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New York Times, Saturday, October 18, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,217

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Across
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An October birthstone. : OPAL
5
Miss Barton, American Red Cross organizer, 1881. : CLARA
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Companion of "call." : BECK
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Canal: Spanish. : CANO
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Relative of a gimlet. : AUGER
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To me: Fr. : AMOI
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Singer of a river song: 3 wds. : THEVOLGABOATMAN
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Tage Erlander's people. : SWEDES
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Undergo a change. : MUTATE
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High ball in tennis. : LOB
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Motoring hazard. : GLARE
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Andrew ___ Law, former British Prime Minister. : BONAR
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Southern constellation. : ARA
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Colloquialism. : IDIOM
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One of the Waugh brothers. : ALEC
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Mustang. : BRONCO
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Military decoration. : DSO
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Awe: 2 wds. : REVERENTIALFEAR
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Cheerful: French. : GAI
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Click beetle. : ELATER
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High dudgeon. : RAGE
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Phillies' star. : ENNIS
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Jessica's suitor: Abbr. : LOR
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Removes editorially. : DELES
47
Human beings. : SOULS
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Subsidy. : AID
50
"Bonnie Prince Charley." : STUART
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Throws into disorder. : UPSETS
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Hush-hush subjects. : MILITARYSECRETS
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Personnel man. : HIRER
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Title of the ruler of Yemen. : IMAM
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Polar base in Greenland. : ETAH
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Fresh. : SASSY
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Sea, arm of the Arctic Ocean. : KARA
Down
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Calendar abbreviation. : OCT
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Interjections of contempt. : PAHS
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Again. : ANEW
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One of the Cavalier poets. : LOVELACE
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Spy in the land of Canaan. : CALEB
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Pulls along with effort. : LUGS
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Turkish general. : AGA
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Insurgent: Colloq. : REB
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Perfume. : AROMA
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The "B" in R. B. I. : BATTED
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One of Queen Juliana's names. : EMMA
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Winter wear. : COAT
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Cows: Poetic. : KINE
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Gardenia, lilac or violet. : ODOR
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President of France. : AURIOL
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Scenic features at Capri and elsewhere. : GROTTOS
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Poet and musician of the 19th century. : LANIER
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Tugboat's tow. : BARGE
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City on the Allegheny. : OLEAN
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Composer of "The Rosary." : NEVIN
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Former O. P. S. chief. : ARNALL
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Noble objective. : IDEAL
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River in Kansas and Missouri. : OSAGE
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Customs or folkways of a group. : MORES
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Barbara ___ Geddes. : BEL
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Coupe. : CAR
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Cape Cod or Palm Springs. : RESORT
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King of Denmark. : FREDERIK
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Great Hebrew prophet. : ISAIAH
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Platter. : DISC
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Indians of western U. S. : UTAHS
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Monkeyshines. : APERY
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Pochard or widgeon. : SMEE
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Variety of a color. : TINT
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Bone of the forearm. : ULNA
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Puts into service. : USES
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Musical theme. : TEMA
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Symbol on our union jack. : STAR
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Creek. : RIA
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Periods of time: Abbr. : YRS
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Not big: Scot. : SMA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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