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New York Times, Saturday, February 14, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,336
Across Down
1. Says further. : ADDS
5. Mr. Eban of Israel. : ABBA
9. Baseball’s ageless wonder. : PAIGE
14. Silk: French. : SOIE
15. Tract of land for shooting game. : MOOR
16. He wrote “Philosopher’s Holiday.” : EDMAN
17. E. O. Lawrence won a Nobel prize for inventing it. : CYCLOTRON
19. Lecture theme. : TOPIC
20. Norse name. : OLE
21. Will Rogers’ pilot. : POST
22. Münchausen’s rank. : BARON
23. Chancellor of Cambridge U. : TEDDER
25. More godly. : HOLIER
27. South American country: Abbr. : ARG
28. Narcotic peddler’s nemesis. : TMAN
29. Its headquarters is in Knoxville. : TVA
32. The plants of a particular region. : FLORA
35. He lost to Louis, 1935. : BAER
36. Mr. Shriner of TV. : HERB
37. A rarity in the U. S. Army. : FIVESTARGENERAL
40. Competes. : VIES
41. Authoress Chase. : ILKA
42. Girl’s nickname. : ESSIE
43. “Dear ___.” : SIR
44. Father Arnaz. : DESI
45. Part of a Mary Chase title. : MRS
46. Pahlevi’s capital. : TEHRAN
48. Zoroastrian books. : AVESTA
52. Greek island. : SAMOS
53. Nobel prize author. : GIDE
55. Nickname for Stassen. : HAL
56. Bumpkin. : YOKEL
57. It lights up a battlefield at night. : STARSHELL
59. Grecian princess. : IRENE
60. Relative of a palla. : TOGA
61. Central American tree. : EBOE
62. Remains undecided. : PENDS
63. Old man of the Bible. : ENOS
64. Child star in “The Children’s Hour.” : MANN
1. Broad neck scarf. : ASCOT
2. Famous writer of detective stories. : DOYLE
3. Cut up. : DICED
4. Choice: Abbr. : SEL
5. Russian trading group in U. S. : AMTORG
6. Arthurian knight. : BORS
7. The “Gentleman from Indiana.” : BOOTHTARKINGTON
8. Re-elected Governor of Kansas. : ARN
9. Famous Marshal of France. : PETAIN
10. Idolize. : ADORE
11. They dislike high tariffs. : IMPORTERS
12. Profit. : GAIN
13. Something in an envelope: Abbr. : ENC
18. Saturday afternoon treats. : OPERAS
22. Sound of trumpets. : BLARE
24. Challenges. : DARES
26. After psi. : OMEGA
30. Truth: French. : VRAI
31. Competent. : ABLE
32. V. I. P.’s in Virginia. : FFVS
33. Fifty-three. : LIII
34. Caught up with in traveling. : OVERTAKEN
35. Wood for rafts. : BALSA
36. Darmstadt is its capital. : HESSE
38. Yankee Stadium has them. : TIERS
39. War of ___. : NERVES
44. Wild dogs of India. : DHOLES
45. Port on the Bay of Bengal. : MADRAS
47. Correct. : EMEND
49. “Come Back, Little ___.” : SHEBA
50. The waste pile, in solitaire. : TALON
51. One of the Dulles brothers. : ALLEN
52. Offended: Colloq. : SORE
54. Role in a Verdi opera. : IAGO
56. Sharp cry. : YIP
57. Holy woman: Fr. abbr. : STE
58. Haw’s partner. : HEM

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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