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New York Times, Wednesday, March 25, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,375
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1. The late President Weizmann. : CHAIM
6. Devilish. : SATANIC
13. Terrorist group in Kenya. : MAUMAU
14. New President of Mexico. : CORTINES
16. Agree. : ASSENT
17. Anesthetize. : ANALGIZE
18. Rebuilt industrial region in Germany. : RUHR
19. Land areas. : ACRES
21. Chinese pagoda. : TAA
22. Take: Dial. : TAE
23. "Have ___ at it": 2 wds. : ATRY
24. Kind of pigeon. : HOMING
27. A district in central London. : ALSATIA
29. Iturbi's instrument. : PIANO
30. The making of a photograph. : SHOT
31. Gave a thwack to: Colloq. : BELTED
32. Home of the Eisenhowers. : ABILENE
35. Pedestrian's situation. : CARLESS
36. Ecclesiastical decrees. : CANONS
37. Wings. : ALAE
38. ___ paper. : CREPE
39. Source of vitamin D. : SUNRAYS
43. State of most of the world. : UNREST
45. Colleague: Abbr. : ASST
46. Cat call. : MEW
47. Traitor. : RAT
48. Irish insurrectionist of the 18th century. : EMMET
50. He lives his life with Lucy. : DESI
51. Knowledge: Latin. : SCIENTIA
54. Ousts. : EVICTS
56. Joyous feelings. : ELATIONS
57. The world's goods. : RICHES
58. Early Hebrew monastics. : ESSENES
59. Villain's facial expression. : SNEER
1. Offhand. : CASUAL
2. Quiets. : HUSHES
3. Stars and stripes man: Abbr. : AMER
4. Scotsman's name. : IAN
5. Biological variations. : MUTATIONS
6. Frightening. : SCARY
7. Americanism for "topnotcher." : AONE
8. Contents of Iago's purse. : TRASH
9. An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
10. Dress stone. : NIG
11. Admit into a society. : INITIATE
12. Works of French post-impressionist painter. : CEZANNES
13. Diminutive of a girl's name. : MARTA
15. Neptune and the Tritons. : SEAGODS
20. Orange box. : CRATE
23. Statues of a goddess by Phidias and others. : ATHENES
25. Performer. : OPERANT
26. He wrote "The Crucible." : MILLER
28. Angle of a ski run. : ASLOPE
31. Stair rail supports. : BALUSTERS
32. Imprecate. : ACCURSE
33. "___ Bill the sailor." : BARNACLE
34. Indispositions to exertion. : INERTIAS
35. Deterioration of wines causing loss of color. : CASSE
40. Don of Kenosha and Hollywood. : AMECHE
41. Poetic day before. : YESTER
42. European republicans. : SWISS
44. Sioux tribe or Rocky Mountain range. : TETON
45. Pile up. : AMASS
49. One of King Solomon's interests. : MINE
50. Equipment for a game of backgammon. : DICE
52. French connectives. : ETS
53. Never: German. : NIE
55. ___ ordinaire. : VIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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