINE
37. Bank item. : TIMELOAN
38. Epochal. : ERAL
39. Angus of Mukden fame. : WARD
44. Egyptian Pharoah. : RAMSES
45. Story settings. : SCENES
46. Sound of contentment. : PURR
48. Good bowling score. : SPARE
49. Supplements (with "out"). : EKES
50. Free world's defense. : NATO
51. Chief Egyptian deity. : AMON
52. All through. : OVER
53. Rain cats and dogs. : TEEM
54. Airfield outside Paris. : ORLY
57. 951. : LMI
58. One of the Gershwins. : IRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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