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New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 1953

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,455
Across Down
1. Bob Hope's forte. : GAGS
5. Peggy Wood's role. : MAMA
9. Last name of the Little Women. : MARCH
14. District. : AREA
15. Derivative of seaweed. : AGAR
16. City in Spain. : AVILA
17. See 21 Across. : STIMULANT
19. Scent of cooking. : NIDOR
20. Money in Yucatan. : PESOS
21. Plum brandy, Tito's gift to Churchill. : SLIVOVITZ
23. Potpourri. : HASH
25. New ___. : YEAR
26. Girl's name. : AVA
28. Part of Great Britain's defense. : RAF
30. Rest hour. : SIESTA
35. Cutting remarks. : DIGS
37. Decorations on silver dollars. : BALDEAGLES
40. Specialties of Pons and Ponselle. : ARIAS
42. Initials of obligation. : IOU
43. Legal rights to property. : LIENS
44. Hard-frozen underpinning of Thule. : PERMAFROST
47. Position of a town. : SITE
48. Finest sword blade. : TOLEDO
49. Young animal. : KID
51. Acquired. : GOT
52. They backed the 18th Amendment. : DRYS
55. Composer of comic verse. : NASH
57. Accompaniment for the "Volga Boatman." : BALALAIKA
62. Opera by von Flotow. : MARTA
65. Likeness. : IMAGE
66. Mural decor for G. I.'s. : PINUPGIRL
68. "Where ___ is heard a discouraging word . . . " : NEVER
69. Actress O'Brien-Moore. : ERIN
70. Remodel a ms. : EDIT
71. Fescue, for instance. : GRASS
72. Cinder girl. : ELLA
73. Lily of Utah. : SEGO
1. Sound of surprise. : GASP
2. Commedia dell'___ (improvised comedy). : ARTE
3. Entertainer in Tokyo. : GEISHAGIRL
4. Islands divided between U. S. and N. Z. : SAMOA
5. Bad: Prefix. : MAL
6. Moslem titles. : AGAS
7. Stalwart. : MANLY
8. Musician Shaw. : ARTIE
9. Descriptive of a country house. : MANORIAL
10. Tel ___. : AVIV
11. Word for Pagliacci. : RIDI
12. Coagulate. : CLOT
13. German mountains, home of canaries. : HARZ
18. Home of N. K. V. D. : USSR
22. Ornamental container. : VASE
24. Place of abode: Abbr. : HAB
26. Alter to fit. : ADAPT
27. Relative of the greenfinch. : VIREO
29. Next to last word of "London Bridge." : FAIR
31. Protection. : EGIS
32. New England social event. : SLEIGHRIDE
33. Just before the hour. : TENTO
34. Useful thing. : ASSET
36. Twin. : SAME
38. Card game. : LOO
39. Time of day. : DUSK
41. Stable boys. : SADDLERS
45. Places for oratory. : FORA
46. Product of cassiterite. : TIN
50. Discourage. : DAMP
53. Cowboy yell. : YIPEE
54. A thrilling tone to a Scotsman. : SKIRL
56. Jefferson, Emerson and others. : SAGES
57. Well-known first or last name in the field of music. : BING
58. A continent: Abbr. : AMER
59. It fertilizes the vineyards of Amalfi. : LAVA
60. Teens and twenties. : AGES
61. Dye ingredient. : ANIL
63. Math course. : TRIG
64. Voice pitch. : ALTO
67. "___ Voce Poco Fa." : UNA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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