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New York Times, Saturday, April 25, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,406
Across
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Radiophiles. : HAMS
5
Individuality. : SELF
9
French wine. : MEDOC
14
Item on page opposite Editorial. : OBIT
15
Eggheads presumably have none. : HAIR
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Saw. : ADAGE
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Highest mountain conquered by man. : ANNAPURNA
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Held stock in. : OWNED
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New TV comic, Monday night. : REDBUTTONS
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Kin of curare. : INEE
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Triple sec. : DRY
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The ___ degree. : NTH
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Trite: Slang. : CORNY
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Mazo de la Roche's creation. : JALNA
29
Rum cakes. : BABKAS
32
Old TV show, Friday night. : MAMA
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It flows into the Seine. : EURE
37
South Seas heroine of a Flaherty picture. : MOANA
38
Girl in an old song. : ALICE
40
Threefold: Comb. form. : TER
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Beans. : SOYAS
42
Smooth. : SILKY
43
Jib. : SAIL
45
Hardy's Mrs. Clare. : TESS
46
Street vendor. : HAWKER
48
Canine haberdashery. : LEASH
50
Zeal. : ARDOR
52
Snub. : CUT
53
Tailor's problem. : FIT
56
___ Caliente, resort of Lower California. : AGUA
58
One of Malenkov's five deputies. : KAGANOVICH
61
Whence the "Bell Song." : LAKME
63
He played the lead in "Taxi." : DANDAILEY
64
Doll up. : PREEN
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U. S. author now living in England. : AGAR
66
January 20 onward. : TERM
67
Crystal-ball operators. : SEERS
68
Depend. : RELY
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
Down
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Ft. Knox contents. : HOARD
2
Li'l guy who's being musical-comedy-ized. : ABNER
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Miss Carson. : MINDY
4
Rough guess. : STAB
5
Thread-holder in a sewing machine. : SHUTTLE
6
Peanuts. : EARTHNUTS
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Short for a typesetting machine. : LINO
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Small change in Paris. : FRANC
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Chinese name. : MAO
10
Subject of current biography. : EDWINBOOTH
11
Boxoffice sellout as a single performer. : DANNYKAYE
12
Molding. : OGEE
13
Yield. : CEDE
18
Desolate region in the Andes. : PUNA
21
Sound of sorrow. : SOB
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Heavy weights of piledrivers. : RAMS
27
He's way ahead of Sedgman now. : JACKKRAMER
28
Of a fixed space. : AREAL
30
Collections of information. : ANAS
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Speak impudently. : SASS
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Food for livestock. : MASH
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Inter ___ (among others): Latin. : ALIA
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Sid Gordon's new HQ. : MILWAUKEE
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Albany to Buffalo. : ERIECANAL
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Ogled. : EYED
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Weekly job. : LAUNDRY
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Buddy of the GI. : ROK
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Portico. : STOA
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It has bounced off the moon. : RADAR
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They're kept in cabinets. : FILES
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Coolers. : ICERS
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Clam chowder flavor. : THYME
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Maurice Herzog's playground. : ALPS
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Depot, in Paris. : GARE
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A light-green plum. : GAGE
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Quickly: Fr. : VITE
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One-striper: Abbr. : ENS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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