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New York Times, Friday, June 12, 1953

Author:
A. Lazare
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F Q V W }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
A. Lazare has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,454
Across
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System of rules. : CODE
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Cooky holders. : JARS
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The spotted cavy. : PACA
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Word of agreement. : AMEN
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Make an address. : ORATE
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Household appliance. : IRON
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Feature of Gainsborough's "Duchess of Devonshire." : PICTUREHAT
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Main Street sign. : NEON
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Stellate. : STARRY
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Something good to eat. : NUTCAKE
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Midmorning. : TEN
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Salad vegetable. : RADISH
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Light gray. : ASH
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Characteristic mark. : STAMP
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Disconcert. : ABASH
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Colombia's fourth largest city. : CALI
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Far East. : ASIA
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Stupor: Comb. form. : NARCO
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A movie shot. : CLOSEUP
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5 o'clock wagon. : TEACART
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Rajahs' wives. : RANIS
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Moderate. : BATE
45
Joint. : KNEE
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Organizations: Abbr. : ASSNS
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Put forth, as power. : EXERT
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Wriggler. : EEL
50
Supplier of rigging, tackle, etc. : GEARER
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Bustle. : ADO
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City near Denver. : BOULDER
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Artemis' twin. : APOLLO
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Secy. Benson. : EZRA
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Nonsensical. : RIDICULOUS
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City in Iowa. : AMES
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Long for. : YEARN
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Scary character in folklore. : OGRE
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Times for receiving callers. : DAYS
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Pirate in "Peter Pan." : SMEE
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Sandwich breads. : RYES
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Symbols of R.N.'s. : CAPS
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Fail to do. : OMIT
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Olympic contests. : DECATHLONS
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Victor of Hollywood. : JORY
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Auxiliary verb. : ARE
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Short cheer. : RAH
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Opponent of change in policy. : STANDPATTER
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Miserly person. : PINCHBACK
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Zone. : AREA
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Discoverer of the Sandwich Islands. : COOK
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Actress Jeffreys. : ANNE
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Small case. : ETUI
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Sculptured vases. : URNS
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Lake in Ethiopia, source of Blue Nile. : TSANA
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Something good to eat. : RASPBERRIES
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Friend: Fr. : AMI
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Capital of the African Gold Coast. : ACCRA
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Hall-like Spanish rooms. : SALAS
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Science treating of spiders. : ARANEOLOGY
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Steep mass of broken rock. : SCREE
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Where a boniface presides : HOTEL
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Translucent gelatin. : ISINGLASS
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Ancient two-wheeled war chariot. : ESSED
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At all times: Poet. : EER
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Tomahawk. : AXE
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Forbidden: Var. : TAPU
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Ethereal: Poet. : AERY
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Sorrow. : DOLOR
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Pearl. : BEAD
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Heroine of long-popular juvenile series. : OZMA
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U. S. chemist, Nobel prizewinner, 1934. : UREY
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Skin blemish. : ACNE
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Bait. : LURE
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Chemical suffixes. : OSES
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Part of T. V. A. : DAM
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Anger. : IRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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