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New York Times, Wednesday, October 15, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,214
Across
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Mustachioed comedian (first name). : GROUCHO
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Certain new homes. : PREFABS
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Lassitude. : LANGUOR
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Sensitive eye membranes. : RETINAE
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Clement and family. : ATTLEES
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Pleasing fragrance. : INCENSE
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Cessation of motion. : STAY
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Roy Rogers, et al. : RODEO
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Admit: Colloq. : FESS
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Western European country: Abbr. : GER
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Feudal slaves. : ESNES
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"Ode ___ Nightingale." : TOA
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Bay window. : ORIEL
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Pack. : STOW
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Where equal suffrage for women was guaranteed in 1869. : WYOMING
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Hearkens. : LISTENS
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Champion of 1934. : BAER
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Man's name. : ELMO
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One of the initiators of Cubism in modern art. : PICASSO
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More juvenile. : YOUNGER
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Swedish measures. : AMAR
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61 Down, for instance. : TOY
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___ Haute. : TERRE
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Arrest: Slang. : NAB
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Pediatrician's problem. : MUMPS
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Physicians' group: Abbr. : AMA
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Mohammedan officers. : AGAS
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Remains of a cigarette. : ASHES
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Cut with scissors. : SNIP
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___ Wage Law. : MINIMUM
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Part of a ship's ladder. : RATLINE
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First name of the creator of Bergeret, Bonnard, etc. : ANATOLE
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Pinch-hitter's usual role. : CLOUTER
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Series of meetings. : SESSION
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Stamp. : IMPRESS
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City famous for shipbuilding. : GLASGOW
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Desertion of friends in adversity. : RATTERY
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Where Hamilton is. : ONTARIO
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Adjective for the misplaced swan. : UGLY
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Signal for the next speech. : CUE
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Workers on row crops. : HOERS
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Mr. Welles. : ORSON
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English playwright. : PRIESTLEY
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Sen. McCarran's home town. : RENO
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And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
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A tenure of land in feudal days. : FIEF
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Miss Kellermann of swimming fame. : ANNETTE
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Relative of the oboe. : BASSOON
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Playground equipment. : SEESAWS
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Agnus ___. : DEI
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Walt Disney's middle name. : ELIAS
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Shut in. : EMBAR
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Container for fodder. : SILO
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Object slid along the ice in the Scotch game, curling. : STONE
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Cozy retreat. : NEST
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Wedding attendants. : GROOMSMEN
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Late South African official. : SMUTS
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They're made of plaited palm leaves. : PANAMAS
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Conjecture. : IMAGINE
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Bathhouses on Miami beaches. : CABANAS
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New Hampshire's specialty. : GRANITE
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Stoats in winter. : ERMINES
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McCormick's inventions. : REAPERS
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Illiterate form of "you" or "yes." : YUH
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Thanks: Fr. : MERCI
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Sacred poem. : PSALM
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Remains quiet. : SITS
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Tubular structure: Comb. form. : AULO
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Disparage. : SLUR
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French pronoun. : MOI
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Crown. : TOP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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