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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1953

16-Across : Tryout for radio.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,565
Across
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Substance for making cleansers. : SOAPFAT
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Difference between price and production cost. : MARGIN
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An old campaigner. : WARHORSE
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Sorrel, roan or bay. : EQUINE
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Tryout for radio. : AUDITION
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Sound of distant thunder. : RUMBLE
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Let it stand. : STET
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Arabian classic romance. : ANTARA
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Delinquent. : BAD
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Pronoun. : HER
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Full of prickly shrubs. : BRIERY
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Rabbit fur. : CONY
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Predecessor of a fall. : PRIDE
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Undersurface of vaulted masonry. : ARCHBAND
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Temper in fire. : ANNEAL
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Musical symbol. : SHARP
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Nullify. : NEGATE
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General merrymaking. : HOOPLA
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Kingdom. : REALM
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Achieve. : ATTAIN
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Policy of free trade. : OPENDOOR
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British author of historical novels for boys. : HENTY
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Blemish. : SCAR
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___ colleagues were Danton and Robespierre. : MARATS
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Prize of the collection. : GEM
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Army Transport Service. : ATS
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Black Sea port: birthplace of Diogenes. : SINOPE
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Matador's bull. : TORO
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Simple triangular sail. : LATEEN
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Advertising leaflet. : CIRCULAR
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Develop, as a species. : EVOLVE
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A monk. : CENOBITE
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Front-page news of the day. : SERIES
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Plant leaf used as a condiment. : OREGANO
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A white table wine. : SAUTERNE
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Doing the marketing. : ORDERING
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"We want ___," frequent Stadium cry. : AHIT
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Kitchen utensil. : POT
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Tuck or Lawrence. : FRIAR
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Deafness to certain tones. : ASONIA
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Campers-out. : TENTERS
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Laughter directed at the outwitted: Slang. : MERRYHAHA
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Water: Latin. : AQUA
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Refrain word in a "Treasure Island" song. : RUM
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English M. P. and historian, 18th century. : GIBBON
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Away from the sea. : INLAND
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In rags and patches. : NEEDY
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Supplement to the kitchen sink. : WASHPAN
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Coy. : ARCH
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Made thin by hammering. : BEATEN
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Author of "The Grass Harp." : CAPOTE
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More cherished. : DEARER
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Meat soups. : BROTHS
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Where galena is found. : LEADMINES
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Long-tailed scaly anteater. : PANGOLIN
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A man of letters: Italian. : LITERATO
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"Annie doesn't live here ___." : ANYMORE
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Give for temporary use. : LOAN
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Troubled corner of Africa. : MOROCCO
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Composed of eight. : OCTAVE
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Churchman. : PASTOR
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Slim sword. : RAPIER
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Transactions. : SALES
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Coat with lead and tin. : TERNE
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Special quality of wine: Fr. : SEVE
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Bass horn. : TUBA
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Samuel's teacher. : ELI
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Gear tooth. : COG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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