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New York Times, Monday, November 10, 1952

54-Across : Glib speech.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,240
Across
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Red official of China. : CHOU
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Chinese Ambassador to the U. S. : KOO
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He wrote "The Native's Return." : ADAMIC
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One-time famous name in Corinth. : LAIS
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The least bit. : RAP
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Where La Scala is. : MILANO
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Doctor adhering to a certain medical practice. : ALLOPATH
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Heroine of a medieval romance. : YSOLDE
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Models of the human foot. : LASTS
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Went to ground, as a fox. : HOLED
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Of the skin. : DERMAL
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Former British Ambassador to the U. S. : HALIFAX
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City near Dortmund. : ESSEN
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Port of Arabia. : ADEN
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Upholstery material. : REP
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Where Robert Crosby was elected: Abbr. : NEB
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Species of burbot. : LING
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Lady of the house. : MRS
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Language derived from Hindustani. : URDU
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___ Fuad, Egypt's infant king. : AHMED
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Part of the U. S. : WEST
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Loop of hibiscus flowers. : LEI
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Wynken, Blynken and Nod, for instance. : TRIO
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Resort near Liege. : SPA
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Performers at the mike. : MCS
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Deep prolonged sound. : ROLL
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Of a Mediterranean country: Comb. form. : ITALO
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Resort city in central Florida. : ORLANDO
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Glib speech. : PATTER
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Name linked with Hitler's. : BRAUN
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Furthermore. : AGAIN
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Propeller of a football. : TOE
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Where Hans Christian Andersen was born. : ODENSE
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Paying no heed. : IGNORING
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Where 44 Across is: French. : BELGIE
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Robert Carney follows it. : SEA
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Miscellany. : OLIO
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Poets. : ODISTS
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Strain the patience of. : TRY
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French seaport near the English Channel. : CAEN
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Mr. Rains of the theatre. : CLAUDE
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Large market in Paris. : HALLES
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Important naval vessels. : OILERS
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Overseas entertainment group. : USO
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Village of South African natives. : KRAAL
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Meal for breakfast. : OATS
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Important doctor of medicine. : OPHTHALMOLOGIST
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One of the Lowells. : AMY
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Serving, as food. : DISHING
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Disinterested. : ALOOF
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He wrote "The Afternoon of a Faun." : MALLARME
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Librarians. : INDEXERS
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A certain college student. : COED
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Skyraider or Scorpion. : PLANE
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Character in "Rain." : SADIE
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Gourmet's favorite reading matter. : MENU
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Adapts oneself to something. : LENDS
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Listen! : PST
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A powerful industrialist. : BARON
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A port on the Danube, in south Germany. : ULM
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Put on tape. : RECORDED
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Former novelist and Prime Minister. : DISRAELI
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Arnold Bennett heroine. : HILDA
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Word on an electric light bulb. : WATT
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Passage from one place to another. : TRANSIT
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The ivories. : PIANO
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Invader of Europe in the first century. : ATTILA
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Girl's name. : LEONIE
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Where Mt. Hood and Mt. Jefferson are. : OREGON
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Occupants of the thorax. : LUNGS
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Premier of France. : PINAY
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Pitcher Newsom of the Athletics. : BOBO
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Dyer's apparatus. : AGER
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Eyes: Scot. : EES
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Mythical method of transportation. : ROC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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