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New York Times, Tuesday, July 7, 1953

Author: Edward Buckler
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 5-Down clue had acute accent over first e in "scene"; corrected it to grave.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,479
Across Down
1. Where Burton M. Cross is governor. : AUGUSTA
8. I am present: Latin. : ADSUM
13. Allowed to act without fear. : TRUSTED
14. Ballerina Shearer, and others. : MOIRAS
16. Salt of substance used in tanning. : TANNATE
17. Harassed. : PLAGUED
19. Auberge. : INN
20. Well-mannered. : GENTLEMANLY
22. City on the Meuse. : LIEGE
24. Votes for. : AYES
25. Contents of a toby. : ALE
26. Plot of land. : ACRE
27. Sound of contentment. : PURR
28. Distress: Poetic. : DOLOR
30. Brawl. : MELEE
32. Reddish. : RUFOUS
33. It ends Sept. 22. : SUMMER
35. Lacking adipose substance. : NONFAT
36. Where to see 3-D. : CINEMA
37. Pinza and Baccaloni. : BASSI
38. Gabler or Hopper. : HEDDA
39. Part of N. B. : BENE
40. Rocky cliff. : SCAR
44. Prior to. : ERE
45. Enthusiasm: Fr. : ELAN
46. Something regrettable. : SHAME
47. Musical composition adapted to a certain style. : ARRANGEMENT
51. A month: Abbr. : NOV
52. Design. : PATTERN
53. Pertaining to a turning or twisting. : TORSILE
55. Drunken. : SOTTED
56. He keeps athletes in the pink. : TRAINER
57. Part of the budget problem. : WASTE
58. Elizabeth II. : EMPRESS
1. Invader of Europe in the 5th century. : ATTILA
2. Celestial. : URANIC
3. One of a bomber crew. : GUNNER
4. Robert Anderson's responsibility. : USN
5. Mise en scène of "Me and Juliet." : STAGE
6. Mal de ___ (headache): Fr. : TETE
7. Chancellor of West Germany. : ADENAUER
8. More spacious. : AMPLER
9. Gives out sparingly. : DOLES
10. Neighbor of Laos. : SIAM
11. Former name of Mongolia's capital. : URGA
12. Active volcano in Hawaii. : MAUNALOA
15. S. R. O. : SELLOUT
18. What some beauticians are. : DYERS
21. Seaport in Lebanon. : TYRE
23. Embellished as with jewels. : GEMMED
27. Defendant's statement. : PLEA
28. Khaki colors. : DUNS
29. Rudely unapproachable in manner: Colloq. : OFFISH
31. Mr. Knightly's bride, in 1816 novel. : EMMA
32. Heroine of popular comedy. : ROSE
33. Rugged mountain chains. : SIERRAS
34. Current beneath breaking surf. : UNDERTOW
35. French girl's name. : NANNETTE
36. Held in little esteem. : CHEAP
37. Radio signal for guidance of aviators. : BEAM
39. An ore of zinc or zinc sulphide. : BLENDE
41. Neighbor of an incisor. : CANINE
42. Plants with detergent properties. : AMOLES
43. A turned-back piece, as a lapel. : REVERS
45. Fine feather. : EGRET
46. Loop on a boot. : STRAP
48. "___ boy!" : ATTA
49. Captures by guile. : NETS
50. Standard. : NORM
54. Birthday gift from the Queen. : SIR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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