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New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 1952

39-Down : Feral.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 934
Across
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River through Paraguay and Argentina. : PARANA
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Chords of three notes. : TRIADS
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St. Louis Cardinal official. : BREADON
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More convenient. : HANDIER
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Suburb of Sydney, Australia. : REDFERN
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Contain. : ENCLOSE
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"___ on parle Francais." : ICI
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Parts of watches. : STEMS
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Chief of the Jutes, brother of Hengist. : HORSA
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Communicate. : TELL
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Gives generously. : HEAPS
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Upholsterer's necessity. : NAIL
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Theatre in ancient Greece. : ODEON
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Branch cut for grafting. : SCION
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Man's nickname. : MOE
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Cordell Hull, for instance. : NESTOR
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Residents of a Washington city. : TACOMANS
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Fair Dealer. : TRUMANITE
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Follower of Tito: Var. : JUGOSLAV
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Page size of a book, about 6x9 inches. : OCTAVO
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Girl's name. : ENA
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Adjective for Chas. Addams cartoons. : EERIE
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Slave of Abraham's wife. : HAGAR
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Normandy town not far from Cherbourg. : STLO
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Demolished. : RASED
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Girl's name. : LILA
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Anklebone. : TALUS
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Colorful lancer in the Prussian army. : UHLAN
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Means of communication: Abbr. : TEL
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Put into circulation. : EMITTED
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Come forth. : EMANATE
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Dissolution. : DECEASE
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Spins about an axis. : ROTATES
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Shake or tremble. : DODDER
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___ under. : SNOWED
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Go before in rank. : PRECEDE
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Officials of ancient Rome. : AEDILES
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Britain's defenders. : RAF
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Soft drinks. : ADES
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Mr. and Mrs. ___, of mystery fame. : NORTH
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Years: French. : ANNEES
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Member of the Lambs Club. : THESPIAN
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Managed. : RAN
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Move by small degrees. : INCH
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Famous Berlin hotel. : ADLON
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Picture viewed through a small opening. : DIORAMA
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What Congress is in. : SESSION
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Native of Albion. : BRITON
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Small coins of Spanish America. : REALES
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The typical Scotchman. : MACTAVISH
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Popular game. : LOTTO
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Relating to the community: Comb. form. : SOCIO
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Ibsen's language. : NORSE
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V-shaped cut. : NOTCH
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Straightedge. : RULER
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Molybdenum, for instance. : METAL
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Buccaneer. : MARAUDER
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Poked fun at. : JESTED
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Feral. : UNTAMED
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Sports writer turned novelist. : GALLICO
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Discuss vigorously. : AGITATE
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Acted as a manservant. : VALETED
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Forms of the fanon. : ORALES
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Conger catchers. : EELERS
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Expelled. : OUTED
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He was ready to lay down his life for his friend. : DAMON
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Native village, in South Africa. : STAD
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Western defense bloc. : NATO
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Compass point. : ESE
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Hillbilly's negative. : NAW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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