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New York Times, Monday, August 3, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.79, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,506
Across Down
1. Candidates for the poorhouse. : PAUPERS
8. Resentment. : UMBRAGE
15. People with time on their hands: 2 wds. : IDLESET
16. Pulled around by the snout. : NOSELED
17. Form often used by Bach. : CANTATA
18. Embraced. : CLASPED
19. Persian poet. : OMAR
20. In any way: 2 wds. : ATALL
22. Paris suburb on the Seine. : ISSY
23. Toothed wheels that drive those on both sides: 2 wds. : IDLEGEARS
26. Phone signals. : BELLRINGS
29. Nettle: Dial. : ETTLE
33. Aviatrix Earhart. : AMELIA
34. Rough scrape. : RASP
36. Roll of bills. : WAD
37. Early Irish greeting. : TOPOFTHEMORNING
40. Summer: Fr. : ETE
41. Afternoon snacks. : TEAS
42. Ambrose the satirist. : BIERCE
43. ___-Croatian, the language of Yugoslavia. : SERBO
45. Triangle with two equal sides. : ISOSCELES
47. Not having a history. : UNSTORIED
49. Correct copy. : EDIT
52. Bobbins. : PIRNS
53. ___ majeste. : LESE
57. Country having five zones of military occupation. : AUSTRIA
59. Certifies. : ATTESTS
61. Master the same lesson. : RELEARN
62. Ground. : TERRAIN
63. Heavy hammers. : SLEDGES
64. Removal of a mistake. : ERASURE
1. Conical mountain: Span. : PICO
2. Refugee from Eden. : ADAM
3. A forearm bone. : ULNA
4. Master of the maestros. : PETRILLO
5. That: Fem.: Span. : ESA
6. Strike back. : RETALIATE
7. The borough of Richmond: ___ Island. : STATEN
8. Symbol of the U. S. : UNCLESAM
9. Mrs. Mallory, opponent of Helen Wills. : MOLLA
10. Group founded by Baden-Powell: Abbr. : BSA
11. Fight back. : RESIST
12. Maurice Herzog's playground. : ALPS
13. Commands given by teamsters. : GEES
14. Popular baritone. : EDDY
21. The first to attack. : AGGRESSOR
24. Travel aimlessly: 2 wds. : DRIFTON
25. Mark goods up or down. : REPRICE
26. Moderates. : BATES
27. Portray with schmaltz. : EMOTE
28. Lazar. : LEPER
30. Pirouette. : TWIRL
31. Knight's weapon. : LANCE
32. Sidles. : EDGES
35. Reporter who twangs heartstrings. : SOBSISTER
38. Inhabitants of the "magic island." : HAITIANS
39. Hecklers. : NEEDLERS
44. Rammed. : BUTTED
46. Rather fancy. : ORNATE
48. Point tapering skyward. : SPIRE
49. Handles. : EARS
50. Bout of honor. : DUEL
51. Capri, for instance. : ISLE
54. Isaac's elder son. : ESAU
55. Use a swizzle stick. : STIR
56. Feudal slave. : ESNE
58. Last year's dress. : RAG
60. Musical word for wordless music. : TRA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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