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New York Times, Friday, June 26, 1953

Author:
Maxwell D. Gunther
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Maxwell D. Gunther has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 6-Down clue had "Breath"; changed this to "Breathe."

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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,468
Across
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Headdress for Carmen. : COMB
5
Mother's admonitory sounds. : AHAHS
10
Move in spirals. : CURL
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Away from the wind. : ALEE
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Columbus' home town. : GENOA
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Sailing. : ASEA
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Rational. : SANE
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One of Washington's generals. : GATES
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Bound. : TIED
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An aide to Molotov. : ANDREIVISHINSKY
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Hudson Bay Indians. : CREES
24
Athletic administrator Bushnell. : ASA
25
Cooper and Booth got them. : OSCARS
28
Goal of amateur athletes. : OLYMPICS
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Decorations of a dilemma. : HORNS
34
Ten of these make a grand. : CEES
35
Man's nickname. : NAT
36
Fills with respect and fear. : AWES
37
Surveyed through a keyhole. : SPIED
39
Brazilian holly, basis of a beverage. : MATE
40
Government agency for rural power. : REA
41
Girl's nickname. : ETTA
42
Relative of fluff. : BONER
43
Concerning heraldic arms. : ARMORIAL
45
Where to find a stalagmite. : CAVERN
46
Ferrule. : TIP
47
Choleric. : IRATE
49
Wife of a well-known golfer. : MAMIEEISENHOWER
56
Cooking substitute. : OLEO
57
Out. : NOTIN
58
Adjective for bad weather. : VILE
59
New York Senator. : IVES
60
Waste away: Dial. : DWINE
61
Ex-lawyer Gardner. : ERLE
62
Louise or George. : LAKE
63
Beds in the Navy. : SACKS
64
Interpret signs. : READ
Down
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House for Carmen. : CASA
2
Wang Lung's patient wife, in "The Good Earth." : OLAN
3
Make whole. : MEND
4
Picnic residue. : BEERCANS
5
Students of farming methods. : AGGIES
6
Breathe hard. : HEAVE
7
Adjective for Churchill's Government. : ANTISOCIALISTIC
8
Garden implements. : HOES
9
Moved around: Colloq. : SASHAYED
10
Forty winks. : CATNAP
11
Our foreign information service. : USIS
12
Give off fumes. : REEK
13
Product of a finishing school. : LADY
21
Gives the wrong answer. : ERRS
22
Grandiloquent doctrines. : ISMS
25
Kim's last name. : OHARA
26
Gardener in spring. : SOWER
27
The richest part. : CREAM
29
Mr. Cobb, the actor. : LEE
30
Pointless. : INANE
31
Provide what is needed. : CATER
32
Inexorable. : STERN
37
Regular payments. : STIPENDS
38
Educational group. : PTA
39
Make room. : MOVEOVER
41
Buffalo's shore front. : ERIE
42
Shower. : BATH
44
Indolent. : OTIOSE
45
Riviera resort. : CANNES
48
Rejuvenate a stamp pad. : REINK
49
Drudge. : MOIL
50
Edison's middle name. : ALVA
51
Not inclined to anger. : MEEK
52
Where Cherokee is. : IOWA
53
Fence material. : WIRE
54
Miss Fitzgerald of the movies. : ELLA
55
Tax-cut man of the House. : REED

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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