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New York Times, Friday, May 8, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,419
Across
1. Secular. : LAIC
5. Poetic name for a continent. : AFRIC
10. Food for vegetarians. : SLAW
14. What a journal is for. : AXLE
15. Good and sufficient reason. : CAUSE
16. Greek Juno. : HERA
17. They play in County Stadium. : MILWAUKEEBRAVES
20. Participated in a put-out. : ASSISTED
21. Simple-minded. : OAFISH
22. Emulates Ananias. : LIES
23. Smallest part imaginable. : WHIT
24. Tuition collector. : BURSAR
27. Phenomenon of San Francisco's layout. : HILLSIDE
31. Negative particle. : ANION
32. Part of the Duke of Cornwall's other title. : WALES
33. Hullabaloo. : DIN
34. Breakfast food. : BRAN
35. Shirt and shorts. : LINEN
36. Tantrums. : FITS
37. Relative of the osprey. : ERN
38. Actress Jessica. : TANDY
39. Offensive action, in football. : BLOCK
40. Parental gift to a trustworthy teenager. : LATCHKEY
42. Angry: Colloq. : WRATHY
43. Went hotfoot. : HIED
44. Science course: Colloq. : CHEM
45. German lancers. : UHLANS
48. "Camille" in opera (with "La"). : TRAVIATA
52. Bulky dictator. : GEORGIMMALENKOV
54. Knack. : HANG
55. Barnyard bird. : DRAKE
56. Taunting remark. : GIBE
57. Ship named after German count. : SPEE
58. Members of King Ethelred's menage. : ESNES
59. Certain persons. : ONES
Down
1. Mongolian priest. : LAMA
2. Rome, Berlin, Tokyo. : AXIS
3. Woes. : ILLS
4. Signature of a Cabinet member. : CEWILSON
5. Keener. : ACUTER
6. Gold bricks. : FAKES
7. Regretted. : RUED
8. Bay of Honshu. : ISE
9. Signature of an Ambassador. : CEBOHLEN
10. What journal boxes are for. : SHAFTS
11. Jackson of Yale football fame. : LEVI
12. Son of 16 Across. : ARES
13. The wake of a vessel. : WASH
18. Any of a billion. : ASIAN
19. The Twentieth Century needs them. : RAILS
23. First name of Will Rogers' pilot. : WILEY
24. Biblical tower. : BABEL
25. Herbert Lehman headed it. : UNRRA
26. Gay. : RIANT
27. Composer of "St. Louis Blues." : HANDY
28. Dostoevski's Prince Myshkin. : IDIOT
29. Leave in a lurch. : DITCH
30. Render heavenly. : ENSKY
32. Feted. : WINED
35. "By the shores of Gitche Gumee." : LAKESIDE
36. Broad-billed bird. : FLAMINGO
38. That which is fashionable (with "the"). : THING
39. Letter of authorization. : BREVE
41. Attack. : CHARGE
42. Moby Dick and others. : WHALES
44. Short-billed bird. : CRAKE
45. Indian's assents. : UGHS
46. Indian's "whole lot." : HEAP
47. Descriptive of the "Ranger." : LONE
48. Government operative. : TMAN
49. Of the same kind. : AKIN
50. Hamlet said it. : TOBE
51. Park and Euclid: Abbr. : AVES
53. Desi's Lucy. : MRS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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