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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
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
15. Delay. : WAIT
16. The experts on travel in outer space. : ASTRONAUTS
18. Landmark of Sicily. : ETNA
19. Through the medium of. : VIA
20. 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
1. 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
9. Causes dread in. : AWES
10. Sound of drum beats. : RATAPLAN
11. Towers of mosques. : MINARETS
12. Inquisitive ones. : STARERS
14. Unfortunate. : HAPLESS
17. How one sleeps after reading Poe. : NIGHTMARISHLY
23. Lawyer, victor over Bryan in the Scopes trial. : DARROW
25. Alloy used to join surfaces. : SOLDER
28. Ascended very high. : SOARED
30. Depended. : LEANED
33. Guesser. : SURMISER
34. Inhabitant of Yugoslavia. : CROATIAN
35. Cleanser. : SCOURER
36. Resembling a form of quartz. : AGATINE
39. Subway slot machines. : SCALES
40. Enlarge, as a garment. : LETOUT
41. Medium's greeting. : SEANCE
44. Diaphanous. : SHEER
46. Lunas or browntails. : MOTHS
48. ___ of Pines, Cuba. : ISLE
50. Loses alertness. : NAPS
54. 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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