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New York Times, Saturday, November 28, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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Students & seniors
Across
1. City northwest of Napoli. : ROMA
5. Sumptuous. : RICH
9. Gambling game. : FARO
13. Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
14. Saw of a sawfish. : SERRA
15. Pitcher Kellner. : ALEX
16. Author Waltari. : MIKA
17. Throws the fight, in boxing parlance. : TAKESADIVE
19. Resembling a pillar. : STELAR
21. Center of Arizona's flag. : STAR
22. Turkish title. : BEY
23. Lloyd's symbols for first-class. : AONES
25. Descendant of Esau. : EDOMITE
27. Escapes. : GETSAWAY
30. Doctors' group. : AMA
31. Wellaway! : ALAS
32. Hunt through or around. : BEATABOUT
37. Gov. Stratton's state: Abbr. : ILL
38. Tastes. : PALATES
40. Modernist. : NEO
41. Undergo an exam. : TAKEATEST
43. Ring around sun or moon. : HALO
44. Gov. Persons' state: Abbr. : ALA
45. Agree to a wager. : TAKEABET
48. Untidy or muddled. : INAMESS
52. Steward or bailiff. : REEVE
53. Land east of Eden. : NOD
54. Man's nickname. : STAN
56. Heretofore. : ERENOW
59. Indulge in international finance. : FLOATALOAN
62. Seaport in Spain. : ADRA
63. River flowing into North Sea. : ELBE
64. Emblem worn by a marine. : GLOBE
65. Cogwheel. : GEAR
66. Great Barrier of Australia. : REEF
67. Mrs. Edward Rochester's maiden name. : EYRE
68. Sarah ___ Jewett, writer. : ORNE
Down
1. Armored prows of early warships. : RAMS
2. Leave out. : OMIT
3. Address an audience. : MAKEATALK
4. Puzzled. : ATALOSS
5. Gardner ___, cartoonist. : REA
6. Annoys. : IRKS
7. Where Thesus slew the Minotaur. : CRETE
8. Is all booked up. : HASADATE
9. Passing fancy. : FAD
10. Legal plea. : ALIBI
11. Pave an embankment. : REVET
12. A daisy. : OXEYE
14. Scatter. : STREW
18. Bouquets. : AROMAS
20. Sayings or writings: Suffix. : ANA
24. Cousin of the marten. : SABLE
26. Predecessor of Titania. : MAB
27. Pace or canter. : GAIT
28. Actress Raines. : ELLA
29. Ferment; agitation. : YEAST
33. Perfume from roses. : ATTAR
34. Indulging in a lost weekend. : ONABENDER
35. River in Belgian Congo. : UELE
36. Fictional tugboat. : TOOT
38. Least ruddy. : PALEST
39. In a period of development. : ATASTAGE
42. Greek underground group. : EAM
43. Attempt, in British parlance. : HAVEAGO
46. City in New Hampshire. : KEENE
47. Poetic contraction. : EER
48. Conclude from facts given. : INFER
49. ___ prosequi (notice of end of prosecution). : NOLLE
50. Home in the southwest. : ADOBE
51. Quip. : SALLY
55. Famous racehorse. : NOOR
57. Seaport in North Africa. : ORAN
58. Something for sale. : WARE
60. The doughboys. : AEF
61. Mr. Burrows of Broadway. : ABE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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