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New York Times, Wednesday, December 31, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,291
Across
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Meat, potatoes, onion. : HASH
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English man's name. : ESME
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Airplane. : SHIP
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Word used in division. : INTO
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Forest debris. : SLASH
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List of voters. : POLL
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Growl. : GNAR
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Piebald horse. : PINTO
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Girl's name. : ERMA
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Sailor's dance. : HORNPIPE
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Delaware signer of the Declaration of Independence. : RODNEY
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Neckwear. : BOA
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Small-time gamblers. : TINHORNS
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Important items on state and Federal agenda. : SCHOOLS
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Italian Socialist. : NENNI
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Boy Scout brigade. : TROOP
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Food or a repast, in Italy. : PASTO
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Stassen's new responsibility. : MSA
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He sings on the wing. : LARK
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Whets. : HONES
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Complacently proper. : SMUG
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Acknowledge. : OWN
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Sinai or Carmel. : MOUNT
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Yonder. : THERE
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Unmannerly people. : BOORS
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Wearing a hair fillet. : SNOODED
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Wily old foxes, like Ben Jonson's hero. : VOLPONES
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Compass point. : ENE
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Keeps away from. : AVOIDS
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Any windy legislator. : CLAGHORN
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Planted. : SOWN
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Historic house in Washington. : BLAIR
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Vaudeville part of a minstrel show. : OLIO
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Not aweather. : ALEE
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"'___ an old brick,' sez I." : YOURE
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Budget figure. : RENT
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Title of rank. : LORD
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Box. : SPAR
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A joint in a stem. : NODE
Down
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In the upper brackets. : HIGH
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In the year of: Lat. : ANNO
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Arcturus. : STAR
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Old-time primer. : HORNBOOK
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Observation. : ESPIAL
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Where ships are built or repaired. : SLIP
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French Impressionist. : MANET
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Adjective suffix. : EST
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Made haste: 2 wds. : SPEDON
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Describing Garroway's facial effect. : HORNRIMMED
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Large lake near Leningrad. : ILMEN
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Mary Chase's works. : PLAYS
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Social wasps. : HORNETS
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A deck at the stern. : POOP
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Phrase of definite denial. : OHNO
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Small pictures within the border of a larger one. : INSETS
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Normandy town. : STLO
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Bird's crop. : CRAW
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Forester creation. : HORNBLOWER
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Husband or better half. : SPOUSE
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Massachusetts cape. : ANN
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Confident. : SURE
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Having lived. : AGED
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Brown who became a Red in 1952. : HORNSBY
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Squeeze into tight quarters. : SHOEHORN
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State of feeling. : MOOD
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Chinese secret society. : TONG
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Thought: Humorous. : OPINED
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First word of a well-known hymn. : NEARER
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Pertaining to a blood vessel. : VASAL
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Convex molding. : OVOLO
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Diving duck. : SCAUP
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Small change in Rome. : LIRA
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The English call it "marge." : OLEO
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Marmalade is made from it. : RIND
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Bird call. : NOTE
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___ Alamos. : LOS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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