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New York Times, Friday, October 17, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { B F Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 97, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,216

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Subject for the scientists. : ATOM
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Bullet, shell or rocket. : PROJECTILE
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2,800-mi. river of Asia. : LENA
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Mamie Doud's husband. : EISENHOWER
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Beverages. : ALES
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Birds of northern regions. : PTARMIGANS
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A particle in cosmic rays. : MESON
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Pygmy of the Belgian Congo. : AKKA
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Placed in a kiln. : OVENED
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A company: Abbr. : ASSN
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Swindle: Var. : GIP
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Adjective suffix. : OUS
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Red Sox pitcher. : KINDER
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Outwardly appearing as such. : OSTENSIVE
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Painter of Washington's portrait. : PEALE
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Monetary unit of Iran. : RIAL
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Arabian rulers. : EMIRS
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Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
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Shows excessive fondness. : DOTES
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Agreement to end hostilities. : PEACEPACT
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A kind of dog. : ONEMAN
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Egyptian King of 1350 B. C., tomb found 1923. : TUT
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Japanese name. : ITO
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Life preserver, Mae ___. : WEST
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Wan appearance. : PALLOR
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Rebuff or insult. : SLAP
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Part of Lady Clara's name. : VERE
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Coronet. : TIARA
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Capital of Madagascar. : TANANARIVE
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Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
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Ushers in. : INTRODUCES
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Man's nickname. : NATE
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Subject of campaign controversy. : REARMAMENT
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Enzymes. : ASES
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Site in New Mexico of first atomic explosion. : ALAMOGORDO
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Field of entertainment. : TELEVISION
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Having a single septum. : ONESEPTATE
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Member of a fraternal order. : MASON
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Liveliness: Slang. : PEP
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Yasmin's mother. : RITA
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Large Japanese seaport. : OSAKA
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They work at soda fountains. : JERKS
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Cover with a disguise. : ENMASK
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Convention city: Colloq. : CHI
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Part of Caesar's wardrobe. : TOGA
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Hawaiian frigate birds. : IWAS
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Cameraman's best friend. : LENS
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First: Archaic. : ERST
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Gas for glowing signs. : NEON
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Famous Italian actress. : DUSE
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Bite. : NIP
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Silly person: Slang. : SIMP
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Low high tide. : NEAP
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Tibetan spiritual leaders. : DALAILAMAS
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All those entitled to vote. : ELECTORATE
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Clerical offices. : RECTORATES
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Kind of school for primary grades: Abbr. : ELEM
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Strive for superiority. : VIE
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The "E" in Q. E. D. : ERAT
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Porgy. : SCUP
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Carpenter's tool. : SAW
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"L'___ , c'est moi." : ETAT
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Where Frenchman Flat is. : NEVADA
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Antitoxic agent. : SERUM
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A moment. : TRICE
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Climbing plant. : LIANA
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Move. : STIR
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Narrow track. : LANE
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Theatrical group. : ANTA
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Young salmon. : PARR
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On the same level. : EVEN
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___ de plume. : NOM
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The "e" in i. e. : EST

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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