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New York Times, Tuesday, October 13, 1953

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,577
Across
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It's sometimes paired with "wiser." : OLDER
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McCarthy of the races. : CLEM
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Pulitzer Prize poet, 1952. : MOORE
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Flying craft. : AERO
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Emporium. : MART
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At 212 degrees Fahrenheit. : ABOIL
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Don Quixote's steed. : ROSINANTE
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Shreveport's river. : RED
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In accord. : ATONE
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Finish. : ENDUP
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Founder of the Jesuit Order, 1534. : LOYOLA
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Junipers or thujas. : CEDARS
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Unwilling. : AVERSE
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George Meredith heroine. : RHODA
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Short form of a girl's name. : REBA
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Be very fond of. : ADORE
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Enclosure on the farm. : STY
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Pugilist's insignia. : CAULIFLOWEREARS
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Math course: Abbr. : ALG
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Registers. : READS
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Cobalt. : BLUE
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Authoress Libbey. : LAURA
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Symbol of Oregon. : BEAVER
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Abbreviated order in a diner. : HAMAND
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Historic city on the Danube. : VIENNA
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Strad's relative. : AMATI
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Deviser of a famous test. : BINET
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One of a well-known trio. : TOM
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Civil War general. : ROSECRANS
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Girl in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
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Exclamations of impatience. : TUTS
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Behold: Latin. : ECCE
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In all directions. : ABOUT
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Whilom. : ERST
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Part of a revue. : SKIT
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Think: French. : PENSE
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Projecting part. : LOBE
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Robot bomb. : DOODLEBUG
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J. C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
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Fresh sets of horses. : RELAYS
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Name for a hurricane. : CAROL
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Great pioneer in science (1452–1519). : LEONARDODAVINCI
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Irish Gaelic. : ERSE
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"Apres ___ le déluge." : MOI
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Heroine of "Private Lives." : AMANDA
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Sea in the East Indies. : BANDA
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Man's name. : ARTUR
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Choreographer's concern. : STEPS
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Person requiring aid. : NEEDER
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Part of Italy. : TOE
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Of speech. : ORAL
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Most important part. : CORE
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Menu item. : VEAL
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"___ business?" : HOWS
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Having wings. : ALAR
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"___ Nell," Mrs. Fiske's role. : SALVATION
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Constant. : TRUE
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River through Flanders. : YSER
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Persian. : IRANIC
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Inveterate strife. : FEUD
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Israeli Ambassador. : EBAN
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Most protracted. : LATEST
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Queen, worker or drone. : BEE
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Catch. : ENTRAP
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Author of Western tales. : HARTE
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Casanova's specialty. : AMOUR
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Poles. : MASTS
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Map within a map. : INSET
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Football player. : BACK
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Burden. : ONUS
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Petty officer. : MATE
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Careful study: Abbr. : RES
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Man's nickname. : ABE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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