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New York Times, Monday, November 3, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,233

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Across
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Gentle people. : LAMBS
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Freedom from doubt. : ASSURANCE
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Dripping. : ALEAK
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Site of U. S. naval air station. : PENSACOLA
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As a ruby gleams. : REDLY
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People, books, doubloons, etc. : TREASURES
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"Shall We Dance?" for instance. : DUET
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Congressional messenger. : PAGE
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New Jersey cape. : MAY
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Companionway. : STAIR
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Man's nickname. : ZEKE
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Old MacDonald's place. : FARM
26
Name for Massachusetts (with "Old"). : COLONY
28
"I'm ___ wash that man right out of my hair." : GONNA
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Convened. : SAT
32
Gay Nineties' fistic trophy. : BELT
33
More enduring. : HARDER
34
Alexandra was the last. : TSARINA
36
Object of Egyptian worship. : SUNDISK
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Approval. : ASSENT
38
Sound in a tennis game. : PING
39
Feminine suffix. : ESS
40
Encyclopedias. : TOMES
41
Said "one, two, three" into the microphone. : TESTED
43
Changed plant form. : ECAD
44
Actor Autry. : GENE
45
Cupolas. : DOMES
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Shade tree. : LIN
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Nelly Tayloe Ross' department. : MINT
51
5,000 points at canasta. : GAME
52
New Yorker, for instance. : EASTERNER
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Enchantress. : SIREN
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Piping in a power plant. : STEAMLINE
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Legatees. : HEIRS
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Describing the schooner Hesperus. : SEATOSSED
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Belgian concert violinist (1858-1931). : YSAYE
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Garnishes with bacon. : LARDS
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Native of a U. S. archipelago. : ALEUT
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Greek sorceress. : MEDEA
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Memel's sea. : BALTIC
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Where the Truculent Turtle roams. : SKY
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Pertinent. : APT
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Anaconda. : SERPENT
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Underhanded. : SNEAKY
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Custom. : USAGE
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Pull or tear down. : RASE
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Needle: Comb. form. : ACU
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Famous French liner. : NORMANDIE
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Freedom from confusion. : CLEARNESS
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Gullible ones. : EASYMARKS
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Round ___. : ROBINS
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Contemporary of Maupassant. : ZOLA
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Director of screen plays. : FORD
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Feb. 18 to April 5, 1953. : LENT
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Acted as a group (with "up"). : GANGED
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Without territory. : STATELESS
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Co-worker. : ASSOCIATE
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Expanse of water W of New Zealand. : TASMANSEA
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Marsha or Martita. : HUNT
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Supreme Court justice. : REED
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Highest cast in dicing. : SISE
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In chemistry, a hydrocarbon. : PENTENE
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Ken McGregor's forte. : TENNIS
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Motherless calves in a range herd. : DOGIES
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"Sugar and spice." : GIRLS
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Soprano Jeritza. : MARIA
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Polishing powder. : EMERY
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Reasonableness. : SENSE
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Jotted note. : MEMO
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Make a knotted lace. : TAT
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Man's nickname. : RED
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Like a violet. : SHY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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