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New York Times, Tuesday, February 3, 1953

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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Across
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"___ wanted." : HELP
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A standard for imitation. : MODEL
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Door frame part. : JAMB
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Famous tentmaker. : OMAR
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Circumvent by trickery. : EVADE
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"Over the hill." : AWOL
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"Big Jawn," of baseball. : MIZE
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Country nominally under the rule of China. : TIBET
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Wickerwork. : CANE
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Blissful as the Greek paradise. : ELYSIAN
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Men at Camp Chaffee. : ROOKIES
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Flunks at Annapolis. : BILGES
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Fictional tractor salesman. : BOTTS
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Newfangled haircut. : POODLE
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State: Abbr. : CALIF
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Cleveland's Secretary of State, 1895. : OLNEY
33
"The law," in many small towns. : CONSTABLE
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Carriage. : MIEN
38
The substance of "Eureka!" : FOUND
39
Falsified. : LIED
40
With all possible speed, in the good old days. : POSTHASTE
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In company. : ALONG
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___ Vecchio, across the Arno at Milan. : PONTE
44
British political leader. : ATTLEE
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Filling the woodbox, for instance. : CHORE
48
Silver coin of Peru. : DINERO
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Done with great exertion. : LABORED
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Succeeds in accomplishing a task. : MANAGES
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Instigate. : ABET
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Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
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Part of a radio. : DIAL
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American rabbi and author. : WISE
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Large, heavily built antelope. : ELAND
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Part of a note, in music. : STEM
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Subject of a Euripides play. : MEDEA
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Relative of pot-au-feu. : STEW
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Kind of work. : HOME
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German man's name. : EMIL
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He'd rather go fishin'. : LAZYBONES
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Job for Styles Bridges. : PRESIDENTPROTEM
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Official measurement of contents or weight. : METAGE
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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A flatfish. : DAB
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River in Germany. : EDER
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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Possible appellation for the average homeowner. : JACKOFALLTRADES
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Expect. : AWAIT
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French landscape painter. : MONET
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Praise. : BLESS
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Badly. : ILLY
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Newspaper notice. : OBIT
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Searched for new talent. : SCOUTED
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Splendor. : POMP
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Musical or literary potpourri. : OLIO
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Fatima's sister in "Bluebeard." : ANNE
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Pounds, shillings, pence. : LSD
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Accountant's figure. : COST
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Gregor Mendel, for instance. : BIOLOGIST
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Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
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Brink. : EDGE
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First one in line for the opera. : FAN
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Garden worker. : HOER
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Solar disk of Egypt. : ATEN
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King of Thailand. : ANANDA
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Lobster parts. : CLAWS
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Riding costume. : HABIT
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Describing Falstaff. : OBESE
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Chemical compound. : IMINE
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Dealing with first principles: Abbr. : ELEM
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Small valley. : DALE
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Unaffectedness. : EASE
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Twist. : SLEW
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Telephone accessory. : PAD

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

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