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New York Times, Tuesday, March 10, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,360
Across
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Master theory of Hitler, for instance. : RACISM
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Topper ticket. : HATCHECK
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Time allowance for bill payment. : USANCE
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Winsome and fetching. : ADORABLE
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River. : STREAM
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He hollers, “Extry! Extry!” : PAPERBOY
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Italian title. : SER
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Figurative domain. : REALM
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Highway rollers. : AUTOS
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Kind of horse that won the West. : IRON
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Hank of wool. : SKEIN
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Bureau in the Treasury Department. : MINT
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Opening bets. : ANTES
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Part of the well-dressed groom’s attire. : ASCOT
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God: Italian. : DEO
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Georgia, Wolcott or Sir Philip. : GIBBS
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Anne ___, mother of Queen Elizabeth. : BOLEYN
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Land of the Czechs. : BOHEMIA
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Long fur garment. : PELISSE
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Make possible. : ENABLE
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Sounds “r” like “l”. : LALLS
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New title for Stuart Symington: Abbr. : SEN
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Eve, the TV teacher. : ARDEN
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Marks copy to leave as is. : STETS
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Gunder, the wonder runner. : HAGG
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Cut apart. : SEVER
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TV static. : SNOW
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Medicinal lily plant extract. : ALOES
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Picture, as distinct from sound, in TV. : VIDEO
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Ironing day: Abbr. : TUE
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Potential visitor to Mahomet. : MOUNTAIN
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Chemical refrigerant. : DRYICE
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Cause rapt attention. : ENTRANCE
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Feature of Greenland topography. : ICECAP
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Like Goldsmith’s “Village.” : DESERTED
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Eucharistic plates. : PATENS
Down
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Country of the purge. : RUSSIA
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Where the wake is. : ASTERN
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Vegetable for vitamin A. : CARROT
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Chemical suffix. : INE
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Steep rocky place. : SCAR
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Nous ___ (ourselves): French. : MEMES
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Unlucky. : HAPLESS
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Author of “The Native’s Return.” : ADAMIC
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To better a witticism. : TOP
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Spanish linen fabric. : CREA
11
Half of a word meaning reckless. : HARUM
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Outgoing seas. : EBBTIDES
13
Singers Rosemary and Barbara. : CLOONEYS
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Pennsylvania’s symbol. : KEYSTONE
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Transjordan seaport and gulf. : AKABA
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Israel’s desert. : NEGEB
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Ralph Bunche’s prize. : NOBEL
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India’s summer capital. : SIMLA
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Bridge payments. : TOLLS
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Catafalques. : BIERS
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Arena where knights jousted. : LISTS
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Disgraced. : BESHAMED
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Love song from “The Desert Song.” : ONEALONE
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Casual haunts. : HANGOUTS
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Glazed. : PANED
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Flashed lightning: Obs. : LEVINED
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Gadget. : DEVICE
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Offer temptation. : ENTICE
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Bird with a ludicrous bill. : TOUCAN
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Oars. : SWEEPS
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Type of painting. : GENRE
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Immerse again. : REDIP
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Science-fiction landfall. : STAR
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Killer whale. : ORCA
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Organized insect. : ANT
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Nevertheless. : YET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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