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New York Times, Monday, October 12, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,576
Across Down
1. Golf-playing comedian. : HOPE
5. Creator of "Pal Joey." : OHARA
10. TV "Woman of 1952." : BALL
14. Seaport in Scotland. : OBAN
15. Dinner course. : SALAD
16. Novel by Herman Melville. : OMOO
17. 110-mile arm of the Atlantic. : LONGISLANDSOUND
20. Whose Mayor is Albert Cobo? : DETROITS
21. Another dinner course. : ENTREE
22. Happened. : WAS
23. Poison for arrow tips. : INEE
24. Reporter in action. : LEGMAN
28. Famous Danish author. : ANDERSEN
32. French man's name. : ELIE
33. Put a ban on. : EMBAR
34. Battle-___. : AXE
35. New Supreme Commander in the Far East. : HULL
36. Arab's garment. : ABA
37. Tel ___. : AVIV
38. Hoosier author. : ADE
39. Founded upon. : BASED
41. Pretty: French. : JOLI
42. Hair ___. : RESTORER
44. Haberdasheries. : STORES
46. Shrub yielding indigo. : ANIL
47. "Indeed I have not ___." : ANY
48. County seat of Kerry, Ireland. : TRALEE
51. Fish resembling the bass. : SNAPPERS
56. Secretary of War, 1945–47. : ROBERTPATTERSON
58. So let it be. : AMEN
59. Describing a simple lens. : TORIC
60. Man's name. : OTTO
61. Dwindle. : MELT
62. Members of a sect. : AMISH
63. Nitwit. : BOOB
1. Strong influence. : HOLD
2. Hautboy. : OBOE
3. Puff of an engine. : PANT
4. Professional status of Herbert Hoover: Abbr. : ENGR
5. Irish bard of 3d century. : OSSIAN
6. Holds up. : HALTS
7. Spoken sigh. : ALAS
8. Moved continuously. : RAN
9. Supplements to books. : ADDENDA
10. Tom Catlin, for instance. : BOOTER
11. 2,900-mile river into Tartary Strait. : AMUR
12. Unfrequented. : LONE
13. Vein of ore. : LODE
18. Birthplace of Grant Wood. : IOWA
19. Show disdain. : SNEER
23. Out of favor: Colloq. : INBAD
24. Hungarian composer. : LEHAR
25. Baffle. : ELUDE
26. Patron saint of cripples. : GILES
27. Allen of the air. : MEL
28. 1664 heroine of 1944. : AMBER
29. Enjoy with appreciation. : SAVOR
30. Banishment. : EXILE
31. Ben ___, highest mountain in Great Britain. : NEVIS
33. Picture stand. : EASEL
37. Garlic: Spanish. : AJO
39. Classroom slip. : BONER
40. Short melody. : ARIETTA
43. One of Godfrey's shows. : TALENT
44. Short period. : SNATCH
45. Caslon or Bodoni. : TYPE
47. Those against. : ANTIS
48. Means of transportation. : TRAM
49. Seven-hilled city. : ROME
50. Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
51. Draped garment. : SARI
52. Homework for a math student: Abbr. : PROB
53. ___ perpetua (exist forever): motto of Idaho. : ESTO
54. Photogravure process. : ROTO
55. Boston Brahmin. : SNOB
57. Small relative of the Samoyed. : POM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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