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New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1953

6-Down : Imagined.

Author:
Henry A. Wolfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Henry A. Wolfe has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,588
Across
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Center of the chancel. : ALTAR
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Islands: Span. : ISLAS
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Star of "The Band Wagon." : ASTAIRE
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Scarcities. : DEARTHS
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Of an ancient language. : LATINIC
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Jail breaker. : ESCAPEE
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C. D. practice. : ALERTS
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Carl Erskine's stock in trade. : FASTBALL
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Carmelite. : NUN
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Fourth and fifth of Nathan Hale's last words. : THATI
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Two months hence. : YULE
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Modern insecticide. : DDT
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Home Rule hero of Ireland. : PARNELL
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Actor Chaney. : LON
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Evening parties. : SOIREES
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Sodom and Gomorrah were situated on it. : DEADSEA
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Carbon particles. : SOOT
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Capital of the Ukraine. : KIEV
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Area administered under trusteeship. : MANDATE
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Paced. : STEPPED
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Sovereign: Abbr. : EMP
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Benedictine. : LIQUEUR
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Man's name. : IRA
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Khartoum's river. : NILE
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Bulrushes. : TULES
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Piece of music: Abbr. : SYM
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For Wacs, it is 34. : AGELIMIT
50
Hero of "Tale of Two Cities." : CARTON
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House owner's concern as winter approaches. : COALBIN
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Favorite on the children's bookshelf. : AAMILNE
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Intrinsic nature. : ESSENCE
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Sweet cordial. : ANISEED
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Turns in the road. : ESSES
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Ruby M. ___, British novelist. : AYRES
Down
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Teacher's opening remark to the class. : ATTENTIONPLEASE
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Simba's home. : LAIR
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An even shading. : TINT
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Beards of grain. : ARISTAE
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LP item: Abbr. : REC
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Imagined. : IDEATED
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Attached directly to the main stem, as some leaves. : SESSILE
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Milk: Comb. form. : LACT
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"The Sheik of ___." : ARABY
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Part of the New Testament. : STPAULSEPISTLES
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Finnish islands. : ALANDS
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Cordial greeting below the border. : SALUDOSAMIGOS
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Cordial greeting above the border. : HELLOEVERYONE
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Moon goddess. : SELENA
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Football ___. : FAN
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Periods of time: Abbr. : HRS
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Part of a daisy. : PETAL
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Vessel plying between Duluth and Port Arthur. : LAKER
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Scepter. : ROD
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A candle. : DIP
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The villain. : MENACE
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Chickadees. : TITMICE
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Steeds. : EQUINES
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Make sure. : SEE
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Where Florence is. : TUSCANY
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Fitzgerald's "The Beautiful and ___." : DAMNED
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Preceding month: Abbr. : ULT
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They or them, in France. : ELLES
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Sons, in Arabia. : IBNS
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Moslem ruler. : AMIR
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Become successful. : RISE
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Organization of car owners. : AAA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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