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New York Times, Friday, October 10, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { F J P Q }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,209
Across
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Senator running for re-election. : BENTON
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Mended shoes. : COBBLED
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Large cupboard or wardrobe. : ARMOIRE
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Using harsh words. : ABUSIVE
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It no longer precedes Averell Harriman. : DOUBLEU
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Things seen that aren't there. : MIRAGES
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Harold. : HAL
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Generous bestowal of gifts. : LARGESS
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Tribe of New Zealand. : ATI
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Rooms in a harem. : ODAS
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Means of access. : DOOR
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Up and about. : ASTIR
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Pertaining to whales. : CETIC
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Salad. : SLAW
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Give up. : CEDE
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Administered more medicine. : REDOSED
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Assembled into a crowd. : HERDED
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Equip with an engine using oil as fuel. : DIESELIZE
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Armed guard. : ESCORT
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Recount. : NARRATE
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A thing to be thankful for. : BOON
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Hard hit. : SWAT
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Correct faults in. : AMEND
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Explosion. : BLAST
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"The emptiness of ___ in his face."—Edwin Markham. : AGES
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Glut. : SATE
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Burdensome charge. : TAX
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Napoleon III's wife. : EUGENIE
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104. : CIV
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Person of cold temperament. : ICEBERG
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Accept willingly. : EMBRACE
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Unsettle. : DERANGE
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Smoothing tool. : SLEEKER
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Endeavored. : ESSAYED
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Polished with a certain substance. : SANDED
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More liberal. : BROADER
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Strive to equal. : EMULATE
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The head: Slang. : NOB
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Drawer for money. : TILL
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Mountain nymph in Greek myth. : OREAD
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Emotional disorders. : NEUROSES
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Important factor in campaign coverage. : CAMERA
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Sashes for Japanese kimonos. : OBIS
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Sac between bony parts, as at the shoulder. : BURSA
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Boys' organization founded 1908: Abbr. : BSA
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Tied with a band. : LIGATED
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A time of day: Poetic. : EVETIDE
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Coveted. : DESIRED
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For this special purpose: Lat. phrase. : ADHOC
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Period of great prosperity. : GOLDENAGE
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Reynolds painted her as "Tragic Muse." : SIDDONS
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Laughs immoderately. : SCREAMS
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Fiber from cocoanut husk. : COIR
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Sound of a fan. : WHIR
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Groups of people. : SETS
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Poet Pound. : EZRA
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State of the bird who goes wormless. : LATENESS
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Period of decline. : EBBTIDE
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Cheers or comforts. : SOLACES
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Wheedlers. : COAXERS
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Tidbit at an afternoon social. : TEACAKE
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Inveigled. : ENTICED
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Oscillated. : WAGGED
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Governor and Keynoter. : DEVER
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Minute: Colloq. : TEENY
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Summer capital of India. : SIMLA
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Recommend insistently. : URGE
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Man's name. : EBEN
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Sound in the Whiffenpoof Song. : BAA
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Ultraradical. : RED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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