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New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 1953

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,417

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Across
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Animated hound. : PLUTO
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The "S" in S. A. R. : SONS
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Fortune, in Hollywood. : FACE
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Poor poet: Var. : RIMER
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Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Out of good graces: 2 wds. : INBAD
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Victim of the Ancient Mariner's crossbow. : ALBATROSS
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Euclidean subject. : GEOMETRY
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Decoration for a baldpate. : TOUPEE
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Girl's name meaning princess. : SARA
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Device on a document. : SEAL
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State flower of Oklahoma. : MISTLETOE
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Magazine for military stores. : DEPOT
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Conditional provision. : UNLESS
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Keep dependent. : BABY
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Malachite, for instance. : ORE
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Hideaway. : LAIR
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Vista. : SCENE
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This team or that team. : SIDE
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Short smoke. : CIG
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Genuine. : REAL
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On the ground. : FALLEN
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A figure of speech. : TROPE
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Attraction at the Museum of Natural History. : DINOSAURS
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Prayers. : AVES
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Dismiss from office. : OUST
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Glad tidings. : GOSPEL
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Goal of an ivory tower dweller. : SOLITUDE
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Cousins of refugees. : EXPELLEES
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Mr. from Tampico. : SENOR
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Skinflinty. : NEAR
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Concerning. : INRE
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ABC and XYZ. : TRIOS
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It flows into the Danube. : ENNS
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Beaks. : NEBS
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Common form of somniloquy. : SNORE
Down
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Vocally virtuous person. : PRIG
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Particular class of goods. : LINE
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The boss of a shield. : UMBO
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Member of an A. F. L. union. : TEAMSTER
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Ancient methods of trial by fire, water, combat, etc. : ORDEALS
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Oldtime name for a pirate. : SEARAT
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Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
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Catch. : NAB
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Dignity. : STATE
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English schoolmaster's rod. : FERULE
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On the peak. : ATOP
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South Dakotan in the Upper House. : CASE
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Besides. : ELSE
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Play the sycophant. : TOADY
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Plait of hair: Fr. : TRESSE
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O'Casey or O'Kelly. : SEAN
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Deprive of something by trickery. : MULCT
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Where the bombs burst. : INAIR
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Country or seaport in Eire. : SLIGO
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Daggers used as reference marks in printing. : OBELI
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Soldier in Marshal Joffre's army. : POILU
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Division of natural objects. : ORDER
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Carefree years. : TEENS
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Sully. : BEFOUL
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Contemptible ones. : CADS
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Frowsy female. : SLATTERN
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Make merry. : REVEL
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Gives support to. : ASSISTS
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Concern of the Fourth Estate. : PAPERS
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Catches in a springe. : NOOSES
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Mrs. Irving Berlin. : ELLIN
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Actress Tierney. : GENE
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Yaks and zebus. : OXEN
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Arch of a bridge. : SPAN
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One of Tito's subjects. : SERB
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Fresh-water mussel. : UNIO
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Revolving ___. : DOOR
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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