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New York Times, Saturday, June 20, 1953

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,462
Across
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Soft minerals. : TALCS
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F. D. R. specialty. : CHAT
10
Hurried. : SPED
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Where Pocatello is. : IDAHO
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Mayer of France. : RENE
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He wrote "Utopia." : MORE
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King David's daughter. : TAMAR
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Best seller of modern adventure. : ANNAPURNA
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Popular song at weddings. : OHPROMISEME
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Displacement unit, 35 cubic feet. : TON
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College course: Colloq. : TRIG
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Acapulco room. : SALA
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American poetess who was an M.D. : STEIN
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Popular cry from April to October. : BATTERUP
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Squash, for instance. : SPORT
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Busy place. : HIVE
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Another: Spanish. : OTRO
35
Cork. : TAP
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Noisy talkers: Var. : YAUPERS
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One of Hankow's rivers. : HAN
40
Things to do today. : LIST
42
Land masses: Fr. : ILES
43
Greece's king and others. : PAULS
45
Wendell Willkie's dream. : ONEWORLD
47
Bridge partners. : PAIRS
48
He portrayed Willie Loman. : COBB
49
Senator from the Sooner state. : KERR
50
Bern's river. : AAR
52
U. S. actor in Italy. : ORSONWELLES
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He sells to whom he pleases. : FREELANCE
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Girl in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
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___-bellum. : ANTE
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Miss Hardcastle of "She Stoops to Conquer." : KATE
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Homestead site. : INLOT
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Sea in the Antarctic. : ROSS
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Class of the "Iliad" or "Odyssey." : EPOS
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Real name of French novelist Stendhal. : BEYLE
Down
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President of Yugoslavia. : TITO
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One of Lamech's wives. : ADAH
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Living room item. : LAMP
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The U. N. has one. : CHARTER
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Phi Beta Phi or Chi Omega. : SORORITY
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Governor of Indiana. : CRAIG
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Breakfast table suppliers. : HENS
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Princess ___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
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Member of Dave Beck's union. : TEAMSTER
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Home of the Mustangs. : SMU
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Yellow Sea naval base. : PORTARTHUR
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Austrian man's name. : ERNO
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Senior member of a group. : DEAN
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Fuel. : PEAT
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Andy Gump's wife. : MIN
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Economist Cherne. : LEO
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Where Bilboa is. : SPAIN
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The A. E. C. has many. : TOPSECRETS
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Man. : BIPED
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The birds, to a zoologist. : AVES
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6,000-ft. range of Eurasia. : URALS
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French soprano. : PONS
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French city. : STLO
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Large seaport in Yorkshire. : HULL
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Device in a bus or railroad car. : AIRBRAKE
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Cut of meat. : SPARERIB
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The makings of a quarrel. : TWO
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Route from Gander to Shannon. : AIRLANE
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Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
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Church furnishing. : PEW
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Crooks in tree branches. : KNEES
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From a distance. : AFAR
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Popular cartoonist. : ARNO
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Sudden clicking sound. : SNAP
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Eight: Comb. form. : OCTO
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Emblem of France. : LILY
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Chemical compound. : ENOL
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Surfeit. : SATE
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English letters. : EES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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