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New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,360
Across
1. Master theory of Hitler, for instance. : RACISM
7. Topper ticket. : HATCHECK
15. Time allowance for bill payment. : USANCE
16. Winsome and fetching. : ADORABLE
17. River. : STREAM
18. He hollers, “Extry! Extry!” : PAPERBOY
19. Italian title. : SER
20. Figurative domain. : REALM
22. Highway rollers. : AUTOS
23. Kind of horse that won the West. : IRON
25. Hank of wool. : SKEIN
27. Bureau in the Treasury Department. : MINT
28. Opening bets. : ANTES
30. Part of the well-dressed groom’s attire. : ASCOT
32. God: Italian. : DEO
33. Georgia, Wolcott or Sir Philip. : GIBBS
35. Anne ___, mother of Queen Elizabeth. : BOLEYN
37. Land of the Czechs. : BOHEMIA
40. Long fur garment. : PELISSE
41. Make possible. : ENABLE
42. Sounds “r” like “l”. : LALLS
43. New title for Stuart Symington: Abbr. : SEN
44. Eve, the TV teacher. : ARDEN
46. Marks copy to leave as is. : STETS
50. Gunder, the wonder runner. : HAGG
52. Cut apart. : SEVER
54. TV static. : SNOW
55. Medicinal lily plant extract. : ALOES
57. Picture, as distinct from sound, in TV. : VIDEO
59. Ironing day: Abbr. : TUE
60. Potential visitor to Mahomet. : MOUNTAIN
62. Chemical refrigerant. : DRYICE
64. Cause rapt attention. : ENTRANCE
65. Feature of Greenland topography. : ICECAP
66. Like Goldsmith’s “Village.” : DESERTED
67. Eucharistic plates. : PATENS
Down
1. Country of the purge. : RUSSIA
2. Where the wake is. : ASTERN
3. Vegetable for vitamin A. : CARROT
4. Chemical suffix. : INE
5. Steep rocky place. : SCAR
6. Nous ___ (ourselves): French. : MEMES
7. Unlucky. : HAPLESS
8. Author of “The Native’s Return.” : ADAMIC
9. To better a witticism. : TOP
10. Spanish linen fabric. : CREA
11. Half of a word meaning reckless. : HARUM
12. Outgoing seas. : EBBTIDES
13. Singers Rosemary and Barbara. : CLOONEYS
14. Pennsylvania’s symbol. : KEYSTONE
21. Transjordan seaport and gulf. : AKABA
24. Israel’s desert. : NEGEB
26. Ralph Bunche’s prize. : NOBEL
29. India’s summer capital. : SIMLA
31. Bridge payments. : TOLLS
34. Catafalques. : BIERS
36. Arena where knights jousted. : LISTS
37. Disgraced. : BESHAMED
38. Love song from “The Desert Song.” : ONEALONE
39. Casual haunts. : HANGOUTS
40. Glazed. : PANED
42. Flashed lightning: Obs. : LEVINED
45. Gadget. : DEVICE
47. Offer temptation. : ENTICE
48. Bird with a ludicrous bill. : TOUCAN
49. Oars. : SWEEPS
51. Type of painting. : GENRE
53. Immerse again. : REDIP
56. Science-fiction landfall. : STAR
58. Killer whale. : ORCA
61. Organized insect. : ANT
63. Nevertheless. : YET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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