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New York Times, Friday, August 7, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,510
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1. U.S. Ambassador to Belgium. : ALGER
6. ___ boy! : ATTA
10. Things given in reward or appeasement. : SOPS
14. Aptly named author. : READE
15. Breadfruit. : TREE
16. Onetime Mesopotamia. : IRAK
17. Endurers. : TOLERATORS
19. Behold: Latin. : ECCE
20. Instrument used in military parade. : SNAREDRUM
21. Butter from buffalo milk. : GHEE
22. Way into a mine. : ADIT
23. Rice cakes. : WAFERS
25. Presidential nickname. : ABE
28. Social bud. : DEB
29. Laughs loudly. : ROARS
30. Part of R. B. I. : RUNS
32. Portable serving stand. : DUMBWAITER
36. First: Prefix. : ARCHI
38. English custom. : TEA
39. Saw of a sawfish. : SERRA
40. Fodder plants. : BROADBEANS
43. Famous name in the theatre. : DALY
44. American scientist and family. : UREYS
45. Gov. Boggs' state: Abbr. : DEL
47. Think over. : SEE
48. Character in a whodunit. : CORPSE
50. Man's nickname. : PETE
51. Port between Algiers and Tangier. : ORAN
52. Pertaining to the tailor's art. : SARTORIAL
57. Vogue. : RAGE
58. Good-looking. : PERSONABLE
59. Chemical suffixes. : ATES
60. Of Mars: Comb. form. : AREO
61. Angry. : IRATE
62. Comparative of little. : LESS
63. Suffix of cardinal numbers. : TEEN
64. Is fearless. : DARES
1. Courses for college degrees. : ARTS
2. Mr. Keyserling. : LEON
3. Celebration. : GALA
4. German river, tributary of the Fulda. : EDER
5. Peruse again. : REREAD
6. Characteristics. : ATTRIBUTES
7. Rainbow ___. : TROUT
8. A new one starts in September. : TERM
9. Adlai. : AES
10. Well-known Line. : SIEGFRIED
11. Units led by Szell and Muench. : ORCHESTRAS
12. Horse with a certain gait. : PACER
13. Indulges in winter sport: Var. : SKEES
18. Totaled. : ADDED
23. A great success: Slang. : WOW
24. Signs on certain automobiles. : AAAS
25. ___ League, formed 1945. : ARAB
26. Our third Vice President. : BURR
27. Cheers on. : ENCOURAGES
29. Signature of the Secretary of Navy. : RBANDERSON
31. Severity. : SHARPNESS
33. ___ culpa (I am to blame): Latin. : MEA
34. Author Gardner. : ERLE
35. Star of TV, Broadway, Hollywood. : RAYE
37. A time in March. : IDES
41. Incidental. : BYE
42. A bout with fisticuffs. : SETTO
46. A shooting star. : LEONID
48. ___ Sea, northeast of Australia. : CORAL
49. Indulge in bombast. : ORATE
50. Scene of "Moulin Rouge." : PAREE
52. Ungreen. : SERE
53. ___ avis (unusual person): Latin. : RARA
54. Piece of metal of a certain shape. : IBAR
55. Old: German. : ALTE
56. Grounds. : LEES
58. Exactly suitable. : PAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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