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New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1953

Author: George Henderson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
George Henderson has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,562
Across Down
1. Movie close-up. : KISS
5. Perfume. : ODOR
9. Men of law: Abbr. : ATTS
13. City in Sicily. : ENNA
14. Ill-mannered one (from "Gulliver's Travels"). : YAHOO
16. Chase away. : SHOO
17. Riverside Drive landmark. : GRANTSTOMB
19. Establish faith in: Colloq. : SELL
20. Seven voices. : SEPTET
21. Schooner in a Longfellow poem. : HESPERUS
23. Poison for arrows. : INEE
25. Mexican pine tree. : OCOTE
26. "The Rock," in San Francisco Bay. : ALCATRAZ
30. Recant. : UNSAY
32. Cities or towns: Colloq. : BURGS
33. Rises. : SOARS
35. Incorporated town: Abbr. : BOR
37. Oneness: Latin. : UNIO
38. Aladdin's helper. : GENIE
39. A kind of bonnet. : POKE
40. Make knotted lace. : TAT
41. Yielder. : CEDER
42. Adjective for the sea. : CRUEL
43. Austerity. : RIGOR
45. Without the knowledge of. : SECRETLY
47. Uniform ___ Reports, annual bulletin of FBI. : CRIME
49. He wrote "The Making of an American," 1901. : RIIS
50. Estrange. : ALIENATE
53. 100 centimos in Madrid. : PESETA
57. Demolish. : RAZE
58. Lower part of the Hudson. : NORTHRIVER
60. With: French. : AVEC
61. Catch. : SNARE
62. Proboscis. : NOSE
63. Commanded. : BADE
64. Hubbub. : STIR
65. Goes and brings. : GETS
1. Weights for nails, 100 lbs. : KEGS
2. Concerning: Latin. : INRE
3. Cookie. : SNAP
4. Capital of Chile. : SANTIAGO
5. Bluepoint. : OYSTER
6. Case in grammar: Abbr. : DAT
7. Expression of surprise. : OHOH
8. A gentleman of Verona. : ROMEO
9. Things desirable to have. : ASSETS
10. Near that number. : THEREABOUT
11. Balsam. : TOLU
12. 100-centavo coins in Lima. : SOLS
15. Cryptic. : OBSCURE
18. Carnival tops. : TENTS
22. Mrs. Kostelanetz. : PONS
24. Let up. : EASED
26. Adjoin. : ABUT
27. Like the moon. : LUNAR
28. Took to task. : CRITICIZED
29. Political divisions in Vienna, Berlin, etc. : ZONES
31. Rustic. : YOKEL
34. Frame for drying clothes. : AIRER
36. Trust. : RELY
38. Voters for Adenauer. : GERMANS
39. Urgent. : PRESSING
41. Make up. : COIN
42. Court officer. : CRIER
44. Where the Pindus Mountains are. : GREECE
46. Solve by arithmetic. : CIPHER
48. Jackets. : ETONS
50. Member of the Abu Ghosh clan. : ARAB
51. Relative of pumice. : LAVA
52. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
54. Shout of Bacchus followers. : EVOE
55. Set of questions. : TEST
56. Consort of Aphrodite. : ARES
59. Combining form for a number. : TRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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