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New York Times, Monday, December 8, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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Across
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Milestone in the freedom-of-the-press story. : LAPRENSA
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La ___, chief port in the Antilles. : HABANA
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Composed of sand from a flowing river. : ALLUVIAL
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Princeton Tigers. : ELEVEN
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Senator from Kentucky. : CLEMENTS
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Sanctions. : ALLOWS
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Man's nickname. : TED
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Winds again. : REROLLS
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Gov. Barrett's state: Abbr. : WYO
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Cake ingredients. : EGGS
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Hindu woman's wardrobe. : SARIS
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M. Blum. : LEON
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Yards attached to houses. : AREAS
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Succeed (with "out"). : PAN
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Iron: Comb. form. : FERRI
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Famous family of Boston. : LODGES
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Boys' Town, Platte River and prairies. : NEBRASKA
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___ Mahal. : TAJ
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Industrial law of 1933. : NRA
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Headgear referred to in "Visit From St. Nicholas." : NIGHTCAP
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One of the Finger Lakes. : ONEIDA
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Type of dwelling. : IGLOO
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To and ___. : FRO
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British jet plane. : COMET
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Farmer's reward. : CROP
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France's Joan. : OFARC
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Vittorio De ___, director of "Bicycle Thief." : SICA
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Grain. : OAT
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Entezam's nationality. : IRANIAN
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East Indian herb. : TIL
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Caustic. : BITING
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Pike's Peak, Continental Divide and minerals. : COLORADO
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"Peer Gynt" enchantress. : ANITRA
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Uplifts. : ELEVATES
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Viewed anew. : RESEEN
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U. N. talkers. : DEBATERS
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Milky. : LACTEAL
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Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. : ALLEGRO
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Promised a vote to. : PLEDGED
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Product of 9 Across. : RUM
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Always. : EVER
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Right fielders, in baseball scoring. : NINES
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Petty prince. : SATRAP
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A candidate who lost. : ALSORAN
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Makes sound. : HEALS
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"___ Well That Ends Well." : ALLS
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Babylonian god. : BEL
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Those who make declarations. : AVOWERS
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Home of 14,830,192. : NEWYORK
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Connecticut city. : ANSONIA
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Dress goods. : LINEN
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Hang unevenly. : SAG
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Author-illustrator of "The Wonderful Country." : LEA
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Boxing bout: Colloq. : SETTO
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About 23c in Switzerland. : FRANC
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Blackhawk, for instance. : SAC
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Frat member. : BRO
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Tel Aviv's neighbor. : JAFFA
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Island group in Bay of Bengal. : NICOBAR
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King Arthur's mother. : IGRAINE
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Space between the vocal cords. : GLOTTIS
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West Point dance. : HOP
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Moved like a spirited steed. : PRANCED
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Strive to copy. : IMITATE
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Arbiter. : DECIDER
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Puzzled: Phrase. : ATALOSS
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Sight for bird watchers. : ORIOLE
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Barrel ___. : ORGAN
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He entered the Promised Land. : CALEB
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In the matter of: Lat. : INRE
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___ Scotia. : NOVA
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Native of: Suffix. : ITE
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Laboratory animal. : RAT

Answer summary: 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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