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New York Times, Wednesday, March 25, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,375
Across
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The late President Weizmann. : CHAIM
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Devilish. : SATANIC
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Terrorist group in Kenya. : MAUMAU
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New President of Mexico. : CORTINES
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Agree. : ASSENT
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Anesthetize. : ANALGIZE
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Rebuilt industrial region in Germany. : RUHR
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Land areas. : ACRES
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Chinese pagoda. : TAA
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Take: Dial. : TAE
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"Have ___ at it": 2 wds. : ATRY
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Kind of pigeon. : HOMING
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A district in central London. : ALSATIA
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Iturbi's instrument. : PIANO
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The making of a photograph. : SHOT
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Gave a thwack to: Colloq. : BELTED
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Home of the Eisenhowers. : ABILENE
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Pedestrian's situation. : CARLESS
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Ecclesiastical decrees. : CANONS
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Wings. : ALAE
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___ paper. : CREPE
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Source of vitamin D. : SUNRAYS
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State of most of the world. : UNREST
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Colleague: Abbr. : ASST
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Cat call. : MEW
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Traitor. : RAT
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Irish insurrectionist of the 18th century. : EMMET
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He lives his life with Lucy. : DESI
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Knowledge: Latin. : SCIENTIA
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Ousts. : EVICTS
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Joyous feelings. : ELATIONS
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The world's goods. : RICHES
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Early Hebrew monastics. : ESSENES
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Villain's facial expression. : SNEER
Down
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Offhand. : CASUAL
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Quiets. : HUSHES
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Stars and stripes man: Abbr. : AMER
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Scotsman's name. : IAN
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Biological variations. : MUTATIONS
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Frightening. : SCARY
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Americanism for "topnotcher." : AONE
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Contents of Iago's purse. : TRASH
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An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Dress stone. : NIG
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Admit into a society. : INITIATE
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Works of French post-impressionist painter. : CEZANNES
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : MARTA
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Neptune and the Tritons. : SEAGODS
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Orange box. : CRATE
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Statues of a goddess by Phidias and others. : ATHENES
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Performer. : OPERANT
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He wrote "The Crucible." : MILLER
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Angle of a ski run. : ASLOPE
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Stair rail supports. : BALUSTERS
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Imprecate. : ACCURSE
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"___ Bill the sailor." : BARNACLE
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Indispositions to exertion. : INERTIAS
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Deterioration of wines causing loss of color. : CASSE
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Don of Kenosha and Hollywood. : AMECHE
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Poetic day before. : YESTER
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European republicans. : SWISS
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Sioux tribe or Rocky Mountain range. : TETON
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Pile up. : AMASS
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One of King Solomon's interests. : MINE
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Equipment for a game of backgammon. : DICE
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French connectives. : ETS
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Never: German. : NIE
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___ ordinaire. : VIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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