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New York Times, Wednesday, July 15, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,487

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Across
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Capital of Guam. : AGANA
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The Andrea Doria. : SHIP
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New Premier of 36 Down. : RAAB
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The Lebanese Ambassador. : MALIK
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Watercourse in Africa. : WADI
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Press. : URGE
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Town near Salerno, Italy. : EBOLI
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Actor Guinness. : ALEC
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Woman reporter: Colloq. : NEWSHEN
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Italian star of "Open City." : MAGNANI
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College choral gatherings. : SINGS
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Old Spanish custom. : SIESTA
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Well-known playwright and producer. : ABBOTT
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Hoarder. : MISER
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Upright or grand. : PIANO
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Pop. : LEMONSODA
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Annoy. : IRK
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A great deal: Colloq. : HEAPS
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Sir Benegal of India. : RAU
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March visitors from Germany. : ADENAUERS
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Thank-you-___ (bumps in the road). : MAAMS
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Rouse. : AWAKE
46
Margot Fonteyn's forte. : BALLET
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Gift of the father of the bride. : SILVER
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Amusing in a quaint way. : DROLL
52
Easter, for instance. : HOLYDAY
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South American mountaineers. : ANDEANS
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Part of Vietnam. : ANAM
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Product of West Virginia. : COAL
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Cool dwelling. : IGLOO
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Clown. : MIME
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British port on the Humber River. : HULL
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The soft palate. : VELUM
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Read metrically. : SCAN
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Airport outside Paris. : ORLY
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Rub out. : ERASE
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Word of agreement. : AMEN
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Angel with a trumpet in "Green Pastures." : GABE
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Down: Nautical. : ALOW
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Swedish operatic soprano (1843–1921). : NILSSON
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Mrs. Vining's pupil. : AKIHITO
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Took a cut at the ball, according to Dizzy Dean. : SWANG
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Nickname for an English King. : HAL
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Same. : IDEM
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Works by the painter of the "Dove that goes boom." : PICASSOS
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Milers. : RUNNERS
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Sections. : AREAS
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Business representative. : AGENT
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Comrade Lavrenti. : BERIA
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Noun or adjective suffix. : ENT
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Town on the Loire, near Orléans. : GIEN
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Finger painted. : SMEARED
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Principal city of Samoa. : APIA
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Hoopoe or goony. : BIRD
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Harden. : BAKE
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Neighbors' children. : IMPS
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Scallion. : LEEK
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Type of examination. : ORAL
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Title for Myra Hess. : DAME
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Central European country: Abbr. : AUST
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Mexican type sandal. : HUARACHO
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Mister Roberts and others. : NAVYMEN
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Impressed. : AWED
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___ Islands, off Ceylon; world's newest republic. : MALDIVE
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One who states positively. : ALLEGER
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___ vivant. : BON
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Pillow cases. : SHAMS
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Architectural type of the Greek Pantheon. : IONIC
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Animal useful to 54 Across. : LLAMA
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Refrain word of the "Battle Cry of Freedom." : RALLY
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Pronoun. : YOUR
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Mme. Nazimova. : ALLA
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Vous et moi. : NOUS
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A few. : SOME
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The whole affair. : ALL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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