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New York Times, Monday, November 9, 1953

Author:
Dorothy E. Smith
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,604
Across
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Border state of India. : ASSAM
6
Alms box. : ARCA
10
Style of English furniture. : ADAM
14
Commonplace. : STALE
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Six years for Senators. : TERM
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Coin of Turkey. : LIRA
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Noise and confusion. : HULLABALOO
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Part of the Panama Canal. : LOCK
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Supplement (with "out"). : EKE
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"'Twas brillig and the slithy ___ . . . " : TOVES
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Native Dancer. : HORSE
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Spewack and Snead. : SAMS
25
Arizona town, U. S. 66, near Painted Desert. : WINSLOW
27
Breed of dairy cattle. : HOLSTEIN
29
Arab's robe. : ABA
32
Propositions in mathematics. : THEOREMS
35
Former Ambassador to India. : BOWLES
37
Insects with many-jointed feelers. : EARWIGS
38
Chides vehemently. : BERATES
39
Treat at a Christmas party. : EGGNOG
40
Joint ruler. : COREGENT
41
Candidates for publication. : MSS
42
Treat at a garden party. : LEMONADE
44
Small commemorative disk. : MEDALET
45
Famous polar explorer. : ROSS
49
The Word. : LOGOS
52
Characters. : ROLES
54
Drive down. : RAM
55
Member of Ladies' Auxiliary of The Round Table. : ENID
56
Capable of being assimilated. : DIGESTIBLE
58
Seaport in Israel. : ACRE
59
Hostels. : INNS
60
Father of Annette, Cécile, etc. : OLIVA
61
Small valley. : DELL
62
Turns to the right. : GEES
63
Role for Jean Arthur. : PETER
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Remedy for an icy sidewalk. : ASHES
2
German dive bomber. : STUKA
3
City of 41,880 in Massachusetts. : SALEM
4
The greatest possible. : ALL
5
Substance. : MEAT
6
Reversions to type. : ATAVISMS
7
Becomes less severe. : RELENTS
8
Racket used in a team game. : CROSSE
9
I love: Latin. : AMO
10
Sanction. : ALLOW
11
Couturier of the hemlines. : DIOR
12
Bows. : ARCS
13
Shuffle cards. : MAKE
18
Describing most cowboys. : BOWLEGGED
22
Rendered courtesy. : HONORED
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Pointed out. : SHOWN
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Frees. : LIBERATES
28
Colorful birds. : ORIOLES
29
Old man: German. : ALTE
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Auxiliary verb. : BEEN
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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Abound. : TEEM
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Girls, in Navy slang. : HAGS
34
Units of energy. : ERGS
36
Stake. : WAGER
38
Word on a sardine can. : BONELESS
40
Large city on the Rhine. : COLOGNE
43
Camp Lejeune trainee. : MARINE
44
She works for 11 Down. : MODEL
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Ordinary course of life. : ORBIT
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Soothe or smooth over. : SALVE
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Character assassination. : SMEAR
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Product of Montana. : LEAD
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Former. : ONCE
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Ingenue. : GIRL
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Intercept. : STOP
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Bopster's favorite word. : DIG
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___ de France. : ILE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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