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New York Times, Tuesday, June 23, 1953

Author: Isaac Kert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,465
Across Down
1. Capital of Nigeria. : LAGOS
6. Parasol ant. : ATTA
10. Captain of the Giants. : DARK
14. World War I menace. : UBOAT
15. English letters. : VEES
16. Cousin of the flute. : OBOE
17. Seventh sign of the zodiac. : LIBRA
18. A bet "to win." : ONTHENOSE
20. Canada or Dixie. : LEE
21. Worth. : PRICE
23. "Battle Cry," for instance. : NOVEL
24. Sword made in Spain. : TOLEDO
26. Feminine suffix denoting occupation. : STRESS
27. Shouted noisily. : BAWLED
29. Town SE of Augusta, Ga. : MEARS
31. Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
32. Tincture deeply. : IMBUE
33. Creek. : RIA
36. Subject of Article III, Section 3, of the U. S. Constitution. : TREASONABLENESS
40. Chinese dynasty, 206 B.C. to 220 A.D. : HAN
41. What the earth does. : TURNS
42. Caesar's time to beware. : IDES
43. Revealed. : BARED
44. Cam. : TAPPET
46. Vukovich, Cobb, Jenkins, et al. : RACERS
49. Dessert for a banquet. : MOUSSE
51. Friend. : AMIGO
52. Huk, for instance. : REBEL
53. Between Chi and Omega. : PSI
56. One of a highly desirable trio. : JUGOFWINE
58. Turkish money of account. : ASPER
60. "Bald ___ egg." : ASAN
61. Man of law: Abbr. : ATTY
62. Relative. : NIECE
63. On earth. : HERE
64. Band across an escutcheon. : FESS
65. Pastries. : TARTS
1. Short period of quiet. : LULL
2. Hero of over 2,300 performances. : ABIE
3. Middleman. : GOBETWEEN
4. Rower. : OAR
5. Chief item. : STAPLE
6. Get out of. : AVOID
7. They were made not to be broken. : TENCOMMANDMENTS
8. ___-de-pont (bridgehead): Fr. : TETE
9. Tough elastic wood. : ASH
10. Red Cross supporters. : DONORS
11. Kind of board. : ABOVE
12. Dorothy Perkins and Lilibet. : ROSES
13. Ships, in poetry. : KEELS
19. Pièce de résistance. : ENTREE
22. Danger signal. : RED
25. Clay water jar. : OLLA
26. Cartoonist Steinberg. : SAUL
27. Aptly named watering place. : BATH
28. Narrow pass, in Southwest. : ABRA
30. Subsides. : EBBS
32. Concerning. : INRE
33. Ingredient of a tamale. : REDPEPPER
34. Two words of comprehension. : ISEE
35. Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
37. ___ Bethlehem. : STAROF
38. Pronoun. : OURS
39. Moves nimbly (with "off"). : NIPS
43. Avaunt! : BEGONE
44. Day of the week: Abbr. : TUE
45. Position of Pisa's tower. : ASLANT
46. Potentate. : RAJAH
47. Appeal to one's sense of humor. : AMUSE
48. Explosive items for practical jokers. : CIGAR
50. Complies with law. : OBEYS
52. Christening, for instance. : RITE
54. The Dukhobors, for instance. : SECT
55. Makes angry. : IRES
57. Trainee at Lackland Air Base. : WAF
59. New Mexican Indian. : SIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later.

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