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New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,256

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Across
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State of Hubbard cupboard. : BARE
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The boards. : STAGE
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Republic since June 17, 1944: Abbr. : ICEL
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Mountain system between two continents. : URAL
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Small group of secret plotters. : CABAL
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___ nostrum (our sea): Latin. : MARE
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New York City's parade shower. : TICKERTAPE
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Affectedly precise person. : PRIG
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Football formation. : TEE
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Pleasing to the eye. : NEAT
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Relatives of the sedan. : COUPES
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Second century ascetic. : ESSENE
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Worldly condition. : ESTATE
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Member of the family. : AUNT
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He elopes with Jessica in "Merchant of Venice." : LORENZO
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M. Bonnet, French Ambassador. : HENRI
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Sign-off for a letter. : YOURS
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Small boy. : TAD
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Place for the turkey. : OVEN
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Thick-headed. : CRASS
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Hang in balance. : PEND
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Where Sen. Malone was re-elected: Abbr. : NEV
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Symbol of laziness. : SLOTH
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Hearts. : CORES
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Having to do with Ambassador Peurifoy's post. : GRECIAN
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Jordan Olivar's team. : YALE
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A sense of loss. : REGRET
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Dogfight. : BATTLE
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Adriatic port of Italy. : RIMINI
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Homburg. : HAT
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Coin in Plato's pocket. : OBOL
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What Eisenhower cracked. : SOLIDSOUTH
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Pure and simple. : MERE
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Roman dictator of 81 B. C. : SULLA
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Circus performer. : FLEA
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Cut down. : AXED
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An Indo-European. : ARYAN
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House plant. : FERN
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Sen. Murray's home city. : BUTTE
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First sign of the zodiac. : ARIES
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Ice skating events. : RACES
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Shoe leather. : ELK
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Relative of 5 Across. : SCREEN
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Bye-bye. : TATA
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Let up. : ABATE
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Wide divergence. : GAP
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They cast 531 votes. : ELECTORS
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Attribute something discreditable to a person. : IMPUTE
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Adam Bede's vocation. : CARPENTER
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City of 130,803 in Pennsylvania. : ERIE
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Sides of a triangle. : LEGS
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Boredom. : ENNUI
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Equipment for a trireme. : OARS
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Be a breadwinner. : EARN
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Weather for galoshes. : SLUSHY
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Namesake of an Irish county. : TYRONE
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Western author Grey. : ZANE
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Bookies' offerings. : ODDS
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In China, a group of factory buildings. : HONG
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Continually. : EVER
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Last word in a famous poem. : NEVERMORE
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Seed of a cereal grass. : OAT
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Mrs. Eden. : CLARISSA
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Archibald MacLeish. : POET
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Men Working, for instance. : SIGN
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Type of accommodation on ships. : CLASS
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Wainscoted. : CEILED
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Almost paralyzed oil port. : ABADAN
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Reckon up. : TALLY
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Northern air base of U. S. and Denmark. : THULE
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Not of this moment. : LATER
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Allen of the Green Mountains. : ETHAN
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Where the Lateran is. : ROMA
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Mountain goat. : IBEX
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Girl's name. : LILA
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Pronoun. : OUR
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On one's way. : OFF

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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