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New York Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1953

Author:
M. S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. His motto is "Call Me Lucky." : BING
5. Of aircraft. : AERO
9. Emblems of power in ancient Egypt. : ASPS
13. A city, county or lake. : ERIE
14. Tool for boring holes. : AUGER
15. Graduated set of pipes in an organ. : STOP
16. Converted (a fat) into soap. : SAPONIFIED
18. Pacific archipelago. : SULU
19. Pitfalls. : SNARES
20. Cut in thin slices. : SLIVERED
22. City in Sicily. : GELA
24. One voice of Edgar Bergen. : SNERD
25. Eight-legged arachnids. : SPIDERS
28. Invader of Europe in 1st century. : ATTILA
31. A raid for plunder. : FORAY
32. Sounds at the stadium. : ROARS
34. State with a one-house legislature: Abbr. : NEB
35. Mashie or niblick. : IRON
36. Courageously. : NOBLY
37. Soup to nuts. : MEAL
38. A month: Abbr. : SEP
39. Turned to one side, off course, as a vessel. : YAWED
40. Stroke in billiards, with cue held perpendicular. : MASSE
41. Business man. : TRADER
43. Bitter regret. : REMORSE
45. Parts of an automobile. : GEARS
47. Standard. : NORM
48. Famous first name on Broadway. : BEATRICE
51. Transparent linen cloths. : TOILES
55. Wife of Michael of Rumania. : ANNE
56. Dissatisfied. : MALCONTENT
58. Measures of length. : RODS
59. Defensive equipment. : ARMOR
60. Poetess Millay. : EDNA
61. Mickey Mantle's mighty blow. : SWAT
62. Hatching place. : NEST
63. Disputed European region. : SAAR
Down
1. Former resident of the White House. : BESS
2. Country on the Caspian. : IRAN
3. Asian palm. : NIPA
4. Sen. Russell, for instance. : GEORGIAN
5. ___ Wiedersehen. : AUF
6. Sponsorship. : EGIS
7. Fishing gear. : REELS
8. Early bicycle with one large wheel and one small wheel. : ORDINARY
9. Insist. : ASSERT
10. Unyielding spirit. : STURDINESS
11. Inhabitant of Lwow. : POLE
12. A vegetable: slang. : SPUD
14. Part of a theatre. : AISLE
17. They're in want. : NEEDY
21. Examines or treats as a doctor does: Colloq. : VETS
23. Traffic sign. : ARROW
25. More sensitive. : SORER
26. Two-edged weapon of "cold war." : PROPAGANDA
27. Serious. : SOBER
29. Allotted period or term. : LEASE
30. Having power to act. : ABLE
31. The index sign in printing. : FIST
33. Longfellow character. : ALDEN
36. Farouk's wandering wife. : NARRIMAN
37. Cooking pots in which pot-au-feu is made. : MARMITES
39. Period of time. : YEAR
40. Dumbbell. : MORON
42. Hate. : DETEST
44. Go for a ride. : MOTOR
46. Alarm. : SCARE
48. They denote military rank. : BARS
49. Sufficient: Archaic. : ENOW
50. New England's pride. : ELMS
52. Mythical mother of two pairs of twins. : LEDA
53. City in Sicily. : ENNA
54. Dark ___. : STAR
57. Extra bed. : COT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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