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New York Times, Wednesday, September 23, 1953

Author: Dorothy Smith
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q W }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,557
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1. Footlike. : PEDATE
7. Having no work and all pay. : TITULAR
14. Malt vinegar. : ALEGAR
15. Soak. : SATURATE
16. Essential oil of orange flowers. : NEROLI
17. Stains black. : EBONIZES
18. Long time. : AGE
19. Fence in. : ENCLOSE
21. ___ de France. : ILE
22. Cabbages: Var. : CALES
24. Bustle. : ADO
25. TV's prelate. : SHEEN
27. Geraint's patient wife. : ENID
28. Wallow through wet places. : SLOSH
30. Long ago: Archaic. : ERST
31. Get used to. : ACCUSTOM
33. Dutch uncle. : OOM
35. Pennell or Whistler. : ETCHER
36. Beauty parlor gadget. : CURLER
39. Yes. : AYE
40. Nisan festival. : PASSOVER
42. Knowledge of languages: Comb. form. : GLOT
45. Cologne's river. : RHINE
47. Whale. : CETE
48. Of thinner texture. : RARER
50. The Tin Woodman's weapon. : AXE
51. Pods often in the soup. : OKRAS
52. Soul: French. : AME
53. Not fatigued. : UNTIRED
56. 1002. : MII
57. Permit. : TOLERATE
59. Actress Stone and others. : CAROLS
61. Puts in bondage. : ENSLAVES
62. Product of Bordeaux. : CLARET
63. Pickpocket. : STEALER
64. Chemical compounds. : ESTERS
1. Cure-all. : PANACEA
2. Dignified richness and grace. : ELEGANCE
3. Neglectful of duty. : DERELICT
4. Gone by. : AGO
5. Persons added to a jury. : TALES
6. Mother Machree's home. : ERIN
7. Traditional restrictions. : TABOOS
8. Two famous Japanese: statesman, admiral. : ITOS
9. Dick Rodgers' forte. : TUNES
10. Swiss canton. : URI
11. More indolent. : LAZIER
12. Genus of spider monkey. : ATELES
13. Be indignant. : RESENT
15. Hardly ever. : SELDOM
20. Heat. : CALOR
23. Train. : EDUCATE
26. Socrates' last drink. : HEMLOCK
28. Tip: Slang. : STEER
29. 435 Representatives. : HOUSE
32. Throw sidewise with a jerk. : SHY
34. Conjunctions. : ORS
36. Chair maker. : CANER
37. From here to eternity. : EVERMORE
38. Merchant. : RETAILER
40. Ancestors of the gremlins. : PIXIES
41. Withstands. : RESISTS
42. Fireplaces. : GRATES
43. Member of Hoover's Cabinet. : LAMONT
44. Gangster's threat. : ORELSE
46. Lewis Carroll character. : HATTER
49. Bucolic. : RURAL
51. Heritable lands, among the Norsemen. : ODALS
54. Part of a church. : NAVE
55. Behold: Latin. : ECCE
58. Guido's high note. : ELA
60. Aleutian island group. : RAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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