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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 19, 1953

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 691 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Louis Baron has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 135-Across and 71-Down clues had "across"; changed it to "Across."

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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,400
Across
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State-to-be? : ALASKA
7
Girl's name. : ONA
10
Reuter, for instance: Abbr. : GER
13
M. S. A. head. : STASSEN
20
Device of crossed slats. : LATTICE
22
Geographical headliner. : FORMOSA
24
Shores in a famous Marine song. : TRIPOLI
25
Part of Article 1, Bill of Rights. : FREEDOMOFSPEECH
27
Verdi role. : RADAMES
28
Product of 69 Down. : OIL
29
Garb. : DRESS
30
Brahms' "___ Rhapsody." : ALTO
31
Relative of the agouti. : PACA
32
Little ___. : EVA
33
Fasten. : NAIL
35
Settles down in. : NESTS
37
Describing a voice. : THROATY
39
Hillside: Scot. : BRAE
40
Power. : STEAM
42
Countersinks. : REAMS
44
Babylonian hero. : ETANA
45
___ Rica. : COSTA
46
Umpire for Laertes-Hamlet duel. : OSRIC
47
Early Irish alphabet. : OGAMS
49
Shinto temple. : SHA
50
Sister in a book, play, movie. : EILEEN
51
Helmet-shaped headgear. : CASQUE
54
Faulty. : ILL
56
Horseshoe-shaped lodestone. : UMAGNET
58
Dine. : EAT
61
Members of F. F. V. : LEES
62
Held one's ground. : STOOD
64
Actor Guinness. : ALEC
65
Marble. : MIG
68
Lacking lubrication. : UNOILED
70
Member of Truman Cabinet. : ACHESON
72
Poppycock. : BAH
73
Up: Comb. form. : ANO
74
Mrs. Bogart. : LAUREN
75
Blue, green, etc. : HUES
76
Roman emperor. : TRAJAN
78
Game like parchesi. : LUDO
79
Gov. Shivers of Texas. : ALLAN
80
Pianist Moiseivitch. : BENNO
81
Local Tarzan type. : HEMAN
82
Inflexible. : RIGID
83
Large city of France: Fr. : LYON
84
Speaker of the House. : MARTIN
85
Sign. : OMEN
86
Voice of a quadruped. : HEEHAW
87
Old province of Honshu. : IZU
88
Cask. : TUN
89
Squirrel, to a zoologist. : SCIURUS
91
Fiery Italian film actress. : MAGNANI
92
Old Roman coin. : AES
93
Newts. : EFTS
95
Wrap-around garments. : SARIS
96
Signal by bugle. : CALL
97
Person. : MAN
98
3-D movies, for instance. : EYEFULS
101
Pince ___. : NEZ
102
Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. : BOHLEN
104
Claws. : TALONS
106
Eyes: Scot. : EES
108
Maker of oxbows. : YOKER
110
Tribal symbol. : TOTEM
114
Learns by report. : HEARS
115
Birthplace of Columbus. : GENOA
117
Ferns of P. I. : NITOS
119
Clifton Webb role. : SOUSA
120
Creator of Captain Queeg. : WOUK
121
Learned men. : SAVANTS
123
Pioneer French painter. : MANET
125
Girl's name. : KATE
126
Elevation: Abbr. : ALT
127
England's Princess. : ANNE
128
Guide. : SHOW
130
Four: Comb. form. : TETRA
132
Marble. : TAW
133
Ring. : CIRCLET
135
Champion of 25 Across. : THEFOURTHESTATE
138
Bread shaper. : KNEADER
139
Tasso's hero. : RINALDO
140
Relatives of travesties. : SATIRES
141
Protestant nonconformist. : SECTARY
142
Animal. : APE
143
Flipper. : FIN
144
Athenian judge. : DICAST
Down
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King deposed in 1931. : ALFONSO
2
Cowpoke's gear. : LARIATS
3
Studio. : ATELIER
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Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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Charles Laughton role. : KIDD
6
Potential tree. : ACORN
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In the wings. : OFFSTAGE
8
French pronoun. : NOS
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A harp, to Toscanini. : ARPA
10
Poet, dramatist, novelist, scientist. : GOETHE
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Convoys. : ESCORTS
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Exclamation of joy. : RAH
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Levels. : STRATA
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Cartoon character. : TRACY
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"Celeste ___." : AIDA
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Resort. : SPA
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Creator of Philip Carey. : SOMERSETMAUGHAM
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Heighten. : ELEVATE
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Breed of ancient Persian horse. : NISAEAN
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Eastern prince. : EMEER
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Become gentle. : MELT
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Bony. : OSSEOUS
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Where Col. Remon is President. : PANAMA
34
Non-professional. : LAIC
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Wee. : SMA
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Island in T. H. : OAHU
39
Tree trunk. : BOLE
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A gateway to Mexico, in Texas. : MCALLEN
43
Sightseer's must in Washington, D. C. : SMITHSONIAN
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Saddle girth. : CINCH
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Purplish black. : SLOE
50
Sea east of Greece: Var. : EGEAN
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Witnessed. : SEEN
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Proven. : QED
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Best seller of 1933. : LOSTHORIZON
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British saint. : ALBAN
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Girl's name meaning fair speech. : EULALIA
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Study in detail. : ANALYZE
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José Ferrer role. : TOULOUSELAUTREC
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Picturesque movies. : SCENICS
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Hero of "It Can't Happen Here." : DOREMUS
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Gov. Craig's state. : INDIANA
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Marquand hero. : GOODWIN
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U. S.–British diplomatic problem. : IRAN
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Last word of "I Am the Monarch of the Sea." : AUNTS
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13 and 102 Across. : NAMES
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Pronoun. : HER
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Author de Hartog. : JAN
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Legal claim. : LIEN
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Kaffir. : BANTU
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Flat moldings. : REGLETS
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Fur pieces. : MUFFS
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Meeting place. : HALL
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Certain years. : TEENS
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Heavy hydrogen discoverer. : UREY
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Lunar angel of Persian myth. : MAH
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Hideout for an extra card. : SLEEVE
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Heraldic figure. : CORONET
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City in Pennsylvania. : YORK
100
Great Zambezi bridge. : SENA
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Atom smasher. : BETATRON
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Remote spot. : NOOK
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Slapstick sounds. : THWACKS
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Mouth harmonica. : AEOLINE
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Filial state. : SONSHIP
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Best seller of 1901. : KIM
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Descendant of earliest reptile. : TUATARA
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Properties. : ESTATES
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Life-preserver. : MAEWEST
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Another Sinclair Lewis hero. : GANTRY
116
Ulysses' friend. : ATHENE
118
Adam's son and others. : SETHS
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Look of scorn. : SNEER
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Chesterfield. : SOFA
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A bearing surface. : TREAD
127
Former diva. : ALDA
129
Famous grandma-impersonator. : WOLF
131
City of Italy. : ASTI
134
Archy's Mehitabel. : CAT
135
Refrain syllable. : TRA
136
North Caucasian language. : UDI
137
Twitch. : TIC

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 22 debuted here and reused later, 14 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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