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New York Times, Friday, January 18, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 943
Across
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Natives of Shikoku. : JAPS
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Tiger's weapons. : FANGS
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Castaway. : WAIF
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Miss Cinders. : ELLA
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Permitted. : LICIT
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Heraldic term. : ENTE
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Science of cave exploring. : SPELEOLOGY
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Printer's word for "let it stand." : STET
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Youngster. : SHAVER
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In the future. : SOMETIME
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Cross stroke of a letter. : SERIF
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Stream or current. : TIDE
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Self-righteous person. : PHARISEE
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Wholly absorbed. : ENRAPT
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Hastened. : RAN
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Public storehouse. : ETAPE
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Sinuses. : ANTRA
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Academic course. : ARTS
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Meteorologist's prediction. : STORM
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Commotion. : STIR
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Stepfather of Salome. : HEROD
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Young food fish. : SCROD
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Angler's equipment. : ROD
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Place of refuge. : ASYLUM
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Given as a token of esteem. : HONORARY
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Heedless of. : DEAF
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Trace of some outmoded custom. : RELIC
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The capital of Bermuda. : HAMILTON
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Honked. : TOOTED
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Sheltered. : ALEE
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Describing the agreement about Germany. : TRIPARTITE
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First-rater. : STAR
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Former President of Switzerland. : ETTER
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Cry of the bacchanals. : EVOE
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Devout. : HOLY
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Darling. : DEARY
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Split. : REND
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Mr. Willard. : JESS
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Sacred river of Kubla Khan. : ALPH
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A jest. : PLEASANTRY
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Tray for calling cards. : SALVER
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Specialists in American Beauties. : FLORISTS
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Trouble. : AIL
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Sergeants and corporals: Abbr. : NCOS
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A leg of mutton. : GIGOT
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Frustrating situation. : STYMIE
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Popular movies. : WESTERNS
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Against. : ANTI
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Detail. : ITEM
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Commemorate by an entertainment. : FETE
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Causing gooseflesh. : EERIE
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Girl's name. : EDNA
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Heroic acts. : FEATS
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Czech capital. : PRAHA
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Runs fast. : HARES
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Part of a geological period. : EPOCH
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Charming. : ATTRACTIVE
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Abbot's assistant. : PRIOR
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Slow. : TARDY
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Baseball term. : ERROR
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The military. : SOLDIERY
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Pertaining to currency. : MONETARY
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Combat for two. : DUEL
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Sorrow. : DOLOR
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Having a dull finish. : MATTED
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Disturber of the peace. : RIOTER
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Strong point. : FORTE
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Reminiscent meal. : HASH
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Member of the glee club. : ALTO
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High tea. : MEAL
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Girl's nickname. : NITA
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Type of jacket. : ETON
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Exploit. : DEED
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Through. : PER

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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