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New York Times, Saturday, April 18, 1953

Author: Leonard Goldberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,399
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1. Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
5. Barnyard bleats. : BAAS
9. Flagpoles. : MASTS
14. Finis of the "Ten Little Indians." : NONE
15. Part of the overhead. : RENT
16. A wide expanse : OCEAN
17. Controversial public figure in France. : CHARLESDEGAULLE
20. A place for plants or plots. : HOTBED
21. Nothing: French. : RIEN
22. Senator Holland's state: Abbr. : FLA
23. Man's nickname. : TIM
24. Slot machine item. : CENT
25. University in Nashville. : FISK
26. Cerebral end-product. : IDEA
28. Oriental name. : ALI
29. Squalid street. : SLUM
31. Sister. : NUN
32. Booker T. Washington was one. : SLAVE
34. Sufficiently. : AMPLY
37. Recent novel by J. D. Salinger, with "The." : CATCHERINTHERYE
40. It commends you "to God." : ADIEU
41. Meeting place in a popular song. : ASTOR
42. Pray: Latin. : ORA
43. Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
45. In the know. : HEP
46. More than. : OVER
47. Refrain of a carol. : NOEL
49. Place to hibernate. : LAIR
51. Sheep. : EWE
52. ___-Saud, ruler in Mecca. : IBN
53. Hemmed. : SEWN
54. A kind of cracker. : ANIMAL
57. State of spreading over same space or time with another. : COEXTENSIVENESS
60. Famous nickname. : ELSIE
61. Indian one-horse carriage. : EKKA
62. Insect. : GNAT
63. Copal or mastic. : RESIN
64. Changes the color. : DYES
65. Ships: Abbr. : STRS
1. Move by small degrees. : INCH
2. Part of London. : SOHO
3. Symptom of spring fever. : INATTENTIVENESS
4. Where the Drina flows. : SERBIA
5. Reared. : BRED
6. Roman bronze. : AES
7. Enigma of the U. N. : ANDREIVISHINSKY
8. A famous Gertrude. : STEIN
9. Sound of woe. : MOAN
10. Needle: Comb. form. : ACU
11. A goal for everyone. : SELFIMPROVEMENT
12. Category for basketball players. : TALLS
13. A kind of thief. : SNEAK
18. General Shepherd. : LEM
19. Prepares. : GETS
24. Santa ___. : CLARA
25. Show irritation. : FUME
26. South American Indian. : INCA
27. A pair. : DUAD
28. "Brown October ___." : ALE
30. Broadway comedian. : LAHR
32. Fold together. : SHUT
33. Stage direction. : ENTER
35. A strummable instrument. : LYRE
36. Four seasons. : YEAR
38. Wainscot. : CEIL
39. Relative of a yoyo. : TOP
44. Nautical term. : ALEE
46. Accounts payable. : OWINGS
47. More delightful. : NICER
48. Former French coin. : OBOLE
50. Having beards, as wheat. : AWNED
51. Compass point. : ENE
53. British carbine. : STEN
54. Miss Gardner and others, : AVAS
55. Glacial ridge, in Sweden. : ASAR
56. Naval vessels. : LSTS
58. Midnight. : XII
59. Famous nickname. : IKE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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