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New York Times, Saturday, July 4, 1953

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J K Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,476
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1. Brought into public notice. : SPOTLIT
8. Made an opening in. : GAPPED
14. Two words of defiance of Roderick Dhu. : COMEONE
15. Preceding. : PRIORTO
16. Part of Nathan Hale's last words. : ONELIFE
17. Nemeses of rodents. : RATTERS
18. English river, 80 mi. to the North Sea. : TYNE
19. The elbow. : ANCON
21. Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
22. Khaki color. : DUN
24. Felt an obligation. : HADTO
26. Sound from the pigpen: Scot. : GRUNTLE
29. 602-ft-high dam. : SHASTA
33. Call to a heifer. : MOO
34. Concerning the occult. : SPIRITISTIC
36. Motto for mariners and others. : ANYPORTINASTORM
38. Renewed apportioning. : REALLOTMENT
39. Mexican rubber tree. : ULE
40. Made of wood. : XYLOID
41. Miscellaneous items. : ODDLOTS
43. Improve and instruct. : EDIFY
45. International writers' group. : PEN
46. Devils in miniature. : IMPS
49. Subject of many medieval legends. : GRAIL
51. A Hindu gentleman. : BABU
55. Sunday supper treat. : MEATPIE
57. Balm for injury. : DAMAGES
59. Clad. : ATTIRED
60. An ugly building. : EYESORE
61. Confused situations. : MESSES
62. Concurs. : ASSENTS
1. His heart's in the Highlands. : SCOT
2. Something small of its kind. : PONY
3. A key to the future. : OMEN
4. The Javanese skunk. : TELEDU
5. Law: Fr. : LOI
6. Potential quiz kids. : INFANTPRODIGIES
7. Between-age. : TEEN
8. Ways of impressing the audience. : GRANDSTANDPLAYS
9. River islet. : AIT
10. Saturday dinner treat. : POTROAST
11. Victim. : PREY
12. Being: French. : ETRE
13. Place to sleep: Eng. slang. : DOSS
15. Malayan sail canoe. : PROA
20. Luscious fruit of tropical America. : CHERIMOYA
23. Not compact. : UNSOLID
25. National emblem of Scotland. : THISTLE
26. Black-footed albatross: Var. : GONEY
27. Majestic. : ROYAL
28. ___. D. (Doctor of Letters). : LITT
30. Creator of Nero Wolfe. : STOUT
31. Twangs; vibrates: Scot. : TIRLS
32. This is the top. : ACME
33. Groucho. : MARX
35. Not published: Lat. Abbr. : INED
37. ___ oil refineries were bombed by Allies, 1943. : PLOESTIS
42. Where to be after a hit. : ONBASE
44. Chief Justice Vinson. : FRED
46. Mohammedan priest. : IMAM
47. Allot. : METE
48. Pieces of butter. : PATS
50. Mental flash. : IDEA
52. Greek athletic contest. : AGON
53. Actor Lytell. : BERT
54. Conveniences. : USES
56. Prefix for before. : PRE
58. French pronoun. : MES

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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