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New York Times, Thursday, September 3, 1953

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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Across Down
1. Part of a horse's hoof. : FROG
5. Device for making bundles. : BALER
10. Shafts. : RODS
14. Latvian seaport. : RIGA
15. Derivative of ammonia. : AMINE
16. Exchange premium. : AGIO
17. Genus of maples. : ACER
18. Subdues. : TAMES
19. Nonmigrating bird. : CROW
20. Zany trio now active. : THERITZBROTHERS
23. Leer. : OGLE
24. Animal gelatin and water. : GLUE
25. Step lightly. : TIPTOE
28. Double, in biology. : BIVALENT
32. More gelid. : ICIER
33. Defraud. : COZEN
34. Sound of scorn. : BOO
35. Summer hues. : TANS
36. Tricked. : FOXED
37. Mobile or Galveston. : PORT
38. Bill shelved by Congress, March, 1952. : UMT
39. Roman date. : NONES
40. Hungarian coin, replaced by the forint, 1946. : PENGO
41. School terms. : SESSIONS
43. Watchmen: Fr. : GARDES
44. Put up. : ANTE
45. Fortification ditch. : FOSS
46. Zany trio not now active. : THEMARXBROTHERS
53. Nazi sentenced to life. : HESS
54. Wings, in France. : AILES
55. First czar of Russia (1547–84). : IVAN
56. Firenze's river. : ARNO
57. Long, shrill cry of Australian bushmen. : COOEE
58. Character in "Quo Vadis." : NERO
59. Harold of the comics. : TEEN
60. Hall. : ENTRY
61. Ambassador to Japan, 1932–41. : GREW
1. College group. : FRAT
2. Opulent. : RICH
3. S-curve. : OGEE
4. What a tight collar does. : GARROTES
5. Governor in Richmond. : BATTLE
6. Kin of flabbergast. : AMAZE
7. Large branch. : LIMB
8. Peps up. : ENERGIZES
9. Word in a formal statement, after the whereases. : RESOLVED
10. Fawny shade of face powder. : RACHEL
11. Folklore character. : OGRE
12. The hem-line arbiter. : DIOR
13. Farm animals. : SOWS
21. Stravinsky or Gorin. : IGOR
22. Title for a European in Malaya. : TUAN
25. Book of the New Testament. : TITUS
26. One-third of Caesar's motto. : ICAME
27. Half quarts. : PINTS
28. What Charles does. : BOXES
29. Still the best investment at 3%. : EBOND
30. Haakon VII's land: Native spelling. : NORGE
31. Young animals. : TOTOS
33. A relationship: Eng. spelling. : CONNEXION
36. 100-yard dash, for instance. : FOOTRACE
37. Black Jack. : PERSHING
39. Actress Foch. : NINA
40. Just gone by. : PAST
42. Operatic role. : SAMSON
43. Nursery rhyme. : GOOSEY
45. ___ Gallery of Art, part of the Smithsonian. : FREER
46. Pronoun. : THAT
47. On earth. : HERE
48. Relative of a helot. : ESNE
49. Cancel (with "out"). : BLOT
50. Repeatedly. : EVER
51. Of thin texture. : RARE
52. Winter blanket. : SNOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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