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New York Times, Wednesday, April 29, 1953

Author:
Victor Goldfarb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Victor Goldfarb has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,410
Across
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Hollywood "silent" star. : GARBO
6
First word in the title of recent Hollywood spectacle. : QUO
9
Betwixt cup and lip. : SLIP
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Prettify. : ADORN
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Charley's relative. : AUNT
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Ice cream holder. : CONE
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Name on a check. : PAYEE
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Robin's retreat. : NEST
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Trigger or Topper, in cowboy lingo. : HOSS
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Old oath. : EGAD
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Koko's weapon. : SNEE
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A horse of another color. : PINTO
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Where Dover is: Abbr. : DEL
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Owners of large farms. : PLANTERS
25
What a scorned woman hath. : FURY
27
An Empire and a hassock. : OTTOMANS
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Vehicle in the Hambletonian. : SULKY
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Waving. : AFLAP
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Cockney's exclamation of surprise. : COO
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Faithful. : TRUE
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Cordilleras. : ANDES
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Aptitude ___. : TEST
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A letter. : ESS
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Opened. : UNDID
40
Hellos asea. : AHOYS
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Title of the former monarch of Kashmir. : MAHARAJA
43
Hebrew letter. : ALEF
44
Where bargains are found. : BASEMENT
46
No gentleman. : CAD
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According to Blackstone. : LEGAL
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Object of aversion. : TOAD
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Role for Vivian Leigh. : CLEO
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Lend a hand. : ABET
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Negative contraction. : ISNT
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Mickey. : MOUSE
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Next thing to 5 Down. : NONE
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The midshipmites. : LADS
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Where grapes grow. : ARBOR
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Successor to Man, per science fictionists. : ANTS
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Printers' measures. : EMS
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Rough files. : RASPS
Down
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Looked unbelievingly. : GAPED
2
"A penny saved is a penny earned." : ADAGE
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This takes the pot. : ROYALFLUSH
4
"Oh, tell me where is fancy ___." : BRED
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Pronoun. : ONE
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One of 52. : QUEENOFDIAMONDS
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Pending. : UNSETTLED
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Former boy wonder of the Giants. : OTT
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Religious split. : SCHISM
10
Diving bird. : LOON
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The current month: Abbr. : INST
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100 centavos in Cuba. : PESO
14
The "I" of "The King and I." : ANNA
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Adjective for Reynard. : SLY
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Any object used on stage. : PROP
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Crowbar. : PRY
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Amateur's favorite instrument. : UKE
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Another one of 52. : ACEOFCLUBS
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Inquisitive. : NOSY
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Tosspots. : SOTS
31
Part of a goblet. : STEM
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Major or Minor constellation. : URSA
33
Flotsam ___. : ANDJETSAM
36
Library collections of information. : ANAS
37
Much-used article. : THE
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1400-mi. river into the Caspian. : URAL
40
Height: Abbr. : ALT
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Diminishes. : ABATES
43
Besides. : AND
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Sign on Sloppy Joe's. : EATS
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Originator of "sour grapes." : AESOP
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Those opposed to thinkers. : DOERS
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Actress Turner. : LANA
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Very black. : EBON
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Relative of a guy. : GENT
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Actress Witherspoon. : CORA
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___ de France. : ILE
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Do damage to. : MAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later.

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