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New York Times, Friday, October 3, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,202
Across
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Agreeable terms. : PACT
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___ mater. : ALMA
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Mater. : MAMA
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Yearn. : ACHE
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Scorch. : SEAR
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Lover: Fr. : AMANT
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Conversation in Korea. : TRUCETALK
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He slays Tybalt in combat. : ROMEO
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Home for Plymouth Rocks. : HENHOUSE
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Look with the eyes partly closed. : SQUINT
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Midge. : GNAT
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Little flowers with a French accent. : FLEURETS
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Former famous ballet choreographer. : FOKINE
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Minimum amounts. : IOTAS
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A North Caucasian language. : UDIC
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The Arctic or Antarctic. : OCEAN
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Col. Gabreski. : ACE
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Rainy season in India. : MONSOON
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U. S. amateur tennis champion. : SEDGMAN
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Unit of work. : ERG
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Sorties against the enemy. : RAIDS
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River in Spain. : EBRO
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Denizen of the Everglades. : GATOR
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Blows like a whale. : SPOUTS
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Italy's violin genius. : PAGANINI
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Fling with force. : HURL
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Husky apes. : ORANGS
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Self publicist. : BRAGGART
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Piano piece. : ETUDE
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Ethiopia of yore. : ABYSSINIA
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Player who ended in the A. L. cellar. : TIGER
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Inkspot. : BLOT
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Stage turns. : ACTS
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Creepy. : EERY
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Hunt high and low. : SEEK
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Walk. : PATH
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Seaport in Palestine. : ACRE
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China's World War II capital. : CHUNGKING
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The science of mechanical arts. : TECHNICS
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Sagacious. : ASTUTE
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Where sheep graze. : LEAS
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Emanating evil. : MALEFIC
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Little Rock is its capital: Abbr. : ARK
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Creator of Mr. Moto. : MARQUAND
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Casanova's specialty. : AMOURS
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Mrs. Ike. : MAMIE
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Concerning. : ANENT
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The carriage trade. : TOTS
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Of dawn. : EOAN
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Bristles. : SETAE
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River deposit of clay. : LOESS
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Show irritation or anger. : FUME
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Scent. : ODOR
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Ingredient of goulash. : ONION
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Vehicle having the right of way. : AMBULANCE
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Two-wheeled vehicle. : CART
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Long-lived Biblical man. : ENOS
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Glasshouse for growing fruit. : ORANGERY
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American in a Czech jail. : OATIS
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Treasurer Clark and others. : GEORGIAS
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Bounce a basketball. : DRIBBLE
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Newfoundland take-off spot. : GANDER
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Second highest dam, 602 feet. : SHASTA
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Heavyweights, welterweights, etc.: Slang. : PUGS
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Marianne Moore, for instance. : POET
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The musical Shaw. : ARTIE
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Distance between the rails of a railroad, 4 ft. 8½ in. in U. S. : GAUGE
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Peasant of India. : RYOT
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Ceremonial act. : RITE
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A kind of master. : TASK
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Warp yarn. : ABB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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