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New York Times, Wednesday, July 15, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,487
Across Down
1. Capital of Guam. : AGANA
6. The Andrea Doria. : SHIP
10. New Premier of 36 Down. : RAAB
14. The Lebanese Ambassador. : MALIK
15. Watercourse in Africa. : WADI
16. Press. : URGE
17. Town near Salerno, Italy. : EBOLI
18. Actor Guinness. : ALEC
19. Poetic contraction. : NEER
20. Woman reporter: Colloq. : NEWSHEN
22. Italian star of "Open City." : MAGNANI
24. College choral gatherings. : SINGS
26. Old Spanish custom. : SIESTA
27. Well-known playwright and producer. : ABBOTT
30. Hoarder. : MISER
32. Upright or grand. : PIANO
33. Pop. : LEMONSODA
37. Annoy. : IRK
38. A great deal: Colloq. : HEAPS
39. Sir Benegal of India. : RAU
40. March visitors from Germany. : ADENAUERS
43. Thank-you-___ (bumps in the road). : MAAMS
45. Rouse. : AWAKE
46. Margot Fonteyn's forte. : BALLET
47. Gift of the father of the bride. : SILVER
50. Amusing in a quaint way. : DROLL
52. Easter, for instance. : HOLYDAY
54. South American mountaineers. : ANDEANS
58. Part of Vietnam. : ANAM
59. Product of West Virginia. : COAL
61. Cool dwelling. : IGLOO
62. Clown. : MIME
63. British port on the Humber River. : HULL
64. The soft palate. : VELUM
65. Read metrically. : SCAN
66. Airport outside Paris. : ORLY
67. Rub out. : ERASE
1. Word of agreement. : AMEN
2. Angel with a trumpet in "Green Pastures." : GABE
3. Down: Nautical. : ALOW
4. Swedish operatic soprano (1843–1921). : NILSSON
5. Mrs. Vining's pupil. : AKIHITO
6. Took a cut at the ball, according to Dizzy Dean. : SWANG
7. Nickname for an English King. : HAL
8. Same. : IDEM
9. Works by the painter of the "Dove that goes boom." : PICASSOS
10. Milers. : RUNNERS
11. Sections. : AREAS
12. Business representative. : AGENT
13. Comrade Lavrenti. : BERIA
21. Noun or adjective suffix. : ENT
23. Town on the Loire, near Orléans. : GIEN
25. Finger painted. : SMEARED
27. Principal city of Samoa. : APIA
28. Hoopoe or goony. : BIRD
29. Harden. : BAKE
31. Neighbors' children. : IMPS
33. Scallion. : LEEK
34. Type of examination. : ORAL
35. Title for Myra Hess. : DAME
36. Central European country: Abbr. : AUST
38. Mexican type sandal. : HUARACHO
41. Mister Roberts and others. : NAVYMEN
42. Impressed. : AWED
43. ___ Islands, off Ceylon; world's newest republic. : MALDIVE
44. One who states positively. : ALLEGER
46. ___ vivant. : BON
47. Pillow cases. : SHAMS
48. Architectural type of the Greek Pantheon. : IONIC
49. Animal useful to 54 Across. : LLAMA
51. Refrain word of the "Battle Cry of Freedom." : RALLY
53. Pronoun. : YOUR
55. Mme. Nazimova. : ALLA
56. Vous et moi. : NOUS
57. A few. : SOME
60. The whole affair. : ALL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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