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New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 1953

Author: Albert Blum
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,536
Across Down
1. Where to find "society." : CAFE
5. Fancy dive. : FLIP
9. Brightly colored bird. : MACAW
14. Everybody welcome. : OPENHOUSE
16. Hawaiian greeting. : ALOHA
17. Thackeray's autobiographical novel. : PENDENNIS
18. Name in a Sinclair Lewis title. : ELMER
19. Highway curve. : ESS
20. First word of well-known Latin hymn. : ADESTE
22. Diminutive of a girl's name. : EMMY
23. Senator from New York. : IVES
24. Cause of Desdemona's woes. : IAGO
26. They feuded with the Hatfields. : MCCOYS
29. Currant jam. : BARLEDUC
33. Sen. Johnson of N. C. : OLIN
34. Swapped. : TRADED
36. Daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia. : INO
37. West African river, 2,600 miles. : NIGER
39. Auxiliary verb. : ARE
40. Seething. : ABOIL
42. Mrs. Sinatra. : AVA
43. Circumflex is one. : ACCENT
46. Self: Comb. form. : AUTO
47. Off the tracks. : DERAILED
49. Spray for the dishes. : RINSER
51. Soprano Berger. : ERNA
52. Ill-mannered fellows. : CADS
53. Air Force General Weyland. : OTTO
55. Number 5 iron. : MASHIE
58. Contemporary of Longfellow. : POE
61. Morning song. : MATIN
63. Put in office again. : REINSTALL
65. ___ Castle. : IRENE
66. The King of Siam's favorite words. : ETCETERAS
67. Peevish. : TESTY
68. For goodness' ___. : SAKE
69. Role in "Peter Pan." : NANA
1. Priest's mantle. : COPE
2. Monkeys. : APES
3. Swamps. : FENS
4. What 30 means, in printers' slang. : END
5. Most affectionate. : FONDEST
6. Crescent-shaped figures. : LUNES
7. Daughter of Geb and Nut. : ISIS
8. Child with a new drum. : PEST
9. Girl's name. : MAE
10. Give as an excuse. : ALLEGE
11. Roomy. : COMMODIOUS
12. Cough to interrupt a conversation. : AHEM
13. Alert. : WARY
15. Designating a villain or his role. : HEAVY
21. Its flag has vertical bars, green-white-orange. : EIRE
23. Beloved of Glaucus. : IONE
25. Former operatic star. : ALDA
26. Relative of an amoeba. : MONAD
27. He found the empire of Bitish India. : CLIVE
28. Big industry of North Carolina. : CIGARETTES
29. Revealed. : BARED
30. Gulf of the Arabian Sea. : ADEN
31. Become one. : UNITE
32. Headline word in TV news. : COLOR
35. Swift current of water. : RACE
38. Weather prediction. : RAIN
41. Prohibits. : BANS
44. Quahog. : CLAM
45. Military recruit. : TRAINEE
48. Shakespeare's word for "Get out!" : AROINT
50. Relative of videlicet. : IDEST
52. Term of endearment for a child. : CHICK
53. Neglect. : OMIT
54. Weight of a container without contents. : TARE
56. Greek god. : ARES
57. Silk: Italian. : SETA
58. Crude rubber. : PARA
59. Heroine of a Pearl Buck novel. : OLAN
60. Bride of Lohengrin. : ELSA
62. One of Napoleon's marshals. : NEY
64. Cost of airmail to South America. : TEN

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

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