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New York Times, Tuesday, January 13, 1953

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,304
Across
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Musician Templeton. : ALEC
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Belgian statesman working for European Federation. : SPAAK
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Objectives. : AIMS
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Truman's judgment on the McCarran Act. : VETO
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Mantle worn by Greek women. : PALLA
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Footprint or fingerprint. : CLUE
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One of the Brothers Karamazov. : IVAN
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Derive from evidence. : INFER
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Listen! : HIST
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Misrepresent. : DISTORT
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Echoes. : REPEATS
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Item on a driver's license. : AGE
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Little stove and big volcano. : ETNAS
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Repudiate. : DISCLAIM
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Laundry machine. : IRONER
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Skyline Drive, for instance. : ROUTE
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First name of 10 Down. : DEAN
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From the entrance to the apse. : NAVE
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Japanese name. : ITO
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Orphan Jane's family. : EYRES
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Circular badge of a Japanese family. : MON
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Eminence. : FAME
43
Mud: Scot. : GLAR
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Part of a city skyline. : SPIRE
46
Chinese delegate to the U. N. : TSIANG
48
Evil memento of a Virginia judge, unused in 1952. : LYNCHLAW
50
Hog-tied. : ROPED
52
Pray: Latin. : ORA
53
Travel between Grand Central and Times Square. : SHUTTLE
56
Symbol of a college "league." : IVYLEAF
60
Jumble. : HASH
61
European shad. : ALOSE
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Native of the Western Hemisphere: Abbr. : AMER
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Russian city. : OREL
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Starting place of Everest climbers. : NEPAL
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Girl in a Spanish song. : NITA
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Popular baritone. : EDDY
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Household carriers. : TRAYS
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Discovery of 1895. : XRAY
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Athirst. : AVID
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___ Jackson, former football star. : LEVI
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Social or business connection. : CONTACT
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Bridal wreath. : SPIREA
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Engine's puff. : PANT
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Mr. Landon. : ALF
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Brisk. : ALERT
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Family in a Tolstoy novel. : KARENINS
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Member of the outgoing Cabinet. : ACHESON
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Pelvic bones. : ILIA
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A necessary thing: Colloq. : MUST
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Radios. : SETS
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Eye. : OGLE
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Golfer's objective. : PAR
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Symbol of a 55th wedding anniversary. : EMERALD
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Float at random. : DRIFT
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Particles. : IOTAS
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The Finnish people. : SUOMI
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Short poem about country life. : IDYL
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North Korean general. : NAMIL
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City in Portugal. : EVORA
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Invigorate. : RENEW
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Ethereal: Poet. : AERY
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Popular upholstery color. : EGGPLANT
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Terrestrial. : EARTHLY
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Practice crystal gazing. : SCRY
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Infantry battle formation. : PHALANX
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Negative. : NOT
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Circa 11,000 issued in 1952. : NOVELS
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Moray fisherman. : EELER
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Casing of an automobile tire. : SHOE
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Vermont poet, Walter ___. : HARD
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___ cars. : USED
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Britisher's expression of surprise. : ISAY
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Title of Arabia's Crown Prince. : EMIR
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Dwarf of the Philippines. : AETA
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Skirmish. : FRAY
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Wartime agency. : OPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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