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New York Times, Wednesday, November 12, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,242

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Across
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Magnetized. : ATTRACTED
10
Character in "Twenty Years After." : ATHOS
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Insigne of Air Force units. : PARACHUTE
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She's not on the list of best-dressed women. : FRUMP
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Worker in stucco. : PLASTERER
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Engine: Comb. form. : TURBO
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Doctor of Laws. : LLD
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Prophet. : SEER
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Man's nickname. : MORT
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Summers, in France. : ETES
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Skater Henry and others. : KENS
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Malaccas. : CANES
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Actress Channing. : CAROL
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Mr. Hale. : NATHAN
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Plunderer of Rome, 410. : ALARIC
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Great northern diver. : LOON
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Part of a cheer. : HIP
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Ma and Pa in the movies. : KETTLES
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___ public (for the public good). : PROBONO
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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How salmon climb upstream. : LEAP
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Lake near Naples, Italy. : AVERNO
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Sticky. : VISCID
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"Cap" in baseball's Hall of Fame. : ANSON
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Relative of a dugout. : CANOE
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Island in the Aegean Sea. : KEOS
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Denomination. : SECT
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Where Juneau is: Abbr. : ALAS
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A curved handle: Dial. : BOOL
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Through. : PER
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Controversial numbers game. : BINGO
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Performer in "Guys & Dolls." : SAMLEVENE
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Michael, for instance. : ANGEL
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Place with trees, walks, etc. : PLEASANCE
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Legal instrument. : LEASE
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Formal speeches. : ADDRESSES
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A kind of brown Betty. : APPLECAKE
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Whoppers. : TALLTALES
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Rodents with a penchant for swapping articles. : TRADERATS
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Abyssinian prince. : RAS
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Book of the New Testament. : ACTS
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Effrontery: Colloq. : CHEEK
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Bowl for borscht. : TUREEN
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Without time. : ETERNAL
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The: German. : DER
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Opposite of fore. : AFT
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Inauguration participant. : TRUMAN
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Cheboygan's waterfront. : HURON
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Old card game. : OMBRE
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Giraffe's decor. : SPOTS
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Variety. : SORT
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Punctuation in a cable. : STOP
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Actress Judy. : CANOVA
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The toast of the town for her "evening." : LILLIE
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Book of hours. : HORA
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Letters. : CEES
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Corrals. : HORSEPENS
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Subject of some William Blake's poems. : INNOCENCE
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Mastwoods. : POONTREES
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A loose jacket. : SACK
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Nevis and Wyvis. : BENS
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Calico pony. : PIEBALD
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Mountain range in N. E. France. : VOSGES
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Pronounced judgment against. : DOOMED
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Small group of secret plotters. : CABAL
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Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
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Small Nubian harp. : NANGA
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___ system. : SOLAR
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Injured, as in ___ majeste. : LESE
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Spanish cry of approval. : OLE
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Vichy or Dax. : SPA
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Anatomical vessel or duct. : VAS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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