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New York Times, Friday, July 17, 1953

Author:
Marian Moeser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Marian Moeser has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,489
Across
1. Keyway. : SLOT
5. Where Parisians meet. : CAFES
10. Mary Stuart, for one. : SCOT
14. Product of Lassen Peak. : LAVA
15. Mrs. Robert Lovett. : ADELE
16. Remove the rind. : PARE
17. City on the Potomac. : ALEXANDRIA
19. Zoo residents. : APES
20. Plant with red, yellow or orange flowers. : MARIGOLD
21. Foliated rock. : SCHIST
23. Speleologist's interest. : CAVE
24. "Meditation" source. : THAIS
25. Beethoven's "Pathétique," for instance. : SONATA
28. Railroad item. : CROSSTIE
31. The Braves. : TRIBE
32. Mowing the lawn, for instance. : CHORE
33. Scepter. : ROD
34. Fictional flyers. : ROCS
35. Ex-pitcher Hoyt. : WAITE
36. Walk in water. : WADE
37. "___ Voce Poco Fa." : UNA
38. Celtic soldiers. : KERNS
39. Island group SE of Honshu. : BONIN
40. Maize cake: Sp. : TORTILLA
42. Marsh birds. : HERONS
43. Ornamental palm. : ARECA
44. Bits of comic business. : GAGS
45. Seraphic name. : ANGELO
47. Promoting some good purpose. : SALUTARY
51. Child's painting. : DAUB
52. Group of islands E of the Philippines. : MICRONESIA
54. Inland sea. : ARAL
55. Wear down. : ERODE
56. Pine wood. : DEAL
57. Long hair. : MANE
58. Played a fiddle. : SAWED
59. Market. : SALE
Down
1. Heavy, noisy impact. : SLAM
2. French exclamation, "Oh ___!" : LALA
3. Surplus. : OVER
4. The city fleet. : TAXICABS
5. Judy of the movies. : CANOVA
6. Confuse. : ADDLE
7. Man's nickname. : FERD
8. Collegian: Colloq. : ELI
9. Vacation spot. : SEASHORE
10. Algerian cavalrymen in French forces. : SPAHIS
11. Swallows' mission in California. : CAPISTRANO
12. Galena and argentite. : ORES
13. Prove. : TEST
18. Talismanic stone. : AGATE
22. Sen. Mundt's colleague. : CASE
24. Jogs. : TROTS
25. Dance the cakewalk. : STRUT
26. Old Maine town. : ORONO
27. Native of Managua. : NICARAGUAN
28. Land "'cross the bay." : CHINA
29. It's used in dyes and photography. : IODIN
30. Anthony and Clarissa. : EDENS
32. Girl's name. : CARLA
35. Accepts with pleasure. : WELCOMES
36. British exports. : WORSTEDS
38. Canal between North Sea and Baltic. : KIEL
39. Set in motion. : BEGUN
41. High-pitched notes. : TREBLE
42. Encircled with light. : HALOED
44. Avant ___ (vanguard). : GARDE
45. Period furniture. : ADAM
46. City of Honshu Island. : NARA
47. Tug's tow. : SCOW
48. On a voyage. : ASEA
49. Money in Mossadegh's pocket. : RIAL
50. Alma Mater of 8 Down. : YALE
53. Man's name. : IRA

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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