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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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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,430

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Across
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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
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Graduated set of pipes in an organ. : STOP
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Converted (a fat) into soap. : SAPONIFIED
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Pacific archipelago. : SULU
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Allotted period or term. : LEASE
30
Having power to act. : ABLE
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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
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Period of time. : YEAR
40
Dumbbell. : MORON
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Hate. : DETEST
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Go for a ride. : MOTOR
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Alarm. : SCARE
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They denote military rank. : BARS
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Sufficient: Archaic. : ENOW
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New England's pride. : ELMS
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Mythical mother of two pairs of twins. : LEDA
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Dark ___. : STAR
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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