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New York Times, Tuesday, November 10, 1953

Author: George Henderson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
George Henderson has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,605
Across Down
1. Army food. : CHOW
5. Subject of famous statue by Michelangelo. : MOSES
10. What reels come in. : CANS
14. Sacred; holy: Comb. form. : HAGI
15. Russian guild. : ARTEL
16. Poet's river. : AVON
17. Nurse's ___. : AIDS
18. Remote-controlled aircraft. : DRONEPLANE
20. Premier Malan's capital. : PRETORIA
22. Group of British islands in the South Pacific. : ELLICE
23. Leeward island. : NEVIS
24. Barker at a carnival. : SPIELER
25. Creator of James Wait, Lord Jim, etc. : CONRAD
27. 66 gauge, 12 denier, in nylons. : SHEER
28. For want of which a kingdom was lost. : ANAIL
29. Master Mason's degree. : THIRD
30. Raillery. : WIT
33. Ruined city in western Iran. : SUSA
34. Brings to an end. : DROPS
35. Lasted. : WORE
36. Contents of a tray. : ASH
37. Catcalls. : MEOWS
38. Girl's name. : WILMA
39. Lieutenant general's command. : CORPS
40. Material for petit point. : CANVAS
41. Minute living thing. : MICROBE
44. One's special accomplishment. : FORTE
45. Restless. : UNEASY
46. Secretary of the Treasury. : HUMPHREY
49. Zoo attraction. : SNAKEHOUSE
51. Pudding ingredient. : RICE
52. Exclamation used to call attention. : HERE
53. Teetering. : AREEL
54. Brazilian weight. : ONCA
55. Macaws. : ARAS
56. Name for a bear. : TEDDY
57. "The ___ and the Peri." : PEER
1. Roughen. : CHAP
2. The makings of a shirt. : HAIR
3. Lyric writer and humorist. : OGDENNASH
4. Violet. : WISTERIA
5. Artago's capital. : MADRID
6. Florentine iris. : ORRIS
7. Portico. : STOA
8. Poetic contraction. : EEN
9. Horizontal timbers. : SLEEPERS
10. Doorbell ringer. : CALLER
11. Be of use. : AVAIL
12. Time being. : NONCE
13. Look of contempt. : SNEER
19. Worked as a trade. : PLIED
21. Running track. : OVAL
24. Companion of shoes and sealing wax. : SHIPS
25. Building in 5 Down. : CASA
26. Burden. : ONUS
27. Spectacles. : SHOWS
29. Use of a word in a figurative sense. : TROPE
30. Stocky animal, relative of the European glutton. : WOLVERINE
31. Comedy role on TV. : IRMA
32. Popular beverages on Broadway. : TEAS
34. Bowler. : DERBYHAT
35. Ambassador Aldrich. : WINTHROP
37. Decoration for a hunter's wall. : MOOSE
38. Lengthwise threads on a loom. : WARP
39. Game birds. : CRAKES
40. Attractive. : COMELY
41. Word of surprise in Ireland. : MUSHA
42. One of the rings on a target. : INNER
43. City in Brazil. : CEARA
44. Melted. : FUSED
46. Tinted. : HUED
47. Behold: Latin. : ECCE
48. MCMLIII. : YEAR
50. Bauxite. : ORE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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