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New York Times, Saturday, May 10, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,056

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Across
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Bois de Boulogne is one. : PARC
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Steep slope. : SCARP
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Household budgets: Abbr. : ACCS
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Matinee or fallen. : IDOL
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Arabic name of the Supreme Being. : ALLAH
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Husband: French. : MARI
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Moroccan site of famed meeting. : CASABLANCA
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Of heroic character. : EPIC
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Synonym for the Soviet. : KREMLIN
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He knew the magic words. : ALIBABA
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Allen Sprowl's concern. : BANKS
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Near Easterner. : ARAB
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Building front. : FACADE
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It mean "You're fired!" : PINKSLIP
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First word of a morning hymn. : AWAKE
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Miss Colbert wears them. : BANGS
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Famous Indiana author. : ADE
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Popular receptacle in Spring. : VASE
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A nickname for N. Y. C.'s Mayor. : VINCE
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Part of the lap. : KNEE
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___ et labora. : ORA
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Remarque's middle name. : MARIA
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Goldsmith's Dr. Primrose. : VICAR
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Starts from the bottom again. : REBUILDS
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Plants yielding fiber for rope, carpets, etc. : SISALS
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A silent movie personality. : INCE
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Town, City, Borough. : HALLS
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Loud-mouthed. : BLATANT
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Enlarged upon. : DILATED
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Indian princess. : RANI
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Rio's beach resort. : COPACABANA
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Metaphor. : IMAGE
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Feline character in a Shaw play. : LION
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Unerring. : DEAD
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Daisy Mae's spouse. : ABNER
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Wagner heroine. : ELSA
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Miner's tool. : PICK
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Hebrew month. : ADAR
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Floral symbol of the District of Columbia. : ROSE
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New England-type outing, often political. : CLAMBAKE
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Salty. : SALINE
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Sound of metal on metal. : CLANK
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English river. : ALN
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Fool: A Biblical word. : RACA
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A bone of the finger or toe. : PHALANGE
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One-celled animals. : AMEBAS
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Late great Cuban chessplayer. : CAPABLANCA
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Where to keep corn. : CRIB
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Vittorio De ___ of "Miracle in Milan" fame. : SICA
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Well-known Toledo newspaper. : BLADE
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Annoys. : IRKS
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Popular language course. : SPANISH
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Friendly gesture. : FAVOR
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Cognizant. : AWARE
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The boy who stood on the burning deck. : CASABIANCA
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Onetime ruler in Cuzco. : INCA
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Just about perfect. : IDEAL
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Viscounts. : PEERS
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Swallow. : BIRD
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City celebrated in song in the 20's. : VALENCIA
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The Blarney Stone is. : KISSABLE
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Mineral that separates into thin sheets. : MICA
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Riviera-type dwelling. : VILLA
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Loosened. : UNTIED
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Bakery shop machine. : SLICER
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"Silence is golden," for instance. : ADAGE
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Mr. Crawford. : BROD
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Part of broad highway. : LANE
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Riverside Drive landmark. : TOMB
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Setter's flag. : TAIL
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Baseball's Slaughter. : ENOS
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Hollywood's Andrews. : DANA
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Spider. : PAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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