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New York Times, Friday, November 14, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,244

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Students & seniors
Across
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Edna Ferber's "Giant." : TEXAS
6
Takes the cover off. : UNCAPS
12
Well-proportioned. : SHAPELY
14
Passage from upper to lower New York Bay (with "The"). : NARROWS
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Ingredients. : MAKINGS
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Manager planning for "next year." : DRESSEN
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What pitchblende is. : ORE
19
Snack in Scotland. : OATCAKE
21
Begin (with "off"). : TEE
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Bin for grain. : CRIB
24
Annealing oven. : LEHR
25
___-monnaie, Frenchwoman's purse. : PORTE
27
Caused to soar. : KITED
29
Mr. Waltari, best-selling novelist. : MIKA
31
Look intently. : PEER
32
Physical. : SOMATIC
34
Small fish found among rocks and seaweed. : BLENNY
36
Of the old Teutonic alphabet. : RUNIC
37
Plant life. : FLORA
38
Anything that heals or soothes. : BALSAM
40
Wind beforehand. : PRECOIL
42
Type of pointed arch. : OGEE
43
Fencer's weapon. : EPEE
45
Resource. : ASSET
47
Section of an orchestra. : BRASS
49
Brews. : ALES
51
Existence: Latin. : ESSE
52
A nickname of the colorful Aneurin. : BEV
53
Works energetically. : HUSTLES
56
American botanist, ___ Gray. : ASA
57
Describing a sly look. : LEERISH
59
Chanter. : INTONER
61
Ex-Italian colony now federated with Ethiopia. : ERITREA
62
Postures. : STANCES
63
Pilots. : STEERS
64
French dessert. : TARTE
Down
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Accept or reject unconditionally: Slang. : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
2
Part of a finial. : EPI
3
Strange: Comb. form. : XENO
4
Pertaining to seaweed. : ALGAL
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Concerning the body as a whole. : SYSTEMIC
6
Fairly well lighted. : UNDARK
7
Stool pigeon, at Scotland Yard. : NARK
8
Move as in Sunday traffic. : CREEP
9
Military building: Abbr. : ARS
10
After the 16th century in Europe. : POSTRENAISSANCE
11
Mollify. : SWEETEN
12
Relative of the coverall. : SMOCK
13
Julie of the stage. : HARRIS
15
Derisive. : SNEERY
20
Style of the well-dressed woman. : CHIC
23
Dazes. : BEMUSES
26
Requiring labor. : OPEROSE
28
Mr. Andrews of the stage. : DANA
30
Fit. : ABLE
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Respite on the football field. : TIME
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Places connected with one another: Lat. : LOCA
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Schedule of nondurable commodities. : FREELIST
38
An error, in baseball parlance. : BOBBLE
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They concur. : AGREERS
40
Hurl a stream of missiles at. : PELT
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Tenant. : LESSEE
44
Titled officers in the East. : PASHAS
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Audience reaction to Johnnie Ray. : TEARS
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Former name for county in Britain. : SHIRE
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Maiden who saves the Flying Dutchman. : SENTA
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The customer is one. : USER
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Member of a galaxy. : STAR
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Route: Abbr. : RTE
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Where Toronto is: Abbr. : ONT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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