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New York Times, Thursday, December 4, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { B J Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,264
Across
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Eisenhower aide on the budget. : DODGE
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The Great Barrier of Australia. : REEF
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City in India. : AGRA
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Man's name. : ALOIS
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An October birthstone. : OPAL
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Word of regret. : ALAS
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Metal bolt. : RIVET
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Bob Hope's forte. : WISECRACK
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Character in "The Green Pastures." : EVE
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Parrier. : AVERTER
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Of the: French. : DES
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Choice. : RARE
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Wife of Athamas. : INO
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Sea dogs. : TARS
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Event in Japan, Sept. 8, 1951. : TREATY
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Molybdenum, for instance. : METAL
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Strand. : MAROON
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Poetic ever. : EER
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Subject for a fashion magazine. : MODE
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Noteworthy. : EMINENT
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Goods not of perfect quality. : SECONDS
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All, in combinations. : OMNI
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Gas station commodity. : AIR
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Gesture of affection. : CARESS
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Character in "Die Walkure." : WOTAN
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Source of ascorbic acid. : LEMONS
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Mother of Don Juan, in Byron's poem. : INEZ
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A ripe old age. : CII
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Corrupt. : EVIL
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New title for Prescott Bush: Abbr. : SEN
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Former P. M. Chamberlain. : NEVILLE
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"Cap'n ___," by J. C. Lincoln. : ERI
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Nazi. : HITLERITE
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Symbol of a 12th wedding anniversary. : LINEN
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"Queen of the Night," for instance. : ARIA
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All through. : OVER
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Stole along quietly. : SLUNK
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Betake oneself. : WEND
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Pert talk. : SASS
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Relatives of the kiang. : ASSES
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Deliverer of a challenge. : DARER
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Mr. Dionne. : OLIVA
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Capital of Delaware. : DOVER
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"O wad some Pow'r the giftie ___ us." : GIE
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Girl's name. : ESTA
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Joan Fontaine's role. : ROWENA
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Inhabitant of a region of Greece. : EPIROTE
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Perennial bridge player. : EAST
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McCormick's command. : FLEET
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Swiss branch of Rhine. : AAR
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Four-time P. M. of England. : GLADSTONE
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Southeastern cape of Newfoundland. : RACE
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Seeks to be informed about. : ASKS
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Famous American architect. : CRAM
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Historic city on the Danube. : VIENNA
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Wearer of an old school tie. : ETONIAN
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Compunction. : REMORSE
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Small deer. : ROE
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Agreer's word. : YES
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Utters an afterthought. : ADDS
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Not so much. : LESS
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A catty remark. : MEOW
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Contents of a munitions dump. : AMMO
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Famous name in Hollywood. : RINTINTIN
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Kickback. : RECOIL
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Up to the time of: Contr. : TIL
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"Mike" Pearson's country: Abbr. : CAN
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Enumerates. : RECITES
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English river. : NENE
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Cunningham and Haegg. : MILERS
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Goose eggs. : ZEROS
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Character in "Tannhauser." : VENUS
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Galsworthy heroine. : IRENE
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Vacation spot for Ike. : LINKS
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Name adopted by T. E. Lawrence. : SHAW
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Where Dingle Bay is. : EIRE
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Italian shout of acclamation. : VIVA
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Gottfried's sister. : ELSA
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Member of B. S. A. : LAD
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They: Fr. : ILS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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