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New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 940

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First name of first baseball arbiter. : KENESAW
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Target of the duck hunter. : MALLARD
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First name of a famous explorer. : AMERIGO
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Side-stepper. : AVOIDER
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Of small value. : NOMINAL
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Young village girl in "Don Giovanni." : ZERLINA
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Corroded. : ATE
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U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James. : GIFFORD
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Benchlike seat. : PEW
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Barrie's "A ___ for Cinderella." : KISS
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Born. : NEE
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She created Simon Legree. : STOWE
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City in central Spain. : AVILA
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Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. : DEAN
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Right to enjoyment of property: Law. : USER
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Magic key word. : SESAME
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Actors' valets. : DRESSERS
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Strove. : VIED
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Inspires with reverence. : AWES
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Plant stalks. : PEDICLES
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Fricassee of game cooked in a rich sauce. : SALMIS
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City near Des Moines. : AMES
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What Babe Ruth was Sultan of. : SWAT
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Sierra ___, West Africa. : LEONE
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Plasterer's base. : LATHS
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Tyro on a newspaper. : CUB
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Capital of the Fiji Islands. : SUVA
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Relative of the Mafia. : CAMORRA
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Once around the track. : LAP
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Treatment for Charley horse. : MASSAGE
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Mackerel-like Florida fish. : PINTADO
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Dresses up. : ATTIRES
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A whole number. : INTEGER
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Takers of siestas. : RESTERS
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Most intimate. : NEAREST
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Natives of the South Sea islands. : KANAKAS
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Expressing strong feeling. : EMOTIVE
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Goddess who saw that men got their just deserts. : NEMESIS
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Biblical name. : ERI
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Emulate De los Angeles. : SING
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Once more. : AGAIN
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Ate in a hurry. : WOLFED
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Miss de la Roche, author of the "Jalna" books. : MAZO
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Allege as a fact. : AVER
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Upper House of Parliament. : LORDS
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Girl's nickname. : LIL
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Describing Mrs. Sprat. : ADIPOSE
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One who signs another lease. : RENEWER
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" . . . hewers of wood and ___ of water." : DRAWERS
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Hay, oats, etc. : FEED
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Abjectly submissive. : SLAVISH
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Wrestling matches. : TUSSLES
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Of a chemical compound. : AMIC
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A southern constellation. : ARA
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"Dog bites man." : NEWS
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Elvers. : EELS
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Symbol affixed to Presidential proclamations. : SEAL
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Moisture. : DEW
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California mountain, location of giant telescope. : PALOMAR
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Proceed from a source. : EMANATE
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Abhors. : DETESTS
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Maine city, founded about 1622. : SACO
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Making of plaster molds for evidence: Criminology. : MOULAGE
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Enters for conquest. : INVADES
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New York or San Francisco. : SEAPORT
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English prizefighter, defeated by Robinson. : TURPIN
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Alarm. : SCARE
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Water of Great Salt Lake. : BRINE
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Agent for maturing. : AGER
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Jumble. : MESS
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Architectural pier. : ANTA
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Hold a session. : SIT
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Region: Abbr. : TER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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