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New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 1953

Author:
Albert Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Where to find "society." : CAFE
5
Fancy dive. : FLIP
9
Brightly colored bird. : MACAW
14
Everybody welcome. : OPENHOUSE
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Hawaiian greeting. : ALOHA
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Thackeray's autobiographical novel. : PENDENNIS
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Name in a Sinclair Lewis title. : ELMER
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Highway curve. : ESS
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First word of well-known Latin hymn. : ADESTE
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : EMMY
23
Senator from New York. : IVES
24
Cause of Desdemona's woes. : IAGO
26
They feuded with the Hatfields. : MCCOYS
29
Currant jam. : BARLEDUC
33
Sen. Johnson of N. C. : OLIN
34
Swapped. : TRADED
36
Daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia. : INO
37
West African river, 2,600 miles. : NIGER
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Auxiliary verb. : ARE
40
Seething. : ABOIL
42
Mrs. Sinatra. : AVA
43
Circumflex is one. : ACCENT
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Self: Comb. form. : AUTO
47
Off the tracks. : DERAILED
49
Spray for the dishes. : RINSER
51
Soprano Berger. : ERNA
52
Ill-mannered fellows. : CADS
53
Air Force General Weyland. : OTTO
55
Number 5 iron. : MASHIE
58
Contemporary of Longfellow. : POE
61
Morning song. : MATIN
63
Put in office again. : REINSTALL
65
___ Castle. : IRENE
66
The King of Siam's favorite words. : ETCETERAS
67
Peevish. : TESTY
68
For goodness' ___. : SAKE
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Role in "Peter Pan." : NANA
Down
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Priest's mantle. : COPE
2
Monkeys. : APES
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Swamps. : FENS
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What 30 means, in printers' slang. : END
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Most affectionate. : FONDEST
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Crescent-shaped figures. : LUNES
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Daughter of Geb and Nut. : ISIS
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Child with a new drum. : PEST
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Girl's name. : MAE
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Give as an excuse. : ALLEGE
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Roomy. : COMMODIOUS
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Cough to interrupt a conversation. : AHEM
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Alert. : WARY
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Designating a villain or his role. : HEAVY
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Its flag has vertical bars, green-white-orange. : EIRE
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Beloved of Glaucus. : IONE
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Former operatic star. : ALDA
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Relative of an amoeba. : MONAD
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He found the empire of Bitish India. : CLIVE
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Big industry of North Carolina. : CIGARETTES
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Revealed. : BARED
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Gulf of the Arabian Sea. : ADEN
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Become one. : UNITE
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Headline word in TV news. : COLOR
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Swift current of water. : RACE
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Weather prediction. : RAIN
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Prohibits. : BANS
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Quahog. : CLAM
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Military recruit. : TRAINEE
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Shakespeare's word for "Get out!" : AROINT
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Relative of videlicet. : IDEST
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Term of endearment for a child. : CHICK
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Weight of a container without contents. : TARE
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Greek god. : ARES
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Silk: Italian. : SETA
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Crude rubber. : PARA
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Heroine of a Pearl Buck novel. : OLAN
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Bride of Lohengrin. : ELSA
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One of Napoleon's marshals. : NEY
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Cost of airmail to South America. : TEN

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

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