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New York Times, Tuesday, September 15, 1953

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,549
Across
1. Country 2,620 miles long. : CHILE
6. Language of the Buddhist scriptures. : PALI
10. Visit many places. : ROAM
14. Golfer or actress. : HAGEN
15. Security for payment. : LIEN
16. Relative of the bald eagle. : ERNE
17. Up in the rigging. : ALOFT
18. Nephews and nieces of Uncle Sam. : AMERICANS
20. Serving. : PORTION
22. Moves back. : RECEDES
23. Public tranquillity. : ORDER
25. Subterranean abode. : DEN
26. Crushed inward (with "in"). : STAVED
29. Jacqueline Auriol or Jacqueline Cochran. : AVIATRIX
34. Newcastle's river. : TYNE
35. A style of dance music. : SWING
36. Hoosier writer. : ADE
37. Our envoy to a No. 1 diplomatic post. : ALDRICH
40. Well-known comic. : SKELTON
42. Iron: French. : FER
43. Pulitzer Prize poetess, 1952. : MOCRE
45. Hun King of Norse myth. : ATLI
46. A good thing for the imagination. : FREEPLAY
48. Authoress Alcott. : LOUISA
50. Absente ___ (the defendant being absent): Law. : REO
51. Search thoroughly. : SCOUR
53. Theseus' helper out of the Cretan Labyrinth. : ARIADNE
57. Undertake. : ATTEMPT
61. Star of the amateur tennis world. : VICSEIXAS
63. Vera Caspary's heroine. : LAURA
64. Duelist's weapon. : EPEE
65. Where Gaelic is spoken. : EIRE
66. Filled with doubt and uncertainty. : ATSEA
67. Home team at Crosley Field. : REDS
68. Time spent in a place. : STAY
69. Bewails. : WEEPS
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1. Friend of a guy. : CHAP
2. Ring around the moon. : HALO
3. Operatic prince. : IGOR
4. Something in the icebox. : LEFTOVER
5. Hundred per cent. : ENTIRE
6. Famous Winnie Mae of 1931. : PLANE
7. Order on a firing range. : AIM
8. Sly, sidelong look. : LEER
9. How to enter the losses. : INREDINK
10. Newly arrived. : RECENT
11. Toward the mouth. : ORAD
12. One of the Brontë sisters. : ANNE
13. Chowtime. : MESS
19. Geological time. : ICEAGE
21. Bizarre. : ODD
24. Cold and damp. : RAW
26. Officer's aides. : STAFF
27. He succeeded William Henry Harrison. : TYLER
28. Mr. Kostelanetz. : ANDRE
30. Holding tool. : VISE
31. Family name of Pius XI. : RATTI
32. What Daniel refused to worship. : IDOLS
33. City in Ohio. : XENIA
35. Abyssinian native. : SHCA
38. Obstruct. : IMPEDE
39. Dahomey, Kenya, Mauritania. : COLONIES
41. Part of John Masefield's title. : LAUREATE
44. Lines of transportation: Abbr. : RYS
47. Scrapes off. : ERASES
48. Fortune. : LOT
49. Character in a sagebrush drama. : OUTLAW
52. Skipper in the American League. : CASEY
53. Say so. : AVER
54. Ready for harvest. : RIPE
55. Descriptive of wedding cakes. : ICED
56. Theatre sign. : EXIT
58. Think deeply and at length. : MUSE
59. Kind of school. : PREP
60. Chinese pagodas. : TAAS
62. Macaw. : ARA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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