A Letter From The Publisher, Aug. 10, 1953

In a recent conversation with Margaret Farrar, crossword-puzzle editor for the New York Times, I asked her if she would like to try her hand at a special kind of puzzle: a crossword with the definitions based on recent TIME cover stories. She was intrigued by the idea, soon produced a puzzle constructed mainly from information which she found in the cover stories on Democratic Minority Leader Lyndon Johnson, Planemaker James Howard ("Dutch") Kindelberger, George Washington and East Germany's Communist Boss Walter Ulbricht. Here it is, and I hope you have as much fun solving it as I did. (For answers,...

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