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New York Times, Thursday, April 2, 1953

Author:
Sidney Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Sidney Blum has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,383
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Symbol of Eire. : HARP
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Terminate. : CLOSE
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Member of the Coast Guard. : SPAR
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Oriental prince. : EMIR
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Sculptor of Hugo, Shaw, Balzac, etc. : RODIN
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African tree. : COLA
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Breakwater. : MOLE
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Former Mexican President. : AVILA
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Drive out. : OUST
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The capital of Liberia was named for him. : PRESIDENTMONROE
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Sign seen on property. : SOLD
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Be under obligation. : OWE
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Exempt. : IMMUNE
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City of Czechoslovakia. : CARLSBAD
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Glides in air. : SOARS
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Parts of a tuning fork. : TINES
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Pronoun. : OUR
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Heavenly being: French. : ANGE
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Inflexible. : RIGID
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Take on. : HIRE
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Philippine native. : ATI
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Pertaining to punishment. : PENAL
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Houses in Spain. : CASAS
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Small motor-driven vehicle. : CYCLECAR
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Denizens of the desert. : CAMELS
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Suffix forming Latinized names. : INI
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Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
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George C. Marshall, since Dec. 16, 1944. : FIVESTARGENERAL
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Uninteresting. : ARID
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Fondness: Italian. : AMORE
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Décor of an ice storm. : RIME
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Ogier the ___. : DANE
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Beans. : LIMAS
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Small town on the Thames. : ETON
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Reporter of future events. : SEER
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Least pleasing. : SEAMY
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Hollow. : DENT
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What burlap is made of. : HEMP
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God of love. : AMOR
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Make ornery. : RILE
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What blocs and lobbys use. : PRESSURE
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Origin. : CRADLE
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Took delight in. : LOVED
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One-eyed god. : ODIN
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Residue of a flood. : SILT
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Charmed. : ENAMORED
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Wheat or barley cakes. : SCONES
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Serve tea. : POUR
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Further. : ALSO
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Relative speed. : RATE
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Electrically charged particles. : IONS
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People who burn the midnight oil. : OWLS
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He befriended Ivanhoe. : ISAAC
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Actor Woolley. : MONTY
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John Mulholland's forte. : MAGIC
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New father's handout. : CIGAR
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Indigo plant. : ANIL
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Gov. Len Jordan's capital. : BOISE
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Perceived by the ear. : AURAL
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Dirndl. : DRESS
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Girl's nickname. : TINA
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Detailed statements. : RECITALS
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Made persistent attempts. : HAMMERED
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Writes. : PENS
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French port. : CAEN
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German songs. : LIEDER
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Of poor quality: Slang. : CHEESY
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German name of Zagreb. : AGRAM
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Usually irrational pursuits. : FADS
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"Dies ___," famous Latin hymn. : IRAE
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Honeysuckle. : VINE
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French friend. : AMIE
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City of Seven Hills. : ROMA
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Ceremony. : RITE
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Ancient Egyptian deity. : AMON
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Time of religious observance. : LENT

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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