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New York Times, Tuesday, October 6, 1953

Author:
Edward Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,570
Across
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Carfare. : TOKEN
6
Sigma. : ESS
9
Symbolic bird. : DOVE
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One of the Forsytes. : IRENE
14
Margaret ___, anthropologist. : MEAD
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Malign. : EVIL
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Mark over "n" in some Spanish words. : TILDE
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Reduce. : BATE
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Social affairs. : TEAS
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Cut off. : LOP
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Pertaining to the back. : DORSAL
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Man's name. : ERLE
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Essayist's pen name. : ELIA
26
Hunting dogs. : POINTERS
28
Formed with sagacity, as plans. : DEEPLAID
30
Provides with protective cover. : ARMORS
33
Land reclaimed from the sea. : POLDER
35
Native of Egypt. : NILOT
36
Saint whose day is Dec. 7. : AMBROSE
39
Corrector. : EMENDER
41
Landscapist of dawn and twilight. : COROT
42
Having branches. : RAMOSE
44
Tricked. : HOAXED
46
Restaurant employee. : WAITRESS
50
Rough-coated fox terrier. : WIREHAIR
52
Block. : STOP
53
Anything soothing. : BALM
55
Large island in the East Indies. : BORNEO
57
Color. : HUE
58
Yankee Stadium's is ten acres. : AREA
59
Mary Lincoln's maiden name. : TODD
60
Start the day. : ARISE
62
Malicious talk. : DIRT
63
Indulge in winter sport: Var. : SKEE
64
Prepared (potatoes) in a certain way. : RICED
65
Comfort. : EASE
66
Plans: Abbr. : ARR
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Bold: Dial. : SASSY
Down
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Noble. : TITLED
2
Relative of the crow. : ORIOLE
3
Australian sheep dog. : KELPIE
4
Purpose. : END
5
Must have. : NEED
6
Ornament with needlework. : EMBROIDER
7
Vacation spot. : SEASIDE
8
Character in "Paradise Lost." : SATAN
9
They decide. : DETERMINERS
10
Disposed of more than could be supplied. : OVERSOLD
11
Medicine bottle. : VIAL
12
If not. : ELSE
15
Triangular letter. : DELTA
22
Stones with changeable colors. : OPALS
25
Nearly correct. : APPROXIMATE
27
Gruening of Alaska. : ERNEST
29
Pillager. : LOOTER
31
Noted southpaw. : ROE
32
Steamer: Abbr. : STR
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The rest. : REMAINDER
36
Alas! Ger. : ACH
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Sound from a byre. : MOO
38
Scrappers. : BRAWLERS
40
Fabric with watered appearance. : MOIRE
43
Prize-giver. : AWARDER
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"Forgive us our ___ . . . " : DEBTS
47
Moral principles. : ETHICS
48
Drenches. : SOUSES
49
Prompt. : SPEEDY
51
Oriental water-cooled pipe: Var. : HOOKA
53
Commanded. : BADE
54
"Bell Song." : ARIA
56
Members of the crew. : OARS
61
Creek. : RIA

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

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