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New York Times, Saturday, January 5, 1952

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 930
Across
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Sidney Franklin's occupation. : MATADOR
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Son of David and Bathsheba. : SOLOMON
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Fragrant condiment. : OREGANO
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In the dark. : UNAWARE
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Pertaining to the ocean. : PELAGIC
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Grim satisfaction. : REVENGE
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Buddy. : PAL
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Island south of Arabia. : SOKOTRA
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On a prescription, thrice a day. : TID
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Lamb kin. : EWES
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Fight for honor. : DUEL
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"The harp that once through ___ halls . . . " : TARAS
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Seed of a sermon. : TEXT
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Luxury's lap. : EASE
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The world or universe. : SYSTEM
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Spanish coins. : REALES
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A star rover. : SPACESHIP
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County of south England. : SUSSEX
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Pauser for new strength. : RESTER
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Egyptian sunset god. : ATUM
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Was well aware. : KNEW
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Libyan port of war fame. : DERNA
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Cold wind of the northern Adriatic. : BORA
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Door in a floor or ceiling. : TRAP
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Spick-and-span. : TIDY
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Part of a word: Abbr. : SUF
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Composer of opera "Billy Budd," London premiere, Dec. 2, 1951. : BRITTEN
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News flash: Abbr. : BUL
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Element for atomic research. : URANIUM
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Rubbed out place. : ERASURE
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Make a revision of a text. : RECENSE
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Spins like a planet. : ROTATES
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Probes the river bed. : DREDGES
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Noisy sleepers. : SNORERS
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Little girls. : MOPPETS
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Part of a courtyard. : AREAWAY
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Bank counters. : TELLERS
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Long pistols, now obsolete. : DAGS
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Ingredient of scalloped potatoes. : ONION
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Candidate for moon voyage. : ROCKET
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Additional economic burdens. : SURTAXES
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Something unique. : ONER
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Product of Hibok Hibok. : LAVA
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Derive from. : OWE
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Ladies' cloaks. : MANTUAS
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Carousals. : ORGIES
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Cleopatra's ___. : NEEDLE
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Do too much. : OVEREXERT
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Glazed yellow Japanese pottery. : SATSUMA
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Describing certain eyes. : DEEPSET
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Snakelike lizard. : SEPS
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Beardless Himalayan goat, now roaming in Westchester. : TAHR
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A face for tragedy or comedy. : MASK
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Conveyed a false impression. : LIED
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Very small change in Paris. : CENTIMES
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Seek the sea top. : SURFACE
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Praise. : TRIBUTE
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Stoic. : ENDURER
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Kind of gun no space cadet would use. : RAYLESS
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Contrary to common sense. : ABSURD
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Car for excursions. : TOURER
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She knows "His Eye Is on the Sparrow." : WATERS
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He rules in Buenos Aires. : PERON
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Musical impresario. : BING
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A cunning move. : RUSE
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Conferees recently in Rome. : NATO
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Descendants of the boys in buff and blue. : SAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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