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New York Times, Friday, October 9, 1953

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,573
Across
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Mr. Summerfield's concern. : MAIL
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Home of Katharina, the shrew. : PADUA
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Pieces of butter. : PATS
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Prima donna of the Met's golden years. : ALDA
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Faulty. : AMISS
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Curtain color. : ECRU
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Heroine of nursery tale. : GOLDILOCKS
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Doings. : STIR
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Suitable. : DUE
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Mouthing of a malcontent. : RANT
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Not walked on. : UNTROD
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Skillful and clever. : ADROIT
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"And ___ on the face of the tiger." : ASMILE
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Handles. : USES
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Holm from Hollywood. : CELESTE
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Members of the American Radio Relay League. : HAMS
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Went with long steps. : STRODE
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Arabian or Irish. : SEA
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Israel's new port. : ELATH
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Something of no value: Slang. : RAP
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Assagai. : SPEAR
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Gownsman's practice. : BAR
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Dutiful one. : OBEYER
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Doctrines. : ISMS
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Freedom seeker from behind the Iron Curtain. : ESCAPEE
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Stitched. : SEWN
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Shelley, Wordsworth, et al. : ODISTS
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Gala celebration. : FIESTA
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Customs duty. : IMPOST
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And more: Colloq. : PLUS
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Harbor boat. : TUG
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Inferior. : POOR
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Famous national memorial in the Black Hills. : MTRUSHMORE
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One and only. : SOLE
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Informed. : AWARE
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Exact counterpart. : TWIN
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Olfactory matter. : ODOR
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Well-known. : NOTED
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Projected. : SENT
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One of the Gabors. : MAGDA
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With a bang. : ALOUD
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Good-for-nothing. : IDLER
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Stripling. : LAD
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Special sensitivities to taste. : PALATES
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Relative of Ra. : AMON
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Authoritative assertions. : DICTA
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River in Wales. : USK
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Took for granted. : ASSUMED
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Tool used to grind substances. : PESTLE
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Winners of Oscars, Tonys or Emmys. : ACTRESSES
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Certain group. : TRIO
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Not expressible in rational numbers. : SURD
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Fleur-de-lis. : IRIS
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City in Michigan or Ohio. : NILES
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Turn out. : OUST
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Teacher who was tried in Tennessee, 1925. : SCOPES
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Threadneedle ___. : STREET
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Tigers or Lions. : TEAM
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Donkey's attribute. : EARS
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Goddess of youth. : HEBE
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Wellaway! : ALAS
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Traveler of the 13th century. : MARCOPOLO
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Dancer Bolger. : RAY
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Inhabitants of a pueblo. : HOPIS
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Tamarack or lodgepole ___. : PINE
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Important member of a wedding. : BESTMAN
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Declined an offer. : REFUSED
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Laurel and plaudit bestower. : ADORER
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Fairy godmother's gift. : WISH
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Nursery rhyme eater. : SPRAT
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46th name in the Hall of Fame. : STOWE
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City on the Po. : TURIN
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T-man or G-man. : AGENT
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___ facto. : IPSO
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State of mind. : MOOD
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Attraction. : LURE
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"For the show." : TWO
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Rockies: Abbr. : MTS

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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