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New York Times, Monday, February 23, 1953

Author:
Edward Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Secretary of Commerce. : WEEKS
6. Short ride in a car. : SPIN
10. Mr. Lancaster of Hollywood. : BURT
14. Clock-making city in Illinois. : ELGIN
15. First word of the motto of the Order of the Garter. : HONI
16. Freshly. : ANEW
17. ___ Xi, fraternity for science research. : SIGMA
18. To be: Latin. : ESSE
19. Opposed to. : ANTI
20. Sodium chloride: Chem. : SAL
21. Details. : PARTICULARS
24. Oklahoma city west of Tulsa. : ENID
26. Neutral country in World War II. : SWEDEN
27. Border for a picture. : MAT
28. Regard with favor. : LIKE
29. Meditate (with “over”). : PORE
30. A short distance, in rural parlance. : PIECE
32. A yielding, as of rights, to another. : CESSION
34. Associated. : BANDED
35. Partner: Slang. : PARD
36. Move smoothly. : SAIL
37. A reception for guests at a regular time. : ATHOME
40. What Capt. Bligh threatened to hang Mr. Christian from. : YARDARM
43. First: Comb. form. : PROTO
44. Ponderous book. : TOME
45. Least tide in lunar month. : NEAP
47. A. A. Milne character, Mr. ___. : PIM
48. Stage remarks. : ASIDES
50. Spanish silver dollar. : DURO
51. Part of a flood control program. : EMBANKMENTS
54. “___ the last rose of summer . . . ” : TIS
55. River between Manchuria and Russia. : AMUR
56. Competent. : ABLE
57. Hearty laughs. : HAHAS
59. Wearer of three chevrons: Abbr. : SERG
60. Places on the links. : TEES
61. Her name means "peace." : IRENE
62. Snappish. : EDGY
63. Goes awry. : ERRS
64. Mrs. Helmer, Miss Waln, etc. : NORAS
Down
1. “Horst ___,” Nazi song. : WESSEL
2. Pertaining to Charles Lamb. : ELIANIC
3. Describing Humpty Dumpty. : EGGLIKE
4. Mr. O’Hara of India. : KIM
5. Pep. : SNAP
6. Noted dramatist to write plays for TV. : SHERWOOD
7. Rear door or gate. : POSTERN
8. Trademark of Gunther books. : INSIDE
9. Relative. : NIECE
10. Any false god. : BAAL
11. Anonymous. : UNNAMED
12. Go back upon (one’s steps, etc.) : RETRACE
13. Wrenched. : TWISTED
22. Desire earnestly. : ASPIRE
23. Still owing. : UNPAID
25. Autocrat. : DESPOT
31. Not located near the border. : INLAND
33. Polynesian in U. S. territory. : SAMOAN
34. Plainest. : BAREST
36. Monotony. : SAMENESS
37. Accede to belligerent demands by a sacrifice of justice. : APPEASE
38. Pruned. : TRIMMED
39. Hat style for the well-dressed man. : HOMBURG
40. Singer near a chalet. : YODELER
41. New head of C. I. O. : REUTHER
42. Lady forsaken by Angelo in “Measure for Measure.” : MARIANA
44. Dressed piece of wood. : TIMBER
46. Detachments of police. : POSSES
49. Disport in Rockefeller Center. : SKATE
52. Dispute: Dial. : ARGY
53. Part of the leg. : SHIN
58. A people in Nigeria. : ARO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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