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New York Times, Friday, December 26, 1952

28-Across : Home for Swiss Family Robinson.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,286
Across
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Gaps. : SPACES
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French horse cab. : FIACRE
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Hassock. : TABORET
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Outdoor timer. : SUNDIAL
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Bring to light. : UNEARTH
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Frame on two poles, transport device of Plains Indians. : TRAVOIS
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Device to warn mice of cats. : BELL
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The above was his idea. : AESOP
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Ye Olde Wayside ___. : INNE
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Histrionics. : THEATRICS
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The chocolate tree. : CACAO
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Home for Swiss Family Robinson. : TREEHOUSE
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Exhaust. : OVERTIRE
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Famous trapper and guide of the West. : CARSON
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Column front. : VAN
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Hound on the trail. : SCENTER
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Swiss canton. : URI
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Shake pursuit. : ESCAPE
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Expressed in pantomime. : GESTURED
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Rouse to action. : STIMULATE
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___-Maritimes, where Nice is. : ALPES
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Cool effrontery. : BRASHNESS
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Swiss river: Var. : AARE
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Jewish month. : NISAN
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Porous rock. : TUFA
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Scene of the fabulous Mizner saga. : FLORIDA
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Thomas Handy's rank. : GENERAL
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"Morning's ___, The hillside's dew-pearled." : ATSEVEN
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Polish with an abrasive. : EMERIZE
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A conservative middle-of-the-___. : ROADER
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They never disagree. : YESMEN
Down
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Part of a ticket. : STUB
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Where frost pictures appear. : PANE
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Actor Walter. : ABEL
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Source of benzene, phenol, etc. : COALTAR
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Miss. : ERR
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Bristles. : SETAE
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Stoles and muffs. : FURPIECES
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Girl's name. : INA
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Dewey or Dodge, to Eisenhower. : ADVISOR
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Young shoot or offshoot. : CION
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Famed Colton-Randolph play. : RAIN
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Other. : ELSE
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Shakespeare's Globe. : THEATRE
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Where Santa Claus held court. : STORE
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Degrees of intensity. : STRENGTHS
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Person with no temper control. : HOTSPUR
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The Magna ___ signer was King John. : CHARTAS
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Snug harbors. : COVES
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Sailor's shout. : AVAST
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Beatrice of Rome (1577-99). : CENCI
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Seize and hold without right. : USURP
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Rail or crake: Var. : SOREE
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Miss Bagnold and others. : ENIDS
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Native of an eight-year-old republic. : ICELANDER
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Growing-up time. : TEENAGE
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Made of clear yellow resin. : AMBERED
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Overcoats. : ULSTERS
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Arab, Indian or Japanese. : ASIAN
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Hostile. : ENEMY
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Distantly. : AFAR
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Palo ___. : ALTO
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Pasquale's fat daughter. : ROSA
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Biblical objects, used with oracles. : URIM
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Disconcert: Colloq. : FAZE
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A little over 2 feet, in Norway. : ALEN
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Common verbal contraction. : IVE
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For the maiden name. : NEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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