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New York Times, Saturday, November 7, 1953

33-Down : Well delineated.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,602
Across
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Word for some transit. : RAPID
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Girl's name. : ELISSA
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Basalt slab, erected 195 B. C., found 1799 A. D. : THEROSETTASTONE
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Secretary of the Navy. : ROBERTBANDERSON
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Characterless. : INANE
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He's listed in Burke's. : PEER
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Charles kayoed him in '51. : OMA
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Useful oxide. : POTASH
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Patron of shepherds. : PAN
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Pseudologist. : LIAR
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Pyrites, hematite, etc. : ORES
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Ready for business. : OPEN
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French textile product. : LISLE
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Navy escort vessels. : DES
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Deke or Alpha Delt. : FRAT
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Foremost spa of Europe. : VICHY
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Tex's wife. : JINX
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Homework. : TASK
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Motorist's problem. : GLARE
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President Odria's capital. : LIMA
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Crow's cry. : CAW
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Report card item. : GRADE
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Profound. : DEEP
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Islamic judge. : CADI
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Talk enthusiastically. : RAVE
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H. S. T.'s friend. : AES
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Refrained from. : SPARED
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Netherlands town. : EPE
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First grade subject. : ABCS
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Delicious. : APPLE
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Famed fortress on Rhine opposite Coblenz. : EHRENBREITSTEIN
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Where golfers post their mortems. : NINETEENTHHOLES
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Kin of shocking pink. : CERISE
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All-American back from U. S. C. : SEARS
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Discounts. : REBATES
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Squared circles. : ARENAS
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Studies hard. : PORES
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Girl in the social whirl. : DEB
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Of a volcano. : ETNEAN
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Burdened. : LADEN
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River in Bohemia. : ISER
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Modern ship: Abbr. : STR
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Fair to middling. : SOSOISH
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Something out of keeping with the usual thing. : ANOMALY
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Camera stand. : TRIPOD
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Balzac's first name. : HONORE
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Projection moved by a cam. : TAPPET
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Lake in Finland. : ENARE
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Torch singer. : HORNE
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Companion of a promise. : LICK
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Roman goddess of peace. : PAX
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Actress Kirk. : LISA
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Mowgli's "red flower." : FIRE
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Bara and Negri. : VAMPS
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Most prized gem in the Orient. : JADE
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Neck-and-neck finish. : TIE
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Well delineated. : GRAPHIC
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One of the Andrews sisters. : LAVERNE
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Reduce. : LESSEN
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Parts of flowers. : CARPELS
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___ Land in Antarctica. : ADELIE
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Enlarges. : WIDENS
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Chlorophyll. : GREEN
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Mandate. : DECREE
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Apprehender. : CAPTOR
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French clerics. : ABBES
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Vizier's superior. : PASHA
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Oppositionist. : ANTI
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Poetic "ever." : EER
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Much-used article. : THE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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