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New York Times, Tuesday, January 27, 1953

2-Down : Stranger.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,318
Across
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The new Federal Security Administrator. : HOBBY
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Maintained law and order in. : POLICED
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Containing gold. : AUROUS
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60,000-ton carrier being built. : SARATOGA
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Stuff full, as with food. : STODGE
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Windows above doors. : TRANSOMS
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Vow. : SWEAR
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Actor's objective. : ROLE
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Bah! : POH
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Female of the red deer. : HIND
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The devil's work. : EVIL
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Place of occurrence or action. : SCENE
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Relative of a sonnet. : ODE
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Attacked in guerrilla fashion. : SNIPED
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Painting, music, etc. : ARTS
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Many of these read Le Soir. : BELGIANS
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Favorable attention. : EAR
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Winter resort in Florida. : ORLANDO
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Rowed nearest stern in a racing shell. : STROKED
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Kin of the guitar: Colloq. : UKE
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The Inauguration, for instance. : CEREMONY
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A commercial. : PLUG
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Member of the aster family. : DAHLIA
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Ancient Chinese dynasty. : HAN
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Boxer's environment. : ROPES
49
Emblem of victory. : PALM
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Product of Louisiana. : RICE
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Cyclades island. : IOS
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Cape south of Tierro del Fuego. : HORN
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Contest in a program of sports. : EVENT
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Pertaining to an actor's curtain speech. : EPILOGIC
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Worthless: Colloq. : NOGOOD
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Soberly. : SEDATELY
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Richard Tucker and Jan Peerce. : TENORS
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Locks. : TRESSES
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Trunk. : TORSO
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Owns. : HAS
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Stranger. : OUTSIDER
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Attorney General. : BROWNELL
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Portended. : BODED
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An age of the world in Hindu philosophy. : YUGA
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Prisoner's objective. : PAROLE
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Strips of roadway. : LANES
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Hero of "High Noon." : COOPER
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Beethoven Overture, Op. 84. : EGMONT
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Popular punctuation marks. : DASHES
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Sang under a lady's window. : SERENADED
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Plunders. : STRIPS
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Tramp. : HOBO
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Wine: Colloq. : VINO
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A striking and rebounding. : CAROM
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Subside. : SINK
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Harm. : DETRIMENT
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Distance between the rails of a railroad. : GAUGE
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Sphere. : AREA
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Find buyers. : SELL
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One of the British crown jewels. : KOHINOOR
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Lawmakers. : ENACTORS
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Unit of force, in physics. : DYNE
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Risky. : CHANCY
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Mrs. Ivy Baker ___, new U. S. Treasurer. : PRIEST
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Stunter in an airplane. : LOOPER
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Topmost part. : UPSIDE
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"Oh, to be in England now that ___ there." : APRILS
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Scenes in a motion picture. : SHOTS
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Reign as a king: Latin. : REGNO
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Molding with profile in form of S. : OGEE
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11.14 inches in Amsterdam. : VOET
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___ Palmas. : LAS
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British order for gallant service. : DSO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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