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New York Times, Wednesday, November 19, 1952

13-Down : An occupation, recreation, or the like.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,249
Across
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Make up a variety of goods. : ASSORT
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Vigilant patroller. : WATCHMAN
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U. S. Ambassador to Korea. : MUCCIO
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Wealth. : OPULENCE
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Public speaker. : ORATOR
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Verses with repeated catch lines. : TRIOLETS
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Bound by blood: Abbr. : REL
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___ voce (privately said.) : SOTTO
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Resign. : DEMIT
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Up and ___! : ATEM
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Item from "A Child's Garden of Verses." : SWING
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"New" star. : NOVA
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Hammerstein's contribution to "Hello, Young Lovers." : LYRIC
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An inserted part. : INSET
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Clip coins. : NIG
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Mme. Chiang's maiden name. : SOONG
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Blasting explosive. : TONITE
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From where? : WHENCE
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Extreme foolishness. : LUNACY
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French painter of the 19th century. : SEURAT
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Lost week-ender. : TOPER
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Hero of a Burns poem. : TAM
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1,400-mi. river into the Amazon. : NEGRO
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Trespasses. : DEBTS
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Dhow sailor. : ARAB
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Jeer. : TAUNT
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Part of "to be." : WERE
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Twofold. : BINAL
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The "I" in G. I. : ISSUE
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Kiss-and-teller. : CAD
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Times for enjoyment. : LEISURES
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City north of Bombay. : BARODA
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Survey of cost. : ESTIMATE
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Shrewdness. : ACUMEN
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Placed the fingertips together. : STEEPLED
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Gossamer nylons. : SHEERS
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Blind to conscience. : AMORAL
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A pledge or guaranty. : SURETY
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Alpinist, for instance. : SCALER
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Calendar abbreviation. : OCT
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Rivers of Spain. : RIOS
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The brave bulls. : TOROS
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Knowing, as Sir Thomas Malory said it. : WOTTING
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Kitchen wear. : APRONS
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Parson bird (a great mimic). : TUI
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Willie Lump-Lump, for instance. : CLOD
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The ruin of Paris. : HELEN
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Intended to aid the memory. : MNEMONIC
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An occupation, recreation, or the like. : ACTIVITY
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Bird refuge. : NESTAGE
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Wrapping cord. : TWINE
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Jack Benny's radio role. : MISER
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Rig. : GETUP
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Sir Arthur ___ Doyle. : CONAN
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Modulated. : TONED
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Singing group. : OCTET
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River in Poland, tributary of the Bug. : NAREW
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Most exhausted. : WEARIEST
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Mankind: French. : HUMANITE
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Lake-haunting birds. : LOONS
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Homes for Clydesdales and Percherons. : STABLES
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Tied up. : TRUSSED
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Lighthearted mirthfulness: Fr. : GAIETE
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Look well on. : BECOME
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Merchant. : TRADER
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Cars. : SEDANS
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Count ___, hot jazz leader. : BASIE
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Bass brasses. : TUBAS
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Shapeless mass. : LUMP
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One and all. : EACH
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Rallentando: Abbr. : RAL
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Bewail the day. : RUE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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