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New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 1953

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,532
Across
1. Tunisian seaport. : SFAX
5. Congressional floor leader. : WHIP
9. Pleased or willing. : GLAD
13. Condiment for meat. : CHILISAUCE
15. Part for a star. : ROLE
16. Game with suicidal tendencies. : RUSSIANROULETTE
18. Mr. Harbach of 50 Down. : OTTO
19. Composer of "Bill." : KERN
20. Predecessor of La Fontaine. : AESOP
21. Kansas miler Santee. : WES
22. Site for a pueblo. : MESA
23. India ___. : INK
24. Apr., Oct., Nov. : MOS
25. ___ Dan, the Yale bulldog. : HANDSOME
30. Let in. : ADMIT
33. Kind of secy. : ASST
34. Winglike. : ALAR
35. The B in H. B. Stowe. : BEECHER
37. Louis Armstrong's sobriquet. : HOTLIPS
39. Illegal pitching move. : BALK
40. Considerable. : MANY
42. Ecclesiastic residence. : MANSE
43. Bosom friend. : ALTEREGO
45. Spike used in mining. : GAD
46. Person addressed. : YOU
47. Second word of fairy tales. : UPON
49. Grand Coulee. : DAM
52. Football maneuver. : SHIFT
55. Goggle. : OGLE
56. Nylons. : HOSE
57. South of the border it's "Jarabe Tapatio." : MEXICANHATDANCE
60. Hibernia. : ERIN
61. Well-known lunch club in N. Y. C. : DUTCHTREAT
62. Israeli Ambassador. : EBAN
63. Existence: Lat. : ESSE
64. Short distance. : STEP
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1. He wrote "In the Wet." : SHUTE
2. Boxer's weapons. : FISTS
3. "They ___ serve . . . " : ALSO
4. Lunchtime for Caesar. : XII
5. Fades away. : WANES
6. Cheers. : HURRAHS
7. Religious representation. : ICON
8. Little: French. : PEU
9. Relative of antipasto. : GREEKSALAD
10. A great deal. : LOTS
11. Palo ___. : ALTO
12. Mysterious. : DEEP
13. Indian of the Yellowstone. : CROW
14. Goodness ___ alive! : SAKES
17. Capture, as a fish. : LAND
22. Miller or egger. : MOTH
23. Preposition. : INTO
24. Chicanery by the glass. : MICKEYFINN
26. Anemic looking. : ASHY
27. Sen. Johnson. : OLIN
28. Mercatorial creations. : MAPS
29. Gaelic. : ERSE
30. First name of 62 Across. : ABBA
31. Fir or pine wood. : DEAL
32. Liquefy. : MELT
33. Companion of "a bone and a hank of hair." : ARAG
36. Cassowary's cousin: Var. : EMEU
38. Humphrey operative. : TMAN
41. 0000. : NOUGHTS
44. College military group. : ROTC
45. "Pride ___ before destruction . . . " : GOETH
48. Setting. : PLACE
49. Child at Xmas, for instance. : DONEE
50. Composers' group. : ASCAP
51. Track and field events. : MEET
52. One of the pirates in "Peter Pan." : SMEE
53. Marjoram. : HERB
54. Genus of corn lilies. : IXIA
55. Obligation. : ONUS
56. Moss or Doris. : HART
58. The act of: Suffix. : ADE
59. Pink elephants, etc. : DTS

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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