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New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,235
Across
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All hands on deck. : CREW
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Irish wit. : GBS
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Stormed, as a bargain counter. : MOBBED
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Sister or cousin or aunt. : RELATION
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Small area. : AREOLA
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In a captivating way. : ADORABLY
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Shopkeeper. : DEALER
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The man who prophesied the election results. : MINDREADER
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Frenchman's dream. : REVE
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Turkish title. : AGHA
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Forgive. : REMIT
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Kind of pepper. : RED
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Wings. : ALAE
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A Spanish rigadoon. : RIGODON
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Nut chewed in the East. : BETEL
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Look of amazement. : STARE
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Describing an abandoned mine. : ORELESS
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Fell down on the job. : SLIPPED
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Diner. : EATER
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Swimmer's handicap. : CRAMP
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Escape to oblivion. : NIRVANA
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They clash with the Crimson. : ELIS
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An ocean: Abbr. : PAC
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Tennyson's Arden. : ENOCH
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Examine. : SCAN
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Note. : ITEM
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Citizen of Ulster. : FREESTATER
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Costume for Madame Butterfly. : KIMONO
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Of the morning: Archaic. : MATUTINE
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Smoother. : EVENER
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Lawyer's delight. : EVIDENCE
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Let. : RENTED
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Neighbor to Turkey: Abbr. : SYR
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Try to find. : SEEK
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Stuff. : CRAM
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Man who has just gotten a wrong number. : REDIALER
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Protract. : ELONGATE
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Political henchman. : WARDHEELER
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Taunt. : GIBE
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Clayey. : BOLAR
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Signatures on paper money. : SNYDERS
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Song for a glee club. : MADRIGAL
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Gold as you find it. : ORE
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Symbol on the California flag. : BEAR
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Compelling Spanish rhythm. : BOLERO
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Shoulder-and-knee-padded men. : ELEVEN
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Took a chance. : DARED
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A scene in "Gone With the Wind." : TARA
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Sends forth. : EMITS
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Describing an eyeglass lens. : TORIC
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Swedish name for Turku. : ABO
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Expresses disapproval of. : DEPRECATES
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Permission. : LEAVE
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8,739 students. : STANFORD
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Caballero. : SENOR
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One of the seven hills of Rome. : PALATINE
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A point of vantage. : EMINENCE
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The displaced. : DPS
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Flower clusters. : RACEMES
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Indigenous. : NATIVE
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They sell cubes. : ICEMEN
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Tightwad: Slang. : PIKER
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Villain in a melodrama. : HEAVY
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Shirt button. : STUD
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___ Blanc. : MONT
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Activity. : STIR
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Smack of distinctly. : REEK
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Word used after the wedding. : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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