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New York Times, Saturday, October 4, 1952

39-Across : Pres. McKinley's influential adviser.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,203
Across
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He sells short. : BEAR
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Household storage place. : ATTIC
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Author's output. : MSS
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Highest point. : ACME
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Kind of contract. : LEASE
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Mountains in Kirgiz. : ALAI
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Operetta by Rudolph Friml. : THEVAGABONDKING
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Capital on Oahu. : HONOLULU
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Mr. Wickfield's "'umble" clerk. : URIAH
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Mr. Chaney. : LON
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Serum: Comb. form. : SERO
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Subject of a yearly Presidential speech. : STATEOFTHEUNION
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Stoke ___, where Thomas Gray is buried. : POGES
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Domain. : REALM
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Government production agency. : NPA
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Halifax's title. : LORD
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City in Hesse, scene of Diet, 1521. : WORMS
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Pitcher Labine of the Dodgers. : CLEM
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Dined. : ATE
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Pres. McKinley's influential adviser. : HANNA
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Light signal shot from a Very pistol. : FLARE
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Book by Pearl Buck. : THEHIDDENFLOWER
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Dollars. : ONES
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Evidence of a promise to pay. : IOU
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Brace or support in a structure. : STRUT
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Dipping the colors. : SALUTING
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White House event. : PRESSCONFERENCE
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Anchorage place for small boats. : COVE
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H. S. T.'s late press secretary. : SHORT
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A cause of hearty laughter: Slang. : RIOT
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Orangutan. : APE
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Early Christian pulpits. : AMBOS
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Fresh talk. : SASS
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British spa. : BATH
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Be a parrot. : ECHO
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So be it. : AMEN
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Cast off subjection. : REVOLTED
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Some: Spanish. : ALGUNO
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Blue-winged duck. : TEAL
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Forbidden. : TABU
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Prefix meaning "equal." : ISO
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A hundred years: Abbr. : CEN
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1052. : MLII
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Capital of Yemen. : SANA
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Sound of lament. : SIGH
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Rubber products center. : AKRON
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Leaves used for tonics. : ALOES
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Macaroni wheat. : DURUM
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Medicine man. : SHAMAN
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Sea food. : EELS
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Upright part of a chair back. : SPLAT
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Bicuspid. : TOOTH
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Live in concord. : AGREE
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Leaves of ferns or palms. : FRONDS
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Coat with an alloy. : TERNE
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Member of the family. : INLAW
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___ citato (in the work cited). : OPERE
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Nominator. : NAMER
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Pitcher for the "Bums." : WADE
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Sauer and Doby. : CLOUTERS
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Intimations. : HINTS
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Product of Minnesota. : FLOUR
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Pres. Wilson's personal representative. : HOUSE
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Cuts of meat: French. : FILETS
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Animals' friend. : SPCA
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Too much: French. : TROP
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Frenchman's dream. : REVE
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Social climber. : SNOB
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A continent: Comb. form. : AFRO
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Genus of cetaceans. : INIA
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Sgts. and Cpls. : NCOS
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Prepares. : GETS
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The Confederacy: Abbr. : CSA
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Electrical unit. : OHM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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