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New York Times, Wednesday, March 4, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,354
Across
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One overcome with his own importance. : SNOB
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Made, as a goal. : CAGED
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Associate intimately. : CHUM
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Where the heart is. : HOME
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Mrs. Robert Lovett. : ADELE
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Experience. : HAVE
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Finished. : OVER
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Curtain fabric. : NINON
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Length times width. : AREA
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An ideal for the U.N. to attain. : PARLIAMENTOFMAN
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Groundless. : IDLE
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The Red Cross slogan. : GIVE
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Davits. : CRANES
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Small box for tea or coffee. : CANISTER
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Gowns. : ROBES
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Detested. : HATED
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Gov. Rogers' state: Abbr. : WYO
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City of 22,898 in Iowa. : AMES
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Goddess of growing vegetation. : CERES
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Spin, as a coin on a table. : BIRL
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Bering or Barents. : SEA
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Phenomenon of the Zambezi River. : FALLS
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Aladdin's man-of-all-work. : GENIE
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Longtime goal of Irish patriots. : HOMERULE
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Temblors. : QUAKES
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He wrote the lyrics for "Two's Company." : NASH
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Remove from office. : OUST
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Former attempt at 20 Across. : LEAGUEOFNATIONS
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All: Comb. form. : OMNI
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Straightedge. : RULER
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Chaplin's Phyllis, in "Limelight." : FLEA
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Part of Arabia. : OMAN
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Motionless. : INERT
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"___ Plenty of Nuttin'." : IGOT
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"For Pete's ___." : SAKE
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Icelandic tales. : EDDAS
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Tall woody grass. : CANE
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___ talk. : SHOP
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New star. : NOVA
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Hebrew unit of dry measure. : OMER
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Autos with taxi-type bodies. : BERLINES
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What the lines on Mars may be. : CANALS
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"Brother, can you spare ___ . . . " : ADIME
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Actress Tierney. : GENE
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Stretches. : ELONGATES
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Tooth ivories. : DENTINES
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Becomes annoyed. : CHAFES
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Damage. : HARM
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Part of the eye. : UVEA
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Unimposing. : MEAN
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When Caesar died. : IDES
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Roman poet. : OVID
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Heavy towel linen. : CRASH
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The epitome of young lovers. : ROMEO
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Opposite the middle part of a ship. : ABEAM
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Frankie ___, pianist. : CARLE
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Sparkle in the light. : TWINK
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Eagle's nest: Var. : EYRIE
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Parts. : ROLES
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A fiendish person. : HELLHOUND
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Informal discussion. : CAUSERIE
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Imparting bliss. : BEATIFIC
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Married woman: German. : FRAU
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Blast. : GUST
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Any mechanical contrivance. : ENGINE
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Liquid measures. : QUARTS
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Burdens, in ancient Rome. : ONERA
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City in France. : LOOS
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Queen Juliana's third name. : EMMA
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Giant, in the Old Testament. : ANAK
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Thirteenth word of "Casablanca." : FLED
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Gas used in tubular lights. : NEON
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Fill full. : SATE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 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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