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New York Times, Friday, May 16, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,062
Across
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Giant pitcher. : JANSEN
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Deficient in quantity. : MEAGRE
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Come up. : EMERGE
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Britons in battle dress. : TOMMIES
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Alarm bell. : TOCSIN
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An artful Dodger. : ROBINSON
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Ready. : SET
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A species of literature. : SATIRE
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Japanese stringed instrument. : KOTO
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Weapons for the cavalry. : SABERS
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Playwright Connelly. : MARC
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Famous uncle. : NED
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Accustom. : INURE
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Equipment for a clothing store. : RACKS
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Rare violins. : AMATIS
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Despoilments. : RAPINES
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Cover. : PROTECT
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Changes to suit. : ADAPTS
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Godsend. : MANNA
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Hundred: Comb. form. : CENTI
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Sun shade. : TAN
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The mean; average. : NORM
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Mythical queen. : INO
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Hit the silk. : CHUTED
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Palm. : TREE
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Biblical spice. : NARD
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Spider monkey genus. : ATELES
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Cashew. : NUT
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Promise to make good a loss. : GUARANTY
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Envoy. : LEGATE
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Striving to excel. : EMULOUS
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Car accessory. : HEATER
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Lettuce eater. : RABBIT
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Lotus eaters. : IDLERS
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Goods cast into the sea. : JETSAM
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Elementary form of life. : AMOEBA
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What the bees collect from the flowers. : NECTAR
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Upperclassmen: Abbr. : SRS
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Sponsorship. : EGIS
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Baby girls: Spanish. : NENAS
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Tied to a buoy and anchored. : MOORED
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Fading fire. : EMBER
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Mon ___ Pierrot. : AMI
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Absurd, eccentric person: Slang. : GINK
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Fixed of purpose. : RESOLUTE
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Understood by a select few. : ESOTERIC
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Sacs and Sioux. : TRIBES
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It is not: Latin. : NONEST
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Vehicles first used by the British in 1916. : TANKS
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Scenario. : SCRIPT
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Villain Legree. : SIMON
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Swimming. : NATANT
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Merry-andrew. : ANTIC
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These: Fr. : CES
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Governor interested in flood prevention. : ARN
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Hill Gail's specialty. : RACING
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Bonn chief. : ADENAUER
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View of wide horizons. : PANORAMA
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Jury. : PANEL
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Pals: Sailor slang. : MATEYS
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Pooh-pooh! : TUTTUT
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Baroque. : ORNATE
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Famous name in news-gathering. : REUTER
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Measures equivalent to 39.37 inches. : METERS
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Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
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New ___, Nehru's capital. : DELHI
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Thrash soundly. : DRUB
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Next summer's plant. : SEED
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White vestment. : ALB
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Gas station abbreviation. : GAL

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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