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New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Long a point of contention between Bonn and Paris. : SAAR
5. Sheepish. : CHEAP
10. Collection in a chimney. : SMUT
14. The ship that sailed from Iolcus to Colchis. : ARGO
15. Musical Marx. : HARPO
16. Sharpen. : HONE
17. Father of Romulus and Remus. : MARS
18. Results of Teheran, Yalta, Potsdam. : AGREEMENTS
20. What bread comes in. : SLICES
22. ___ Perpetua (exist forever): motto of Idaho. : ESTO
23. Little island. : AIT
24. Put against in competition. : PITTED
26. Grand Seignior's decrees. : IRADES
28. Appointed as one's substitute. : DEPUTED
30. Relative of skiddoo. : SCAT
31. More money in the envelope. : RAISE
32. Believers in altruism. : IDEALISTS
37. Sunflower State Governor. : ARN
38. Benjamin F. Fairless' specialty. : STEEL
39. Subject of Wayne Morse's marathon talk. : OIL
40. Sac and Fox Indian chief, fought the U. S., 1831–32. : BLACKHAWK
43. An accidental success: Colloq. : FLUKE
45. Pronoun. : HERS
46. Reduced to an average. : EQUATED
48. Building in a park. : CASINO
51. An American meal. : BRUNCH
52. Volcanic product. : ASH
53. Tide of Christmas. : YULE
55. Takes under one's wing. : ADOPTS
58. Arch Oboler's 3-dimension feature. : BWANADEVIL
61. Out-of-the-way place. : NOOK
62. Superior, for instance. : LAKE
63. Embrace: Var. : ENARM
64. Badly. : ILLY
65. Black-___ Susan. : EYED
66. King Frederik's countrymen. : DANES
67. Hoist the white flag. : CEDE
Down
1. Mr. Browne and Mr. Hill. : SAMS
2. Sea in Central Asia. : ARAL
3. Nero's mother, whom he murdered. : AGRIPPINA
4. Roman comic actor, friend of Cicero. : ROSCIUS
5. Pure in taste and style. : CHASTE
6. A girl, in Navy slang. : HAG
7. Went astray. : ERRED
8. "Ivory ___ and Peacocks." : APES
9. Endowed with beauty and imagination. : POETICAL
10. Haggard's Ayesha. : SHE
11. Univalent atom or radical. : MONAD
12. Let loose. : UNTIE
13. Pilots' experiments. : TESTS
19. Aesopian conclusion. : MORAL
21. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
25. Name for Italian girls. : EDITAS
27. Native of Panay island. : ATI
28. Lacking in variety. : DRAB
29. Title for Bertrand Russell. : EARL
30. Office ___. : SEEKER
33. Morning freshness. : DEW
34. Headline flight of 1929. : SOUTHPOLE
35. Impish child: Var. : TIKE
36. Jolly Old Elf's means of traveling. : SLED
38. Enveloped in mystery. : SHROUDED
41. Where the Cubs play. : CHI
42. Troubled British Crown Colony in East Africa. : KENYA
43. Accumulated resources. : FUND
44. Expressing much in few words. : LACONIC
47. Twinges of conscience. : QUALMS
48. Transoceanic communication. : CABLE
49. Oscillating. : ASWAY
50. An instant: Slang. : SHAKE
51. Laborite of the leftist bloc. : BEVAN
54. Girl's name. : LENA
56. Gave an account. : TOLD
57. Terrier from a Hebrides island. : SKYE
59. Man's name in an expression. : NED
60. Resentment. : IRE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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