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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { G J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 962
Across
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British colony 580 miles east of North Carolina. : BERMUDA
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Where gauchos ride. : PAMPAS
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Father of all waters, in Greek myth. : OCEANUS
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Pleasant. : AMIABLE
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British motor trucks. : LORRIES
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Australian Prime Minister. : MENZIES
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Make into law. : ENACT
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Raised the price. : UPPED
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Without ___ or hindrance. : LET
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Picture section: Colloq. : ROTO
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More valuable, as a stamp. : RARER
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Toy dog. : PEKE
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Where the 'eart is. : OME
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Lord of the ___. : MANOR
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A schoolmaster of the old school. : CANER
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Australian metropolis. : SYDNEY
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Ruiners of currency. : DEBASERS
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Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
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Soap-box tarradiddle. : RANT
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Bright-red, crested songbird. : CARDINAL
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Mountains, in poesy. : STEEPS
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Oily. : OLEIC
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Japanese city and anagram of the capital. : KYOTO
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Goddess: Latin. : DEA
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Brand. : SCAR
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Sorceress in Book X of the "Odyssey." : CIRCE
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Window ledge. : SILL
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Where earth meets sky: Abbr. : HOR
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Harried. : BESET
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Suit. : BEFIT
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Plain to see. : EVIDENT
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Land of the free. : AMERICA
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Explorer Doughty's famous book, "Arabia ___." : DESERTA
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Where the Sistine Chapel is. : VATICAN
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Harry Emerson Fosdick specialty. : SERMON
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Recent post card rise. : ONECENT
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Hypnotic Spanish rhythms. : BOLEROS
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Enemy of inflation. : ECONOMY
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Gave a new status. : RERATED
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Hero of a Donn Byrne romance. : MARCO
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A complete device. : UNIT
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Scheduled to arrive. : DUE
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City on the Nile with 6,397-ft. dam. : ASSUAN
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Doting parent. : PAMPERER
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Afghan ruler. : AMEER
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Intellectual ability. : MIND
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Publisher of La Prensa, ousted by Peron. : PAZ
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Eisenhower's home town. : ABILENE
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Richer, fatter, smoother. : SLEEKER
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Salts used in making plastics and explosives. : ESTERS
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Poke. : PROD
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Fabric made from wood fiber. : RAYON
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Material for artificial diamonds. : PASTE
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Intended to be sung. : MELIC
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Portion of "Childe Harold," for instance. : CANTO
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The very depths. : NADIR
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Cooking instruction. : BASTE
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Where Nazimudden is Prime Minister. : PAKISTAN
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Blackjacked, London style. : COSHED
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Cozy nooks. : ALCOVES
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Resurge. : REARISE
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Musical symbol of Erato and Terpsichore. : LYRE
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The U. N. Building, for instance. : EDIFICE
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Big bird on the state seal of Louisiana. : PELICAN
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Leaping; jumping. : SALTANT
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Book sheet folded eight times. : OCTAVO
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Poetry made up of lines borrowed from established authors. : CENTO
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Silken. : SERIC
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Shoulder of the road. : BERM
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___ noire (aversion or bugbear). : BETE
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German article. : DER
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"Friday," for instance. : MAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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