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Harold T. Bers
Harold T. Bers

New York Times, Friday, October 30, 1953

18-Across : White House spring event.

Author:
Harold T. Bers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,594
Across
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Fooyungs. : OMELETS
8
Brilliant greenish-yellow. : SEAFOAM
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Royal paraphernalia. : REGALIA
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Dishonorable. : IGNOBLE
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Ingredient of zabaglione. : EGGYOLK
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White House spring event. : EGGROLL
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Girl's nickname. : BAB
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Ingredient of marmalade. : PEEL
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Tilted. : HEELED
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Repeatedly. : EVER
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Affirm. : AVER
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The incumbents. : INS
28
Special talents. : FLAIRS
30
Key ingredient of beer. : YEAST
32
Price schedule. : RATES
33
Kind of car. : USED
34
Pause-filling noise. : AHEM
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Level off. : EVEN
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They can be finger, ginger or cold. : SNAPS
40
Fix over. : REDO
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Work for a wage. : EARN
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Ten, king or safety. : PINS
43
"Jalousie," for instance. : TANGO
44
Not chronic. : ACUTE
46
Small compass. : BOWPEN
47
Question asked when registering. : AGE
50
Where the Blue Mountains are: Abbr. : OREG
51
Dies ___ (Judgment Day): Latin. : IRAE
52
Region of Spain, on the Mediterranean. : ARAGON
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Visitor: German. : GAST
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___-Magnon. : CRO
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Cole Porter movie. : ROSALIE
61
Cowardly: G. I. slang. : CHICKEN
63
Brooks Atkinson evening. : OPENING
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Part of TNT. : TOLUENE
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Something for a rainy day. : NESTEGG
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Man with a ticket. : SPEEDER
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Biblical name. : OREB
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Great: Prefix. : MEGA
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Helicopter. : EGGBEATER
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Short poem. : LAY
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Cartoonists' couple on a ladder. : ELOPERS
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Masonic doormen. : TILERS
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Beverage made from rice. : SAKE
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German pronoun. : SIE
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Intellectual liberals. : EGGHEADS
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Infuriates. : ANGERS
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Optimistic cry of a duffer. : FORE
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Old Greek coins. : OBOLI
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He's giving TV another try. : ALLEN
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Canasta spreads. : MELDS
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What a "turkey" does on Broadway. : LAYSANEGG
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Raab's bailiwick. : VIENNA
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Barkley and Nixon. : VEEPS
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This side of the Iron Curtain. : FREE
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Eruption debris. : LAVA
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Island immortalized by U. S. Marines. : TARAWA
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Act in concert. : UNITE
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What most comic-strip husbands are. : HENPECKED
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On ___ (irritable). : EDGE
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First target of spaceships. : MOON
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Scorning to accept. : SPURNING
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Twisted. : TORTILE
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Kin of a peon. : COOLIE
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Fulton J. Sheen. : BISHOP
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Character in "The Green Pastures." : AARON
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Move when the fuse blows. : GROPE
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Slackens, as controls. : EASES
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Thomas Wolfe's Eugene. : GANT
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Book of New Testament. : ACTS
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M. Pleven. : RENE
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Something unique. : ONER
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Prime product of Iowa. : EGG
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Signal to begin. : CUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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