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New York Times, Monday, August 3, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.79, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,506
Across
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Candidates for the poorhouse. : PAUPERS
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Resentment. : UMBRAGE
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People with time on their hands: 2 wds. : IDLESET
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Pulled around by the snout. : NOSELED
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Form often used by Bach. : CANTATA
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Embraced. : CLASPED
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Persian poet. : OMAR
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In any way: 2 wds. : ATALL
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Paris suburb on the Seine. : ISSY
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Toothed wheels that drive those on both sides: 2 wds. : IDLEGEARS
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Phone signals. : BELLRINGS
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Nettle: Dial. : ETTLE
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Aviatrix Earhart. : AMELIA
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Rough scrape. : RASP
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Roll of bills. : WAD
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Early Irish greeting. : TOPOFTHEMORNING
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Afternoon snacks. : TEAS
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Ambrose the satirist. : BIERCE
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___-Croatian, the language of Yugoslavia. : SERBO
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Triangle with two equal sides. : ISOSCELES
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Not having a history. : UNSTORIED
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Correct copy. : EDIT
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Bobbins. : PIRNS
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___ majeste. : LESE
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Country having five zones of military occupation. : AUSTRIA
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Certifies. : ATTESTS
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Master the same lesson. : RELEARN
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Ground. : TERRAIN
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Heavy hammers. : SLEDGES
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Removal of a mistake. : ERASURE
Down
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Conical mountain: Span. : PICO
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Refugee from Eden. : ADAM
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A forearm bone. : ULNA
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Master of the maestros. : PETRILLO
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That: Fem.: Span. : ESA
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Strike back. : RETALIATE
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The borough of Richmond: ___ Island. : STATEN
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Symbol of the U. S. : UNCLESAM
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Mrs. Mallory, opponent of Helen Wills. : MOLLA
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Group founded by Baden-Powell: Abbr. : BSA
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Fight back. : RESIST
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Maurice Herzog's playground. : ALPS
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Commands given by teamsters. : GEES
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Popular baritone. : EDDY
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The first to attack. : AGGRESSOR
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Travel aimlessly: 2 wds. : DRIFTON
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Mark goods up or down. : REPRICE
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Moderates. : BATES
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Portray with schmaltz. : EMOTE
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Lazar. : LEPER
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Pirouette. : TWIRL
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Knight's weapon. : LANCE
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Sidles. : EDGES
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Reporter who twangs heartstrings. : SOBSISTER
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Inhabitants of the "magic island." : HAITIANS
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Hecklers. : NEEDLERS
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Rammed. : BUTTED
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Rather fancy. : ORNATE
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Point tapering skyward. : SPIRE
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Handles. : EARS
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Bout of honor. : DUEL
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Capri, for instance. : ISLE
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Isaac's elder son. : ESAU
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Use a swizzle stick. : STIR
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Feudal slave. : ESNE
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Last year's dress. : RAG
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Musical word for wordless music. : TRA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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