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New York Times, Friday, June 5, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,447
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1. Sound effect for a ghost story. : SCREECH
8. Worsted. : BESTED
14. Popular reference book. : WHOSWHO
15. Made melodious. : ATTUNED
17. Oriental. : EASTERN
18. Off-stage sound effect. : THUNDER
19. Actress Joanne. : DRU
20. Saw. : SIGHTED
22. Former Government agency. : OPA
23. Actress Raines. : ELLA
25. Prop for "Hamlet," Act V, Scene 1. : SKULL
26. Kind of school. : PREP
27. Where Edwin F. Stanton is our Ambassador. : SIAM
28. Pronoun. : ONE
29. Behind the times. : PASSE
30. Obliterating. : ERASING
33. British jet transports. : COMETS
34. Important navel base of S E Asia. : SINGAPORE
36. Second highest dam in the world, 602 ft. : SHASTA
39. Bad hombre in a Western. : RUSTLER
42. Preserves. : CURES
43. Product of Coosa County, Alabama. : TIN
44. Two-dimensional extent. : AREA
46. Coffeepots. : URNS
47. Rich entertainment. : FEAST
49. Persuade to buy. : SELL
50. Diavolo or Angelico. : FRA
51. Having a bias. : SLANTED
53. Doily. : MAT
54. A breach of etiquette. : FAUXPAS
56. Learned. : ERUDITE
58. Growth of trees. : SYLVAGE
59. Rehearser. : RECITER
60. Affects with sharp pain. : STINGS
61. "___ Gold." : SUTTERS
1. Garbo and Bergman. : SWEDES
2. Foreign traveler with Bergen. : CHARLIE
3. Arranged like a rosette, in botany. : ROSULAR
4. Id ___. : EST
5. Domestic animals. : EWES
6. Wrestler Zaharias. : CHRIS
7. Another Far East naval base. : HONGKONG
8. Governor of Virginia. : BATTLE
9. Mrs. Mertz of "I Love Lucy." : ETHEL
10. Ornamental knob. : STUD
11. Large cask like a puncheon. : TUN
12. Sanction. : ENDORSE
13. Most profound. : DEEPEST
16. Part of the décor. : DRAPES
21. Magyar. : HUNGARIAN
24. Accumulates. : AMASSES
26. Mesdames Mason and North. : PAMELAS
29. Houston or Corpus Christi. : PORT
31. Fits. : SITS
32. Feminine suffix. : INA
33. Romaine lettuce. : COS
35. Jokesmiths of a certain type. : PUNSTERS
36. Slippers that are akin to mules. : SCUFFS
37. Shouts of joy. : HURRAYS
38. French author, (1766–1834). : ARNAULT
40. Hermit. : EREMITE
41. Teller of tales. : RELATER
43. Vexes. : TEASES
45. Changes. : ALTERS
47. Hazel of the Broadway stage. : FLAGG
48. Exclamation imitating a nightingale's note. : TEREU
51. Nine inches. : SPAN
52. Canal. : DUCT
55. Louis ___, King of France, 1774–93. : XVI
57. Said: French. : DIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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