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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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© 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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