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New York Times, Saturday, January 12, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 937
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Symbol on certain dressing room doors. : STAR
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Oriental servants. : AMAHS
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Thin slice of food or candy. : CHIP
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Fictioneer Gardner. : ERLE
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Household supplies. : LINEN
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Beckon. : LURE
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One of Ginger Rogers' leading men. : TOMHELMORE
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In a frenzied manner. : AMOK
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Fairless' forte. : STEEL
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Nathan Detroit in "Guys and Dolls." : SAMLEVENE
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Very pale. : ASHY
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Not of the clergy. : LAIC
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The new Hepburn. : AUDREY
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A lot of people. : HOST
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Cartoonist Irvin. : REA
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Teammate of Stan the Man. : ENOS
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Seckel or Bartlett. : PEAR
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"Brigadoon" players. : SCOTS
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Italian girl's name. : GINA
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Movie palace interlude. : ORGAN
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Tierra del Fuego Indians. : ONAS
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Slanting type: Abbr. : ITALS
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Lockhart or Kelly. : GENE
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Ethel Merman's young leading man. : NYPE
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Salt: French. : SEL
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It may be seen from Windsor Castle. : ETON
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Feudal landlords. : MESNES
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Refurbisher of clothing. : DYER
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Ethel Barrymore ___. : COLT
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Where Salonika is. : MACEDONIA
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Opera for a coloratura. : LAKME
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Matinee ___. : IDOL
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He sings "A Puzzlement." : YULBRYNNER
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Non-profit: Colloq. : COOP
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Miss Janis. : ELSIE
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Miss Munro. : CORA
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Invites. : ASKS
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Point of view: Colloq. : SLANT
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Crosses out. : EXES
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Creations of Jo Mielziner. : SETS
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Turkey or Hambletonian. : TROT
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Egyptian singing girl. : ALME
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Where the stage director reigns. : REHEARSAL
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"___ the Things You Are." : ALL
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What the borogroves were. : MIMSY
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Wild ox. : ANOA
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Nickname for producer Shumlin. : HERM
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Fishing gadgets. : SNELLS
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Key: Comb. form. : CLAVI
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Jessica Tandy's leading man. : HUMECRONYN
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Non-theatrical curtain. : IRON
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Lap dog. : PEKE
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Sign on a diner. : EATS
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Photographer's solution. : HYPO
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Symbol of protection. : AEGIS
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Come together. : UNITE
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Barbara Bel Geddes' leading man. : DONALDCOOK
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The current Joan. : HAGEN
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North African port. : ORAN
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Warehouse. : ETAPE
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Nincompoops. : ASSES
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Miss Collier. : CONSTANCE
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Comic contemporary of Buster Brown. : NEMO
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Origin. : SEED
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City on the Seine. : TROYES
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Girl's nickname. : ELLY
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Cries. : YELPS
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"___ in the Sky." : CABIN
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Isinglass. : MICA
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Commotions. : ADOS
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Of no consequence. : NULL
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German girl's name. : ILSA
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Our first Secretary of War. : KNOX
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No more than. : MERE
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Years of the world. : ERAS
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Out of service: Abbr. : RET

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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