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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1953

Author:
D. B. Chapman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
D. B. Chapman has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,590
Across
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Newly appointed Senator, 48th Democrat. : BURKE
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Speak highly of. : LAUD
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Whenever. : ONCE
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Gray. : ASHEN
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Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
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Named before. : SAID
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Good: Spanish. : BUENO
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International pastime. : CROSSWORD
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Break bread. : EAT
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Last under use. : WEAR
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2-sq.-mi. lake in Minnesota, source of the Mississippi. : ITASCA
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Part of a mail box. : SLOT
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Where Charley E. Johns is new Governor: Abbr. : FLA
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Become firm. : GEL
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Livery stable items. : RIGS
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Anion or cation. : ION
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Cat's-paw. : DUPE
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One of the Marx brothers. : CHICO
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Empty railroad car. : IDLER
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Grow drowsy. : NOD
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Bane of the highways. : RECKLESSDRIVING
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Man's name. : IRA
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Models by a French designer. : FATHS
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Quay. : LEVEE
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What Knights were. : BOLD
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Compass reading. : SSE
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___ Marquette. : PERE
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Strummer's instrument. : UKE
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Dieter's favorite abbreviation. : LBS
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Shaw's "___ and the Man." : ARMS
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Fulfill, as a promise. : REDEEM
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Britisher's "Nonsense!" : TOSH
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Vitality. : SAP
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Syracuse eleven. : ORANGEMEN
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Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
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Horace or Thomas. : MANN
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Biblical ointment. : NARD
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Choir robe. : COTTA
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Defendant's answer to a charge. : PLEA
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Fictional heroine. : TESS
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Eskimo canoe. : KAYAK
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Dolls, in current parlance. : BABES
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Customary. : USUAL
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Describing a question not meant to be answered. : RHETORICAL
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Speed skater Henry. : KEN
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Poetic "enough." : ENOW
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Labor union branch. : LOCAL
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Security areas. : AIRRAIDSHELTERS
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Service club. : USO
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Fath or Dior. : DESIGNER
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Mrs. ___ B. Lord of U. N. : OSWALD
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Temple chamber. : NAOS
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About the time of: Abbr. : CIRC
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Old Norse poetry. : EDDA
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Holy one: Abbr. : STE
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Letters of the alphabet. : EFS
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Voice of the meter. : TICK
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National pastime. : GOLF
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Famous name in steel. : OLDS
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Temple or Trinity. : UNIVERSITY
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Southern cornbread. : PONE
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Advantage. : EDGE
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Piece of furniture. : CRIB
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Protagonist. : HERO
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Followers of: Suffix. : ISTS
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Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
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In law, a privilege such as a right-of-way. : EASEMENT
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Actress Vague. : VERA
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Senorita's constant companion. : DUENNA
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Epistolary afterthoughts. : PSS
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Nail container. : KEG
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Series H ___. : BONDS
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Spanish shawl. : MANTA
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Command to Fido. : SPEAK
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Lively play. : ROMP
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Of a time. : ERAL
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Jutland resident. : DANE
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Saddle horse. : HACK
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Girl's name. : MAE
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Mauna ___, Hawaii. : LOA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later.

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