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New York Times, Saturday, March 14, 1953

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,364
Across Down
1. U. S. physicist, Nobel prize winner, 1944. : RABI
5. Prepares to expose fingerprints. : DUSTS
10. Informal photo. : SNAP
14. Admiral Kirk. : ALAN
15. Ready for use. : ONTAP
16. Quarto volume. : TOME
17. To the four corners of the earth. : FARANDWIDE
19. Case for an M. P. : AWOL
20. Junior miss. : TEENAGER
21. Eureka! : ATLAST
23. Was put out stealing: Baseball. : DIED
24. Quantity of wool. : SKEIN
25. Tongue-lash. : SCOLD
27. One of Elizabeth II’s titles. : DEFENDER
30. Christmas visitor. : CLAUS
31. Palm trees. : SAGOS
32. “The ___ Corbies”—old Scottish ballad. : TWA
33. Engrossed. : RAPT
34. Gentleman from Acapulco. : SENOR
35. The United States. : SHIP
36. Miss Gardner. : AVA
37. Irish Nobel prize poet. : YEATS
38. The times things happen. : WHENS
39. M. Javert’s role in “Les Misérables.” : GENDARME
41. Mme. Chiang’s family name. : SOONG
42. Bottleneck. : DELAY
43. Toots ___. : SHOR
44. Breakfast dish dish. : EGGCUP
46. Namesake of the baby in “Popeye.” : SWEETPEA
50. Admonition at a railroad crossing. : LOOK
51. Inconsistent. : HOTANDCOLD
53. Orange or Cotton. : BOWL
54. Novello and others. : IVORS
55. The Bear. : URSA
56. Charles’ sister. : ANNE
57. City of 249,276 in Florida. : MIAMI
58. Rangers or Dodgers. : TEAM
1. A large quantity: Colloq. : RAFT
2. Wings. : ALAE
3. Scarcely sufficient. : BARE
4. Now good and now bad, in sports. : INANDOUT
5. Eluded by strategy. : DODGED
6. Single. : UNWED
7. Rumpus. : STIR
8. Child. : TAD
9. Represent in court: 2 wds. : SPEAKFOR
10. Dzugashvili. : STALIN
11. Occasionally. : NOWANDTHEN
12. Pop Stagg. : AMOS
13. Move rapidly. : PELT
18. Symbol of hardness. : NAILS
22. Mangrum uses them. : TEES
24. State flowers of Utah. : SEGOS
25. Dred Scott was one. : SLAVE
26. Campus costume. : CAPANDGOWN
27. Signor Alighieri. : DANTE
28. Predecessor of Oveta Culp Hobby. : EWING
29. Utters sharply. : RAPS
30. Jagged rock. : CRAG
31. Sordid. : SEAMY
34. The highest order of angels. : SERAPHIM
35. Quick way. : SHORTCUT
37. River flowing into the Yellow Sea. : YALU
38. Sought to win. : WOOED
40. Untrimmed paper edge. : DECKLE
41. Province in North China. : SHENSI
43. A great number of people in motion. : SWARM
44. Island in a palindrome. : ELBA
45. Strong-arm man. : GOON
46. Item of Greek architecture. : STOA
47. Study with steady attention. : PORE
48. Wagner role. : ELSA
49. Man’s name in a palindrome. : ADAM
52. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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