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NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, October 5, 1952

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 61, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 524 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,204
Across
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President of Liberia. : TUBMAN
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Gruening is ___ Governor. : ALASKAS
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Malenkov's boss. : STALIN
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N. Y. lake or Indian. : ONEIDA
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Basking period: 2 wds. : SUNTIME
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Song of an untamed shrew. : TIRADE
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A license. : PERMIT
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Ran like Junior. : SCOOTED
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Words of experience. : ADAGES
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Little Harry. : HAL
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Historic river. : TIBER
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Take. : ACCEPT
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Ketch. : BOAT
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From the tundras to the rice paddies. : ASIA
34
Bird that can walk under water. : OUSEL
36
Jazz capital of the world. : HARLEM
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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An idea from Woolworth. : TENCENTSTORE
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Separated. : SECERNED
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Grapes. : UVAS
45
Pointless. : INANE
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Favor excessively. : DOTE
48
Auto stop. : MOTEL
50
Buys grazing rights. : AGISTS
52
George Washington Carver's research subject. : PEANUT
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Grim redresser. : REVENGER
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Miss MacMahon and others. : ALINES
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Native of Masqat. : OMANI
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More east than north. : ENE
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Carpet; tapestry. : TAPET
65
Movie showing for the top echelon. : SNEAKPREVUE
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Black: Lat. : ATRA
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Marine snail. : MITRA
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Peninsula of the Persian Gulf. : KATAR
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Haypile: Scot. : DASS
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Traitorous maneuver. : DOUBLECROSS
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Friend; crony: Amer. Indian word. : NETOP
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Morgue or Royale. : RUE
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Follow. : ENSUE
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Secy. of Commerce. : SAWYER
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Stevenson or Sparkman. : DEMOCRAT
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Emitted fumes. : REEKED
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Mexican peasantry. : PEONES
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Not out of the ordinary. : USUAL
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Made angry. : IRED
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Robust. : LUSTY
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Perched. : ALIT
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Broken down. : DECREPIT
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Gravity-defying structure. : LEANINGTOWER
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Gold: Span. : ORO
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Musical money: Slang. : DOREMI
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___ Delgada, city of the Azores. : PONTA
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Third baseman on the scorecard. : FIVE
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Thrash soundly. : DRUB
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Old story on new film. : REMAKE
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La ___, river between Argentina and Uruguay. : PLATA
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___ de veau; calf's sweetbread. : RIS
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Place for a poor poet. : GARRET
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Affectedly devout: Rare. : PIETOSE
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Liquid part of fat. : OLEINE
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Store, as fodder. : ENSILE
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8-line poem. : TRIOLET
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Pare surgically. : RESECT
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Associate of Joseph Addison. : STEELE
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Determination. : SETNESS
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Raises (with "up"). : SCARES
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Part of a diplomat's wardrobe. : TOPHAT
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Discomfort. : UNEASE
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Divided city. : BERLIN
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Shy: Dial. : MIM
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Mine tunnel. : ADIT
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Baseball here; tennis in Australia. : NATIONALGAME
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Appraise. : ASSESS
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Classic girl's name. : LUCRETIA
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Black cuckoo: Var. : ANO
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Greek porch. : STOA
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"Everything but the ___." : KITCHENSINK
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Town and river in Mexico. : AMECA
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Passover feasts. : SEDERS
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A New York trooper, for instance. : STATECOP
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Thrice a day, in prescriptions: Abbr. : TID
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Bedouin. : ARAB
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Name for the Ellice Islands. : LAGOON
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Germinate thoughts. : IDEATE
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Made a home. : NESTED
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Scottish kitchens. : BUTS
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Entreated. : PLED
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Critical. : ACUTE
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Ars ___, vita brevis. : LONGA
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One suspect in the Flying Saucer Mystery. : METEOR
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Occurrence. : EVENT
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Steel products. : RAILS
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Enlarged a hole. : REAMED
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Sicilian and volcanic. : ETNEAN
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Mediterranean resort. : MENTONE
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Too frequent practice. : OVERUSE
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Set firm. : SEATED
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Province of Spain. : NAVARRA
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Bizarre. : UNUSUAL
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Matching cravat pin and cufflinks. : TIESET
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Primer. : READER
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Poems for study. : EPICS
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Catch again. : RETRAP
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Emulate Ken Henry. : SKATE
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Bricklayer's tool. : TROWEL
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Announcers. : PROMULGATORS
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Bay of Nelson's battle of the Nile, 1798. : ABUKIR
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Katherine Hepburn played in it. : ASYOULIKEIT
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Grimaced. : LEERED
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Correct judgment. : SENSE
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Set fixedly. : POSIT
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Draw from again. : RETAP
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The ___ his jib: 2 wds. : CUTOF
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Costello may become one. : DEPORTEE
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Condensed statements. : SYNOPSES
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Extreme. : DIRE
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Theatre group. : ANTA
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Shifty tricks. : DODGES
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Wandering. : ERRANT
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Golflinks. : COURSE
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Provokes. : TEMPTS
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Waterways. : INLETS
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Leaner but tougher. : WIRIER
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Show. : EVINCE
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Adjusts again. : RESETS
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Functionary in the hôtel de ville. : MAIRE
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French cheese. : BRIE
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Town of 2,005 on the Thames. : ETON
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First name of British star. : ALEC
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Right-angled wing. : ELL
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Oil: Suffix. : OLE
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Mr. Putnam's domain. : ESA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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