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New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,607
Across Down
1. Pipe or breaker. : CASK
5. On the heavy side. : OBESE
10. Russet pear. : BOSC
14. Back ailment. : ACHE
15. Has value. : RATES
16. Vague impression. : IDEA
17. Palmer Stadium players. : PRINCETONTIGERS
20. Where Secy. Wilson works. : PENTAGON
21. Dinner course. : ENTREE
22. "It came ___ a midnight clear . . . " : UPON
23. White Sox outfielder. : MELE
24. Current Porter-Burrows hit. : CANCAN
27. Indulged in fanciful talking. : ROMANCED
31. Vichyssoise ingredient. : LEEKS
32. Tendon. : SINEW
33. Girl's name. : AVA
34. Michie Stadium players. : ARMY
35. Foreshadowed. : BODED
36. Part of a ship. : PROW
37. Boston cream ___. : PIE
38. "Catfish Row" resident. : PORGY
39. Came into general knowledge. : BROKE
40. Where to catch bass or grunnion. : SEASHORE
42. Biologist Will and Railroader Lucius. : BEEBES
43. Small and uncomfortable. : POKY
44. Schuschnigg of Austria. : KURT
45. Poetic heroine. : ELAINE
48. Plea. : ENTREATY
52. Nickname of Marquette's squad. : GOLDENAVALANCHE
54. ___ Royale, in Lake Superior. : ISLE
55. Tee off. : DRIVE
56. O'Kelly of Eire. : SEAN
57. Gridiron headliner. : STAR
58. Scoffer's grimace. : SNEER
59. Sister of Mars. : ERIS
1. Founder of "Dogpatch." : CAPP
2. Piece of land. : ACRE
3. Foreshank. : SHIN
4. Winner of 1952 Cotton Bowl game. : KENTUCKY
5. Home of the Beavers. : OREGON
6. ___ Rouge, lair of eleven "Tigers." : BATON
7. Where Rugger is played. : ETON
8. New title for Mayor Burke: Abbr. : SEN
9. Prized. : ESTEEMED
10. Midwest Conference. : BIGTEN
11. Boundary river between Poland and Germany. : ODER
12. Brown. : SERE
13. State of affairs. : CASE
18. Cloaks for senoritas. : CAPAS
19. Relative. : INLAW
23. Time, according to Ben Franklin. : MONEY
24. Applauds. : CLAPS
25. Clifftop home. : AERIE
26. Where Hercules slew the lion. : NEMEA
27. An animal's back. : RIDGE
28. Locust tree bearing pods. : CAROB
29. Summon. : EVOKE
30. V. P. who won Nobel peace prize, 1925. : DAWES
32. Expression of apology. : SORRY
35. Certain desk paraphernalia. : BOOKENDS
36. Something done for show. : PRETENSE
38. Bobby soxer's monopoly. : PHONE
39. Yogi the Yankee. : BERRA
41. An arachnid and not an insect. : SPIDER
42. One of Churchill's right-hand men. : BUTLER
44. Playing card. : KNAVE
45. Shield. : EGIS
46. "Little Boy ___." : LOST
47. ___ marcia (played in the style of a march). : ALLA
48. Girl's nickname. : EVIE
49. Box elder. : ACER
50. Language of Siam. : THAI
51. Longings: Colloq. : YENS
53. Governor at Topeka. : ARN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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