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New York Times, Wednesday, November 4, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,599

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Students & seniors
Across
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Farmer's machine. : REAPER
7
Slander. : DEFAME
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An alms distributor. : ALMONER
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Moon goddess of Olympus. : ARTEMIS
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Worshiper of a Syrian deity. : BAALITE
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Products of illicit stills in Ireland. : POTEENS
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Having twining stems. : BINED
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For one's country: Latin. : PROPATRIA
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Business abbreviations. : INCS
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___ Porsena, ancient Etruscan king. : LARS
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Girl's name. : IVY
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Afternoon affair. : TEA
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Man's nickname. : MATT
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Wiseacres. : SAGES
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Rallying cries. : SLOGANS
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Largest of the Lesser Sunda islands. : TIMOR
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Army officer: Abbr. : LIEUT
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Author of book on Stalin's crimes. : ORLOV
34
Pauses from labor. : RESTS
35
Romanced in Lover's Lane. : SPOONED
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Yields. : CEDES
38
Agency: Abbr. : DEPT
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___ Salvador in Brazil. : SAO
41
Ophidian. : ASP
42
Buttress. : PIER
43
Ingredient in Irish stew. : SPUD
44
City in Loire department, France. : STETIENNE
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French chemist, deviser of hydrometer scale. : BAUME
48
Cuban dictator. : BATISTA
49
Base of an ingredient in aspirin. : SALICIN
51
Workshop. : ATELIER
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Bracket candlesticks. : SCONCES
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Contrary opinions. : HERESY
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Dress. : ATTIRE
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Occupant of a warren. : RABBIT
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Lily Maid and others. : ELAINES
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Nonfiction best seller. : AMANCALLEDPETER
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Earners of zlotys. : POLES
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City 65 miles north of Oklahoma City. : ENID
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Inactive: Abbr. : RET
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Pieces of candy. : DROPS
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Girl's nickname. : ETTA
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Iambs or trochees. : FEET
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His namesake is world famed. : AMERIGOVESPUCCI
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Greer Garson role. : MINIVER
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Treatises. : ESSAYS
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What gardeners do. : REPLANT
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To the left side on a ship. : APORT
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Scornful exclamation: Slang. : RATS
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Minnie, in Munich. : MAUS
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Airtight tower for fodder. : SILO
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Egyptian sun god. : AMON
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186-mi. French river. : OISE
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Prepares. : GETS
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Jog. : TROT
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Tyrannize over. : OPPRESS
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Tell again. : RESTATE
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Noticed. : SEEN
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French caricaturist of 19th century. : DAUMIER
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Boyer's favorite haunt. : CASBAH
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Monetary unit of Iraq. : DINAR
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City in Denmark, Hans Andersen's birthplace. : ODENSE
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Diminutive of a man's name. : PETEY
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One honored on November 1. : SAINT
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Porcelain block. : TILE
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Her crown is the sun's disk. : ISIS
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Smutch. : BLOT
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Radioactive element No. 84: Abbr. : ACA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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