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New York Times, Saturday, February 7, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,329
Across
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Army officers: Abbr. : CAPTS
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Relative of skidoo. : SCAT
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Church vestments. : ALBS
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Noted pianist from Chile. : ARRAU
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Polyhymnia's sister. : CLIO
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Relative of the mackerel. : CERO
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Best seller set in Louisiana. : STEAMBOATGOTHIC
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Road curve. : ESS
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Ethereal: Poetic. : AERY
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Where John Landy shines. : TRACK
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Basketry fiber. : ISTLE
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Cubic meters. : STERES
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King ___, motion picture director. : VIDOR
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Assumes definite form (with "up"). : SHAPES
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Capital of Armenia. : ERIVAN
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Sojourn too long. : OVERSTAY
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Australian sight. : EMU
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Hindu or Moslem. : ASIAN
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Suffix in chemistry. : ENE
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Protective barriers. : RAMPARTS
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Capital of Albania. : TIRANA
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Warns of impending action. : ALERTS
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McKinley's birthplace in Ohio. : NILES
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Large insect with "praying" aspect. : MANTIS
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Singer Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Rugged crest. : ARETE
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"My Darlin' ___." : AIDA
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Gone by. : AGO
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Composer of "Oh Promise Me." : REGINALDDEKOVEN
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Business cliche. : INRE
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To the utmost. : WIDE
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Star of "The Seven Year Itch." : EWELL
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Room in a Greek temple. : NAOS
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"King ___." : LEAR
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Lord Fauntleroy. : SISSY
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Senator Mundt's colleague. : CASE
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Museum specialties. : ARTS
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Ruling body in U. S. S. R. : PRESIDIUM
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Oriental pagoda. : TAA
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Large island of the Dutch East Indies. : SUMATRA
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Orchestrates. : SCORES
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One of Ike's advisers. : CLAY
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Small island. : AIT
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Dress up. : TOG
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Member of Equity. : ACTRESS
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Composer of "The Count of Luxembourg." : LEHAR
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Former Ziegfeld Follies star. : BRICE
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Part of a ballplayers uniform. : SOCKS
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___ canto, a style of singing. : BEL
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Mine-sweeping device. : OTTER
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20 shillings, in British slang. : SOV
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Passed the time. : SPENT
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Change direction. : VEER
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TV character. : IRMA
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An elevator. : HOIST
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Girl's name. : AVA
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The nostrils. : NARES
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One way of "predicting" the future. : TEALEAVES
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Mrs. Lindbergh. : ANNE
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One category of voters. : YEAS
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Ship: Abbr. : STR
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Bakery products. : PATTIES
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Person affected by the McCarran Act. : ALIEN
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Points at which water enters pipes. : INTAKES
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Becoming gradually slower: Mus. abbr. : RIT
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Baseball's "nickel" curve. : SLIDER
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Noted water-colorist. : MARIN
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Squared circle. : ARENA
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630-mile river in Argentina. : NEGRO
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Keats' forte. : ODE
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Italian river. : ADDA
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Relatives of aspic. : GELS
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Without others. : ONLY
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Tool for punching holes. : AWL
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Position of a golf ball on the ground. : LIE
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Wartime agency. : OWI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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