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New York Times, Friday, November 27, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,622
Across Down
1. Star of coming "Prescott Proposals." : CORNELL
8. He played 200 roles, from Uncle Tom to Hamlet. : BELASCO
15. Daughter of Polonius. : OPHELIA
16. Adaptable. : ELASTIC
17. Club supervisor. : STEWARD
18. Author and collie fancier. : TERHUNE
19. Poetic verbal contraction. : TIS
20. South Carolina Senator. : MAYBANK
22. Egyptian god. : BEL
23. Nonflying birds. : EMUS
25. One of the Solomon Islands. : BUKA
26. Saragossa's river. : EBRO
27. Satin: Spanish. : RASO
28. Heavy timber supporting a dock. : PILE
29. Flap, as clothes on the line. : SLAT
30. Cousin of a curmudgeon. : CHURL
32. Tribal symbols. : TOTEMS
34. Member of a well-known Society. : FRIEND
36. Where the Peace river flows. : CANADA
37. Father. : PRIEST
38. Dealt with. : COPED
39. Weight. : HEFT
40. Greek letters. : RHOS
41. Thessalian mountain. : OSSA
45. Depend on. : RELY
46. German salutation. : HEIL
47. Heavy swells. : SEAS
48. English festival brew. : ALE
49. Perceive. : COGNIZE
52. Designating a certain acid: Comb. form. : SUL
53. Anonymous person. : SOMEONE
55. Theological doctrines. : DOGMATA
57. Describing a cross shaped like "X." : AVELLAN
58. Minstrels. : GLEEMEN
59. Compassionate. : LENIENT
60. Zealous and sincere. : EARNEST
1. Pushcart peddler in London. : COSTER
2. The best degrees or conditions. : OPTIMA
3. Laboratory monkey. : RHESUS
4. Novel. : NEW
5. Ancient land of Asia Minor. : ELAM
6. Monetary unit of Italy. : LIRA
7. Small, brightly colored beetle. : LADYBIRD
8. Go (with "oneself") : BETAKE
9. Former queen of Italy. : ELENA
10. Frolic. : LARK
11. Tree of the olive family. : ASH
12. Rough-surfaced. : STUBBLED
13. Hollywood's answer to TV. : CINERAMA
14. Large American cats. : OCELOTS
21. Papal edict. : BULL
24. South Pacific island group. : SOCIETY
26. Sonora and Oaxaca. : ESTADOS
28. Kick. : PUNT
31. "For ___ a jolly good fellow . . . " : HES
32. Bugle call. : TAPS
33. Current novel by David Karp. : ONE
34. Usual facet of short-lived cults. : FREELOVE
35. Body of militia. : RIFLEMEN
36. "I do not choose to run." : COOLIDGE
37. Forming a part of a sentence. : PHRASAL
38. Pull up on a horizontal bar. : CHIN
40. What Elizabeth wants Philip to be. : REGENT
42. Ali Baba word. : SESAME
43. Fries quickly. : SAUTES
44. Obliquely. : ASLANT
46. Province of eastern China. : HONAN
49. Chairman of Congressional A. E. C. : COLE
50. French author of 19th century. : ZOLA
51. Tributary of the Elbe. : EGER
54. Biblical name. : ELI
56. Hands. : MEN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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