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New York Times, Tuesday, October 13, 1953

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,577
Across
1. It's sometimes paired with "wiser." : OLDER
6. McCarthy of the races. : CLEM
10. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
14. Pulitzer Prize poet, 1952. : MOORE
15. Flying craft. : AERO
16. Emporium. : MART
17. At 212 degrees Fahrenheit. : ABOIL
18. Don Quixote's steed. : ROSINANTE
20. Shreveport's river. : RED
21. In accord. : ATONE
23. Finish. : ENDUP
24. Founder of the Jesuit Order, 1534. : LOYOLA
26. Junipers or thujas. : CEDARS
27. Unwilling. : AVERSE
29. George Meredith heroine. : RHODA
31. Short form of a girl's name. : REBA
32. Be very fond of. : ADORE
33. Enclosure on the farm. : STY
36. Pugilist's insignia. : CAULIFLOWEREARS
40. Math course: Abbr. : ALG
41. Registers. : READS
42. Cobalt. : BLUE
43. Authoress Libbey. : LAURA
44. Symbol of Oregon. : BEAVER
46. Abbreviated order in a diner. : HAMAND
49. Historic city on the Danube. : VIENNA
51. Strad's relative. : AMATI
52. Deviser of a famous test. : BINET
53. One of a well-known trio. : TOM
56. Civil War general. : ROSECRANS
58. Girl in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
60. Exclamations of impatience. : TUTS
61. Behold: Latin. : ECCE
62. In all directions. : ABOUT
63. Whilom. : ERST
64. Part of a revue. : SKIT
65. Think: French. : PENSE
Down
1. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
2. Projecting part. : LOBE
3. Robot bomb. : DOODLEBUG
4. J. C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
5. Fresh sets of horses. : RELAYS
6. Name for a hurricane. : CAROL
7. Great pioneer in science (1452–1519). : LEONARDODAVINCI
8. Irish Gaelic. : ERSE
9. "Apres ___ le déluge." : MOI
10. Heroine of "Private Lives." : AMANDA
11. Sea in the East Indies. : BANDA
12. Man's name. : ARTUR
13. Choreographer's concern. : STEPS
19. Person requiring aid. : NEEDER
22. Part of Italy. : TOE
25. Of speech. : ORAL
26. Most important part. : CORE
27. Alms box. : ARCA
28. Menu item. : VEAL
30. "___ business?" : HOWS
32. Having wings. : ALAR
33. "___ Nell," Mrs. Fiske's role. : SALVATION
34. Constant. : TRUE
35. River through Flanders. : YSER
37. Persian. : IRANIC
38. Inveterate strife. : FEUD
39. Israeli Ambassador. : EBAN
43. Most protracted. : LATEST
44. Queen, worker or drone. : BEE
45. Catch. : ENTRAP
46. Author of Western tales. : HARTE
47. Casanova's specialty. : AMOUR
48. Poles. : MASTS
50. Map within a map. : INSET
52. Football player. : BACK
54. Burden. : ONUS
55. Petty officer. : MATE
57. Careful study: Abbr. : RES
59. Man's nickname. : ABE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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