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New York Times, Friday, September 11, 1953

Author:
Edward Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,545

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Across
1
Author Fitzgerald. : SCOTT
6
The sun. : SOL
9
Last word in a Hemingway title. : ARMS
13
Forbidden by tradition. : TABOO
14
What was left in Pandora's box. : HOPE
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Delay. : WAIT
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The experts on travel in outer space. : ASTRONAUTS
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Landmark of Sicily. : ETNA
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Through the medium of. : VIA
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Long fur scarf. : TIPPET
21
___ Basin. : SAAR
22
Celtic girl's name. : ENID
24
European kites, buzzards, etc. : GLEDES
26
Before: Prefix. : PRE
27
Ground together, as the teeth. : GNASHED
29
Long, heavy sea wave. : ROLLER
31
Spoils. : ROTS
32
Folds of cloth. : PLEATS
33
Beats it. : SCRAMS
35
Automobiles. : SEDANS
36
Dawn of day. : AURORA
37
French port on Orne River. : CAEN
38
Farmer. : GROWER
39
Reddish yellows. : SORRELS
42
Group of doctors. : AMA
43
An event in the decathlon. : DISCUS
45
Suppose. : DEEM
47
Glossy-leaved tree of southern U. S. : TITI
49
Rose of ___. : SHARON
51
Peasant in the Philippines. : TAO
52
Her tears supposedly cause Nile floods. : ISIS
53
Where Gov. Aronson works. : HELENAMONT
55
Man's name. : NEAL
56
Sly or sneering glance. : LEER
57
Mailman's bag. : POUCH
58
Aquiline sea bird. : ERNE
59
Units of time: Abbr. : YRS
60
Cloys. : SATES
Down
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Set of verses. : STAVE
2
Outer covering of a tire or a salami. : CASING
3
Procure. : OBTAIN
4
Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
5
Blow the horn. : TOOT
6
Fed with liquid food. : SOUPED
7
Chose. : OPTED
8
Outgoing President of U. N. General Assembly. : LESTERPEARSON
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Causes dread in. : AWES
10
Sound of drum beats. : RATAPLAN
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Towers of mosques. : MINARETS
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Inquisitive ones. : STARERS
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Unfortunate. : HAPLESS
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How one sleeps after reading Poe. : NIGHTMARISHLY
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Lawyer, victor over Bryan in the Scopes trial. : DARROW
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Alloy used to join surfaces. : SOLDER
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Ascended very high. : SOARED
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Depended. : LEANED
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Guesser. : SURMISER
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Inhabitant of Yugoslavia. : CROATIAN
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Cleanser. : SCOURER
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Resembling a form of quartz. : AGATINE
39
Subway slot machines. : SCALES
40
Enlarge, as a garment. : LETOUT
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Medium's greeting. : SEANCE
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Diaphanous. : SHEER
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Lunas or browntails. : MOTHS
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___ of Pines, Cuba. : ISLE
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Loses alertness. : NAPS
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Bird extinct for 500 years. : MOA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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