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New York Times, Thursday, November 13, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,243
Across
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Adroit and specious reasoner. : SOPHIST
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Planner linking European resources. : SCHUMAN
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A sight-seer in Mexico: Span. : TURISTA
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Scene of unrest in East Africa. : NAIROBI
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Harrovian rival. : ETONIAN
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First or second, for instance. : ORDINAL
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Counselor: Abbr. : ATT
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Skip a dance: 2 wds. : SITOUT
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Isle of the disarmed lady. : MILO
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One concealed, who waits. : LIER
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Small fresh-water fish. : DARTER
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Customer for a lollipop. : TOT
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Taxes the patience. : TRIES
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Actor Milland. : RAY
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Demonstrate contrition. : ATONE
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Unscrupulous follower. : HENCHMAN
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Pitfalls. : SNARES
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Cleopatra's faithful attendant. : IRAS
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Sprinkle with powder. : DUST
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Famous park in Vienna. : PRATER
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Famous memorial in Whitehall. : CENOTAPH
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Daydreamed: Rare. : REVED
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Prevent passage. : BAR
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___ Castle, the fortress of Havana. : MORRO
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Diminutive suffix. : OLE
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A helmet for Cortez. : SALLET
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Gulf opening from the Persian. : OMAN
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Italian man's name. : GINO
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City of 434,462 in Texas. : DALLAS
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Member of the standing army. : REGULAR
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Type for special purposes. : ITALICS
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Unspectacular. : AVERAGE
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Gay rendezvous. : CABARET
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Less tidy. : MESSIER
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Melpomene's sphere. : TRAGEDY
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Clandestine procedure. : STEALTH
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Weary to excess. : OUTTIRE
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Vital element of food. : PROTEIN
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Hebrew measure of more than a gallon. : HIN
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Goddess of the sacred cow. : ISIS
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Dignified. : STAID
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Fanfares from trumpets. : TANTARAS
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Quite nosy. : SNOUTY
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___ blanche (a free hand). : CARTE
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Took cover. : HID
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___ and Thummim: objects mentioned in the Old Testament. : URIM
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Patroller of radio lanes. : MONITOR
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Shellfish from pearl buttons. : ABALONE
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Dwellers along the Nile. : NILOTES
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North African port. : ORAN
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Speak for company. : RECITE
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Cost of redeeming a hostage. : RANSOM
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Tattered fragments. : SHREDS
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Call to quarters. : TATTOO
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A month: Abbr. : MAR
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Center of an orrery. : SUN
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Unfaithful or neglectful. : DERELICT
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Music in the air. : PROGRAM
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Ease the tension. : RELIEVE
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Settles a grim account. : AVENGES
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A short visit. : CALL
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Cupboard. : ARMOIRE
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Curvetted. : PRANCED
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Excellent presidential policy. : HONESTY
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Strident radio. : BLARER
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A word from the wise. : ADAGE
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Mongol. : TATAR
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"We have met the enemy and they are ___." : OURS
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The modern land of Sheba. : SABA
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Old French ballad. : LAI
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Time gap in a project. : LAG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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