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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 1953

Author:
Edward Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,301
Across
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Next Secretary of the Interior. : MCKAY
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Look over. : SCAN
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A sudden, short breath. : GASP
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Italian philosopher, died Nov. 20, at 87. : CROCE
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"Mary ___ little lamb." : HADA
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Unique person. : ONER
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Magna ___. : CARTA
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Homage. : OBEISANCE
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Word of slangy agreement. : OKE
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Where Figaro lived. : SEVILLE
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Munitions depot: Abbr. : ARS
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Baby today, graybeard next December. : YEAR
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Actress Tierney. : GENE
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Artful procedures. : WILES
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Cuddles. : SNUGGLES
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Lodging place: French. : GITE
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Salute. : GREET
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Strained. : TENSED
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Think highly of. : REGARD
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Turns on a fixed point. : PIVOTS
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Fabrics for overalls and playsuits. : DENIMS
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Dilute. : WATER
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Win. : EARN
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Carney, Duncan, Radford, etc. : MARINERS
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Thrashes. : FLOGS
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Pods used in soups and stews. : OKRA
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Suppose. : DEEM
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Opposite of nothing. : ALL
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Vocalize better than. : OUTSING
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T-shaped. : TAU
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When to "go down to Kew." : LILACTIME
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N. H. Governor, Eisenhower's chief assistant. : ADAMS
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___ birthday, Jan. 19, legal holiday in Dixie. : LEES
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Like a wing. : ALAR
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Manager of Philadelphia Athletics. : DYKES
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Says further. : ADDS
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Potential fricasee. : HENS
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Debilitated. : SEEDY
Down
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The real ___, best of its kind. : MCCOY
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Birds of the rail family. : CRAKES
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Inhabitant of a certain peninsula. : KOREAN
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Congressional law. : ACT
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Some votes. : YEAS
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Worked in snow. : SHOVELED
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1 Across and the other eight. : CABINET
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Mrs. Lovett and others. : ADELES
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Catch. : NAIL
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Black-tailed gazelle. : GOA
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Writer of history. : ANNALIST
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Hides. : SECRETES
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Demanded haste. : PRESSED
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Featherstitch. : SEW
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Tent caterpillars. : EGGERS
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Cloth used for floors, blanketing, etc. : RUGGING
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Shut the eyes to. : IGNORED
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15.432356 grains. : GRAM
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Red-yellow color, named after a famous painter. : TITIAN
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Neck-and-neck. : EVEN
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United anew. : REALLIED
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Signed up. : ENROLLED
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They ward off blows. : PARRIERS
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Spanish composer of "Fire Dance." : DEFALLA
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Discoverer of streptomycin, 1952 Nobel prize winner. : WAKSMAN
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Causing movement. : MOTILE
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Motion-picture scene to be filmed again. : RETAKE
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Furrowed. : SEAMED
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An organization: Abbr. : SOC
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Rumpled. : MUSSY
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Home of new U. S. Treasurer, Mrs. Priest. : UTAH
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Runs about idly. : GADS
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Blockhead. : ASS
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Color. : DYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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