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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,248

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Across
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U. S. F-86. : SABRE
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To exist: Latin. : ESSE
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British mining shacks. : COES
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Look for and expect. : AWAIT
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Flimsy. : THIN
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Britain's Mr. Gaitskell. : HUGH
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Broadway witch. : MRSMCTHING
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Italian city. : ATRI
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Benet's "Johnny ___ and the Fool-Killer." : PYE
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Mr. Wickfield's 'umble clerk. : HEEP
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Forest warden. : RANGER
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Use a telephone. : DIAL
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Arnold Cream. : WALCOTT
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Punctuation marks. : COLONS
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British dockworker. : NAVVY
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Stamping as approved. : OKING
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Book of the Old Testament. : HOSEA
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Bopster's favorite verb. : DIG
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Blemish. : BLOT
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Villages. : DORPS
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Fix over. : REDO
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Tributary of the Yangtze. : HAN
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Flying behemoths of World War II. : FORTS
40
The showman in "I Pagliacci." : CANIO
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Laughter. : MIRTH
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Writer about the sea. : CARSON
43
Symbol of slave labor. : SIBERIA
46
Big blow. : GALE
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Devices for moving heavy weights. : CRANES
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Girl at the k-k-k-kitchen door. : KATY
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Importune. : WOO
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Take a day off. : REST
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Part owner of the Yankees. : DANTOPPING
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"Do ___others . . ." : UNTO
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Another word for 2 Down. : AGEE
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More stable. : SURER
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An order at 55 Down. : BEER
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Evergreen trees. : YEWS
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Adjective for Falstaff. : OBESE
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Coarsely ground corn. : SAMP
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Twisted to one side. : AWRY
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Chief element in anything. : BASE
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Part of a wheel. : RIM
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Hogarth's specialty. : ETCHING
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Famous first name in the theatre. : ETHEL
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The Constitution. : SHIP
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What all the candidates were against. : SIN
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Emulates Timothy Cole. : ENGRAVES
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Uncertain. : CHANCY
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Expenditures. : OUTGO
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Rare feather. : EGRET
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Symbolic garment. : SHIRT
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Oolong and souchong. : TEAS
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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First word of a campaign slogan. : DONT
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Stingers. : WASPS
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Seaport in south Eire. : COBH
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Sen. Kerr's state: Abbr. : OKLA
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Symbol on Iran's flag. : LION
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Part of NATO. : NORTH
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Plane stop in the Azores. : HORTA
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Places of shelter. : DENS
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Peculiar: Comb. form. : IDIO
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Hoodlum. : GOON
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Popular star. : DORISDAY
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Steak—these days. : RARE
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Trouble for 22 Across. : FIRE
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Musical style of the West Indies. : CALYPSO
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A wise counselor. : MENTOR
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Stoic philosopher. : CATO
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Second team. : SCRUB
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Miss Dunne. : IRENE
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Moisten with drippings. : BASTE
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Movable barriers. : GATES
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Had fixed in mind. : KNEW
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Part of an armature. : WIRE
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Particular persons. : ONES
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Giant. : OGRE
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Satchel Paige's secret. : AGE
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Tavern on the Tyne. : PUB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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