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New York Times, Monday, June 1, 1953

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,443
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1. Eligible young lady. : MISS
5. Beyond danger. : SAFE
9. Movie starring Alan Ladd. : SHANE
14. Attack of the fidgets. : AGITATION
16. Matrimony en masse. : HAREM
17. Inventor of techniques. : INNOVATOR
18. Solo. : ALONE
19. Encage: 2 wds. : LOCKIN
20. Rowena, for instance. : LADYFAIR
22. Tubular grass. : REED
23. Foreign Legion cap. : KEPI
24. Make entreaty for. : PRAY
25. Notch in the bit of a key. : WARD
26. The price of wagon freight. : CARTAGE
28. More east than north. : ENE
29. Numerous. : MANY
30. Book of the Mass. : MISSAL
34. Popular pastries. : ECLAIRS
36. Jarmila ___ of the Met. : NOVOTNA
37. Providing with a reference system. : KEYING
38. Pertaining to motion pictures. : CINE
39. Army Transport Service. : ATS
40. King of Belgium, to 1951. : LEOPOLD
42. Fly lightly. : FLIT
43. To be: Latin. : ESSE
46. Relative of the fish hawk. : ERNE
47. Provender. : FEED
48. Sings as one. : CHORUSES
50. Columbia River catch. : SALMON
52. Group interested in escalator clauses. : LABOR
53. Assume a proposition. : POSTULATE
55. Malayan feather palm. : ARENG
56. Puts a gulf between. : ALIENATES
57. Curt. : TERSE
58. Sharp complaint. : YELP
59. Command: Archaic. : HEST
1. Knight clothes. : MAIL
2. No excuse, to the law. : IGNORANCE
3. Epistolary adverb. : SINCERELY
4. Fed the furnace. : STOKED
5. Comedian Laurel. : STAN
6. River islet. : AIT
7. The work of clowns. : FOOLERY
8. Absorbed in a book, for instance. : ENRAPT
9. Relative of a buggy. : SHAY
10. Fifty cents, Mex. : HALFPESO
11. Bellowing. : AROAR
12. A mournful song: Latin. : NENIA
13. Polishing abrasive. : EMERY
15. Hungry for more. : AVID
21. Pirates' playground. : DIAMOND
23. Jayhawker's home: Abbr. : KANS
25. Brotherhood ___. : WEEK
26. Stevedore's concern. : CARGOES
27. Hand over. : GIVE
29. Colliery. : MINE
31. Deadlock. : STALEMATE
32. Countermeasures. : ANTIDOTES
33. Final. : LAST
35. Hinge flaps on airplane wings. : AILERONS
36. Crocodile river. : NILE
38. Radio or TV cabinet. : CONSOLE
41. Defray costs beforehand. : PREPAY
42. Peasant of Egypt. : FELLAH
43. Brilliance of success. : ECLAT
44. A plow blade. : SHARE
45. Temperate. : SOBER
47. His "après-midi" is arduous. : FAUN
49. Compulsion. : URGE
50. Milestone of a baby's progress. : STEP
51. Fledgling haven. : NEST
54. Yellow ocher. : SIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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