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New York Times, Tuesday, March 24, 1953

Author:
George Henderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
George Henderson has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,374
Across
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Access. : ADIT
5
A sudden short breath. : GASP
9
Author Vicki and others. : BAUMS
14
He was born in March, 1685. : BACH
15
Tributary of the Mississippi. : OHIO
16
Biblical man's name. : ADLAI
17
Museum of medieval art in New York City (with "The"). : CLOISTERS
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The showman in "I Pagliacci." : CANIO
20
Dried leaflets of Cassia. : SENNA
21
Vaudeville theater, in England. : MUSICHALL
23
Correct: Colloq. : OKAY
25
Modern foreign section of Istanbul. : PERA
26
Letter. : ESS
28
Wild: Scot. : REE
30
India rubber. : ERASER
35
Southeast cape of Newfoundland. : RACE
37
A capital city of Africa, pop. about 300,000. : ADDISABABA
40
Summon forth. : EVOKE
42
Drowse. : NOD
43
Not long before the hour: 2 wds. : TENOF
44
King Frederik IX's capital. : COPENHAGEN
47
Pungency. : SALT
48
Mademoiselle's crowning glory. : TRESSE
49
Trouble. : AIL
51
City in Yugoslavia. : NIS
52
Woman in the Air Corps, W. W. II. : WASP
55
Subject of Koko's song. : LIST
57
Crown Colony of Malaya, pop. 940,824. : SINGAPORE
62
Largest of the Kuril Islands. : ETORO
65
One of Dostoevsky's books (with "The"). : IDIOT
66
Country behind the Iron Curtain. : LITHUANIA
68
March. : MONTH
69
Parts of atoms. : IONS
70
Punch: Slang. : BIFF
71
Something to keep clean. : SLATE
72
Mild expletive. : DRAT
73
Bibbers. : SOTS
Down
1
Kindergarten books. : ABCS
2
River valley. : DALE
3
The tube that made TV possible. : ICONOSCOPE
4
Sign on an office wall. : THINK
5
Came by. : GOT
6
Affected cough to gain attention. : AHEM
7
Product of Vermont. : SIRUP
8
The sheriff's men. : POSSE
9
Favorite game on the French Riviera. : BACCARAT
10
Cain's wife in Rabbinical literature. : ADAH
11
Arm bone. : ULNA
12
Summerfield's responsibility. : MAIL
13
A great clan, in Ireland. : SIOL
18
European industrial area. : SAAR
22
Makes angry. : IRES
24
A way of voting. : YEA
26
Build. : ERECT
27
Relish. : SAVOR
29
Actress Best. : EDNA
31
Nancy Hanks' son and others. : ABES
32
Site of the Alamo. : SANANTONIO
33
City in Italy, near Salerno. : EBOLI
34
Diving platforms. : RAFTS
36
Makes do. : EKES
38
Chihuahua. : DOG
39
The chief end in view: Slang. : IDEA
41
Wrap. : ENSWATHE
45
Accumulate. : HEAP
46
Nothing. : NIL
50
Place. : LIEU
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A kind of geometry. : SOLID
54
Coadjutor of an abbot. : PRIOR
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Gores. : STABS
57
"Mr. ___ of Seattle." : SIMS
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Sinatra or Como. : IDOL
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One of Gov. Warren's daughters. : NINA
60
Divine Being: Ger. : GOTT
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Alcohol stove. : ETNA
63
Chink. : RIFT
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Dunderpates. : OAFS
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F. D. R., ___, D. D. E. : HST

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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