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New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 1953

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,417
Across Down
1. Animated hound. : PLUTO
6. The "S" in S. A. R. : SONS
10. Fortune, in Hollywood. : FACE
14. Poor poet: Var. : RIMER
15. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
16. And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
17. Out of good graces: 2 wds. : INBAD
18. Victim of the Ancient Mariner's crossbow. : ALBATROSS
20. Euclidean subject. : GEOMETRY
22. Decoration for a baldpate. : TOUPEE
23. Girl's name meaning princess. : SARA
24. Device on a document. : SEAL
25. State flower of Oklahoma. : MISTLETOE
29. Magazine for military stores. : DEPOT
33. Conditional provision. : UNLESS
34. Keep dependent. : BABY
36. Malachite, for instance. : ORE
37. Hideaway. : LAIR
38. Vista. : SCENE
40. This team or that team. : SIDE
41. Short smoke. : CIG
42. Genuine. : REAL
43. On the ground. : FALLEN
45. A figure of speech. : TROPE
47. Attraction at the Museum of Natural History. : DINOSAURS
49. Prayers. : AVES
51. Dismiss from office. : OUST
52. Glad tidings. : GOSPEL
55. Goal of an ivory tower dweller. : SOLITUDE
59. Cousins of refugees. : EXPELLEES
61. Mr. from Tampico. : SENOR
62. Skinflinty. : NEAR
63. Concerning. : INRE
64. ABC and XYZ. : TRIOS
65. It flows into the Danube. : ENNS
66. Beaks. : NEBS
67. Common form of somniloquy. : SNORE
1. Vocally virtuous person. : PRIG
2. Particular class of goods. : LINE
3. The boss of a shield. : UMBO
4. Member of an A. F. L. union. : TEAMSTER
5. Ancient methods of trial by fire, water, combat, etc. : ORDEALS
6. Oldtime name for a pirate. : SEARAT
7. Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
8. Catch. : NAB
9. Dignity. : STATE
10. English schoolmaster's rod. : FERULE
11. On the peak. : ATOP
12. South Dakotan in the Upper House. : CASE
13. Besides. : ELSE
19. Play the sycophant. : TOADY
21. Plait of hair: Fr. : TRESSE
24. O'Casey or O'Kelly. : SEAN
25. Deprive of something by trickery. : MULCT
26. Where the bombs burst. : INAIR
27. Country or seaport in Eire. : SLIGO
28. Daggers used as reference marks in printing. : OBELI
30. Soldier in Marshal Joffre's army. : POILU
31. Division of natural objects. : ORDER
32. Carefree years. : TEENS
35. Sully. : BEFOUL
39. Contemptible ones. : CADS
40. Frowsy female. : SLATTERN
42. Make merry. : REVEL
44. Gives support to. : ASSISTS
46. Concern of the Fourth Estate. : PAPERS
48. Catches in a springe. : NOOSES
50. Mrs. Irving Berlin. : ELLIN
52. Actress Tierney. : GENE
53. Yaks and zebus. : OXEN
54. Arch of a bridge. : SPAN
55. One of Tito's subjects. : SERB
56. Fresh-water mussel. : UNIO
57. Revolving ___. : DOOR
58. Gaelic. : ERSE
60. Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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