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New York Times, Monday, January 21, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 946
Across
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Ambler or Hodgins. : ERIC
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Dip, draw or drain. : LADE
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Cigar-making city in Florida. : TAMPA
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Card game using a "banker." : FARO
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Man's name. : ABEL
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Humbert II for Italy, for instance. : EXILE
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Here today; gone tomorrow. : TRANSIENT
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Tie; link. : NEXUS
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Pithy; axiomatic. : SENTENTIOUS
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A World War II theatre. : ETO
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Wool-bearer. : EWE
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V. I. P. at Topeka. : ARN
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Part of the mise en scène. : PROP
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Open rolling country, in England. : DOWNS
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Symbol of prosperity. : CLOVER
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Fail to send. : OMIT
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Where Tirol is: Abbr. : AUS
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Constructs. : ERECTS
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French playwright, master of satire. : MOLIERE
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Younger set hairdo. : PIGTAIL
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One way to say good-bye. : SOLONG
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Buddy. : PAL
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Sea eagle. : ERNE
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Senator Watkins, for instance. : UTAHAN
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Mix dough into a mass. : KNEAD
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Bowlers. : HATS
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Spanish plural article. : LAS
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Tiny island. : AIT
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___ et labora (pray and work). : ORA
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Factious; wrangling. : DISSENTIOUS
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He wears gold-embroidered leaves. : MAJOR
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He wrote "The Marble Faun," 1860. : HAWTHORNE
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Tributary of the Elbe. : EGER
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Component part. : UNIT
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Worked in the garden. : RAKED
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Wheys of milk. : SERA
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Meeting of Congress: Abbr. : SESS
Down
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Cousins of the Salamanders. : EFTS
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Lowell's "day in June." : RARE
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Land of Abadan. : IRAN
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Looking for an argument. : CONTENTIOUS
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Popular singer. : LAINE
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What accomplices do. : ABET
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Contradictions. : DENIALS
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Cry heard in a Mexican arena: 2 wds. : ELTORO
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Bills. : TENS
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Used by Paul Bunyan. : AXE
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It makes batter for cake. : MIXER
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Disney canine. : PLUTO
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Early teller of animal tales. : AESOP
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Overcasts. : SEWS
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Exhibit a statue to the public. : UNVEIL
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Showy; pompous. : PRETENTIOUS
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Titled men of Portugal and Brazil. : DOMS
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Book by Melville. : OMOO
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Carol's husband in "Main Street." : WILL
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Willie Hoppe's implement. : CUE
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C. G. S. unit. : ERG
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Wild sheep with big horns. : ARGALI
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Help for Europe's needy. : CARE
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Girl's name. : TINA
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Vehicle used on Dec. 24–25. : SLED
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Common suffix. : ENT
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Move a TV camera. : PAN
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Enactment, as of a law. : PASSAGE
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Makes a mess of. : HASHES
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One's friends collectively. : KITH
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Thomson's sank the Dodgers. : HOMER
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Plowed land. : ARADA
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Asiatic republic of the U. S. S. R. : TAJIK
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Sinuses. : ANTRA
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___ Scott, famous slave. : DRED
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Wide-mouthed pitcher. : EWER
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River in France. : ORNE
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Etats ___. : UNIS
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Davis Cup contests. : SETS
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Norse name. : OLE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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