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New York Times, Saturday, October 25, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,224
Across
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A name in lights. : STAR
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Forbidden, in Polynesia. : TABU
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Take it easily. : COAST
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Wire-wound dynamo parts. : ARMATURES
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Not warranted. : UNDUE
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Bring under the yoke. : SUBJUGATE
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Take it easy. : RELAX
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City in Afghanistan. : HERAT
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Long-term inmate. : LIFER
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First name of a screen actress. : AVA
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Petty officer in charge of rigging, anchors, cables, etc. : BOSUN
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Hoaxes. : DUPERIES
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Today's doughboys. : GIS
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Business in addition to one's regular occupation. : SIDELINE
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Caliph, Pasha and Baba. : ALIS
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No gentleman. : CAD
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Steadfast and true. : STANCH
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Walking-on-air feeling. : ELATION
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Inimical. : HOSTILE
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Athwart. : ASLANT
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Grass-roots earth. : SOD
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Acidity. : ACOR
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One who takes something away secretly. : SPIRITER
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He wore a lion's skin. : ASS
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"South Pacific" derives from his book. : MICHENER
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U. S. pursuit plane. : SABRE
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Swallowed up. : ATE
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Freshen. : RENEW
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Intended. : MEANT
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They "shall fold their tents, like the Arabs." : CARES
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A base hit. : ONEBAGGER
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A Pyrrhic victory for Santa Anna. : ALAMO
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Business dealing in vintages. : WINEHOUSE
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Eve and others. : WOMEN
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Man's nickname. : NATE
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Job. : TASK
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Gay girdle. : SASH
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Documents of indictment returned by the grand jury. : TRUEBILLS
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Fit for Olympian tastes. : AMBROSIAL
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Princely Indians. : RAJAS
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Harbor troubleshooter. : TUG
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Famous inland sea. : ARAL
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Befell. : BETIDED
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Practical. : USEFUL
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Trends and tides. : CURRENTS
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"___ nation, indivisible . . . " : ONE
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Old Testament name. : ADLAI
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Blandly polite. : SUAVE
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Scene of Edna Ferber's "Giant." : TEXAS
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Ballerina skirts. : TUTUS
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Installments in the Pearl White days. : EPISODES
24
James M. Barrie's "My Lady ___." : NICOTINE
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Spanish lariat. : REATA
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Mother of the Titans. : GAEA
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Actor Dailey. : DAN
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Hide safely: Slang. : STASH
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Central American republic. : NICARAGUA
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Intimacy. : CLOSENESS
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Possessive pronoun. : HERS
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How movie stars sometimes appear: 2 words. : INPERSON
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Very near the solution, in games. : HOT
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The order to which dugongs and sea cows belong. : SIRENIA
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Fame. : RENOWN
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The biblical Arimathea. : RAMAH
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Large, flashy parrot. : MACAW
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Flier Balbo. : ITALO
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Island of the Moluccas. : CERAM
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Sired. : BEGOT
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Left. : WENT
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Journey by ox wagon. : TREK
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Eccentric idea in one's head. : BEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 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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