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New York Times, Tuesday, October 7, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,206

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Across
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No. 2 wooden club. : BRASSIE
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Well-known jockey. : ARCARO
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Firm, soft gray cloths. : DOESKINS
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Dancing and singing Ray. : BOLGER
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Natural inclination. : INSTINCT
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Inherited. : HEIRED
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Classical language. : LATIN
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Angel accessory. : HALO
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Chinese dog. : PEKE
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A continent: Abbr. : AFR
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Stop from doing. : DETER
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Hoot or catcall. : JEER
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___ Juana. : TIA
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Outstanding Cleveland batsman. : ROSEN
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Trousers of a certain material. : CORDS
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Inventor of the stock ticker. : EDISON
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Mount in Exodus XIX. : SINAI
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Promise breaker. : RENEGER
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Dunces. : NINNIES
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___ Street, an odd place, indeed. : QUEER
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Short snooze. : CATNAP
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Tinge with, figuratively. : IMBUE
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A very British first name. : NIGEL
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Sign of success in the theatre. : SRO
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Wrap in waxed cloth. : CERE
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A kind of act. : FAVOR
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A samovar, for instance. : URN
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He lived 905 years. : ENOS
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United. : ONED
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Set up new wires. : RERIG
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Badinage. : BANTER
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Like a beast of Bengal: Var. : TIGERINE
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French charm in the U. S. : ACCENT
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Twi-nites. : EVENINGS
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Mr. Santayana. : GEORGE
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Naval ranks. : RATINGS
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In good faith. : BONAFIDE
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Deter. : RESTRAIN
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Italian wine city. : ASTI
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An organ of the body. : SKIN
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Great folly. : SIN
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Creeps slowly. : INCHES
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Clergy, nobles, commons and press. : ESTATES
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Consider odious. : ABHOR
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Caviar. : ROE
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Robbers' roost, with waiters. : CLIPJOINT
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Yes man. : AGREER
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Smacked strongly. : REEKED
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Commands. : ORDERS
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Enlarger. : DILATER
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Red Square relic. : LENIN
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Recipient. : DONEE
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Savage elephant. : ROGUE
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Nautical shortcut. : CANAL
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Isolate. : SEQUESTER
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More genteel. : NICER
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French chronicler of Christ. : RENAN
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Making certain. : INSURING
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Baubles for beauty. : EARRINGS
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They're used for mopping up. : SPONGES
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Worker on girders. : RIVETER
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Prescription for a headache. : ICEBAG
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Part played by a "heavy." : MENACE
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Rodeo mount. : BRONCO
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Lady rider in tax protest. : GODIVA
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Specialty. : FORTE
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Guido ___, Italian painter. : RENI
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Land of colleens and Maureens. : ERIN
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From the Cheviot Hills to Lands End: Abbr. : ENG
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Obtain. : GET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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