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New York Times, Saturday, August 1, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.67, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,504
Across
1. Large seaport in Brazil. : BAHIA
6. Fire worshiper of India. : PARSI
11. Followers of Susan B. Anthony. : THESUFFRAGETTES
16. The business of Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt. : REALESTATETRADE
17. Miss Berger of the Met. : ERNA
18. Even: Poet. : EEN
19. Sen. Johnston of South Carolina. : OLIN
20. Maker of a change or revision. : AMENDER
23. Parts of furnaces or stoves. : ASHPITS
26. Make sour. : TARTEN
27. Pocket: German. : TASCHE
28. Curved ship plank. : SNY
29. Iranian language. : AVESTAN
33. Dolorous. : SAD
34. Curtain material. : NETTING
35. Away: Scot. : AWA
38. Augment. : ENHANCE
39. Mr. Calloway. : CAB
42. Oily: Comb. form. : LIPARO
44. Mistakes in publications. : ERRATA
46. Persons whose names are not known. : ANONYMS
48. Classifies. : ASSORTS
49. Encourage a team by cheering: Slang. : ROOT
50. Gremlin. : IMP
52. Vamoose! : SCAT
53. What 5 diamonds means after a bid of 4 no trump, in Blackwood convention. : INDICATESONEACE
58. Hazards undergone with forethought. : CALCULATEDRISKS
59. Chemical compound. : ESTER
60. O'Casey and O'Kelly. : SEANS
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1. Place for a quick lunch. : BEANERY
2. Tilted. : ASLANT
3. Tint. : HUE
4. Companions of ands or buts. : IFS
5. Later in time. : AFTER
6. City of India, on the Ganges. : PATNA
7. Lifetime. : AGE
8. Not active: Abbr. : RET
9. Barbers' accessories. : STROPS
10. Type used for emphasis. : ITALICS
11. Pleasant things. : TREATS
12. One of the Babe's names. : HERMAN
13. Man's name. : RAE
14. Girl's name meaning rich gift. : EDITHA
15. Perceived emotionally. : SENSED
21. Residence of a college official. : DEANERY
22. Make poisonous. : ENVENOM
24. Golfing positions. : STANCES
25. Closet accessories. : HANGERS
30. Suffix of ordinal numerals. : ETH
31. As written: Music. : STA
32. Chief product of Bolivia. : TIN
35. King of the Visigoths. : ALARIC
36. Girl's name, after Hiawatha's mother. : WINONA
37. Dog or haircut: 2 wds. : APOODLE
39. Humorously, the body. : CARCASS
40. Speak or write against. : ATTACK
41. Sews with long stitches. : BASTES
43. Capers. : ANTICS
45. Fuchsin dye. : ROSEIN
47. Hindu guitar. : SITAR
48. Part of churches. : APSES
51. Rudolph Bing's bailiwick. : MET
54. Share: Slang. : CUT
55. Brew. : ALE
56. Form of poetry. : ODE
57. Blue Eagle's initials. : NRA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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