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New York Times, Saturday, June 20, 1953

Author: Israel Gitter
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,462
Across Down
1. Soft minerals. : TALCS
6. F. D. R. specialty. : CHAT
10. Hurried. : SPED
14. Where Pocatello is. : IDAHO
15. Mayer of France. : RENE
16. He wrote "Utopia." : MORE
17. King David's daughter. : TAMAR
18. Best seller of modern adventure. : ANNAPURNA
20. Popular song at weddings. : OMPROMISEME
22. Displacement unit, 35 cubic feet. : TON
23. College course: Colloq. : TRIG
24. Acapulco room. : SALA
26. American poetess who was an M.D. : STEIN
28. Popular cry from April to October. : BATTERUP
32. Squash, for instance. : SPORT
33. Busy place. : HIVE
34. Another: Spanish. : OTRO
35. Cork. : TAP
36. Noisy talkers: Var. : YAUPERS
39. One of Hankow's rivers. : HAN
40. Things to do today. : LIST
42. Land masses: Fr. : ILES
43. Greece's king and others. : PAULS
45. Wendell Willkie's dream. : ONEWORLD
47. Bridge partners. : PAIRS
48. He portrayed Willie Loman. : COBB
49. Senator from the Sooner state. : KERR
50. Bern's river. : AAR
52. U. S. actor in Italy. : ORSONWELLES
58. He sells to whom he pleases. : FREELANCE
60. Girl in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
61. ___-bellum. : ANTE
62. Miss Hardcastle of "She Stoops to Conquer." : KATE
63. Homestead site. : INLOT
64. Sea in the Antarctic. : ROSS
65. Class of the "Iliad" or "Odyssey." : EPOS
66. Real name of French novelist Stendhal. : BEYLE
1. President of Yugoslavia. : TITO
2. One of Lamech's wives. : ADAM
3. Living room item. : LAMP
4. The U. N. has one. : CHARTER
5. Phi Beta Phi or Chi Omega. : SORORITY
6. Governor of Indiana. : CRAIG
7. Breakfast table suppliers. : HENS
8. Princess ___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
9. Member of Dave Beck's union. : TEAMSTER
10. Home of the Mustangs. : SMU
11. Yellow Sea naval base. : PORTARTHUR
12. Austrian man's name. : ERNO
13. Senior member of a group. : DEAN
19. Fuel. : PEAT
21. Andy Gump's wife. : MIN
25. Economist Cherne. : LEO
26. Where Bilboa is. : SPAIN
27. The A. E. C. has many. : TOPSECRETS
28. Man. : BIPED
29. The birds, to a zoologist. : AVES
30. 6,000-ft. range of Eurasia. : URALS
31. French soprano. : PONS
32. French city. : STLO
33. Large seaport in Yorkshire. : HULL
37. Device in a bus or railroad car. : AIRBRAKE
38. Cut of meat. : SPARERIB
41. The makings of a quarrel. : TWO
44. Route from Gander to Shannon. : AIRLANE
46. Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
47. Church furnishing. : PEW
49. Crooks in tree branches. : KNEES
50. From a distance. : AFAR
51. Popular cartoonist. : ARNO
53. Sudden clicking sound. : SNAP
54. Eight: Comb. form. : OCTO
55. Emblem of France. : LILY
56. Chemical compound. : ENOL
57. Surfeit. : SATE
59. English letters. : EES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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