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New York Times, Thursday, January 1, 1953

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 330 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,292
Across
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Yearn poignantly. : ACHE
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Well-known institute in Brooklyn. : PRATT
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Attribute of Nero Wolfe. : HEFT
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Either of the Queens. : SHIP
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Firma or cotta. : TERRA
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Product of cerebration. : IDEA
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Subject of a famous Alfred Noyes poem. : HIGHWAYMAN
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Emulate a beaver. : GNAW
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Rough or uncouth men (from "Gulliver's Travels"). : YAHOOS
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Snubs: Slang. : HIGHHATS
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Exist. : ARE
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Kind of annuity, as in Government securities. : CONSOL
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Where coal is kept. : BINS
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Silver coins of Peru. : SOLS
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California resort lake. : TAHOE
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Occasional or casual. : ODD
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Governor in Harrisburg. : FINE
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Keeps an audience highly amused: Broadway slang. : PANICS
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Companion of the Queen of Hearts. : REDKING
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Sen. Tobey's colleague. : BRIDGES
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Deserved. : EARNED
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A very small measure. : HAIR
40
Have: Scot. : HAE
41
More like Reynard. : SLYER
42
"High Noon," for instance. : FILM
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Prohibits the use of. : BANS
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Suburb of Detroit. : ECORSE
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Holiday doings. : FUN
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Bigwig. : HIGHERUP
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National chairman of A. D. A. : BIDDLE
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Jai ___, racket game. : ALAI
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Perennial play on the subway circuit. : DIAMONDLIL
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Cycle at the Met. : RING
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Small vessels for heating. : ETNAS
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Captain in "Peter Pan." : HOOK
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Trig., geom., etc. : MATH
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Peasants in India. : RYOTS
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Wheat or barley beards. : AWNS
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Very pale. : ASHY
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Mexican beverage seed. : CHIA
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On the rocks. : HIGHANDDRY
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Magistrates of ancient Greece. : EPHORS
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School groups. : PTAS
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King: Spanish. : REY
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Part of a coat. : ARMHOLE
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Pacemaker and Trailblazer. : TRAINS
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Strong flavors. : TANGS
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Burns' sweetheart, ___ Mary. : HIGHLAND
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Authoress Ferber. : EDNA
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Extraordinary achievement. : FEAT
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Fancy marble shooters. : TAWS
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Trouble. : WOE
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Empty braggadocio. : HOTAIR
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It meets Jan. 3: Abbr. : CONG
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People who talk too much. : BORES
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High goal. : IDEAL
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Province in Pakistan, Karachi its capital. : SIND
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Everywhere. : HIGHANDLOW
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High seas. : OCEAN
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Highway hazards. : ESSES
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Extremely unpleasant: Slang. : FIERCE
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Demure. : PRIM
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Very short. : KNEEHIGH
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Large bundle. : BALE
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Spanish: Comb. form. : HISPANO
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Describing a rich cake. : FRUITY
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"The Enlightened One." : BUDDHA
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"As you were," for instance. : ORDER
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Relative of a flipper. : FIN
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Wrong. : HARM
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Hipbones. : ILIA
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Thomas Wolfe character. : GANT
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A name for a cow. : BOSS
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Detroit footballer. : LION
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B. P. O. E.'s. : ELKS
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Doily. : MAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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