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New York Times, Monday, April 13, 1953

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,394
Across Down
1. Brooch fasteners. : CLASPS
7. Yankee Doodle's feather. : MACARONI
15. Girl's name. : LENORA
16. The A in ARC. : AMERICAN
17. County in California. : AMADOR
18. Author of "Witness." : CHAMBERS
19. Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
20. Mrs. John McCloy and Mrs. Lewis Douglas. : SISTERS
22. River Islet. : AIT
23. Nasal intonation. : SNORE
25. Busy port in Brazil. : PARA
26. Role for Silvano Mangano. : ANNA
27. A lot of money: Colloq. : PILE
28. Kitchenware. : PANS
29. Relative of a thinker. : MUSER
30. Symbols of winter. : ICICLES
32. Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
34. More orderly. : NEATER
35. MacArthur's son. : ARTHUR
39. Was obliged to. : OWED
41. Girl for a stage-door Johnny. : CHORINE
42. Household workers in London. : CHARS
45. College of the "Bruins." : UCLA
47. Doctrines. : ISMS
48. Trims. : LOPS
49. Buona ___ (good evening): Ital. : SERA
50. Chicken fattened for the pot. : CAPON
51. Groove-billed blackbird. : ANI
52. Site of 200-inch reflector telescope. : PALOMAR
54. College town in Ohio. : ADA
55. Its capital is Ulan Bator. : MONGOLIA
57. Shabbier. : MEANER
59. What César Franck was. : ORGANIST
60. Man in blue. : UMPIRE
61. Thinks highly of. : RESPECTS
62. Canes for chair seats: Var. : RATANS
1. Memento of college days. : CLASSPIN
2. Dessert for dieters. : LEMONICE
3. Turkey in Asia. : ANATOLIA
4. Greensward. : SOD
5. Ordinary language. : PROSE
6. Garment worn in India. : SARI
7. Philippine island where Magellan was killed, 1521. : MACTAN
8. Its colors are purple and white. : AMHERST
9. State of NE Brazil. : CEARA
10. First word in a Shaw title. : ARMS
11. A cut of beef. : RIB
12. Arctic and Antarctic. : OCEANS
13. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
14. Stud with brilliants. : INSTAR
21. Hot Springs and French Lick. : SPAS
24. Clergymen. : RECTORS
26. Where they spend schillings. : AUSTRIA
28. ___ de famille (head of a household): Fr. : PERE
29. Philippine native. : MORO
31. Author Wallace and others. : LEWS
33. Imitation of a laugh. : HAHA
36. Poetic name for Spain. : HISPANIA
37. Not up-to-date. : UNMODERN
38. Traps again. : RESNARES
40. Hamlet, for instance. : DUELIST
41. Close-mouthed individual. : CLAM
42. Vociferate. : CLAMOR
43. M. de Balzac. : HONORE
44. Acts of mimicry. : APINGS
46. Tito rules their republic. : CROATS
49. ___ law forbidding women rulers. : SALIC
50. City in Lombardi, Italy. : CREMA
52. Corn bread. : PONE
53. One of the great streams of the world. : AMUR
56. A wide divergence. : GAP
58. Proficient. : APT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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