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New York Times, Saturday, November 15, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,245
Across
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30th Vice President. : DAWES
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Miss Muller. : MAUD
10
Month: Abbr. : APR
13
American dogwood. : OSIER
14
Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
15
Relative of the rhea: Var. : EMEU
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Communist tools. : FELLOWTRAVELERS
19
Jigsaw puzzles, for instance. : FAD
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"For ___ a jolly good fellow." : HES
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Japanese planes in World War II. : ZEROS
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Find fault without reason. : CAVIL
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Tammany leader DeSapio. : CARMINE
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Friend of 11 Down, new President of Chile. : IBANEZ
29
Modern Greek vernacular. : ROMAIC
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Observer. : NOTER
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Certain persons not specified. : SOME
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Man's name. : ASA
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What many businesses need. : COSTACCOUNTANTS
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Headline initials. : HST
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Fordham's eleven. : RAMS
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Wuchang's province. : HUPEH
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Lapels. : REVERS
45
Famous clubs. : ROTARY
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Social gatherings in the evening. : SOIREES
48
He beat Ben Hogan. : BOROS
49
German man's name. : OSKAR
50
Checkers, for instance. : PET
51
Aunt: Spanish. : TIA
54
Church government by elders. : PRESBYTERIANISM
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Engage the services of. : HIRE
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26,166 sq. mi. of water. : ARAL
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Hero of a favorite children's story. : SAMBO
62
Scales: Abbr. : SCS
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Arizona's Governor. : PYLE
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Pronounce. : SPEAK
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Lift one's hat. : DOFF
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On the main. : ASEA
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Labor hotheads. : WILDCATSTRIKERS
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Sea food. : EEL
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Broadway sign. : SRO
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Highway sign. : MOTEL
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Affected manners. : AIRS
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Our initials. : USA
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Eamon's nickname. : DEV
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Baseball, for instance. : AMERICANPASTIME
11
Buenos Aires dictator. : PERON
12
Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
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Oleoresin used in varnishes. : ELEMI
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Someone very capable: Slang. : WHIZ
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Mr. Pound or Mr. Stone. : EZRA
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Dill. : ANET
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Girl's name. : VERA
25
Milton's poetic masque. : COMUS
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Verily. : AMEN
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Move by small degrees. : INCH
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Comments from the crowd. : BOOS
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Sign on a brownstone front. : ROOMS
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Mementos of the past. : SCARS
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Noun suffix. : STER
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Very pale. : ASHY
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Manitoba Indian. : CREE
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Norse god of thunder. : THOR
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Product of Flint, Mich. : AUTO
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Remove marks from. : ERASE
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Be, for instance. : VERB
45
A roast, in Paris. : ROTI
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College students: Slang. : SOPHS
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A courtier in "Hamlet." : OSRIC
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Famous name in TV. : BERLE
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Ring out. : PEAL
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A log hut on the steppes. : ISBA
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Running wild. : AMOK
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U. S. cable station in the Pacific. : YAP
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Examine: Law. : TRY
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Booby. : ASS
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Forty winks. : NAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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