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New York Times, Monday, December 1, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,261
Across
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Pass over. : SKIP
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Boy's marble. : MIB
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Small bottles for the table. : CRUETS
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Write comments about, as literary works. : ANNOTATE
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Section of Manhattan. : HARLEM
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Current best-seller. : TALLULAH
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Portuguese West Africa. : ANGOLA
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Plant of the ragweed family. : IVA
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___ monster, named for Arizona river. : GILA
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The makings of jigsaw puzzles. : PIECES
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The latest. : NEWS
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Relaxes. : GIVES
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Companion of a shudder. : UGH
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He who flinches. : WINCER
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Crown of the head. : PATE
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Part of an enormous arid belt. : SAHARA
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Mark on a football field. : SIDELINE
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Everlasting. : AGELONG
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It's used in soapmaking. : SEALOIL
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Of mater and pater. : PARENTAL
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Composer known for his symphony in D minor. : FRANCK
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Botch. : MESS
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Weakly. : LAMELY
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A fit of ill-humor. : PET
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Place of worship. : ALTAR
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River on which Roosevelt Dam is. : SALT
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They're south of the border. : AMIGOS
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Certain votes. : AYES
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Sound at shearing time. : BAA
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Brings down upon one's self. : INCURS
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Branch of mechanics having to do with motion. : KINETICS
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Uncle Sam's facial adornment. : GOATEE
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Embraces. : INCLUDES
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Secure the aid of. : ENLIST
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A long time. : AGE
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George Eliot's hero. : BEDE
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Glossy. : SATIN
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Card. : KNAVE
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Relative. : INLAW
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Where the monetary unit is the zloty: Abbr. : POL
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Bent on evil. : MALIGNANT
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Designating emphatic type. : ITALIC
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Acts properly. : BEHAVES
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Leather breeches for cowboys. : CHAPS
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Queen, in the East. : RANI
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Exhort. : URGE
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Training for public speaking. : ELOCUTION
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Good-looking on the TV screen. : TELEGENIC
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Hard overhand tennis stroke. : SMASH
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Annie's boat. : TUG
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Marshy depressions in a plain. : SWALES
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Goddess who threw the apple of discord. : ERIS
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Golf clubs. : IRONS
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First name of a Nobel Prize winner. : PEARL
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Pacifies. : ALLAYS
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The makings of maple sugar. : SAP
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Character in the "Iliad." : AGAMEMNON
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Unorthodox. : HERETICAL
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Courteous regard for another's wishes. : DEFERENCE
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Tanned cowhide. : ELK
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Companion of wormwood. : GALL
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Seaport in Syria. : LATAKIA
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Gathering flowers at a certain time. : MAYING
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Famous pitcher for the St. Louis Browns. : PAIGE
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Anything that is source of strength. : ASSET
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First word of an evening hymn. : ABIDE
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Twined. : LACED
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Cup: French. : TASSE
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People who were ancestors of the Kurds. : GUTI
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Smelter material. : ORES
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Choices: Abbr. : SEL
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What Diogenes lived in. : TUB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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