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New York Times, Monday, January 26, 1953

Author:
Gertrude Krauskopf
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Gertrude Krauskopf has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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Across
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Sound of a bowstring. : TWANG
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Young elephant. : CALF
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Exchange. : SWAP
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Down for a puff. : EIDER
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Hipbones. : ILIA
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Greek letters. : CHIS
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Approaching maturity. : ADOLESCENT
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Pagliacci's ironic word. : RIDI
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Tenant with a contract. : LESSEE
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"The midwife of men's thoughts." : SOCRATES
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Famous name in the steel industry. : OLDS
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River joining the Rhone at Lyons. : SAONE
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Generous Scotch-American. : CARNEGIE
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A tax. : TITHE
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Actress Hagen. : UTA
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Vociferations of the fans. : YELLS
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Appears in great or portentous size. : LOOMS
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Did not walk. : RODE
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Flaps violently, as sails. : SLATS
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___ Pompilius, legendary King of Rome. : NUMA
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Felicity. : BLISS
44
Sharpener. : STROP
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___ soda. : SAL
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Girl's nickname. : LOTTA
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First. : EARLIEST
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Mountain passes, in India. : GHATS
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Break from a habit. : WEAN
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Of a father or mother. : PARENTAL
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Roman general who defeated Hannibal, 202 B. C. : SCIPIO
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He was: Latin. : ERAT
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Foolishness. : INEPTITUDE
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Constituent of seashells. : LIME
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Bring up. : REAR
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Forty-___. : NINER
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Controversial agency of the U.S.S.R. : TASS
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Answers wrongly. : ERRS
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Pictures by a famous Spanish painter. : GOYAS
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Blue-winged duck. : TEAL
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Adjective for the world. : WIDE
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Commotions. : ADOS
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Gen. Bradley's middle name. : NELSON
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He ran for President in 1872. : GREELEY
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199. : CIC
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Bottled beverages. : ALES
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Typesetting machines: Colloq. : LINOS
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Man from whom large campaign contributions are expected: Slang. : FATCAT
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City of 125,536 in Pennsylvania. : SCRANTON
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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. : WHITEHOUSE
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Member of a staff. : AIDE
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Rushes. : SEDGES
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Irritate. : ROIL
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Horizontal parts of foundations. : SILLS
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Former street market. : CURB
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Coral ring around a lagoon. : ATOLL
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Messages from abroad. : RADIOGRAMS
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Puff up. : ELATE
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Madame Bovary and others. : EMMAS
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Stuffing for a puppet. : STRAW
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Cellar substance. : SALT
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Votaries of the arts. : ESTHETES
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Touchiest. : SOREST
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Man's nickname. : STAN
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Finishing second in a horse race. : PLACING
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Clothing. : ATTIRE
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In the beginning: Latin. : INITIO
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More reasonable. : SANER
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Throw missiles. : PELT
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Verdi forte. : ARIA
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Author of "The Owl and the Pussycat." : LEAR
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Small and weak. : PUNY
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Thought. : IDEA
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Contractions used in poetry. : OERS
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Twosomes: Abbr. : PRS

Answer summary: 13 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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