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New York Times, Thursday, June 11, 1953

Author:
George Henderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has repeated answers.
George Henderson has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,453

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Governor at Harrisburg. : FINE
5
In pursuit of. : AFTER
10
Solemn agreement. : PACT
14
Part of the Near East. : IRAN
15
Mrs. John Ridd. : LORNA
16
Educate. : REAR
17
Dances. : JIGS
18
Sign of the zodiac. : ARIES
19
Singer Berger. : ERNA
20
A point of debate. : ISSUE
22
Fast but unforced pace, in horse racing. : ROMP
23
Household necessity. : SOAP
24
Loosen. : EASE
26
Barks. : YIPS
28
Small bed. : COT
31
Singer Stevens. : RISE
33
Centers of cells. : NUCLEI
37
Seaport of Israel. : ACRE
39
Lost sheep. : STRAGGLERS
41
Petiole of a fern. : STIPE
43
Secy. Benson's job: Abbr. : AGR
44
Mohammedan mystics. : SUFIS
45
Applied science. : TECHNOLOGY
48
Boy friend. : BEAU
49
Bayard, Bucephalus, et al. : STEEDS
50
Abound. : TEEM
52
One: French. : UNE
53
Gypsy or browntail. : MOTH
55
Fasten. : NAIL
57
Trans-Pacific air base. : WAKE
60
Shoemaker's model of human foot. : LAST
62
President of the National League. : GILES
66
But: German. : ABER
67
Moral. : ETHIC
69
Evening: It. : SERA
70
Alone (stage direction for an actress). : SOLA
71
Valence's river. : RHONE
72
Piquancy. : ZEST
73
Result of knowing the right people. : PULL
74
Opposing teams. : SIDES
75
Arbor vitae. : TREE
Down
1
British island colony, N. of N. Z. : FIJI
2
Messenger of the gods. : IRIS
3
Scolds. : NAGS
4
Come after. : ENSUE
5
Where Muscle Shoals is: Abbr. : ALA
6
Huge new carrier, now being built. : FORRESTAL
7
Wynken, Blynken and Nod. : TRIO
8
Inimical. : ENEMY
9
Raucous. : RASPING
10
Newspaper man's hangout. : PRESSCLUB
11
Flying craft. : AERO
12
Where the water was changed to wine. : CANA
13
Relative of a dogcart. : TRAP
21
Spike of corn. : EAR
25
Member of the family. : SIS
27
Small dogs. : PUGS
28
Throws a hackle. : CASTS
29
Double quartet. : OCTET
30
Instant. : TRICE
32
Rye fungus. : ERGOT
34
Barbusse novel, 1916. : LEFEU
35
Pertaining to a lake. : ERIAN
36
The "I" in G. I. : ISSUE
38
Short-lived. : EPHEMERAL
40
Native of Bahia Blanca. : ARGENTINE
42
Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
46
Old-time innkeepers. : OSTLERS
47
Affirmative. : YEA
51
Lt. Jarecki's gift to the free world. : MIG
54
An elephant, in India. : HATHI
56
Richard Wagner's father-in-law. : LISZT
57
Kin of 6 Down. : WASP
58
Oriental name. : ABOU
59
Boston batsman. : KELL
61
Having sandals. : SHOD
63
Sinister look. : LEER
64
Gaelic. : ERSE
65
Cloy. : SATE
68
These: Fr. : CES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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