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New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 929
Across
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He wrote "The Grass Harp." : CAPOTE
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Alabama seaport city. : MOBILE
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Senator on the Kefauver Committee. : OCONOR
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The age we live in. : ATOMIC
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Kind of football pass. : LATERAL
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Where Roosevelt and Coolidge dams are. : ARIZONA
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Messrs. Wynn and Flynn. : EDS
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Senator from Mississippi. : STENNIS
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Western European country: Abbr. : GER
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Ancient inhabitant of what is now N W Iran. : MEDE
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Seaport of Honshu island. : OSAKA
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Pièce de résistance. : MEAT
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Gather together. : AMASS
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Sesame. : TIL
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___ Cassino. : MONTE
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Eurydice, Echo and others. : NYMPHS
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Recipient of a bequest. : LEGATEE
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Native of Jedda. : ARAB
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Infamous Japanese general. : TOJO
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Yehudi the violinist. : MENUHIN
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Composer of "Begin the Beguine." : PORTER
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Steal again. : REROB
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Getaway: Slang. : LAM
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Lizette Woodworth ___, American writer. : REESE
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Illinois manufacturing city west of Chicago. : ELGIN
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Basic material for discussion. : DATA
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Where a sand hog works. : CAISSON
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Silver coin of Peru. : SOL
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Fatty. : ADIPOSE
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Stirring up the fire. : STOKING
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Ace-queen or king-jack. : TENACE
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Skulls. : CRANIA
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Make cheerful. : ENGLAD
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Aircraft shelter. : HANGAR
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Yankee second baseman of the past season. : COLEMAN
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Annapolis. : ACADEMY
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City near Berlin. : POTSDAM
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Hills in Britain. : TORS
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She dwells on Mt. Helicon. : ERATO
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Miss Riva, Marlene Dietrich's actress-daughter. : MARIA
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Patriot of Revolutionary days. : OTIS
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Charles Dickens' pseudonym. : BOZ
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Sid Caesar's co-star. : IMOGENE
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Marked with stripes. : LINEATE
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Card game for two. : ECARTE
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For fear that. : LEST
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Sock. : ANKLET
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Work at carpentering. : NAIL
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What they speak in Mexico. : ESPANOL
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Traveled by auto. : MOTORED
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Beverage made from fruit juice. : SHRUB
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Commander of a battalion. : MAJOR
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About 2 yds. in Czechoslovakia. : SAH
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Political epithet since 1880. : GOP
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Wife of the late Flo Ziegfeld. : BILLIE
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City in Connecticut. : MERIDEN
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Obliterating. : ERASING
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Small riding horses. : NAGS
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Vexing with impertinence. : TEASING
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Its capital is Tallinn. : ESTONIA
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A shade of orange or yellow. : REALGAR
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Alternate in a series. : ROTATE
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Feel the want of. : MISS
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Facilitated. : EASED
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Crawford ___, skiers' paradise. : NOTCH
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Last name of 10 Down. : COCA
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Mrs. Nick Charles. : NORA
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Close companion. : PAL
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Geographical center of the U. S.: Abbr. : KAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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