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New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,423
Across
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Long a point of contention between Bonn and Paris. : SAAR
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Sheepish. : CHEAP
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Collection in a chimney. : SMUT
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The ship that sailed from Iolcus to Colchis. : ARGO
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Musical Marx. : HARPO
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Father of Romulus and Remus. : MARS
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Results of Teheran, Yalta, Potsdam. : AGREEMENTS
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What bread comes in. : SLICES
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___ Perpetua (exist forever): motto of Idaho. : ESTO
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Little island. : AIT
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Put against in competition. : PITTED
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Grand Seignior's decrees. : IRADES
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Appointed as one's substitute. : DEPUTED
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Relative of skiddoo. : SCAT
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More money in the envelope. : RAISE
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Believers in altruism. : IDEALISTS
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Sunflower State Governor. : ARN
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Benjamin F. Fairless' specialty. : STEEL
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Subject of Wayne Morse's marathon talk. : OIL
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Sac and Fox Indian chief, fought the U. S., 1831–32. : BLACKHAWK
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An accidental success: Colloq. : FLUKE
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Reduced to an average. : EQUATED
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Building in a park. : CASINO
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An American meal. : BRUNCH
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Volcanic product. : ASH
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Tide of Christmas. : YULE
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Takes under one's wing. : ADOPTS
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Arch Oboler's 3-dimension feature. : BWANADEVIL
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Out-of-the-way place. : NOOK
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Superior, for instance. : LAKE
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Embrace: Var. : ENARM
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Badly. : ILLY
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Black-___ Susan. : EYED
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King Frederik's countrymen. : DANES
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Hoist the white flag. : CEDE
Down
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Mr. Browne and Mr. Hill. : SAMS
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Sea in Central Asia. : ARAL
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Nero's mother, whom he murdered. : AGRIPPINA
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Roman comic actor, friend of Cicero. : ROSCIUS
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Pure in taste and style. : CHASTE
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A girl, in Navy slang. : HAG
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Went astray. : ERRED
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"Ivory ___ and Peacocks." : APES
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Endowed with beauty and imagination. : POETICAL
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Haggard's Ayesha. : SHE
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Univalent atom or radical. : MONAD
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Let loose. : UNTIE
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Pilots' experiments. : TESTS
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Aesopian conclusion. : MORAL
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Name for Italian girls. : EDITAS
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Native of Panay island. : ATI
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Lacking in variety. : DRAB
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Title for Bertrand Russell. : EARL
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Office ___. : SEEKER
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Morning freshness. : DEW
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Headline flight of 1929. : SOUTHPOLE
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Impish child: Var. : TIKE
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Jolly Old Elf's means of traveling. : SLED
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Enveloped in mystery. : SHROUDED
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Where the Cubs play. : CHI
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Troubled British Crown Colony in East Africa. : KENYA
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Accumulated resources. : FUND
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Expressing much in few words. : LACONIC
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Twinges of conscience. : QUALMS
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Transoceanic communication. : CABLE
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Oscillating. : ASWAY
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An instant: Slang. : SHAKE
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Laborite of the leftist bloc. : BEVAN
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Girl's name. : LENA
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Gave an account. : TOLD
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Terrier from a Hebrides island. : SKYE
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Man's name in an expression. : NED
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Resentment. : IRE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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