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New York Times, Wednesday, December 3, 1952

51-Across : Western Indian.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,263
Across
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Olivar's team. : YALE
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Elder statesmen of Japan. : GENRO
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Cookbook abbreviation. : TSPS
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Girl's name. : ALIX
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Not sotto voce. : ALOUD
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Egyptian goddess. : APET
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Leader of a brain trust. : MASTERMIND
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Girl's name. : NONA
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Watchdog's warnings. : SNARLS
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Causing acute irritation. : STINGING
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Decamp. : ELOPE
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Receptacle for money. : TILL
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Purplish red. : CARMINE
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Cardplayer's strategy. : FINESSE
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French friends. : AMIES
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Street show. : RAREE
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Crest of a mountain: Fr. : PIC
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Chatter of Hope and Crosby. : GAGS
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Waits. : BIDES
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Porky Pine's friend. : POGO
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Suffix of ordinal numbers. : ETH
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Slow-witted chaps. : CLODS
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Damocles' situation. : PERIL
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Got rid of: Slang. : DITCHED
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A word from Lewis Carroll. : CHORTLE
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Landing area of Nov., 1942. : ORAN
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Becomes less cordial. : COOLS
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Wrongdoer. : OFFENDER
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Western Indian. : PAIUTE
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Hillbilly parents. : PAWS
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Said "not guilty." : EXONERATED
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French state. : ETAT
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Kitchen gadget. : RICER
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Important military alliance. : NATO
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"It ___ here." : SAYS
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Worries: Colloq. : STEWS
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Passenger on the Ark. : SHEM
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Side dish with turkey. : YAMS
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Admiral Kirk. : ALAN
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Girl's name. : LISA
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The sublime and the ridiculous, for instance. : EXTREMES
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Ruth Gordon's Mr. Kanin. : GARSON
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Treaty ___, historic tree in Philadelphia. : ELM
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Cacophony. : NOISE
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Shorty. : RUNT
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Strange happenings. : ODDITIES
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State of perplexity. : TANGLE
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Wet blanket. : SPOILSPORT
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Signer of treaty, 1682, under 6 Down. : PENN
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"The ___ at eve ... " : STAG
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Mr. Arnall. : ELLIS
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Dodgers or Yanks. : NINE
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Time. : PERIOD
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Scored a goal, in hockey. : CAGED
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Superb violin. : AMATI
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Strip of land for railroad tracks. : RIGHTOFWAY
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A painting done on wet plaster. : FRESCO
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An official seal. : SIGIL
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Where M. Topaze taught. : ECOLE
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Augment. : ADD
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Mixers. : BLENDERS
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Natives of Isfahan. : PERSIANS
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Detective in the Earl Derr Biggers stories. : CHAN
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A kind of bear. : POLAR
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Figures above escutcheons. : CRESTS
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Optimists. : HOPERS
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Italian historian-philosopher. : CROCE
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Reveals, poetically. : OPES
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___ Morgana. : FATA
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Stadium sign. : EXIT
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Where the Wasatch Range is. : UTAH
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French head. : TETE
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A name for Esau, brother of Jacob. : EDOM
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Unaccustomed. : NEW

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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