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New York Times, Thursday, November 6, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,236

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Across
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Section of a Sunday paper. : DRAMA
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Littleneck. : CLAM
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Kitchen spice. : MACE
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Desert stopover. : OASIS
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Amonasro's daughter. : AIDA
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M. P.'s problem. : AWOL
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Spillane character. : MIKEHAMMER
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Merry adventure. : LARK
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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Dry. : WIPE
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Symbolic fliers. : STORKS
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Books of final entry. : LEDGERS
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Call. : PHONE
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Things in law. : RES
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Closed four-wheeled carriage. : CLARENCE
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Name of Egypt's infant King. : AHMED
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"Thou ___ not." : SHALT
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Our time. : ERA
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Space cadets. : BOYS
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Mar. : SPOIL
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Functions. : USES
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Vanishing means of transportation. : ELS
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He could be named 50 Across. : BAIRN
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Small map within a larger one. : INSET
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Sold to the ultimate consumer. : RETAILED
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Explosive. : TNT
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Wrote "finis." : ENDED
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Possessed a certain quality. : SAVORED
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Scotsman's name. : FERGUS
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Well-known war correspondent. : PYLE
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Oriental name. : ITO
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Musical medley. : OLIO
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Significant. : MEANINGFUL
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Rank. : TIER
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Consequently: Latin. : ERGO
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Girl's nickname. : TILDA
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Mount in Thessaly. : OSSA
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Requirement. : NEED
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An indefinite number, like umpteen. : STEEN
Down
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Pertaining to a house. : DOMAL
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Up. : RAISE
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Invited. : ASKED
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German pronoun. : MIE
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Plant with white flowers. : ASHWEED
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Opposing factions. : CAMPS
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Flavor for a lollipop. : LIME
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Hoosier author. : ADE
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Subject of campaign controversy. : MARSHALL
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Reno Senator. : MALONE
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Cognizance. : AWARENESS
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Port in Ireland. : CORK
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Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
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Affected manners. : AIRS
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Civil wrong. : TORT
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Stoneware: French. : GRES
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Downright. : PLAIN
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Harmony of notes. : CHORD
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Canadian Indian. : CREE
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A portion of the globe. : EAST
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But: German. : ABER
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Part of a golf course. : HOLE
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Escape literature. : MYSTERIES
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Caught sight of. : SPIED
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Drummers. : SALESMEN
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Toward. : UNTO
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Singer Sayao of the Met. : BIDU
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Emulates Edison. : INVENTS
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Pet for Soraya. : ANGORA
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Ankles. : TALI
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Meeting of church delegates. : SYNOD
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Garand. : RIFLE
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Form used by Chopin. : ETUDE
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Father ___, James Joyce character. : DOLAN
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Newspaper picture. : FOTO
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Bulldogs. : ELIS
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Wedding attendant. : PAGE
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Before. : ERE
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Vamoose. : GIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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