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New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1953

60-Across : Amends.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,319
Across
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A means of solving difficulties. : MASTERKEY
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Brother! : OHBOY
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Become thin. : ATTENUATE
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Inn in the Orient. : SERAI
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Polish noblemen. : STAROSTAS
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Fried lightly. : SAUTE
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Joseph C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
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Pass lightly over. : SKIM
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Kind of post. : PARCEL
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Followers of a sport. : FANS
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The Cathedral of Notre Dame overlooks it. : SEINE
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Administer to. : TEND
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In the manner of the cold shoulder. : ICILY
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Equine challenges. : SNORTS
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Liquid-heating cups. : ETNAS
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Design on glass. : ETCH
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Score of an expert golfer. : PAR
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Pigeon's identification tag. : LEGBAND
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French saint, called the "Little Flower." : THERESE
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Dentist's degree. : DDS
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1953. : YEAR
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Defeat. : WORST
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College award for teamwork. : LETTER
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Where Pago Pago is. : SAMOA
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Short for cartridges, shells, etc. : AMMO
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Vanishing vacancy notice. : TOLET
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By hand: Comb. form. : MANU
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A must for Miss America. : BEAUTY
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TV taxicab driver. : AMOS
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
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Amends. : ATONEMENT
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Brusque dismissal. : CONGE
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Breaking off, as of relations. : SEVERANCE
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Crooks in tree branches. : KNEES
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Introduced. : PRESENTED
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Poet laureate of England. : MASEFIELD
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Fascinated. : ATTRACTED
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Color effects obtained with dyes. : STAININGS
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Region: Abbr. : TER
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Biblical name. : ENOS
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Browned sweet biscuits. : RUSKS
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Little namesakes of the "shrew." : KATIES
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Light dress fabric. : ETAMINE
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The Black Sheep's reply. : YES
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6,409-ft. mountain in Greece. : OSSA
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Popular card game. : HEARTS
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Carol, Nigel or Virginia. : BRUCE
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Made of a certain grain. : OATEN
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Produce, as fruit. : YIELD
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Relative of the bass. : PERCH
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Thick slice. : SLAB
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Henry Junius ___, early American humorist. : NOTT
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Belgian concert violinist (1858-1931). : YSAYE
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Muscular power. : THEWS
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Beauty parlor specialty. : PERMANENT
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Resemblance of sounds, a substitute for rhyme. : ASSONANCE
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Mocked again. : RETAUNTED
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Diminutive of Antoinette. : NETTY
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Moro tribal chief. : DATO
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Eighth word of "Home, Sweet Home." : ROAM
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Teller of tales. : RELATER
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Public room in a hotel. : LOUNGE
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Displace from a position or office. : REMOVE
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Flattened, as sails against the mast. : ABACK
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Relative of the squash. : MELON
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Sen. Payne's home state. : MAINE
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Inflections of the voice. : TONES
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English letters. : TEES
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Withered. : SERE
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Sacred symbol worn by Cleopatra. : ASP
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One of the British Isles. : MAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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