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New York Times, Tuesday, June 23, 1953

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Capital of Nigeria. : LAGOS
6
Parasol ant. : ATTA
10
Captain of the Giants. : DARK
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World War I menace. : UBOAT
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English letters. : VEES
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Cousin of the flute. : OBOE
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Seventh sign of the zodiac. : LIBRA
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A bet "to win." : ONTHENOSE
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Canada or Dixie. : LEE
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Worth. : PRICE
23
"Battle Cry," for instance. : NOVEL
24
Sword made in Spain. : TOLEDO
26
Feminine suffix denoting occupation. : STRESS
27
Shouted noisily. : BAWLED
29
Town SE of Augusta, Ga. : MEARS
31
Hero of "Green Mansions." : ABEL
32
Tincture deeply. : IMBUE
33
Creek. : RIA
36
Subject of Article III, Section 3, of the U. S. Constitution. : TREASONABLENESS
40
Chinese dynasty, 206 B.C. to 220 A.D. : HAN
41
What the earth does. : TURNS
42
Caesar's time to beware. : IDES
43
Revealed. : BARED
44
Cam. : TAPPET
46
Vukovich, Cobb, Jenkins, et al. : RACERS
49
Dessert for a banquet. : MOUSSE
51
Friend. : AMIGO
52
Huk, for instance. : REBEL
53
Between Chi and Omega. : PSI
56
One of a highly desirable trio. : JUGOFWINE
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Turkish money of account. : ASPER
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"Bald ___ egg." : ASAN
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Man of law: Abbr. : ATTY
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Relative. : NIECE
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On earth. : HERE
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Band across an escutcheon. : FESS
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Pastries. : TARTS
Down
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Short period of quiet. : LULL
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Hero of over 2,300 performances. : ABIE
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Middleman. : GOBETWEEN
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Rower. : OAR
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Chief item. : STAPLE
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Get out of. : AVOID
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They were made not to be broken. : TENCOMMANDMENTS
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___-de-pont (bridgehead): Fr. : TETE
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Tough elastic wood. : ASH
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Red Cross supporters. : DONORS
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Kind of board. : ABOVE
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Dorothy Perkins and Lilibet. : ROSES
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Ships, in poetry. : KEELS
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Pièce de résistance. : ENTREE
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Danger signal. : RED
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Clay water jar. : OLLA
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Cartoonist Steinberg. : SAUL
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Aptly named watering place. : BATH
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Narrow pass, in Southwest. : ABRA
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Subsides. : EBBS
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Concerning. : INRE
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Ingredient of a tamale. : REDPEPPER
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Two words of comprehension. : ISEE
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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___ Bethlehem. : STAROF
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Pronoun. : OURS
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Moves nimbly (with "off"). : NIPS
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Avaunt! : BEGONE
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Day of the week: Abbr. : TUE
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Position of Pisa's tower. : ASLANT
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Potentate. : RAJAH
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Appeal to one's sense of humor. : AMUSE
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Explosive items for practical jokers. : CIGAR
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Complies with law. : OBEYS
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Christening, for instance. : RITE
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The Dukhobors, for instance. : SECT
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Makes angry. : IRES
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Trainee at Lackland Air Base. : WAF
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New Mexican Indian. : SIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later.

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