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New York Times, Thursday, February 5, 1953

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,327
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1. Exclamations of triumph. : HAHS
5. Gift of a fairy godmother. : WISH
9. A group of officials. : BOARD
14. Theatre sign. : EXIT
15. Fiber plant. : ALOE
16. Chou ___. : ENLAI
17. A tree, the common mesquite. : ALGARROBA
19. Object associated with the past. : RELIC
20. Banker, Governor, Senator. : LEHMAN
21. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
23. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
24. Comet or Shooting Star. : JET
25. Saw an out-of-town play opening. : PREVIEWED
27. Land of the Lakes of Killarney. : ERIN
29. Worthy of belief. : CREDENT
30. Rostov's river. : DON
31. Diffuse and impart. : SHED
32. Mayor of West Berlin. : REUTER
36. Two states, former territory (with "the"). : DAKOTAS
38. Marked with stripes. : STRIATE
39. Daisy's "yes." : ANSWER
40. Roman greetings and farewells. : AVES
41. Part of a geography. : MAP
42. Attracted. : ENTICED
44. Pari-mutuel items. : BETS
45. Tigers abound here. : PRINCETON
48. By a great deal. : FAR
49. Gen. Shepherd's nickname. : LEM
50. Where Meshed is. : IRAN
51. Traveling member of the Cabinet. : DULLES
54. A flower cluster, such as Queen Anne's lace. : UMBEL
56. Suer for damages. : LIBELLANT
58. Reason. : CAUSE
59. A separate article. : ITEM
60. First word of "Love's Old Sweet Song." : ONCE
61. Work dough. : KNEAD
62. Letters. : CEES
63. Be abundant. : TEEM
1. Become sound. : HEAL
2. Spindle. : AXLE
3. Party didoes. : HIGHJINKS
4. Part of a flower. : STAMEN
5. Caution. : WARN
6. Labor international, headquarters Geneva. : ILO
7. Calmed down. : SOBERED
8. Warmed up. : HEATED
9. Natives of a "powder keg" capital. : BERLINERS
10. A person indefinitely. : ONE
11. Take into account. : ALLOW
12. Bring up. : RAISE
13. Cut up for cooking. : DICED
18. Turncoat. : RAT
22. Prevented. : AVERTED
25. Near: French. : PRES
26. Box for comb, brush, etc. : ETUI
27. Relative of the saga. : EDDA
28. Color. : ROAN
29. Basis of NATO. : CHARTER
31. Produced a design with a perforated form. : STENCILED
33. Oriental conqueror of the 14th century. : TAMERLANE
34. State: French. : ETAT
35. The ins: Abbr. : REPS
37. Ex-Senator Brewster. : OWEN
38. Norse name. : SVEN
40. A poisonous plant, monkshood. : ACONITE
43. Type. : ITALIC
44. Important slip of paper. : BALLOT
45. Resolution in the face of difficulties. : PLUCK
46. Furnish with a new crew. : REMAN
47. Saturate or inspire. : IMBUE
48. Characterized by: Suffix. : FUL
51. The outs: Abbr. : DEMS
52. Noun suffix. : ENCE
53. Watch part. : STEM
55. Government agency. : ESA
57. Quilting party. : BEE

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

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