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New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1953

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { C J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,544
Across
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Olympic record high jumper, 6 ft. 8.32 in. : DAVIS
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Monks or friars. : FRAS
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Krazy felines. : KATS
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War cry of the ancient Greeks. : ALALA
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River in northern France. : OISE
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Notation on a galley proof. : ITAL
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What the fans do when the umpire errs. : YELLMURDER
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Girl's name. : LOLA
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This month: Abbr. : SEP
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Mathematical sign. : PLUS
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Sherpa Tenzing's daughter. : PEMPEM
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Indian state on borders of Burma and Tibet. : ASSAM
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Nota ___. : BENE
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Dissertation on a text. : SERMON
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Like a tree. : DENDROID
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Broad stretch of land. : PLAIN
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Cozy homes. : NESTS
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One: French. : UNE
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Perched. : ALIT
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Out of ___ (vexed). : SORTS
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"The ___ at eve . . . " : STAG
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Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
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Attention-getting utterances. : AHEMS
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South Seas heroine of Flaherty picture. : MOANA
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Free baseball view. : KNOTHOLE
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French pastries. : TARTES
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Iowa college town. : AMES
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Fine cross stroke of a type face. : SERIF
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They're making Milwaukee famous. : BRAVES
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Voice of a wild goose. : HONK
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Man's name. : IAN
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Plentiful. : RIFE
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Too extravagantly. : OVERDEARLY
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Wing-shaped. : ALAR
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Well-publicized railroad. : LIRR
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Discrimination. : TASTE
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Gull-like bird. : TERN
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Marryat's mindshipman. : EASY
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Gluts. : SATES
Down
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"Ancient of ___." : DAYS
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Chile's chief seaport. : VALPARAISO
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Gov. Stratton's state: Abbr. : ILL
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Air Force base and training center in N. Y. : SAMPSON
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What the General Assembly is. : FORUM
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Frees from. : RIDS
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Character in "Peer Gynt." : ASE
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Reptiles. : SERPENTS
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Solder-poet who wrote "Trees." : KILMER
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On the summit. : ATOP
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Yarn. : TALE
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Bridge bid. : SLAM
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German cavalryman: Var. : ULAN
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Book ___. : ENDS
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Hard hit. : SMIT
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Overmatches. : BESTS
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Go courting in the good old days. : SPARK
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The Lady of the Lake. : ELLEN
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Skin: French. : DERME
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The hit that failed. : OUTATFIRST
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Silly. : INANE
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French painter of the ballet. : DEGAS
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Carols. : NOELS
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Element of that famous photo of Stevenson. : SHOESOLE
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Spore cases on a fern frond. : SORI
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Alas! : AHME
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Places where there is a demand for goods. : MARKETS
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Song says there is one in the town. : TAVERN
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Be in charge of. : TEND
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Polite word of apology. : SORRY
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Neighbor's boy. : BRAT
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Vex: Colloq. : RILE
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Away off. : AFAR
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Old man: German. : ALTE
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Bevan and others. : NYES
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Shipping direction. : VIA
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Motoring organization. : AAA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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