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New York Times, Tuesday, April 28, 1953

Author:
George Henderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
George Henderson has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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O
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,409
Across
1
Astor's middle name. : JACOB
6
Zenith. : ACME
10
Hapsburg king. : OTTO
14
Playwright Loos. : ANITA
15
Spruce. : TRIG
16
Means of transportation. : RAIL
17
Managed well. : GOTON
18
Perennial best seller. : HOLYBIBLE
20
Curved plank of a ship. : SNY
21
Mr. Fields of "Rippling Rhythm." : SHEP
23
A magician's command. : PRESTO
24
Name for two groups of Burma states. : SHAN
25
Mr. Musial. : STAN
26
Secretary of War, 1945–47. : PATTERSON
30
Fourteen pounds. : STONE
34
Settled by common consent. : AGREED
35
Brine containers. : VATS
37
Smoked salmon: Hebrew. : LOX
38
Game caller. : RAIN
39
Run off. : ELOPE
41
Gainer or jackknife. : DIVE
42
Bebopper's first word. : DIG
43
Europe-Asia boundary range. : URAL
44
Small child. : SHAVER
46
Pry into. : SNOOP
48
One of New York's Representatives. : ROOSEVELT
50
A kind of car. : USED
52
Eight furlongs. : MILE
53
Ancient Greek coin. : STATER
56
Poetically, a ship. : KEEL
57
Relative of 44 Across. : TOT
60
One of world's best trumpeters. : ARMSTRONG
62
Baffle. : EVADE
64
Reputation. : NAME
65
Babylonian goddess of waters. : ERUA
66
President of the Senate. : NIXON
67
Pip on a domino. : SPOT
68
Telegraph signals. : DOTS
69
Potentates. : EMIRS
Down
1
Sharp notches. : JAGS
2
Presently. : ANON
3
Florence or Helena. : CITY
4
Siouan Indian. : OTO
5
Supersonic jet fighter. : BANSHEE
6
King Paul's capital. : ATHENS
7
Crew cut. : CROP
8
A body of citizen soldiers: Abbr. : MIL
9
Country of an infant king. : EGYPT
10
Part of the world. : ORIENT
11
Labels. : TABS
12
An awning. : TILT
13
Cooking ingredient. : OLEO
19
Population of the Pentagon. : BRASS
22
More arduous. : HARDER
24
British gun. : STEN
25
Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
26
Cowboys' colleagues. : PARDS
27
Moreover. : AGAIN
28
Wheat: Spanish. : TRIGO
29
Rounded convex molding. : OVOLO
31
A shade of green. : OLIVE
32
Georges Simenon's forte. : NOVEL
33
Put to use, as strength. : EXERT
36
Girl's nickname. : TESSIE
40
Cooking ingredient. : LARD
41
Koslo of the Giants. : DAVE
43
An unexpected result. : UPSET
45
Native of 6 Down. : HELLENE
47
Beginning. : OUTSET
49
Greek letters. : OMEGAS
51
Made a misstep. : ERRED
53
___ souci (carefree): French. : SANS
54
Deadfall. : TRAP
55
Military supplies: Colloq. : AMMO
56
Norwegian novelist Hamsun. : KNUT
57
Part of the street scene. : TAXI
58
Lavender or chypre. : ODOR
59
Folding money. : TENS
61
Gold: Spanish. : ORO
63
Force. : VIM

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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