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New York Times, Saturday, July 25, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,497

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Impetuosity. : HASTE
6. Early in the 12th century. : MCV
9. Field: Greek. : AGROS
14. Sounds of doubt or contempt. : UMPHS
15. Farmer's crop. : RYE
16. Curved mark over a short vowel. : BREVE
17. Philippine natives. : MOROS
18. Isle of the Manxmen. : MAN
19. Word in a Commandment. : COVET
20. Percussion instrument. : DRUM
21. Pertaining to sound waves. : SONIC
23. Green: French. : VERT
24. Costa ___. : RICA
25. Third: Comb. form. : TRITO
26. Pertaining to historic times. : ERAL
27. Nomadic Indians. : UTES
28. Scene in "As You Like It." : ARDEN
29. Elmer, Del or Grantland. : RICE
30. Novelist Rawlings. : MARJORIE
32. Hic ___: phrase seen on tombstones. : JACET
34. Sign on a diner. : EATS
35. Roll up, as a flag. : FURL
36. V.I.P.'s in Cincinnati. : TAFTS
38. "A dealer in magic and spells." : SORCERER
42. Wearer of sheep's clothing. : WOLF
43. ___-goth. : OSTRO
45. ___ le roi! : VIVE
46. Mr. Gardner or Mrs. Jolson. : ERLE
47. Berth. : UPPER
48. Modified plant. : ECAD
49. Short branch of a main railroad line. : SPUR
50. Ringlet. : TRESS
51. Ship's course. : LANE
52. Succinct. : TERSE
54. Native of: Suffix. : ITE
55. Bulky. : LARGE
56. Theatre or hall. : ODEON
57. Letter of the alphabet. : TEE
58. Terminated. : ENDED
59. Norse goddesses of fate. : NORNS
60. Sea eagle. : ERN
61. They sometimes have feet of clay. : IDOLS
Down
1. Monotonous. : HUMDRUM
2. Girl's name from the Latin "beloved." : AMORITA
3. Neater. : SPRUCER
4. Our first Secretary of State. : THOMASJEFFERSON
5. Letter. : ESS
6. "The Extraordinary ___."—Howard Swiggett's recent biography. : MRMORRIS
7. Extremely poisonous compound. : CYANIDE
8. "___ adoremus" (O come, let us adore him). : VENITE
9. Rudiments of any subject. : ABC
10. Governor of New York, 1882–85. : GROVERCLEVELAND
11. Daydream. : REVERIE
12. Emote. : OVERACT
13. Decide. : SETTLE
21. Begins a journey or a career. : STARTSOUT
22. Relatives of 38 Across. : CONJURORS
31. Cereal seed. : OAT
33. Part of a circle. : ARC
35. Known ahead of time. : FORESEEN
36. Explosive cartridge used in oil wells. : TORPEDO
37. Enticer. : ALLURER
38. Guardian of the pearly gates. : STPETER
39. Desi's TV sobriquet. : RICARDO
40. Message of glad tidings. : EVANGEL
41. Conveys property again. : REDEEDS
42. Suburb of Boston. : WESTON
44. Elf. : SPRITE
53. Graduate of Annapolis: Abbr. : ENS
55. Garland of flowers. : LEI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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