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New York Times, Tuesday, September 8, 1953

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,542

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Students & seniors
Across
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Members of religious orders. : OBLATES
8
Lux et ___, Yale's motto. : VERITAS
15
Type of artist or writer. : REALIST
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Place in the headlines, June 2. : EVEREST
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Part of a TV set. : ANTENNA
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Automobile gear. : REVERSE
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Dance. : JIG
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Diamond mistakes. : ERRORS
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King: French. : ROI
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Movie actor Andrews. : DANA
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Weights. : TONS
25
Product of Illinois. : CORN
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Moslem ruler. : AMIR
27
Island between Corsica and Italy. : ELBA
28
Stags. : HARTS
29
Junior ___. : MISS
30
Symbolic letter. : VEE
31
Black gold. : OIL
32
Suffix forming adjectives from verbs. : ENT
33
Bandit, in Latin America. : LADRONE
35
Prevail. : WIN
38
Long, long time. : EON
39
Three: Italian. : TRE
40
Mop of hair. : MANE
41
World: Comb. form. : COSMO
44
Boris Godunov was one. : TSAR
45
Edison's middle name. : ALVA
46
Child of the streets. : ARAB
47
Debatable. : MOOT
48
Spill over. : SLOP
49
Small Japanese coin. : RIN
50
Astringent used in dyeing, medicine, etc. : TANNIN
52
Man's nickname. : SOL
53
Religious readers. : LECTORS
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Namesake of a well-known complex. : OEDIPUS
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Toronto is on this lake. : ONTARIO
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Native simplicity. : NAIVETE
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Descendant of the crank. : STARTER
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Regulated. : STEERED
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Pray: Latin. : ORA
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Disraeli's first name. : BENJAMIN
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One versed in a certain language. : LATINIST
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Malt vinegars. : ALEGARS
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Product of Coosa County, Ala. : TIN
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Slave of a thane. : ESNE
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Astounded. : STARTLED
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Home of Proteus and Valentine. : VERONA
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Red Sox fly chaser. : EVERS
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Clerical titles: Abbr. : REVS
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Wrath. : IRE
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Pestiferous child. : TERROR
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Separate in classes. : ASSORT
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Mugs. : STEINS
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Eisenhower's emissary to Rhee. : ROBERTSON
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Title for Myra Hess. : DAME
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Welshman's name. : EVAN
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Speed. : HIE
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Rare fellow: Colloq. : ONER
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Old card game. : LOO
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Cicero's forte. : ORATIONS
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Something huge or greatly exaggerated: Colloq. : WALLOPER
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Rolled up in a spiral. : INVOLUTE
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Wagon tongue. : NEAP
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Stoppage of commerce: Abbr. : EMB
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Huge. : MASSIVE
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Verdi hero. : CARLOS
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Where Stevenson traveled. : ORIENT
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Holy: Latin. : SANCTA
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A barber. : TONSOR
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One of the Dionne sisters. : MARIE
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Wrongful act not involving breach of contract. : TORT
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Systematic. : NEAT
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Sailor. : TAR
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Gambling cube. : DIE
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But: Latin. : SED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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