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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1953

Author:
D. B. Chapman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
D. B. Chapman has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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Students & seniors
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1. Newly appointed Senator, 48th Democrat. : BURKE
6. Speak highly of. : LAUD
10. Whenever. : ONCE
14. Gray. : ASHEN
15. Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
16. Named before. : SAID
17. Good: Spanish. : BUENO
18. International pastime. : CROSSWORD
20. Break bread. : EAT
21. Last under use. : WEAR
23. 2-sq.-mi. lake in Minnesota, source of the Mississippi. : ITASCA
24. Part of a mail box. : SLOT
26. Where Charley E. Johns is new Governor: Abbr. : FLA
27. Become firm. : GEL
28. Livery stable items. : RIGS
30. Anion or cation. : ION
32. Cat's-paw. : DUPE
36. One of the Marx brothers. : CHICO
38. Empty railroad car. : IDLER
40. Grow drowsy. : NOD
41. Bane of the highways. : RECKLESSDRIVING
44. Man's name. : IRA
45. Models by a French designer. : FATHS
46. Quay. : LEVEE
47. What Knights were. : BOLD
49. Compass reading. : SSE
50. ___ Marquette. : PERE
51. Strummer's instrument. : UKE
53. Dieter's favorite abbreviation. : LBS
55. Shaw's "___ and the Man." : ARMS
58. Fulfill, as a promise. : REDEEM
61. Britisher's "Nonsense!" : TOSH
63. Vitality. : SAP
64. Syracuse eleven. : ORANGEMEN
66. Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
68. Horace or Thomas. : MANN
69. Biblical ointment. : NARD
70. Choir robe. : COTTA
71. Defendant's answer to a charge. : PLEA
72. Fictional heroine. : TESS
73. Eskimo canoe. : KAYAK
Down
1. Dolls, in current parlance. : BABES
2. Customary. : USUAL
3. Describing a question not meant to be answered. : RHETORICAL
4. Speed skater Henry. : KEN
5. Poetic "enough." : ENOW
6. Labor union branch. : LOCAL
7. Security areas. : AIRRAIDSHELTERS
8. Service club. : USO
9. Fath or Dior. : DESIGNER
10. Mrs. ___ B. Lord of U. N. : OSWALD
11. Temple chamber. : NAOS
12. About the time of: Abbr. : CIRC
13. Old Norse poetry. : EDDA
19. Holy one: Abbr. : STE
22. Letters of the alphabet. : EFS
25. Voice of the meter. : TICK
29. National pastime. : GOLF
31. Famous name in steel. : OLDS
33. Temple or Trinity. : UNIVERSITY
34. Southern cornbread. : PONE
35. Advantage. : EDGE
36. Piece of furniture. : CRIB
37. Protagonist. : HERO
38. Followers of: Suffix. : ISTS
39. Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
42. In law, a privilege such as a right-of-way. : EASEMENT
43. Actress Vague. : VERA
48. Senorita's constant companion. : DUENNA
50. Epistolary afterthoughts. : PSS
52. Nail container. : KEG
54. Series H ___. : BONDS
56. Spanish shawl. : MANTA
57. Command to Fido. : SPEAK
58. Lively play. : ROMP
59. Of a time. : ERAL
60. Jutland resident. : DANE
62. Saddle horse. : HACK
65. Girl's name. : MAE
67. Mauna ___, Hawaii. : LOA

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