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New York Times, Monday, March 30, 1953

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Part of the name of a Red leader. : MAOTSE
7. Dull chaps. : DOLTS
12. Best-selling author. : BANKHEAD
14. Conjure up thoughts. : IDEATE
16. Hurt someone's feelings. : AGGRIEVE
17. The evening star. : VESPER
18. Make a large profit (with "up"): Colloq. : CLEAN
19. Keen. : EAGER
21. A school: Abbr. : SEM
22. Pictures. : OILS
23. Viper. : ADDER
24. City near Teramo, Italy. : ATRI
25. Educational group: Abbr. : NEA
26. Novelist James. : STREET
27. Reconcile to a deprivation. : WEAN
28. Member of the teaching profession. : TUTOR
29. Magnanimous. : LARGE
30. Arcaro's footrest. : STIRRUP
33. Parts of a meal. : COURSES
35. Bailed out, as with a dipper. : LADED
36. Composition of condiments. : SAUCE
37. Olive tree genus. : OLEA
38. Gov. of Arkansas. : CHERRY
40. %. : PCT
43. Stain on the escutcheon. : BLOT
44. Plutarch's "Parallel ___." : LIVES
45. Fabulous herb of occult power, Odysseus' charm against Circe. : MOLY
46. Announcement: Abbr. : BUL
47. What Churchill paints on. : EASEL
48. He wrote talking animal stories. : AESOP
49. Remove afar off. : ELOIGN
51. Characterized by a reverse movement. : REACTIVE
53. Riffraff. : RAGTAG
54. Took to an affair. : ESCORTED
55. Nymphs, daughters of Atlas. : HYADS
56. Intense strain. : STRESS
Down
1. Pitcher and "barber." : MAGLIE
2. English novelist Thirkell. : ANGELA
3. Items for the tureen. : OKRAS
4. Spare. : THIN
5. Understand. : SEE
6. Listen secretly: Var. : EAVEDROP
7. Entertain. : DIVERT
8. River from the Carpathians to the Baltic. : ODER
9. Man nickname. : LES
10. Drawers of porter. : TAPSTERS
11. One way to cross the Atlantic. : STEERAGE
12. Breakfast food. : BACON
13. More exhausted: Colloq. : DEADER
15. Furs for the Coronation. : ERMINES
20. Small boy's exclamation. : GEE
23. Neighbor of Kiska. : ATTU
24. In the know. : AWARE
26. Irrational number in mathematics. : SURD
28. Pick up the check. : TREAT
29. Much-loved lady. : LUCY
30. Gush sentimentally. : SLOBBER
31. Best-selling book. : TALLULAH
32. Ism. : IDEOLOGY
33. Slapdash. : CARELESS
34. Possessive pronoun. : OURS
36. Harshly extreme. : SEVERE
38. The anvil chorus. : CLANGS
39. Possessive pronoun. : HIS
40. Sets fixedly. : POSITS
41. Decorations for Virginia ham. : CLOVES
42. Reproduced in print. : TYPED
45. Distance to be run. : METRE
47. Knight's oath. : EGAD
48. Acidity. : ACOR
50. Tagalog aborigine. : ITA
52. Two or three scenes. : ACT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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