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New York Times, Wednesday, September 30, 1953

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,564

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Across
1. Very amusing: Colloq. : RICH
5. "___ Nome," from "Rigoletto." : CARO
9. Jots. : WHITS
14. Immediate object of thought. : IDEA
15. Declare openly. : AVOW
16. Ancient Greek colony in Asia Minor. : IONIA
17. Character in Italian comedies. : PANTALOON
19. Commuter's conveyance. : LOCAL
20. He is: Latin. : EST
21. Storage frames. : BINS
22. Escamillo's opponent. : ELTORO
23. Cease to exist. : UNBE
25. Singer Arden. : TONI
27. Commenced: Poet. : GAN
28. Cause to heel over. : CAREEN
30. Miss Kett and others. : ETTAS
32. Came down. : ALIT
33. Legal wrong, such as trespass. : TORT
35. Marlene's daughter. : MARIA
39. Performer of a modern dance. : STOMPER
41. Oriental. : EASTERN
43. Echo device for locating submarines. : SONAR
44. Objects to. : BARS
46. Kin of John, Johann, Hans, Giovanni, etc. : IVAN
47. Red general in Korea. : NAMIL
49. His Braves went to Milwaukee. : PERINI
51. A piece of feigned behavior: Colloq. : ACT
54. Girl's nickname. : NITA
55. Fatal day for Caesar. : IDES
56. Experts in a given ability: Slang. : SHARKS
58. Seaport in Italy. : BARI
60. Washington byword. : IKE
63. Center of the storm in Indo-China. : HANOI
64. Sporting events. : MARATHONS
66. Relatives of the Mohawks. : ERIES
67. He loves: Latin. : AMAT
68. Soon. : ANON
69. Tennis stroke. : SMASH
70. Dress material. : LAME
71. Noble Italian name. : ESTE
Down
1. Ready for action. : RIPE
2. Miss Lupino, Miss Cantor, and others. : IDAS
3. Captain in Caesar's army. : CENTURION
4. Pillbox. : HAT
5. Agua ___, in Lower California, Mexico. : CALIENTE
6. Historic river. : AVON
7. Chanticleer. : ROOSTER
8. Have. : OWN
9. Ex-Marine in baseball. : WILLIAMS
10. Bird's cry. : HOOT
11. With identity concealed: Colloq. : INCOG
12. Piece of jewelry. : TIARA
13. Gathering of celebrities. : SALON
18. French churchman. : ABBE
22. Adjective suffix. : ENT
24. Tony Trabert. : NETMAN
26. Brown color. : OTTER
28. Sinclair Lewis character. : CASS
29. A height or hill: Spanish. : ALTO
31. What a pasquinade is. : SATIRE
34. Ordinary course of life. : ORBIT
36. Editorial operations. : REVISIONS
37. Soraya's country. : IRAN
38. Years: Latin. : ANNI
40. Frolicsome. : PRANKISH
42. Speech sound of an "h." : ASPIRATE
45. Where Muscle Shoals is. : ALABAMA
48. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
50. Make 36 Down. : EDIT
51. A symbol of penance. : ASHES
52. Object for a bracelet. : CHARM
53. Yam or taro of Spanish America. : TANIA
57. Fish delicacies. : ROES
59. Composer Khatchaturian. : ARAM
61. Clove hitch. : KNOT
62. Slave. : ESNE
64. Man's nickname. : MAL
65. Have: Scot. : HAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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