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New York Times, Tuesday, August 25, 1953

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,528
Across
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Boats. : ARKS
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Elemental. : BASIC
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Poisonous tree of Java. : UPAS
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Plant with edible leaves and root. : BEET
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Star of "The Seven Year Itch." : EWELL
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Pastime of a knight in armor. : TILT
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Ginger ___. : BEER
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City in Washington. : WALLAWALLA
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Peruvian quadruped. : ALPACA
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Town in Connecticut. : LYME
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One: Scot. : AIN
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Breathing sounds. : SNORES
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Marked like a zebra. : BARRED
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Traveled carrying a bundle, in Australia. : SWAGGED
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Prevention of a score, in hockey. : SAVE
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Sea fishes related to the cod. : HAKES
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Expressed disagreement in an ambulatory manner. : WALKEDOUT
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Cinnabar or pyrites. : ORE
38
Creator of Crunch and Des. : WYLIE
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Ben Hogan. : PRO
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Cherished. : ENSHRINED
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City in Flanders. : GHENT
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Learned by observation. : SEEN
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Trimmings for regal robes. : ERMINES
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Relative of hoi polloi. : RAGTAG
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Slight breeze. : BREATH
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French assent. : OUI
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A representation of the Last Supper. : CENA
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Important figure in the budget. : INCOME
58
Musial of the Cards: 3 wds. : STANTHEMAN
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Eight, in Paris. : HUIT
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Heroine of "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
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Buffet. : TABLE
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Italian family. : ESTE
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Barbecue equipment. : SPITS
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Beats at bridge. : SETS
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Bishop's title in Eastern churches. : ABBA
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Dance. : REEL
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Mementoes. : KEEPSAKES
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Outlandish. : STRANGE
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En garde! : BEWARE
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At a distance: Scot. : AWA
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Is bearish in Wall Street. : SELLS
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In an evil manner. : ILLY
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Political picnic. : CLAMBAKE
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Actress Hagen. : UTA
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Character in "For Whom the Bell Tolls." : PILAR
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Pitcher Reynolds. : ALLIE
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Business location. : STAND
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Fabricate. : WEAVE
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Teeth on a wheel. : COGS
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Famous comedian. : EDWYNN
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Mr. Buttons of TV. : RED
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Third rail contact. : SHOE
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Admonish. : WARN
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Type of pitch in baseball. : SLIDER
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Drink. : ALE
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Hospitality. : OPENHOUSE
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Vase: French. : URNE
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Kindergartners. : TOTS
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"How do you do," in Germany. : WIEGEHTS
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Presidential initials. : HST
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Respond to a stimulant. : REACT
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Government agent. : GMAN
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Periods of enlistment: Military slang. : HITCHES
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Marie Antoinette and others. : REINES
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Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
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Jeeps or heaps. : AUTOS
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Recent best seller. : GIANT
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Disney's little deer. : BAMBI
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A high tide. : NEAP
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Atomizer product. : MIST
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Nous sommes, vous ___. : ETES
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Born. : NEE
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Substitute: Abbr. : ALT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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