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New York Times, Friday, July 10, 1953

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,482
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1. A slip or mistake. : LAPSUS
7. Part of a blood bank. : PLASMA
13. Coronation pomp. : PAGEANT
14. Pleated trimming. : RUCHING
16. Acquisitive fault. : AVARICE
17. Baltic country. : ESTONIA
18. Advise of danger. : WARN
19. Wash by draining. : LEACH
21. Hop-drying oven. : OAST
22. Pronounces invalid. : OVERRULES
25. Private remarks. : ASIDES
28. Valkyrie who loved Sigurd. : BRYNHILD
32. Greek letter. : RHO
33. Female slaves: Hindu. : DASIS
35. Greek district, home of the Muses. : AONIA
36. It's punishable by fine and imprisonment. : CONTEMPTOFCOURT
39. Out of control, as a mob. : ARIOT
40. Decree of a French court. : ARRET
41. Girl's name. : RAE
42. Refrain of "A Puzzlement," song in "The King and I." : ETCETERA
44. Time off for Congress. : RECESS
46. Ministers. : REVERENDS
48. A hurled challenge. : DEFI
51. Places of refuge. : ASYLA
52. A kind of storm. : HAIL
56. 1,550-mi. river in Venezuela. : ORINOCO
58. Spanish princess. : INFANTA
60. Lloyd ___, golf champion. : MANGRUM
61. Bedecked. : ADORNED
62. Taker of an exam. : TESTEE
63. Doughnut dunker. : SOPPER
1. Output of Mt. Aso, Japan. : LAVA
2. Seaweed product. : AGAR
3. Apéritif in a Paris café. : PERNOD
4. Capuchin monkey. : SAI
5. He appears in political cartoons. : UNCLESAM
6. Range critter. : STEER
7. Shadow of a coming event. : PRECURSOR
8. Luxuriantly. : LUSHLY
9. Exert force. : ACT
10. Two words from the chicken yard. : SHOOSHOO
11. Diminutive of a girl's name. : MINA
12. Containing anise: Comb. form. : ANIS
13. Li'l Abner's parent. : PAW
15. Gang war weapon. : GAT
20. Tyrannical or high-handed. : ARBITRARY
23. A mounted sentinel. : VEDETTE
24. Portrayed. : ENACTED
25. Alms boxes. : ARCAE
26. Brusque. : SHORT
27. Greek style of column. : IONIC
29. Accustom. : INURE
30. Money in Mrs. Luce's purse. : LIRAS
31. Future trysts. : DATES
34. Frugal. : SPARESOME
37. Foot ornaments: 2 wds. : TOERINGS
38. Spanish man's name. : FERNANDO
43. Wartime refugee from a city. : EVACUE
45. A musical note. : CSHARP
47. Inventor Howe. : ELIAS
48. One of the DiMaggios. : DOM
49. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
50. Governor of Pennsylvania. : FINE
53. Elizabeth I's mother. : ANNE
54. Roman road. : ITER
55. Youth. : LAD
57. Worthless remnant. : ORT
59. Male clothes horse. : FOP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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