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New York Times, Monday, April 27, 1953

Author:
Dorothy Smith
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,408

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Across
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A good investment. : BOND
5
The Hippocratic and others. : OATHS
10
Indian of Arizona. : HOPI
14
Regiment in the Turkish army. : ALAI
15
Boat with a jib and a mainsail. : SLOOP
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Uninvited guest who threw the apple of discord. : ERIS
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The "woodpile." : BATS
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Part of W. C. T. U. : TEMPERANCE
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Cutters. : SNIPPERS
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A choice delicacy not for the masses. : CAVIAR
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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Subtle discrimination. : FINESSE
25
Famous name in shipbuilding. : CUNARD
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Broth makers. : COOKS
28
Precise and full. : EXACT
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Hawk-headed god of day: Egyptian myth. : HORUS
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Parents' frequent interjection. : SSH
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Ration for the needy. : DOLE
34
Two-wheeled vehicles. : CARTS
35
Oxford. : SHOE
36
Comparative suffixes. : ERS
37
The independent from Oregon. : MORSE
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Setting the table, for instance. : CHORE
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All: Comb. form. : PANTO
40
Twaddle. : DRIVEL
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The Fascist party in Spain since 1939. : FALANGE
44
Part of A. W. O. L. : LEAVE
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Ancient catapult for throwing stones. : ONAGER
46
Pastry shells filled with a cooked mixture. : TIMBALES
49
Habitual. : INVETERATE
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Ceremony. : RITE
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Lion's den. : LAIR
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Above: Prefix. : SUPRA
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Division of the shield, in Heraldry. : ENTE
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Saintes: Abbr. : STES
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An indefinite number, like umpteen. : STEEN
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Old-time interjection. : EGAD
Down
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Miss Hutton. : BABS
2
Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
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Fellow countrymen. : NATIONALS
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Crowd out. : DISPLACE
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Belgian seaport. : OSTEND
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Wide awake. : ALERT
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Friends of Dick and Harry. : TOMS
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Flight of an airplane: Colloq. : HOP
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Apparently right, but not really so. : SPECIOUS
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Equine affliction. : HEAVES
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Avifauna or bird. : ORNIS
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Units of measure for type, about 1/6 in. : PICAS
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150-mile river into the Rhone. : ISERE
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Enlisted men. : RANKS
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Forward. : PERT
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Strong point. : FORTE
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Yield. : CEDE
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Wife: Latin. : UXOR
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Rome's "Main Street." : CORSO
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Author of "The Luck of Roaring Camp." : HARTE
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Activity after a snowstorm. : SHOVELING
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"And they were ___ afraid." : SORE
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Part of 35 Across. : HEEL
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Capitol gathering. : CONGRESS
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A mock serenade with kettles, pans, horns, etc. : SHIVAREE
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French painter of the 19th century. : MANET
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Crustacean. : CRAB
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Vocal bellboys. : PAGERS
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Lower. : DEMEAN
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Fencing swords. : FOILS
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Church payment in Scotland. : ANNAT
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___ Parisienne. : LAVIE
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Metric measure, approximately 1 quart. : LITRE
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Ticker ribbon. : TAPE
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Girl's nickname. : ETTA
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First principle. : SEED
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A worn track. : RUT

Answer summary: 14 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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