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New York Times, Tuesday, October 28, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,227
Across
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Narrow valley. : GLEN
5
Out of harmony. : AJAR
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Acts of derring-do. : FEATS
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Go by plane. : AERO
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Old-fashioned instrument. : LUTE
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TV puppet. : OLLIE
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Terminus of the 1,600-mi. highway from St. John, B.C. : FAIRBANKS
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Sportsman's weapon. : RIFLE
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Star from Omaha. : FREDASTAIRE
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Member of the House: Abbr. : REP
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City in Nevada. : ELKO
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Valves in furnace flues. : DAMPERS
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La ___, once great newspaper. : PRENSA
29
Gold-producing peninsula west of 17 Across. : SEWARD
30
Cry of triumph. : AHA
31
Canal Zone town, suburb of Panama. : ANCON
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Lloyd of stage and screen. : NOLAN
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Comfortable. : COSY
38
Keeps from entering. : SHUTS
40
Italian title. : DUCE
41
Bar legally. : ESTOP
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Resource. : ASSET
45
Emergency measure in the 1930's. : NRA
46
Proofreader's prey. : ERRATA
48
Light pattern on a TV screen. : RASTER
50
Pre-dawn adjective. : DARKEST
52
Popular headgear. : VEIL
53
Same schedule every day. : RUT
54
Broadway treat. : THEKINGANDI
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Verona's river. : ADIGE
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Where to pour the anti-freeze. : RADIATORS
62
Enlarge. : WIDEN
63
State: Fr. : ETAT
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Rosinante, for instance. : STEED
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Have confidence. : RELY
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Frenzy. : RAGE
Down
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Spar of a fore-and-aft sail. : GAFF
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Father of Cordelia. : LEAR
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City famed for electrical appliances. : ERIE
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Bombsight of W. W. II. : NORDEN
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They live in 17 Across. : ALASKANS
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Political faction. : JUNTO
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One of the Aleutians. : ATKA
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Physicians training in hospitals. : RESIDENTS
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Member of the jury. : FOREMAN
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Inventor Whitney. : ELI
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One of a famous acting couple. : ALFREDLUNT
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Worker on floors or roofs. : TILER
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Percolates. : SEEPS
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Wood for toy airplanes. : BALSA
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Describing November weather. : RAW
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Goad or incite. : PROD
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Member of Lovett's department. : PACE
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Greek letters. : RHOS
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Around April 5, 1953. : EASTERTIDE
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Famous bandmaster. : SOUSA
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Magpie. : CHATTERER
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Seaport near Haifa. : ACRE
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In the vicinity. : NEAR
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City in Pennsylvania. : YORK
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Clearness and calmness. : SERENITY
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"Let's ___." : PRETEND
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Swampy forest region of Siberia. : TAIGA
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Wood for oars. : ASH
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"Twenty Questions" emcee. : SLATER
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Ties. : DRAWS
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Examine accounts. : AUDIT
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Gore ___, author. : VIDAL
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A Smith from Virginia. : KATE
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Observe: Latin. : NOTA
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Pass tediously, as time. : DRAG
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Wight. : ISLE
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Fit: Colloq. : GEE

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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