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New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1953

Author:
A. Lazare
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F Q V W }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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Students & seniors
Across
1. System of rules. : CODE
5. Cooky holders. : JARS
9. The spotted cavy. : PACA
13. Word of agreement. : AMEN
14. Make an address. : ORATE
16. Household appliance. : IRON
17. Feature of Gainsborough's "Duchess of Devonshire." : PICTUREHAT
19. Main Street sign. : NEON
20. Stellate. : STARRY
21. Something good to eat. : NUTCAKE
23. Midmorning. : TEN
24. Salad vegetable. : RADISH
26. Light gray. : ASH
28. Characteristic mark. : STAMP
30. Disconcert. : ABASH
34. Colombia's fourth largest city. : CALI
36. Far East. : ASIA
37. Stupor: Comb. form. : NARCO
38. A movie shot. : CLOSEUP
40. 5 o'clock wagon. : TEACART
42. Rajahs' wives. : RANIS
43. Moderate. : BATE
45. Joint. : KNEE
46. Organizations: Abbr. : ASSNS
47. Put forth, as power. : EXERT
49. Wriggler. : EEL
50. Supplier of rigging, tackle, etc. : GEARER
52. Bustle. : ADO
54. City near Denver. : BOULDER
57. Artemis' twin. : APOLLO
60. Secy. Benson. : EZRA
61. Nonsensical. : RIDICULOUS
64. City in Iowa. : AMES
65. Long for. : YEARN
66. Scary character in folklore. : OGRE
67. Times for receiving callers. : DAYS
68. Pirate in "Peter Pan." : SMEE
69. Sandwich breads. : RYES
Down
1. Symbols of R.N.'s. : CAPS
2. Fail to do. : OMIT
3. Olympic contests. : DECATHLONS
4. Between: Fr. : ENTRE
5. Victor of Hollywood. : JORY
6. Auxiliary verb. : ARE
7. Short cheer. : RAH
8. Opponent of change in policy. : STANDPATTER
9. Miserly person. : PINCHBACK
10. Zone. : AREA
11. Discoverer of the Sandwich Islands. : COOK
12. Actress Jeffreys. : ANNE
15. Small case. : ETUI
18. Sculptured vases. : URNS
22. Lake in Ethiopia, source of Blue Nile. : TSANA
24. Something good to eat. : RASPBERRIES
25. Friend: Fr. : AMI
26. Capital of the African Gold Coast. : ACCRA
27. Hall-like Spanish rooms. : SALAS
29. Greek letter. : TAU
31. Science treating of spiders. : ARANEOLOGY
32. Steep mass of broken rock. : SCREE
33. Where a boniface presides : HOTEL
35. Translucent gelatin. : ISINGLASS
39. Ancient two-wheeled war chariot. : ESSED
41. At all times: Poet. : EER
44. Tomahawk. : AXE
48. Forbidden: Var. : TAPU
51. Ethereal: Poet. : AERY
53. Sorrow. : DOLOR
54. Pearl. : BEAD
55. Heroine of long-popular juvenile series. : OZMA
56. U. S. chemist, Nobel prizewinner, 1934. : UREY
57. Skin blemish. : ACNE
58. Bait. : LURE
59. Chemical suffixes. : OSES
62. Part of T. V. A. : DAM
63. Anger. : IRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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