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New York Times, Tuesday, November 3, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,598
Across
1. Anklet. : SOCK
5. "Yankee Doodle" man. : COHAN
10. Point of culmination. : ACME
14. Province of Algeria. : ORAN
15. Article used in mibs. : AGATE
16. Former heavyweight champion. : BAER
17. Name on a voting machine. : HAROLDRIEGELMAN
20. Graybeard. : OLDTIMER
21. Past masters. : ADEPTS
22. Mortar mixers. : HOES
23. He developed the elevator. : OTIS
24. Novel by Helen Hunt Jackson, 1884. : RAMONA
27. Cranes. : HOISTERS
31. Fourth largest lake in the world. : ARAL
32. ___ Domini. : ANNO
33. Selector of U. S. Olympic teams. : AAU
34. Name on a voting machine. : ROBERTFWAGNERJR
39. Compass reading. : ESE
40. Time periods. : ERAS
41. Single. : UNAL
42. Consign to an inferior place. : RELEGATE
44. Wet. : MARSHY
46. Philosopher Descartes. : RENE
47. Room in a posada. : SALA
48. Expands. : WIDENS
51. Gets rid of, at low prices. : SELLSOFF
55. "Now is the time for all good men . . . " : ELECTIONDAYINUS
57. Card game. : SKAT
58. Fitted accurately. : TRUED
59. Girl's name meaning bountiful. : ALMA
60. Fall colors. : TANS
61. U. S. F-86. : SABRE
62. Humorist Bill and Britain's Bevan. : NYES
Down
1. London's Greenwich Village. : SOHO
2. Spoken. : ORAL
3. Record form for a sporting event. : CARD
4. Free vantage point at a ball park. : KNOTHOLE
5. The acropolis at Thebes. : CADMEA
6. Blunderbore and others. : OGRES
7. Very thin margin. : HAIR
8. Lunched. : ATE
9. Gainsaying. : NEGATING
10. Adjective for your candidate. : ABLEST
11. Originator of "All-American" teams. : CAMP
12. Something one especially enjoys: Slang. : MEAT
13. Sea birds. : ERNS
18. V.I.P. : LION
19. Former Governor of New Jersey. : EDISON
23. Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
24. More excellent. : RARER
25. Started the day. : AROSE
26. Heroine of "Pirates of Penance." : MABEL
27. Hole for a ship's cable. : HAWSE
28. Works for. : EARNS
29. Nickname for Mr. Hornsby. : RAJAH
30. Cross-grained. : SURLY
35. State education official. : REGENT
36. Passages. : TRANSITS
37. Kismet. : FATE
38. Finn, Armenian, Ugrian, etc. : EURASIAN
43. Assembles. : ERECTS
44. A sick Parisian. : MALADE
45. Auxiliary. : ALLY
47. Hebrew festival. : SEDER
48. Part of the Free World. : WEST
49. Actress Chase. : ILKA
50. Medal of Honor man. : DEAN
51. Affront. : SNUB
52. And no other. : ONLY
53. Give way to anger. : FUME
54. Initials of two Washington agencies. : FSAS
56. Mouths: Latin. : ORA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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