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New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,241

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Across
1
Buckingham. : PALACE
7
Ohio University player. : BOBCAT
13
Short, close-fitting jackets. : BOLEROS
14
Reluctant. : AVERSE
15
Condescenders. : DEIGNERS
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Color designs on fabrics. : BATIKS
17
Rajahs' wives. : RANIS
18
Force back. : REPEL
20
Scene of last night's opening. : MET
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A killer whale. : ORCA
22
Twining stems. : BINES
23
Relative of a jeune fille. : PERE
24
Sorrel with an edible tuber. : OCA
25
Legendary smart fellow. : ALECK
26
Put a stop to. : CEASE
27
Food, drink, good company, poetically. : PARADISEENOW
30
Kiloliters. : STERES
31
Bristle-like appendage of grain. : ARISTA
35
Longing for something. : DESIDERATION
39
Billiard shot. : CAROM
42
Resister of authority. : REBEL
43
Generous. : BIG
44
Announce confidently. : AVER
45
Melons, pumpkins, gourds, etc. : PEPOS
46
Office equipment. : FILE
47
Colloquial form of address. : MAM
48
Film star of London and Hollywood. : MASON
49
More vigorous. : HALER
50
Orations of praise. : ELOGES
52
Seats for cycle riders. : SIDECARS
54
Republican member of the Cabinet. : LOVETT
55
Cotton fabrics: Var. : ETAMINS
56
One of the Seven Dwarfs. : SNEEZY
57
An absolute ruler. : DESPOT
Down
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He had Auriol's job, 1913–20. : POINCARE
2
Suffix meaning pain. : ALGIA
3
Part of a camera. : LENS
4
Have reality. : ARE
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Circular hollows in the side of a hill. : CORRIES
6
Intrinsic nature. : ESSENCE
7
Travelers in the woods. : BABES
8
Running track. : OVAL
9
Plunge at Saratoga. : BET
10
South European peninsula. : CRIMEA
11
People at an information booth. : ASKERS
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Taker of a civil service examination. : TESTEE
13
Cincinnati football player. : BEARCAT
15
Languishes. : DROOPS
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Canine, small and shrill. : PEKE
22
Lightness of heart. : BLISS
23
Lapwing or phoebe. : PEWIT
25
Revoke a legal grant. : ADEEM
26
Sea, part of the South Pacific. : CORAL
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Intensity of feeling. : ARDOR
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Parts of the nose. : NARES
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Sisyphus or syzygy, for instance. : SIBILANT
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Hugo's "___ of the Sea." : TOILERS
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Enrages. : ANGERS
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Synonym for 34 Down. : IRES
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Adjective for Farouk. : DEPOSED
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Rubber for combs and buttons. : EBONITE
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Denizens of the desert. : CAMELS
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Santa Catalina resort. : AVALON
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Eradicate. : REMOVE
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Meat pie in Britain. : PASTY
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I do: Latin. : FACIO
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City near Nancy. : METZ
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Tough fiber used for rope. : HEMP
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Suit: Colloq. : GEE
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The: German. : DAS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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