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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Monday, March 23, 1953

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,373
Across
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Parking problems. : CARS
5
A sulky mood. : POUT
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George Eliot character. : SILAS
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Hospitality for all comers. : OPENHOUSE
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Headline material. : EVENT
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One named to a political job. : APPOINTEE
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Make baskets. : WEAVE
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A body of soldiers. : TROOPS
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Bewilder. : STUN
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The Roman way. : VIA
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Beguilements. : ARTS
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Couples. : DUOS
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Ship's wheel. : HELM
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Sympathy. : PITY
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Sheer delight. : RAPTURE
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___ Gray, botanist (1810-88). : ASA
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Chemin de ___: Monte Carlo game. : FER
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Fragrances: Rare plural. : AROMATA
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Wined and dined well. : REGALED
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Baby talkers. : LISPERS
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Historic city on the Po. : CREMONA
39
Diminutive suffixes. : IES
40
A kind of saw. : RIP
41
Suitability. : APTNESS
43
Journalistic departments: Abbr. : COLS
44
Friends or kindred. : KITH
47
Prime home-budget item. : RENT
48
Knight of the road. : HOBO
49
Stir. : ADO
50
___ Eulenspiegel. : TYLL
51
The doctor's orders. : DOSAGE
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Arouse the interest of. : PIQUE
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Of soil produced by the decomposition of rocks. : LATERITIC
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Showers. : POURS
58
Expert in production and distribution. : ECONOMIST
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Sanctions. : AMENS
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Forwarded. : SENT
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Legal action: Span. : ACTO
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Slicker. : COAT
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Jewelry judge. : APPRAISER
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Journalistic writing. : REPORTAGE
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Very high-hat. : SNOOTY
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Opera star. : PONS
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When the umpire's hand goes up. : OUT
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Exhausts the supply: 2 wds. : USESUP
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Shunner of drink. : TEETOTALIST
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Stitched. : SEWN
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Pronoun contraction. : IVE
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Permission. : LEAVE
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Clanging chorus. : ANVIL
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Energy: Colloq. : STEAM
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Part of the fashion silhouette. : HIPS
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Exorbitant rates of interest. : USURIES
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40-mile strait of Turkey. : DARDANELLES
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Source of rope. : HEMP
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Monceau or Montsouris. : PARC
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An ace in the dummy, for instance. : REENTRY
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Sea in the Antarctic. : ROSS
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Sad story on Broadway. : FLOP
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Doing stunts with airplanes. : AEROBATIC
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Any three-decker author. : TRILOGIST
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Vipers. : ASPS
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
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Synonym for 18 Across. : ENLACE
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Richard Wagner's wife. : COSIMA
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Phi Beta ___. : KAPPA
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Vernacular turn. : IDIOM
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Snug chapeau. : TOQUE
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Hour: Comb. form. : HORO
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Girl's nickname. : TESS
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Make an impression. : DENT
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___-plasm for spiritualist seances. : ECTO
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Jardiniere. : URN
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Heavy weight. : TON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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