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ALL STAR CAST

New York Times, Sunday, August 23, 1953

Author:
Albert Carroll
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 631 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,526
Across
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Type of dance by Ruth St. Denis. : JAVANESE
9
Bob ___. : ACRES
14
Home for Diogenes. : TUB
17
"Show___." : BOAT
21
Came forth. : EMANATED
22
Dress fabric. : VOILE
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Falstaff's hangout. : ALEHOUSE
25
Star of "John Brown's Body." : JUDITHANDERSON
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___ Lake. : VERONICA
28
Actors overseas. : USO
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Eastern inn. : SERAI
30
Digestion: Med. : PEPSIS
32
First two words of "Evangeline." : THISIS
33
Promontory. : NESS
35
Antique Greek bowl of metal. : LEBES
37
Sage. : SEER
38
Groove. : SLOT
39
Scene in "Back to Methuselah." : EDEN
40
George and Romney. : BRENTS
42
Slavic girl's name. : SONIA
44
Ancient flask. : OLPE
48
Pile up. : AMASS
50
Fully prepared. : RIPE
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Lyricist and versifier. : NASH
54
Vend. : SELL
55
Director, producer, star. : FERRER
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Heard in a Lily Pons aria. : TRILLS
60
January, in Spain. : ENERO
62
Greek letters. : NUS
63
Anointers: Obs. : ANELERS
65
Singing group. : OCTET
66
Indian tree. : DAR
67
Ostiole. : STOMA
69
Part of the ticket cost. : TAX
70
What Prossy is, in "Candida." : TYPIST
72
Scene in "The Iceman Cometh." : BAR
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Engrosses. : ABSORBS
76
Reply from Chloe. : ECHO
78
He played Zola. : MUNI
79
Undertakings made easy: Slang. : SETUPS
82
Leisure. : EASE
83
What Mercutio dies of. : STAB
84
Putting on a benefit, for instance. : ORDEAL
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Role for Margaret Webster. : EMILIA
88
Slap. : CUFF
91
Play the lion. : ROAR
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Pipe ___. : ORGANS
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What Ko-Ko sings of. : LIST
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Nazimova. : ALLA
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Calmed. : SERENED
100
Kin of Bol. : ANU
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Makes a few changes. : ALTERS
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"Life With Father" did for eight years. : RAN
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Dispatch boat. : AVISO
105
Wonder. : AWE
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Part of a G and S refrain. : TRALA
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Terror in the streets. : RIOTING
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___ Palmes. : LAS
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Hawaiian fowl. : NENES
115
Steep slope. : ESCARP
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Hose décor. : CLOCKS
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"The Would-be-Gentleman." : SNOB
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Actor Asther. : NILS
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Bambi. : DEER
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Backdrop for "The Tempest." : OCEAN
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Domestic slave. : ESNE
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Burns and ___. : ALLEN
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Not proximal. : DISTAL
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Shaped piece of steel. : IBAR
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Jules Verne hero. : NEMO
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In no way. : NONE
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Wrist bones. : CARPI
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How ___? : COME
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Permanent. : STABLE
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Cuts. : SEVERS
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Turbid. : ROILY
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Legendary flyer. : ROC
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Star of "The Little Foxes." : TALLULAH
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Producer, director, star. : EVALEGALLIENNE
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Part of a dress uniform. : EPAULETS
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Unit of capacity. : LITER
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Scuffs. : SLIPPERS
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Common verb. : WERE
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Short cheer. : RAH
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What it does in "The Little House of Uncle Thomas." : SNOWS
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Footgear for Danilova. : TOESHOES
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Dull and flat. : JEJUNE
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"We are not ___." : AMUSED
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Of underground springs: Geol. : VADOSE
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Goodwin and others. : NATS
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"Gentlemen, the Queen!" : ETHELBARRYMORE
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Branders. : SEARERS
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Star from England. : EDNABEST
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Salutation. : AVE
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N. C. O. : CORP
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The curtain does. : RISES
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What Romeo and Juliet do. : ELOPE
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Perceives. : SENSES
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Hebrew letters. : TAVS
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Star of "Two On the Aisle." : BERTLAHR
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Skipjacks. : BONITOS
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French assents. : OUIS
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Spore sacs in fungi. : ASCI
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Parties. : TEAS
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Villain's exclamation. : HOHO
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"Ich ___." : DIEN
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Pressed. : IRONED
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Speak harshly. : SNARL
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Punctilious. : STRICT
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Jael's victim. : SISERA
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Flood residue. : SILT
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"Peter Pan" character. : NANA
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Famous Belasco star. : LENOREULRIC
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Fathom. : PLUMB
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Mrs. Laughton and others. : ELSAS
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Assemble. : MEET
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West Pointer. : PLEBE
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Manors. : ESTATES
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Three goddesses. : FATES
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Perform. : ENACT
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King of Siam in films. : REXHARRISON
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Brighter. : ROSIER
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Mythical mount. : OSSA
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Ridge. : SPUR
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Operatic role. : TOSCA
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___-China. : INDO
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Pirate's drink. : RUM
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Star from Toronto. : BEATRICELILLIE
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Part of the orchestra. : OBOES
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Over one eye. : SLANTED
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Lot's wife. : PILLAR
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Feature of a sheath gown. : SLIT
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Moslem title. : AGA
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Bohemian river. : ISER
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Right or left of a military unit. : FLANK
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Teeth. : FANGS
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Presently. : ANON
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Role in "Romeo and Juliet." : NURSE
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Mud volcano. : SALSE
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Star of British thriller. : EVANS
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Klepura's role in "Merry Widow." : DANILO
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Ancient king. : ALARIC
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Alone: State direction. : SOLA
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Word repeated in Shakespearean title. : WELL
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Ancient ascetic. : ESSENE
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Scored in tennis. : ACED
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Medicine. : TONIC
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Painter. : ENAMELER
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Meat dish. : POTROAST
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TV comedian. : BENBLUE
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Boy's hood: Sp. : CAPILLO
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"Porgy," "Grass Harp," etc. : NOVELS
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Marionette man. : SARG
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One of the East Indies. : BORNEO
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Egyptian deity. : AMONRE
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Intermission. : RECESS
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Composer of "The Rosary." : NEVIN
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Muse. : ERATO
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Meat dish. : STEW
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Finish line. : TAPE
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Like a wing. : ALAR
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"___! The curtain's up." : SHSH
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Murdered. : SLEW
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Barks. : YIPS
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Indonesian. : ATA
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Vocalized pauses. : ERS
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New Testament book: Abbr. : EPH

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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