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New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B H K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,439
Across Down
1. Christmas carolers in Britain. : WAITS
6. Wedding March girl. : ELSA
10. City in Turkey on the Euphrates. : URFA
14. Abolish. : ANNUL
15. Native of Helsinki. : FINN
16. High time. : NOON
17. Rouget de ___, who wrote "The Marseillaise." : LISLE
18. Military vessel. : TRANSPORT
20. English tri-weekly of 1709–11. : TATLER
22. Concentrated résumés. : EPITOMES
23. Compensate. : REPAY
25. Just-hatched sound. : PEEP
26. It has wings but can't fly. : EMU
28. Bedtime desideratum. : STORY
30. Late grandfather of Egypt's king. : FUAD
33. Name of a famous queen: Abbr. : VICT
35. Title of honor in Turkey. : AGA
36. Straw mattress. : PALLET
38. How Olympic teams are made up. : INTERNATIONALLY
41. Jungle beasts: Span. : LEONES
42. Measures of length: Abbr. : INS
43. Free scope. : REIN
44. Attracted. : DREW
45. Part of the name of a Central American republic. : COSTA
47. Go: Dial. : GAE
48. Arab or Berber. : MOOR
50. Florida bay. : TAMPA
52. Yielded to another's opinion. : DEFERRED
56. Sang in a light, gay manner. : LILTED
59. Overwhelmed. : INUNDATED
61. Farm building. : DAIRY
62. Staff officer: Abbr. : ADJT
63. Oh ___! (Oh dear me!): Fr. : LALA
64. Turn up one's nose. : SCORN
65. Girl's name. : LOIS
66. Concealed difficulty. : SNAG
67. Past, present or future. : TENSE
1. Whitman. : WALT
2. Douay Bible name. : ANIA
3. Teacher. : INSTRUCTOR
4. Fabric named after a French town. : TULLE
5. Important word in "Sweet and Low." : SLEEPS
6. Small lizard. : EFT
7. Money in Venice. : LIRE
8. Lively. : SNAPPY
9. Girl in an old song. : ANNIE
10. Destined to be a wallflower. : UNPOPULAR
11. Study. : ROOM
12. Warning cry on the links. : FORE
13. Crawlers. : ANTS
19. Austrian author Zweig. : STEFAN
21. Stems used for wickerwork. : RATANS
24. System of fixed attention, contemplation, concentration. : YOGA
26. 18th word of "Friends, Romans, countrymen . . . " : EVIL
27. Burrowed. : MINED
29. Relation of one thing to another. : RATIO
31. Assertion made without proof. : ALLEGATION
32. Girl's name. : DELIA
34. Urban dwelllings. : TENEMENTS
36. Two cents' worth. : POSTAL
37. Newcastle's river. : TYNE
39. Phrase differently. : REWORD
40. This month: Abbr. : INST
45. Native of a Greek island. : CRETAN
46. In the center. : AMIDST
49. Certain tests. : ORALS
51. Where to put a bookmark. : PLACE
52. Part of a tachometer. : DIAL
53. Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
54. Highest mountain in Japan. : FUJI
55. Thomas ___ Warr. : DELA
57. Sins. : ERRS
58. Unit of force. : DYNE
60. Norse name. : DAG

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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