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New York Times, Friday, September 18, 1953

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1. Bargain item to spark sales. : LEADER
7. Gluttons. : GORGERS
14. Overlooks. : IGNORES
16. Excess material, at the printer's. : OVERSET
17. First-class spectator vantage point. : BOXSEAT
18. Minuet-like dance. : GAVOTTE
19. Monkshood. : ATIS
20. Easy bounding gait. : LOPE
22. Cubic meter. : STERE
23. This is National ___ Week. : TIE
24. Tingles with rebuke. : SMARTS
26. Curtain hem in which a cord may be run. : SLIP
27. Prohibit. : ESTOP
29. Tribal trademark. : TOTEM
31. Man's nickname. : LES
32. Bring to an impasse. : STYMIE
34. Homburgs' rivals. : FEDORAS
36. Hearten. : ENCOURAGE
38. Slaves or bondmen. : THRALLS
40. Deadened. : NUMBED
44. Nigerian native. : ARO
45. Romance dialect of Switzerland. : LADIN
47. Longest river in France. : LOIRE
48. Girl's name meaning weary. : LEAH
50. Marches in a body. : TROOPS
52. Trucking weight. : TON
53. They should "fold their tents like the Arabs." : CARES
55. Atop. : ONTO
56. Antelope with large wavy horns. : KUDU
57. Lecture. : ADDRESS
59. Beaten smooth, as food. : CREAMED
61. Pawnbroker. : PLEDGEE
62. A Greek. : HELLENE
63. Governor of Alabama. : PERSONS
64. Presents with bias. : SLANTS
Down
1. Pours out a potation. : LIBATES
2. He has no use for modesty. : EGOTIST
3. Too common state of mind. : ANXIETY
4. London flophouse. : DOSS
5. Before. : ERE
6. Kingdom. : REALM
7. Business is his forte. : GOGETTER
8. Eggs. : OVA
9. Spins of the prop. : REVS
10. Caves: Poetic. : GROTS
11. Heroine of "Great Expectations." : ESTELLA
12. Proves again. : RETRIES
13. Brews tea. : STEEPS
15. Brown ermine. : STOAT
21. Generous supply. : PROFUSION
24. Of a somatic column. : SPINAL
25. Popular car. : SEDAN
28. Hebrew measure of capacity. : OMER
30. Bigwigs. : MOGULS
33. Brilliance. : ECLAT
35. San ___, Italian winter resort. : REMO
37. Shades of pinkish red. : OLDROSES
38. Foot lever. : TREADLE
39. Sinner of ration book days. : HOARDER
41. Natural asphalt. : BITUMEN
42. Wearing away. : ERODENT
43. Strips bare. : DENUDES
44. TV panelist and cartoonist. : ALCAPP
46. Mark cut as a tally. : NOTCH
49. Denizens of the range. : HERDS
51. Reads carefully. : PORES
54. Lily of Utah. : SEGO
56. Black bulbul, cage bird of India. : KALA
58. Japanese coin. : SEN
60. Addition to a building. : ELL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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