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Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch

New York Times, Saturday, May 23, 1953

Author: Charles E. Gersch
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { F Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 1, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid is asymmetric.
Charles E. Gersch has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,434
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1. Relative of a fall guy. : SCAPEGOAT
10. Refrain of a once-popular war song. : SMILE
15. State of being domineering. : ARROGANCY
16. Impatiently longing. : EAGER
17. Artilleryman. : CANNONEER
18. To each of. : AMONG
19. Contract, as one's brows. : KNIT
20. Adjective for the business man. : TIRED
22. Cleopatra's handmaiden. : IRAS
23. Bishopric. : SEE
24. Part of a farmhouse. : ELL
25. Famous nickname. : IKE
27. A dramatic incident in Lord Byron's life. : DUEL
28. "Agnus ___," beginning of an invocation. : DEI
29. Broadway abbreviation. : SRO
32. Baby coach. : GOCART
35. Unsuitably paired. : MISMATED
37. Large city in Turkey. : ADANA
38. The opposite of strict. : LAX
39. Bar X, for instance. : BRAND
40. Pertaining to religious life. : MONASTIC
42. Paraphernalia for Eisenhower and Churchill. : PAINTS
43. Before: Prefix. : PRE
44. Choler. : IRE
45. Pretty but unintelligent woman. : DOLL
46. ___ alai, Cuban handball. : JAI
47. Shaft for stairs. : WELL
48. A degree in philosophy. : PHB
51. Interoffice item. : MEMO
54. Native Dancer's Derby finish. : PLACE
56. 26,166 sq. mi. of water. : ARAL
57. Equally. : ALIKE
59. It began on August 6, 1945. : ATOMICAGE
61. Word from the multiplication tables. : TIMES
62. Treats. : MEDICATES
63. Filaments. : HAIRS
64. Decision serving as a pattern for the future. : PRECEDENT
1. Bases. : SACKS
2. Device for handling cargo. : CRANE
3. Man's nickname. : ARNIE
4. Bridge across the Seine. : PONT
5. Subject of Freudian research. : EGO
6. Any obstacle course. : GANTLET
7. His middle name is Gladstone. : ONEILL
8. Maple trees. : ACER
9. Automobile accessory, in Britain. : TYRE
10. One of seven. : SEA
11. Her middle name is Geneva. : MAMIE
12. Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
13. River through the Yakut Republic. : LENA
14. Relatives of joules. : ERGS
21. Former Congressman from Texas. : DIES
24. The world's largest land mass. : EURASIA
26. Navy Secretary under Truman. : KIMBALL
27. Actor Andrews. : DANA
28. New Jersey Fort. : DIX
29. Musial of the Cards. : STAN
30. Part of the overhead. : RENT
31. Balance of probability. : ODDS
32. An umbrella, from a Dickens character. : GAMP
33. Lavender or violet. : ODOR
34. Hollow stem. : CANE
35. Famous nickname. : MAC
36. Part of a seed. : ARIL
38. Dag's predecessor. : LIE
41. Step lightly. : TRIP
42. A controversial argument. : POLEMIC
45. Solve a cipher. : DECODE
46. Hidden clause in a bill, nullifying its meaning. : JOKER
47. Where polo is played. : WATER
48. Talk foolishly. : PRATE
49. Famous name in golf. : HAGEN
50. Consecrated: Poetic. : BLEST
51. High school course: Colloq. : MATH
52. Famous nom de plume. : ELIA
53. Rudolph's girl. : MIMI
55. Bridge ___. : LAMP
56. Place of instruction: Abbr. : ACAD
58. Letter. : ESS
60. Formality. : ICE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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