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New York Times, Saturday, August 1, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.67, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 4 (2 double stacks), Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,504
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Large seaport in Brazil. : BAHIA
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Fire worshiper of India. : PARSI
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Followers of Susan B. Anthony. : THESUFFRAGETTES
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The business of Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt. : REALESTATETRADE
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Miss Berger of the Met. : ERNA
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Even: Poet. : EEN
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Sen. Johnston of South Carolina. : OLIN
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Maker of a change or revision. : AMENDER
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Parts of furnaces or stoves. : ASHPITS
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Make sour. : TARTEN
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Pocket: German. : TASCHE
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Curved ship plank. : SNY
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Iranian language. : AVESTAN
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Dolorous. : SAD
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Curtain material. : NETTING
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Away: Scot. : AWA
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Augment. : ENHANCE
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Mr. Calloway. : CAB
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Oily: Comb. form. : LIPARO
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Mistakes in publications. : ERRATA
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Persons whose names are not known. : ANONYMS
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Classifies. : ASSORTS
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Encourage a team by cheering: Slang. : ROOT
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Gremlin. : IMP
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Vamoose! : SCAT
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What 5 diamonds means after a bid of 4 no trump, in Blackwood convention. : INDICATESONEACE
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Hazards undergone with forethought. : CALCULATEDRISKS
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Chemical compound. : ESTER
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O'Casey and O'Kelly. : SEANS
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Place for a quick lunch. : BEANERY
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Tilted. : ASLANT
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Tint. : HUE
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Companions of ands or buts. : IFS
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Later in time. : AFTER
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City of India, on the Ganges. : PATNA
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Lifetime. : AGE
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Not active: Abbr. : RET
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Barbers' accessories. : STROPS
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Type used for emphasis. : ITALICS
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Pleasant things. : TREATS
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One of the Babe's names. : HERMAN
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Man's name. : RAE
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Girl's name meaning rich gift. : EDITHA
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Perceived emotionally. : SENSED
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Residence of a college official. : DEANERY
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Make poisonous. : ENVENOM
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Golfing positions. : STANCES
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Closet accessories. : HANGERS
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Suffix of ordinal numerals. : ETH
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As written: Music. : STA
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Chief product of Bolivia. : TIN
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King of the Visigoths. : ALARIC
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Girl's name, after Hiawatha's mother. : WINONA
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Dog or haircut: 2 wds. : APOODLE
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Humorously, the body. : CARCASS
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Speak or write against. : ATTACK
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Sews with long stitches. : BASTES
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Capers. : ANTICS
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Fuchsin dye. : ROSEIN
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Hindu guitar. : SITAR
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Part of churches. : APSES
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Rudolph Bing's bailiwick. : MET
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Share: Slang. : CUT
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Brew. : ALE
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Form of poetry. : ODE
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Blue Eagle's initials. : NRA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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