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New York Times, Friday, April 10, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,391
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1. Nickname famous in baseball. : BABE
5. Husband of a rani. : RAJA
9. What cigarettes come in. : PACKS
14. Actress Nazimova. : ALLA
15. Historic times. : ERAS
16. Rousseau's hero. : EMILE
17. No runback play, in football. : FAIRCATCH
19. Irv, of baseball. : NOREN
20. Sawbuck. : TENNER
21. Creator of "Roberta." : KERN
23. Part of Scotland Yard: Abbr. : CID
24. Mr. Fondy of the Cubs. : DEE
25. Rich man: Slang. : MONEYBAGS
27. Movie tough guy. : LADD
29. Famous fliers. : RAF
30. Union for bus drivers. : TWU
31. Where Tuskegee is: Abbr. : ALA
32. Men of Lhasa. : LAMAS
34. Prepared a printing press. : INKED
38. Baseball. : NATIONALPASTIME
41. San ___. : DIEGO
42. Evade a tag. : SLIDE
43. Three all, for instance. : TIE
44. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
46. Part of a musical refrain. : TRA
47. Former Giant and Brave shortstop. : KERR
48. Blowout insurance. : SPARETIRE
52. Wife of the old Norse god, Thor. : SIF
53. Mr. Brown of Rugby or the Cubs. : TOM
54. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
55. Name in Baseball's Hall of Fame. : SISLER
58. Queen Elizabeth II's mother-in-law. : ALICE
60. Tending to concede. : ADMISSIVE
62. Great enthusiasm. : MANIA
63. Tip to one side. : HEEL
64. Lake made by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
65. A trial print from a negative. : PROOF
66. Christiania, since 1925. : OSLO
67. Sea birds. : ERNS
1. Astern. : BAFT
2. Wings. : ALAE
3. Romantic instance of boy-meets-girl. : BLINDDATE
4. A kind of income. : EARNED
5. Foster. : REAR
6. Avocation for busy statesmen. : ART
7. Utility man. : JACKOFALLTRADES
8. Like the wood used in bats. : ASHEN
9. Saving, in a small way. : PENNYWISE
10. I love: Latin. : AMO
11. About, used in dates. : CIRCA
12. A kind of floodlight: Var. : KLEIG
13. Transmits. : SENDS
18. Third row. : CEE
22. Macerate. : RET
25. Parents. : MAMAS
26. Part of a squeeze play. : BUNT
27. Arrive at a place. : LAND
28. Jai ___, racket game. : ALAI
29. Managed. : RAN
32. Kind of notebook. : LOOSELEAF
33. Where a steeplejack works. : SPIRE
35. Political trial balloonist. : KITEFLIER
36. Potentate. : EMIR
37. Natty Bumppo's prey. : DEER
39. Hero of Borodin opera. : IGOR
40. Political action group. : ADA
45. A season, in France. : ETE
47. Part of a Cole Porter musical title. : KISSME
48. Collector's item. : STAMP
49. Guiding, as a star. : POLAR
50. Vital acid. : AMINO
51. Sen. Welker's state. : IDAHO
52. Member of the family. : SIS
55. Fodder store. : SILO
56. Popular name in Wales. : EVAN
57. Cincinnati's nine. : REDS
59. Reuther heads it. : CIO
61. Pitcher Parnell. : MEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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