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New York Times, Friday, March 13, 1953

Author: George Henderson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
George Henderson has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,363
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1. Beer containers. : KEGS
5. Quiver. : SHAKE
10. Barge. : SCOW
14. A kind of newspaper item. : OBIT
15. New York Congressman. : TABER
16. River on which Murmansk is. : KOLA
17. Actor-director-producer. : JOSEFERRER
19. Like a desert. : ARID
20. Harbor, as a thought. : ENTERTAIN
21. Lucy, the suffragist. : STONE
22. Sea in Antarctica. : ROSS
23. Port on the Orne River. : CAEN
24. Very pale. : ASHEN
27. Dancer from Hickory County, Mo. : SALLYRAND
32. Charlie’s friend Mortimer. : SNERD
33. Discoverer of Cape of Good Hope. : DIAS
34. More than enough. : TOO
35. Girl’s nickname. : SAL
36. Founder of the first women’s magazine, 1830. : GODEY
38. Helen of Troy’s grandson. : ION
39. Auxiliary verb. : ARE
40. Fill to repletion. : SATE
41. Contemporary poet. : FROST
43. Warning road sign. : MENATWORK
46. Country ways. : LANES
47. A great quantity: Colloq. : HEAP
48. Upper course of the Thames river. : ISIS
50. Sound of a mighty blow. : WHANG
52. Well-known playwright’s adopted name. : TENNESSEE
57. Martha of the movies. : RAYE
58. Locale of a fabulous railroad. : LONGISLAND
59. Willow plant. : ITEA
60. Wrinkled. : LINED
61. Sound of good cheer at a bacchanal. : EVOE
62. Fictional heroine. : TESS
63. Leaf of grass. : BLADE
64. Elevator sign. : DOWN
1. P.O.W. island. : KOJE
2. Black. : EBON
3. The main point. : GIST
4. Confederate in a confidence game. : STEERER
5. Proofreader’s marks. : STETS
6. Worry. : HARASS
7. Dugout or shelter: French. : ABRI
8. Greatly interested. : KEEN
9. Make a misstep. : ERR
10. Tenley Albright, for instance. : SKATER
11. Elizabethan holiday. : CORONATION
12. Sen. Johnston of Spartanburg. : OLIN
13. Plow through something. : WADE
18. Fern leaf. : FROND
21. Declares. : SAYS
23. Retired general. : CLAY
24. Shillong is its capital. : ASSAM
25. Attractive deception. : SNARE
26. Star of a Mary Chase play. : HELENHAYES
28. Egyptian asp. : ADDER
29. Norwegian statesman. : LIE
30. Part of a lariat. : NOOSE
31. Taboos. : DONTS
36. Stare: Dial. : GAWP
37. Ear: Comb. form. : OTO
40. “The antler’d monarch of the waste.” : STAG
41. Fielder’s forte. : FLIES
42. Fought, on the TV screen: Slang. : RASSLED
44. Defender of Troy. : AENEAS
45. Ruled (with “it”). : KINGED
49. Tricky or mean: Slang. : SNIDE
50. Legal document. : WRIT
51. Despise. : HATE
52. Work hard. : TOIL
53. City in central Sicily. : ENNA
54. Jimmy the pantominist. : SAVO
55. “Ah, Wilderness were Paradise ___!” : ENOW
56. Churchill’s aide. : EDEN
58. Legal degree. : LLB

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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