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New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 1952

26-Across : Famous name in radio.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 928
Across
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Well-known theatrical director. : RATOFF
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Symbols of harvest. : SHEAVES
14
Candidates for Hollywood. : APOLLOS
16
She danced Fokine's "Swan." : PAVLOVA
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Conclusion of a movie scene. : FADEOUT
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Relating to a school of Greek philosophy. : ELEATIC
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First syllable of a light-hearted refrain. : TRA
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Bing Crosby's sobriquet. : GROANER
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Leather for sport shoes. : ELK
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Farm enclosure. : STY
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Galsworthy's "man of property." : FORSYTE
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Famous name in radio. : VALLEE
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Man's nickname. : RAFE
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Well-known Los Angeles beach. : MALIBU
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Forest along the Meuse Riuver. : ARDENNES
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Marries in secret. : ELOPES
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Salt of a certain acid. : OLEATE
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Mrs. Marshall's book. : TOGETHER
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Our: Latin. : NOSTER
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Large pitcher. : EWER
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Disavow an opinion. : RECANT
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Goal of most thespians. : STARDOM
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Suffix meaning "feast day." : MAS
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Relief group for Korean war sufferers, Douglas Fairbanks its chairman. : ARK
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Collected. : AMASSED
58
Francis Biddle's political group. : ADA
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Part of a football team. : LINEMEN
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Subject of household debates. : ECONOMY
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President Bjornsson's country. : ICELAND
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Modern aspirant in field of 16 Across. : SHEARER
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With respect to. : TOWARDS
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Symbol of royalty. : ERMINE
Down
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Floats. : RAFTS
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Separate. : APART
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The present time. : TODAY
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Man's name. : OLE
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Thrash. : FLOG
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Make pretensions that can't be borne out. : FOURFLUSH
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He wrote, "The Shepheardes Calender." : SPENSER
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Jack ___, comedian. : HALEY
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Turn inside out. : EVERT
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Governor Persons' state: Abbr. : ALA
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Free man's privilege. : VOTE
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Sinful. : EVIL
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Old-time wine of Spain. : SACK
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Soda-fountain seat. : STOOL
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Field of action. : AREA
25
The late Mr. Bevin. : ERNEST
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Philip Wylie's "Generation." : VIPERS
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Encourage. : ABET
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Of the body: Abbr. : ANAT
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Special entertainment. : FETE
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Weights of Denmark. : ESER
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Dole out. : METE
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Underneath: Nautical. : ALOW
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Box seat. : LOGE
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Hollywood's telephone inventor. : DONAMECHE
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Man's name. : ELON
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Small chores. : ERRANDS
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Indians. : REDS
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Has a friendly chat: Var. : COSES
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King David's daughter. : TAMAR
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Alter, as the Constitution. : AMEND
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Native of Auckland. : MAORI
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Copy writers. : ADMEN
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City in Pennsylvania. : SAYRE
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Disembarked. : ALIT
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Current star of "South Pacific." : RICO
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Understood. : KNEW
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Agent. : DOER
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Note of Guido's scale. : ELA
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Big business group. : NAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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