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New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { C J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,544
Across Down
1. Olympic record high jumper, 6 ft. 8.32 in. : DAVIS
6. Monks or friars. : FRAS
10. Krazy felines. : KATS
14. War cry of the ancient Greeks. : ALALA
15. River in northern France. : OISE
16. Notation on a galley proof. : ITAL
17. What the fans do when the umpire errs. : YELLMURDER
19. Girl's name. : LOLA
20. This month: Abbr. : SEP
21. Mathematical sign. : PLUS
22. Sherpa Tenzing's daughter. : PEMPEM
24. Indian state on borders of Burma and Tibet. : ASSAM
26. Nota ___. : BENE
27. Dissertation on a text. : SERMON
29. Like a tree. : DENDROID
33. Broad stretch of land. : PLAIN
34. Cozy homes. : NESTS
35. One: French. : UNE
36. Perched. : ALIT
37. Out of ___ (vexed). : SORTS
38. "The ___ at eve . . . " : STAG
39. Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
40. Attention-getting utterances. : AHEMS
41. South Seas heroine of Flaherty picture. : MOANA
42. Free baseball view. : KNOTHOLE
44. French pastries. : TARTES
45. Iowa college town. : AMES
46. Fine cross stroke of a type face. : SERIF
47. They're making Milwaukee famous. : BRAVES
50. Voice of a wild goose. : HONK
51. Man's name. : IAN
54. Plentiful. : RIFE
55. Too extravagantly. : OVERDEARLY
58. Wing-shaped. : ALAR
59. Well-publicized railroad. : LIRR
60. Discrimination. : TASTE
61. Gull-like bird. : TERN
62. Marryat's mindshipman. : EASY
63. Gluts. : SATES
1. "Ancient of ___." : DAYS
2. Nautical term. : ALEE
3. Chile's chief seaport. : VALPARAISO
4. Gov. Stratton's state: Abbr. : ILL
5. Air Force base and training center in N. Y. : SAMPSON
6. What the General Assembly is. : FORUM
7. Frees from. : RIDS
8. Character in "Peer Gynt." : ASE
9. Reptiles. : SERPENTS
10. Solder-poet who wrote "Trees." : KILMER
11. On the summit. : ATOP
12. Yarn. : TALE
13. Bridge bid. : SLAM
18. German cavalryman: Var. : ULAN
23. Book ___. : ENDS
25. Hard hit. : SMIT
26. Overmatches. : BESTS
27. Go courting in the good old days. : SPARK
28. The Lady of the Lake. : ELLEN
29. Skin: French. : DERME
30. The hit that failed. : OUTATFIRST
31. Silly. : INANE
32. French painter of the ballet. : DEGAS
34. Carols. : NOELS
37. Element of that famous photo of Stevenson. : SHOESOLE
38. Spore cases on a fern frond. : SORI
40. Alas! : AHME
41. Places where there is a demand for goods. : MARKETS
43. Song says there is one in the town. : TAVERN
44. Be in charge of. : TEND
46. Polite word of apology. : SORRY
47. Neighbor's boy. : BRAT
48. Vex: Colloq. : RILE
49. Away off. : AFAR
50. Pronoun. : HERS
52. Old man: German. : ALTE
53. Bevan and others. : NYES
56. Shipping direction. : VIA
57. Motoring organization. : AAA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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