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New York Times, Monday, October 27, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,226
Across
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Energy. : SNAP
5
Round cap. : BERET
10
Third man. : ABEL
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Where a certain flower grows. : WALL
15
One of the three R's: Abbr. : ARITH
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Tongue-lash. : FLAY
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James Dunn, for instance. : AMBASSADOR
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Demolish. : RASE
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An important trial. : TESTCASE
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Sovereign's decrees. : EDICTS
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Where Acheson and Taft went to school. : YALE
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Satchel Paige's boss. : VEECK
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TVA chairman. : CLAPP
28
European coal and iron center. : SAARBASIN
32
Initiation ceremony. : RITUAL
34
Section of a bookcase or cabinet. : UNIT
35
___-la-la. : TRA
36
Andrew J. Brown's cohort. : AMOS
37
Frequently. : OFTEN
39
Farming implements. : HOES
40
Character in a Milne play, Mr. ___. : PIM
41
Land: Latin. : AGER
42
Former golf champion, ___ Collett. : GLENNA
44
Fish with whiplike tails. : STINGRAYS
47
Swaying. : AREEL
48
Contemporary of Ingres. : COROT
49
Spanish Christmas tree. : PINO
51
Power to move the feelings. : APPEAL
53
Ripsnorting, as a fight. : DINGDONG
57
Father of dauphins. : ROIS
58
Dramatic golddigger of the Jazz Age. : LORELEILEE
60
2,051. : MMLI
61
Anoint: Arch. : ENELE
62
Publicizes. : AIRS
63
Makes sure. : SEES
64
Believer in God. : DEIST
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Part of the smoke menace. : SOOT
Down
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Hit a fly. : SWAT
2
Famous person. : NAME
3
Clerical garments. : ALBS
4
Bronx Zoo attraction. : PLATYPUS
5
Fundamental. : BASAL
6
Wipes out. : ERASES
7
Emulate 29 Down. : RIDE
8
Former theatre of war. : ETO
9
Describing a circus set-up. : THREERING
10
From Suez to Good Hope. : AFRICA
11
Law student's bible. : BLACKSTONE
12
Setting for Kiplingese poems. : EAST
13
Solutions used in soapmaking. : LYES
18
___ Flow. : SCAPA
22
Red figure. : DEBT
24
Weathercock. : VANE
25
Game of chance. : CRAPS
26
Circumscribe. : LIMIT
27
It produces chain reactions. : ATOMICPILE
29
He owns a horse named Champion. : AUTRY
30
Miss Dunne. : IRENE
31
Descriptive of certain speech. : NASAL
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Engaged in political skulduggery. : LOGROLLED
38
The Atlantic roundtrip flight, for instance. : FEAT
39
Mother of Salome. : HERODIAS
41
Large city in India. : AGRA
43
U. N. delegate from Norway. : LANGE
45
Knowledge, in Plato. : NOESIS
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Pitchman's talks. : SPIELS
50
Cove. : INLET
51
Item in the national budget. : ARMS
52
Apple, pear or quince. : POME
53
Eins, zwei, ___. : DREI
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Mishmash. : OLIO
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Rex Stout's sleuth. : NERO
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Adventure or exploit. : GEST
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Simplex. : ONE

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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