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New York Times, Thursday, October 22, 1953

Author:
Joseph La Fauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,586
Across
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French general in NATO. : JUIN
5
To be shared by two. : DUAL
9
Fishing bait. : SPOON
14
Twain's travelers. : INNOCENTS
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One of the Dionnes. : MARIE
17
Ornamented with nailheads. : BESTUDDED
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Certain exams. : ORALS
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Poetic verb ending. : EST
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Weather prediction. : RAIN
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Weight. : STRESS
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Island group, part of Finland. : ALAND
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God: Comb. form. : THEO
25
Breaks up. : SPLITS
27
World Series pitcher. : ROE
28
Upbraid. : TWIT
32
Actress Palmer. : LILLI
33
Buenos ___. : AIRES
35
Cuckoo. : ANI
36
___ de France. : ILE
37
New York's Impy. : VINCENT
39
Byword in Washington. : IKE
40
European: Abbr. : GER
41
Actor-dancer Buddy. : EBSEN
42
Baseball's father, ___ Doubleday. : ABNER
44
Thessalian mountain. : OSSA
46
Old Italian title. : SER
47
Football throngs. : CROWDS
48
Along the course of. : OVER
50
Part of a sedan. : MOTOR
51
New Chief Justice. : WARREN
54
Machine for making cider. : MILL
55
Trouble. : IRK
58
Man's name. : ALOIS
59
Minton to 51 Across. : COLLEAGUE
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Most unimportant. : LEAST
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Outlandish: Colloq. : UNEARTHLY
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James and Percy Rockwell. : KENTS
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Counselor-at-law: Abbr. : BARR
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Nous sommes, vous ___. : ETES
Down
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Be in agreement: Colloq. : JIBE
2
Ones: French. : UNES
3
They set things up. : INSTALLERS
4
Negative. : NOT
5
Within: French. : DEDANS
6
Brought to naught. : UNDID
7
Sun symbol of ancient Egypt. : ATEN
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Pounds, shillings, pence. : LSD
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Buffeted. : SMOTE
10
Long John Silver's pet. : PARROT
11
Seacoasts: Latin. : ORAE
12
Pictures. : OILS
13
Suffix meaning "cape." : NESS
15
Restoring to health. : CURATIVE
21
TV headliner. : SHEEN
23
Girl's nickname. : LIL
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Actress Marta. : TOREN
25
Seaport in NW Ireland. : SLIGO
26
Supports for a bridge. : PILES
27
Kitchen gadget. : RICER
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The hero whose nickname was "Skinny." : WAINWRIGHT
30
Covered with color (with "in"). : INKED
31
Pinafores. : TIERS
33
Genus of birds. : ANSER
34
He surprises us. : STARTLER
38
Creator of Nora Helmer. : IBSEN
43
Relative of a Bronx cheer. : BOO
45
Tense in Greek grammar. : AORIST
47
Bertha. : COLLAR
49
Smart wearing apparel. : VESTS
50
Roger Bannister, for instance. : MILER
51
Baseball term. : WALK
52
Nautical term. : ALEE
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Horse. : ROAN
54
Actress Freeman. : MONA
56
Decide. : RULE
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House of ___, legislature of Isle of Man. : KEYS
59
Neophyte reporter. : CUB
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Consumed. : ATE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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