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New York Times, Wednesday, August 19, 1953

Author:
M. S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 6, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,522
Across
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Nickname for Mr. Brownell. : HERB
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Outside: Abbr. : ECTO
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Norse goddess. : HEL
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State peremptorily. : AVER
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Refrain of a Hawaiian song. : ALOHA
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"Then, if ever, come perfect days." : JUNE
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Extracurricular golf hole. : NINETEENTH
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"More than equivalent to force." : KNOWLEDGE
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Four: Comb form. : TETRA
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One who joins. : UNITER
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Officer on a ship. : PURSER
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Comic strip heroine. : ANNIE
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Summer sustenance. : SALADS
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Of late. : RECENT
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Item at the notions counter. : TAPE
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Company. : TWO
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City streets: Abbr. : AVES
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Cerulean. : AZURE
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Mediterranean port. : ORAN
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Worthless. : BAD
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Six-stringed instrument. : VIOL
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Despoil. : RAVAGE
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Hero's father in "Samson and Delilah." : MANOAH
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Revered name in Prague. : BENES
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Dark, dense rock. : BASALT
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Potatoes. : TUBERS
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Tributary of the Orinoco. : APURE
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Terriers. : AIREDALES
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People on the sidelines. : SPECTATORS
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Stinger. : WASP
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Short version of a girl's name. : KATH
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Forearm bones. : ULNAS
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Two famous last words. : ETTU
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Shakespeare's Christopher. : SLY
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Well-known name of stage and screen. : GISH
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Ovule, tuber, bulb, etc. : SEED
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First word of a Christmas carol. : HARK
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Smooth. : EVEN
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Put aside voluntarily. : RENOUNCED
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Young Scouts. : BROWNIES
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Omits to sound. : ELIDES
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Word often heard at weddings. : CONGRATULATIONS
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Poetic pronoun. : THEE
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See 61 Across. : OAT
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Endeavors to find. : HUNTS
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Between: French. : ENTRE
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Franz of waltz fame. : LEHAR
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Town near Ivry, Diane de Poitiers' home. : ANET
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Decidedly not 6 Down. : JEERS
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Chopin piece. : ETUDE
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Security for payment. : LIEN
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Product of Canada. : PAPER
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Steed. : ARAB
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Russian river. : NEVA
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Roman household god. : LAR
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A touch of dishonor. : TAINT
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What U. N. aides do. : TRANSLATE
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Something earned. : WAGE
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Small bills. : ONES
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Where the cubs play. : ZOO
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Cows. : OVERAWES
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Butler's confrere. : VALET
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Retired. : ABED
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Before 14 Across. : MARCH
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Relative of 6 Down. : HURRAH
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Enjoys a pleasant situation. : BASKS
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Overcome with fear. : APPAL
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Full of fat. : SUETY
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Mary Margaret's mother. : BESS
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A king of the Huns. : ATLI
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Italian family. : ESTE
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See 47 Across. : SPUD
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Relative of 14 Across: Abbr. : AUG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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