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New York Times, Thursday, June 4, 1953

Author:
Albert Carroll
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,446
Across
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Princely estate. : MANOR
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Tug's tow. : SCOW
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Winks: Colloq. : BATS
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Constrictor of South America. : ABOMA
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African tree. : COLA
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Send forth. : EMIT
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Toulouse-Lautrec in the movies. : JOSEFERRER
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Carry on. : WAGE
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Scrap of food. : ORT
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Famous name in dancing. : FREDASTAIRE
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Ananias or Sapphira. : LIAR
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Absent: Scot. : AWA
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Preserved with salt. : CORNED
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Hand-made houses. : IGLOOS
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The cold and stony stare. : GLARE
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Sir Winston's constant companion. : CIGAR
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Headliner of April 6, 1909. : PEARY
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Musical direction. : PPP
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Lively. : ANIMATE
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Conjunction. : NEITHER
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Coral or Red. : SEA
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Term in grammar. : TENSE
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English county. : SHIRE
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Get the better of. : WORST
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Little fishes. : SMELTS
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Moving in multitudes. : ASWARM
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Mon cher ___. : AMI
51
Sashes for "Three little girls from school." : OBIS
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Comedian of "Top Banana" fame. : PHILSILVERS
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Babylonian god. : ANU
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Cue. : HINT
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Souvenir of New Year's Eve. : NOISEMAKER
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Pioneer in movie-making. : INCE
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One of Mrs. Coolidge's names. : ANNA
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Musical hit of 1919. : IRENE
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Bambi. : DEER
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Parts of a course in a sailing race. : LEGS
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Pastries. : TARTS
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Pieces of Italian pottery. : MAJOLICAS
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A Maori, for instance. : ABORIGINE
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Homesickness. : NOSTALGIA
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Cockney's abode. : OME
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Riff-___. : RAFF
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Propeller. : SCREW
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The ropes in a ship's rigging. : CORDAGE
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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Cause of frequent headlines. : WARSCARE
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"Sailor ___." : BEWARE
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With force. : AMAIN
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Clemenceau's French epithet. : TIGRE
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Bucephalus. : STEED
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Stages of history. : ERAS
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Standpatism. : TORYISM
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Be footloose. : ROAM
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Demosthenes and Cicero. : ORATORS
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Where the little boy lives. : LANE
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Writes. : PENS
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The comedian with the accordion. : PHILBAKER
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Relevant. : PERTINENT
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Compelling influences. : PRESSURES
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Where to catch a train. : TERMINAL
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Man's nickname. : THEO
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Averting (with "off"). : STAVING
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Gov. Kohler of Wisconsin. : WALTER
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King. : SIRE
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Plant-sucking insect. : APHID
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Sunny weather. : SHINE
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Shrink from. : WINCE
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Conformations of land. : MESAS
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Isolated. : LONE
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Hard hit. : SMIT
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Constellation. : ARA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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