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New York Times, Friday, January 25, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J V X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 950

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Students & seniors
Across
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Theatregoer's disapproval. : CATCALL
8
Problem for the barber. : COWLICK
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Spaces between the veins of a leaf. : AREOLAE
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Awakening. : AROUSAL
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Batting average. : PERCENT
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College at Hamilton, N. Y. : COLGATE
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Declined. : SANK
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English blackjack. : COSH
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Special talent. : FORTE
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Is informed of. : HEARS
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An early Helen Hayes play. : COQUETTE
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Heckled. : BAITED
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Blue sky. : AZURE
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Dominion. : REALM
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Pronoun. : HER
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Resort town in Cornwall. : LOOE
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Unsteady. : TIPSY
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Distressed. : SORE
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Noun and adjective suffix. : ENT
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Opposite of brickbat. : BOOST
44
Rooms in "Quo Vadis?" : ATRIA
45
One who cashes a check. : BEARER
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Abducted. : KIDNAPED
49
Brazilian palm tree. : ASSAI
51
One of the Siamese Twins. : ENG
52
Invigorating. : CRISP
55
Indian sheep. : SNAS
57
Creator of Ferdinand, the Bull. : LEAF
61
Treat the way Maggie treats Jiggs. : HENPECK
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The late Gargantua. : GORILLA
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Role like Isabel Bigley's. : INGENUE
66
Young tophat wearer. : ETONIAN
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Jumped. : STARTED
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Bugbear of librarians. : DOGEARS
Down
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Toy pistol ammo. : CAPS
2
Sector. : AREA
3
White bird with black crown and gray mantle. : TERN
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Absolutely positive. : COCKSURE
5
Popular drink in Canada. : ALE
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Surgeon's instrument. : LANCET
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Apollo's mother. : LETO
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Hiding place. : CACHE
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Gold: Spanish. : ORO
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Important ore of tungsten. : WOLFRAM
11
Sinister movie star. : LUGOSI
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It flows through Munich. : ISAR
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Famed suffragist. : CATT
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Modern Swiss artist. : KLEE
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Diploma. : SHEEPSKIN
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Half of a bray. : HEE
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Competently. : ABLY
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Emissary of Moses, in Canaan. : CALEB
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Refreshing air: Colloq. : OZONE
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Immigration restriction. : QUOTA
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Sister act. : TRIO
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Noted U. S. economist. : THORP
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Blood-chilling. : EERIE
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Fear. : DREAD
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Wine district in Piedmont, Italy. : ASTI
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Pinnacles. : TORS
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Feature of a debutante party. : STAGLINE
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Used up: Rare. : BESPENT
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Gloucester's cape. : ANN
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Grater. : RASPER
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He discovered the Mississippi. : DESOTO
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Inquired. : ASKED
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Greek letters. : CHIS
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Take a house. : RENT
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Swedish girl's name. : INGA
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Beneficiaries of Social Security. : AGED
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Mr. Kazan. : ELIA
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Winged. : ALAR
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Rooters. : FANS
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Actor's warning. : CUE
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Man's nickname. : ROG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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