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New York Times, Monday, January 7, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 932
Across
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"Pearl of the Antilles." : CUBA
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The second or sixth U. S. President. : ADAMS
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Twisted strings of pearls. : ROPE
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An alma mater: Abbr. : UNIV
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Where R. L. S. spent his last years. : SAMOA
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Distinctive character. : AURA
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Hollow block used in masonry. : TILE
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Instrument for measuring angles. : PROTRACTOR
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"Damned from here to ___." : ETERNITY
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Potato chips, in Britain. : CRISPS
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Songs. : AIRS
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Street of bright lights. : MAIN
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Tricolored hunting dog. : BEAGLE
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Composer of "Manon," "Thais," etc. : MASSENET
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Man with a microphone. : EMCEE
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"Cherchez la ___." : FEMME
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City in Peru. : ICA
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Small coins, worth 12½ cents. : BITS
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Nannies push them. : PRAMS
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Text of an operetta. : BOOK
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Norse name. : OLE
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Place for wrestling or boxing matches. : ARENA
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Story not founded on fact. : FABLE
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Triangular gable on a building, as the Parthenon. : PEDIMENT
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Employes. : PAYEES
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House: Spanish. : CASA
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Self-defense, Far Eastern style. : JUDO
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Placid. : SERENE
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Pre-Lenin revolutionist. : KERENSKY
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The ruling party in Formosa. : KUOMINTANG
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Traditional site of Vulcan's forge. : ETNA
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Girl's name. : IRMA
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Silver fir tree: German. : TANNE
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Abound. : TEEM
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Noted prisoner of Korean war. : DEAN
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Influences. : SWAYS
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Hope: Latin. : SPES
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Pert and pretty. : CUTE
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Standard quantity. : UNIT
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Anger. : BILE
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One phase of statistics. : AVERAGES
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Have an earnest desire. : ASPIRE
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Popular indoor sport in Britain. : DARTS
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Chinese port across from Formosa. : AMOY
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Word: French. : MOT
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Cutting remarks. : SARCASMS
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Wisconsin port on Lake Michigan. : RACINE
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They come in threes. : OUTS
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What a jet plane lacks. : PROP
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What Apollo gave to Midas. : EARS
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Originate. : ARISE
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From Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean. : NILE
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Member of the family. : MAMMA
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Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie's forte. : BEBOP
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Zola's first name. : EMILE
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Indulged in histrionics. : ACTED
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Signified. : MEANT
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Daughter of Tantalus who was changed into a stone. : NIOBE
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School: French. : ECOLE
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Proceeds to occupy. : TAKES
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Bands or folds, such as those under the tongue. : FRENA
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Brings before the public. : PRESENTS
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Combat weapons. : BAYONETS
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Gold money in Afghanistan. : AMANI
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Vanish. : FADE
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He's busiest in the summertime. : ICEMAN
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Common practices in totalitarian states. : PURGES
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Early spinning machine. : JENNY
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Sideslip. : SKID
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River flowing into the Seine above Rouen. : EURE
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City on the Tiber. : ROMA
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Japanese system of syllabic writing. : KANA
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Choreographer's notation. : STEP
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Where the patella is. : KNEE
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Vegetable dish. : YAMS
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Fancy playing marble. : TAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 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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