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New York Times, Saturday, April 25, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,406
Across Down
1. Radiophiles. : HAMS
5. Individuality. : SELF
9. French wine. : MEDOC
14. Item on page opposite Editorial. : OBIT
15. Eggheads presumably have none. : HAIR
16. Saw. : ADAGE
17. Highest mountain conquered by man. : ANNAPURNA
19. Held stock in. : OWNED
20. New TV comic, Monday night. : REDBUTTONS
22. Kin of curare. : INEE
23. Triple sec. : DRY
24. The ___ degree. : NTH
25. Trite: Slang. : CORNY
27. Mazo de la Roche's creation. : JALNA
29. Rum cakes. : BABKAS
32. Old TV show, Friday night. : MAMA
35. It flows into the Seine. : EURE
37. South Seas heroine of a Flaherty picture. : MOANA
38. Girl in an old song. : ALICE
40. Threefold: Comb. form. : TER
41. Beans. : SOYAS
42. Smooth. : SILKY
43. Jib. : SAIL
45. Hardy's Mrs. Clare. : TESS
46. Street vendor. : HAWKER
48. Canine haberdashery. : LEASH
50. Zeal. : ARDOR
52. Snub. : CUT
53. Tailor's problem. : FIT
56. ___ Caliente, resort of Lower California. : AGUA
58. One of Malenkov's five deputies. : KAGANOVICH
61. Whence the "Bell Song." : LAKME
63. He played the lead in "Taxi." : DANDAILEY
64. Doll up. : PREEN
65. U. S. author now living in England. : AGAR
66. January 20 onward. : TERM
67. Crystal-ball operators. : SEERS
68. Depend. : RELY
69. To be: Latin. : ESSE
1. Ft. Knox contents. : HOARD
2. Li'l guy who's being musical-comedy-ized. : ABNER
3. Miss Carson. : MINDY
4. Rough guess. : STAB
5. Thread-holder in a sewing machine. : SHUTTLE
6. Peanuts. : EARTHNUTS
7. Short for a typesetting machine. : LINO
8. Small change in Paris. : FRANC
9. Chinese name. : MAO
10. Subject of current biography. : EDWINBOOTH
11. Boxoffice sellout as a single performer. : DANNYKAYE
12. Molding. : OGEE
13. Yield. : CEDE
18. Desolate region in the Andes. : PUNA
21. Sound of sorrow. : SOB
26. Heavy weights of piledrivers. : RAMS
27. He's way ahead of Sedgman now. : JACKKRAMER
28. Of a fixed space. : AREAL
30. Collections of information. : ANAS
31. Speak impudently. : SASS
32. Food for livestock. : MASH
33. Inter ___ (among others): Latin. : ALIA
34. Sid Gordon's new HQ. : MILWAUKEE
36. Albany to Buffalo. : ERIECANAL
39. Ogled. : EYED
44. Weekly job. : LAUNDRY
47. Buddy of the GI. : ROK
49. Portico. : STOA
51. It has bounced off the moon. : RADAR
53. They're kept in cabinets. : FILES
54. Coolers. : ICERS
55. Clam chowder flavor. : THYME
56. Maurice Herzog's playground. : ALPS
57. Depot, in Paris. : GARE
59. A light-green plum. : GAGE
60. Quickly: Fr. : VITE
62. One-striper: Abbr. : ENS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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