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New York Times, Friday, April 10, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,391
Across
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Nickname famous in baseball. : BABE
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Husband of a rani. : RAJA
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What cigarettes come in. : PACKS
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Actress Nazimova. : ALLA
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Historic times. : ERAS
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Rousseau's hero. : EMILE
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No runback play, in football. : FAIRCATCH
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Irv, of baseball. : NOREN
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Sawbuck. : TENNER
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Creator of "Roberta." : KERN
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Part of Scotland Yard: Abbr. : CID
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Mr. Fondy of the Cubs. : DEE
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Rich man: Slang. : MONEYBAGS
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Movie tough guy. : LADD
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Famous fliers. : RAF
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Union for bus drivers. : TWU
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Where Tuskegee is: Abbr. : ALA
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Men of Lhasa. : LAMAS
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Prepared a printing press. : INKED
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Baseball. : NATIONALPASTIME
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San ___. : DIEGO
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Evade a tag. : SLIDE
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Three all, for instance. : TIE
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Part of a musical refrain. : TRA
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Former Giant and Brave shortstop. : KERR
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Blowout insurance. : SPARETIRE
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Wife of the old Norse god, Thor. : SIF
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Mr. Brown of Rugby or the Cubs. : TOM
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Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
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Name in Baseball's Hall of Fame. : SISLER
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Queen Elizabeth II's mother-in-law. : ALICE
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Tending to concede. : ADMISSIVE
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Great enthusiasm. : MANIA
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Tip to one side. : HEEL
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Lake made by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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A trial print from a negative. : PROOF
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Christiania, since 1925. : OSLO
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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Astern. : BAFT
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Wings. : ALAE
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Romantic instance of boy-meets-girl. : BLINDDATE
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A kind of income. : EARNED
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Foster. : REAR
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Avocation for busy statesmen. : ART
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Utility man. : JACKOFALLTRADES
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Like the wood used in bats. : ASHEN
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Saving, in a small way. : PENNYWISE
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I love: Latin. : AMO
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About, used in dates. : CIRCA
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A kind of floodlight: Var. : KLEIG
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Transmits. : SENDS
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Third row. : CEE
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Macerate. : RET
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Parents. : MAMAS
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Part of a squeeze play. : BUNT
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Arrive at a place. : LAND
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Jai ___, racket game. : ALAI
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Managed. : RAN
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Kind of notebook. : LOOSELEAF
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Where a steeplejack works. : SPIRE
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Political trial balloonist. : KITEFLIER
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Potentate. : EMIR
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Natty Bumppo's prey. : DEER
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Hero of Borodin opera. : IGOR
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Political action group. : ADA
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A season, in France. : ETE
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Part of a Cole Porter musical title. : KISSME
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Collector's item. : STAMP
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Guiding, as a star. : POLAR
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Vital acid. : AMINO
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Sen. Welker's state. : IDAHO
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Member of the family. : SIS
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Fodder store. : SILO
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Popular name in Wales. : EVAN
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Cincinnati's nine. : REDS
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Reuther heads it. : CIO
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Pitcher Parnell. : MEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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