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New York Times, Tuesday, December 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,262

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Across
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Notre Dame's "subway alumni." : FANS
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Something soothing. : BALM
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Attention-getter. : AHEM
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Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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Leigh Hunt character. : ABOU
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Girl's name meaning "lovable." : MABEL
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Cement ingredient. : LIME
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Full of commotion. : HURLYBURLY
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Having rounded projections. : LOBAL
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Usual result of a flop. : TOTALLOSS
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Senator Bridges of N. H. : STYLES
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The General and the President. : IKES
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French meat paste. : PATE
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Buttonlike device. : STUD
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Montana's Hungry Horse. : DAM
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Conversationalist's technique. : DRAWINGOUT
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Fodder tower. : SILO
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Brutus or Cassius. : ROMAN
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Method of communication: Abbr. : RAD
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Persian delicacy. : MELON
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Girl's nickname. : ABBY
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Entreats: 3 wds. : MAKESAPLEA
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Ruler of Tunis. : BEY
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Ammo for little Hopalongs. : CAPS
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Showy but shallow. : ARTY
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Items on Lotte Lehmann programs. : LIEDER
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Part of the subject of a celebrated miracle. : THELOAVES
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Town on the Tigris, near Baghdad. : AMARA
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Without choice. : WILLYNILLY
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Political combination. : BLOC
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Pal of Kukla and Fran. : OLLIE
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Bete ___ (bugbear). : NOIR
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Fifty-five million square miles. : LAND
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Book ___. : ENDS
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Loaves of bread. : RYES
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Cuts down trees. : FELLS
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In turmoil. : ARIOT
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Weakly sentimental. : NAMBYPAMBY
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What Arabs and cares do. : STEALAWAY
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Scrooge's word. : BAH
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Border on. : ABUT
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Green-and-gray parrot. : LORO
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Throng. : MULTITUDE
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Went at a leisurely gait. : AMBLED
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Drags. : HAULS
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Longest river entirely in Spain. : EBRO
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Torme and Allen. : MELS
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Tributary of the Scheldt. : LYS
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Soviet republic in Asia. : YAKUT
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Admit. : LETIN
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Money in Tokyo. : SEN
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Drenches. : SOAKS
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Waste time. : DILLYDALLY
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Actress Freeman. : MONA
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Monotonous. : DRAB
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L. C. Douglas subject. : ROBE
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For those with a sense of rumor. : GRAPEVINE
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Thirty days. : SEPTEMBER
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Heroine of "For Whom the Bell Tolls." : MARIA
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One cause of trouble in Africa. : MALAN
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Pitcher Maglie. : SAL
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Surfeited. : CLOYED
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Mrs. Irving Berlin. : ELLIN
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Hialeah attractions. : RACES
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Princess Anne's age. : TWO
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Re-elected Senator from Alabama. : HILL
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Actress Raines. : ELLA
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College in N. C. : ELON
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Hit the dirt. : SLID
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There are a thousand in a chiliad: Abbr. : YRS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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