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New York Times, Wednesday, October 29, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,228
Across
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Part of a tobacco pipe. : STEM
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Canine warning. : GROWL
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Barter. : SELL
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"Celeste ___." : AIDA
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Important method of campaigning. : RADIO
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Team from New Jersey. : PRINCETONTIGERS
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Come to rest. : SETTLE
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Goes over again. : RETRACES
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Divisions of time. : EONS
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Turn back to a prior condition. : REACT
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Tito, for instance. : NEWLYWED
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Daughter of Tantalus. : NIOBE
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Better place for "Old Bill" of World War I. : OLE
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Perceives by taste. : SAVORS
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Pewter coins of Malaya. : TRAS
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Relative of swat. : BASH
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Open to bribery. : VENAL
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Relative of Migs. : YAKS
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
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Beguile. : ENTRAP
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A three-way joint for pipes. : TEE
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John or Jerry. : LEWIS
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Dividers. : SEVERERS
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Natives of Hejaz. : ARABS
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Ten: Prefix. : DECA
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Frustraters of plans. : MARPLOTS
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An especially fitting expression. : BONMOT
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Team from Bloomington. : INDIANAHOOSIERS
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Father of bacteriology. : COHN
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Famous first name in Hollywood. : GREER
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Four-legged character in "Peter Pan." : NANA
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Ancestor of Methuselah. : ENOS
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Uncompromising. : STERN
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German river with large dam. : EDER
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Drains. : SAPS
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Pneumatic. : TIRE
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Direct the policies of a periodical. : EDIT
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Kind of shelf. : MANTEL
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Team from New Orleans. : GREENWAVE
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Pad for a chignon. : RAT
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Lilac or lily of the valley. : ODOR
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Old-time vintner. : WINER
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Lehmann of the concert stage. : LOTTE
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Wisdom plus sound judgment. : SAGACITY
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About 98,000,000 of us. : ELECTORATE
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Without. : LESS
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Wearies by an excess of sweetness. : CLOYS
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Country in the headlines. : IRAN
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The sabbatical year. : SEVEN
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Swedish chemist and inventor. : NOBEL
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Inspirit. : ELATE
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Charles Kingsley's historical romance. : WESTWARDHO
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Forbidding phrases. : DONTS
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Field of Columbia's Lions. : BAKER
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Letters. : ESSES
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Flew into a rage: Dial. : RARED
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Dred Scott was. : SLAVEBORN
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They're invisible. : HAIRPINS
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River from the Rockies to the Rio Grande. : PECOS
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Dining hall: Sp. : SALA
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Pertaining to frogs. : RANINE
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Deep resonant sounds. : BONGS
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Sudden involuntary movement. : START
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Walt Disney's engaging characters. : MICE
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Presently. : ANON
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Fairyfolk of Ireland. : SHEE
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Largest man-made lake in the world. : MEAD
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River in France. : ORNE
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Peter or Nicholas. : TSAR
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Poetic contraction. : OER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 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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