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New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 1953

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,584
Across
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Sea, arm of the Arctic. : KARA
5
Vixen's driver. : SANTA
10
Auditors: Abbr. : CPAS
14
Landmark in Miami. : ORANGEBOWL
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Bungle: Colloq. : HASH
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Percussion instrument. : KETTLEDRUM
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Preposition. : INTO
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Wartime cloak-and-dagger outfit. : OSS
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___ Caliente. : AGUA
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Famous fictional cockroach. : ARCHIE
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Spoken. : ORAL
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City in Spain. : AVILA
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Ruminant. : CHEWER
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Neptune's symbols. : TRIDENTS
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Mrs. McThing. : HAYES
32
One-time famous "Carmen." : CALVE
33
Roderick ___, outlaw in "Lady of the Lake." : DHU
34
Spanish girl's name. : INES
35
Black tea. : BOHEA
36
Frivolous and disrespectful: Colloq. : FLIP
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Mugient sound. : MOO
38
Monetary unit of Estonia. : KROON
39
Former G. O. P. National Chairman. : REECE
40
Big Inch. : PIPELINE
42
Mannerisms. : QUIRKS
43
Star of "Dial M For Murder." : EVANS
44
Young sheep. : TUPS
45
Function of a strop. : HONING
47
Hillside in Bannockburn. : BRAE
48
Part of a business title. : INC
51
Roasting chamber. : OVEN
52
Edgar Lee Masters' imaginary town. : SPOONRIVER
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Playwright Connelly. : MARC
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Oil area in Wyoming. : TEAPOTDOME
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Other. : ELSE
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Like dobbin's dinner. : OATEN
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In single file. : AROW
Down
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Warbler of "the flowers that bloom in the spring." : KOKO
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Olympian god. : ARES
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Deserters. : RATS
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Social insect. : ANT
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Cheroot. : SEEGAR
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___ the Bulbul Ameer. : ABDUL
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Girl's name. : NORA
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Mike Quill's union. : TWU
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Count in "The Barber of Seville." : ALMAVIVA
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Gum ingredient. : CHICLE
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Beggar. : PANHANDLER
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Italian wine center. : ASTI
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Part of a tire. : SHOE
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Gives off bright light. : GLARES
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Amusement park attraction. : RIDE
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Is under obligation to. : OWES
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Richard of Hollywood. : ARLEN
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Zip of TV. : CHIMP
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Capital of Indo-China. : HANOI
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Startling events. : EYEOPENERS
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Resort lake of California. : TAHOE
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Too much to be tolerated: Colloq. : THICK
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Spear-carriers of opera. : SUPES
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Furnishers of coats and hats. : COONS
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Resuscitates. : BRINGSTO
36
Gaelic literary or musical meeting. : FEIS
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Outlawed terrorist group. : KLAN
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Novelist Hughes. : RUPERT
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Show proof. : EVINCE
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Sine ___, a necessity. : QUANON
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Figure of speech. : TROPE
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Fireside. : HOME
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Athletic field. : OVAL
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Cutter. : BOAT
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___ Novello. : IVOR
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Jules Verne character. : NEMO
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Regatta participants. : CREW
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Size of coal. : PEA
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Theatrical "Princess." : IDA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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