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New York Times, Saturday, April 18, 1953

Author:
Leonard Goldberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
5
Barnyard bleats. : BAAS
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Flagpoles. : MASTS
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Finis of the "Ten Little Indians." : NONE
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Part of the overhead. : RENT
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A wide expanse : OCEAN
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Controversial public figure in France. : CHARLESDEGAULLE
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A place for plants or plots. : HOTBED
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Nothing: French. : RIEN
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Senator Holland's state: Abbr. : FLA
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Man's nickname. : TIM
24
Slot machine item. : CENT
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University in Nashville. : FISK
26
Cerebral end-product. : IDEA
28
Oriental name. : ALI
29
Squalid street. : SLUM
31
Sister. : NUN
32
Booker T. Washington was one. : SLAVE
34
Sufficiently. : AMPLY
37
Recent novel by J. D. Salinger, with "The." : CATCHERINTHERYE
40
It commends you "to God." : ADIEU
41
Meeting place in a popular song. : ASTOR
42
Pray: Latin. : ORA
43
Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
45
In the know. : HEP
46
More than. : OVER
47
Refrain of a carol. : NOEL
49
Place to hibernate. : LAIR
51
Sheep. : EWE
52
___-Saud, ruler in Mecca. : IBN
53
Hemmed. : SEWN
54
A kind of cracker. : ANIMAL
57
State of spreading over same space or time with another. : COEXTENSIVENESS
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Famous nickname. : ELSIE
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Indian one-horse carriage. : EKKA
62
Insect. : GNAT
63
Copal or mastic. : RESIN
64
Changes the color. : DYES
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Ships: Abbr. : STRS
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Move by small degrees. : INCH
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Part of London. : SOHO
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Symptom of spring fever. : INATTENTIVENESS
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Where the Drina flows. : SERBIA
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Reared. : BRED
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Roman bronze. : AES
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Enigma of the U. N. : ANDREIVISHINSKY
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A famous Gertrude. : STEIN
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Sound of woe. : MOAN
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Needle: Comb. form. : ACU
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A goal for everyone. : SELFIMPROVEMENT
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Category for basketball players. : TALLS
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A kind of thief. : SNEAK
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General Shepherd. : LEM
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Prepares. : GETS
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Santa ___. : CLARA
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Show irritation. : FUME
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South American Indian. : INCA
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A pair. : DUAD
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"Brown October ___." : ALE
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Broadway comedian. : LAHR
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Fold together. : SHUT
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Stage direction. : ENTER
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A strummable instrument. : LYRE
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Four seasons. : YEAR
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Wainscot. : CEIL
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Relative of a yoyo. : TOP
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Accounts payable. : OWINGS
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More delightful. : NICER
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Former French coin. : OBOLE
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Having beards, as wheat. : AWNED
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Compass point. : ENE
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British carbine. : STEN
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Miss Gardner and others, : AVAS
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Glacial ridge, in Sweden. : ASAR
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Naval vessels. : LSTS
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Midnight. : XII
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Famous nickname. : IKE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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