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New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 1953

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,563
Across
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Not very good. : SOSO
5
"It's wonderful." : PEACE
10
Scientific degree. : BSC
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"To ___ His Own." : EACH
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The road to Alaska. : ALCAN
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Diminish. : BATE
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Nobel Prize winner in literature, 1929. : THOMASMANN
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Old man of Genesis. : ENOS
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Ben ___. : HUR
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Large lake, 6,500 sq. mi., in Africa. : CHAD
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Mayor Charlotte Whitton's city. : OTTAWA
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Gaseous hydrocarbon. : ETHANE
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British Chancellor of the Exchequer. : BUTLER
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John Daly, Virgilia Peterson, etc. : EMCEES
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Favorite author for children. : MILNE
30
Pieces of metal for printers' use. : LEADS
31
Stems of a vine. : BINES
32
He had his day. : POP
35
Turkish city. : KARS
36
Charges against, as in football. : BUCKS
37
Chief city of the island of Hawaii. : HILO
38
"___ Man Out." : ODD
39
Feudal toilers. : SERFS
40
Urban and Innocent. : POPES
41
TV and radio songstress. : STARR
42
Least number. : FEWEST
43
Hockey player, for instance. : SKATER
46
Happy. : ELATED
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Ambassador and High Commissioner. : CONANT
49
Tributary of the Seine. : EURE
50
Louis Quatorze. : ROI
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British movie mogul. : RANK
54
Reserved for dignitaries. : REDCARPETS
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Wings: Latin. : ALAE
58
Plant, such as the taro. : AROID
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Bye-bye. : TATA
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Card game like napoleon. : PAM
61
Southwestern Indians. : PIMAS
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Winged child. : AMOR
Down
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Father of 18 Across. : SETH
2
Where Honolulu is. : OAHU
3
Ebbets Field item. : SCORECARD
4
Electrical unit. : OHM
5
Former Turkish V. I. P.'s. : PASHAS
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Noted violinist. : ELMAN
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Burning issue in the U. S. A. : ACADEMICFREEDOM
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Have the right to. : CAN
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Dignifies. : ENNOBLES
10
Hackneyed. : BANAL
11
19th century American writer. : STOWE
12
Composer Franck. : CESAR
15
Actress Davis. : BETTE
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Yearns: Colloq. : ACHES
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Wine casks. : TUNS
24
Spreads grass for drying. : TEDS
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City in Nevada. : ELKO
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Man-made lake of Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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Animators use them. : INKS
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Vice President, 1801–05. : BURR
32
Tabu for the realist. : PIPEDREAM
33
Shouts in a bull arena. : OLES
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He piloted the Winnie Mae. : POST
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Item for hunters. : BEARTRAP
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British general in American Revolution. : HOWE
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Narrow: Comb. form. : STEN
40
Yugoslavia's exiled king. : PETER
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Share in a business venture. : STAKE
42
Electrical units. : FARADS
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Important item in steelmaking. : SCRAP
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Australian marsupial. : KOALA
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Laos, Cambodia, ___. : ANNAM
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She sings the "Mad Scene." : LUCIA
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Man's name. : OTTO
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Munich's river. : ISAR
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Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
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School group. : PTA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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