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New York Times, Thursday, July 2, 1953

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,474
Across Down
1. The "S" in P. S. : SCHOOL
7. Like reddish clay. : BOLAR
12. Pampered. : SPOONFED
14. Let up. : ABATED
16. Hypocritical Molière hero. : TARTUFFE
17. Minor's frequent occcupation. : SITTER
18. Farmer's property. : ACRES
19. Unspoken. : TACIT
21. Oriental name. : ALI
22. Wienerschnitzel. : VEAL
23. State emblem of New Hampshire. : LILAC
24. Ukrainian capital on the Dnieper. : KIEV
25. ___ king. : ERL
26. Means of defense. : FISTS
27. Where to find pickets. : FENCE
28. Claptrap. : BOSH
29. Large wasps. : HORNETS
31. Guzzle. : SWILL
33. Outer layers. : RINDS
34. Handed over (with "out"): Colloq. : SHELLED
36. Weaver's reed. : SLEY
37. Very friendly: Colloq. : PALLY
38. Battle dress. : ARMOR
40. Turnpike or post road: Abbr. : RTE
43. Girl's nickname. : ELLY
44. Type of popular song. : CROON
45. Part of the name of a popular dancer. : VERA
46. He's an LL.B. : ATT
47. Subject of Edith M. Hull's best seller. : SHEIK
48. French impressionist. : DEGAS
49. Puzzling. : KNOTTY
51. Quondam penny candy. : LICORICE
53. Silver-white chemical element. : SODIUM
54. Curls up comfortably. : SNUGGLES
55. Singer Mel. : TORME
56. Acquisitive desires. : GREEDS
1. Typewriter part. : SPACER
2. Part of a dude ranch. : CORRAL
3. "Grand ___." : HOTEL
4. Burden. : ONUS
5. On the way. : OFF
6. Following the party line. : LEFTISH
7. Down to earth. : BASIC
8. Newspaper item. : OBIT
9. Partner of long. : LAT
10. Arrived at. : ATTAINED
11. Returns to office. : REELECTS
12. Part of a barrel or bucket. : STAVE
13. Started a bridge game. : DEALT
15. Golf shots. : DRIVES
20. Kind of sale. : CASH
23. Extra-strong cotton thread. : LISLE
24. Sister Elizabeth. : KENNY
26. Lack of good sense. : FOLLY
27. Chicken in market. : FRIER
28. Policeman's club. : BILLY
30. New-fangled fabric. : ORLON
31. Part of a Biblical injunction. : SHALTNOT
32. Prosperous. : WELLTODO
34. Expresses opinions. : SPEAKS
35. Oppose and defy. : DARE
36. Emulating Sir Walter Raleigh. : SMOKING
39. Displeases. : ROILS
40. Touch up a gold finish. : REGILD
41. Harness straps. : TRACES
42. Moves by careful shifting. : EASES
44. Food in the process of digestion. : CHYME
45. Brink. : VERGE
47. Grape juice unfermented. : STUM
48. Old-time magistrate of Venice or Genoa. : DOGE
50. French shooting match. : TIR
52. Dog, not ch. : CUR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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