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New York Times, Friday, January 30, 1953

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Across Down
1. Charles' wagon, the Big Dipper. : WAIN
5. Mr. Reuther's former union. : UAW
8. Small herrings. : SPRATS
14. Break the news. : ANNOUNCE
16. "The treasury of everlasting joy." : HEAVEN
17. In close relation. : INTIMATE
18. Indian maid of fiction. : RAMONA
19. Mercenary man. : FEESPLITTER
21. General havoc. : WAR
22. Lord of general havoc. : ARES
23. Opinion. : VIEW
24. Truman's Sec. of the Army. : PACE
25. Ran away. : FLED
26. Miss Horne. : LENA
27. Did a cobbler's job. : SOLED
28. ___ gestae (things done): Lat. : RES
29. Ignominy. : DISGRACE
31. ___ Summerfield, new Postmaster General. : ARTHUR
33. Dewlap. : WATTLE
37. The broad highway: 2 wds. : OPENROAD
41. Carrier for bricks or mortar. : HOD
42. Almost a tie. : CLOSE
45. Hackle-raising: Var. : EERY
46. Grass fresheners. : DEWS
47. Doris ___, tennis champion. : HART
48. A drop of liquid. : BEAD
49. Gather the crop. : REAP
50. Edible tuber. : OCA
51. Relative of the Colt. : HORSEPISTOL
54. Robin Hood, for instance. : OUTLAW
56. Form used by Handel. : ORATORIO
57. Catnap. : SNOOZE
58. Nullifying. : NEGATING
59. Job-holder. : EARNER
60. Theater sign. : SRO
61. Eight: Comb. form. : OCTO
1. Lost child. : WAIF
2. Tempering agent. : ANNEALER
3. Engage the attention of. : INTEREST
4. Rumored. : NOISED
5. Single. : UNAL
6. Soldiers in current service. : ACTIVES
7. Cheeping of young birds. : WEETING
8. Katharina of Padua. : SHREW
9. Shape for a tone. : PEAR
10. Pile driver weight. : RAM
11. Confession. : AVOWAL
12. Bridge-hand combination. : TENACE
13. In the spider's parlor. : SNARED
15. Diamond experts. : UMPS
20. Sentimental condensation. : TEAR
24. Carl Sandburg, for instance. : POET
25. Monk's title. : FRA
26. Money for a pizza. : LIRE
27. Small marine fish. : SCAD
29. Gulled party. : DUPE
30. On vacation. : AWAY
32. Baruch to Churchill. : HOST
34. Extravagantly histrionic. : THEATRIC
35. Nadir: 2 wds. : LOWPOINT
36. Male nicknames. : EDS
38. One-syllable not ever. : NEER
39. Justifications. : REASONS
40. Commanding person. : ORDERER
42. Decide (to do something). : CHOOSE
43. A gap or hiatus, as in a manuscript. : LACUNA
44. Relative of a filibusterer. : ORATOR
46. Hernando of Old Man River. : DESOTO
48. Either of the knaves in euchre. : BOWER
49. Miss Hayworth. : RITA
51. Unclear air. : HAZE
52. Half of the name of a Samoan harbor. : PAGO
53. Word: Comb. form. : LOGO
55. Mr. Chaney. : LON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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