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New York Times, Friday, May 23, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,069
Across
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Buy and sell tickets for quick profits. : SCALP
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Indefinite or doubtful, as used by F. D. R. : IFFY
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Toy pistol ammo. : CAPS
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Frame for clothes drying. : AIRER
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City on Honshu Island. : NARA
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Symbol of an October birthday. : OPAL
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What all candidates are pointing toward. : CONVENTION
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An object of widespread enthusiasm. : RAGE
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Number of years the Swiss President serves. : ONE
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Trademark of a candidate. : COONSKINCAP
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Suitable. : FIT
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Costing a dime. : TENCENT
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Group of peoples common to two continents. : EURASIAN
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Nigerian. : EDO
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His grandfather was Cleveland's V. P. : STEVENSON
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Too chubby. : OBESE
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José Ferrer role, 1943. : IAGO
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Taunter. : GIBER
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Short for H. S. T. : PRES
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Dinner-time Dinah on TV. : SHORE
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Natives of Oran. : ALGERINES
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"___ on parle français." : ICI
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Merry lark. : ESCAPADE
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They voted last October 25. : BRITONS
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Army jackets. : EISENHOWERS
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Anderson's is "High." : TOR
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All birds belong to this genus. : AVES
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They have the final say on Election Day. : ELECTORATE
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Mr. Wolfe. : NERO
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Ill-advised. : RASH
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What Ike will be back in. : MUFTI
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About 30 lbs. in Sweden. : STEN
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Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
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___ Hall, N. J. college noted for basketball. : SETON
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Twin city of Biddeford, Maine. : SACO
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Plant offshoot. : CION
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English composer of "Rule Britannia." : ARNE
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Bulgaria's monetary unit. : LEV
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Exact. : PRECISE
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Preposition. : INTO
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Leading hitter on the A's. : FAIN
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He wrote "North of Boston." : FROST
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Tobey, Lodge or Saltonstall. : YANKEE
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Trademark of a possible candidate. : CORNCOBPIPE
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Swiftly. : APACE
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Irreligious. : PAGAN
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Snoozed. : SLEPT
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Observing. : NOTING
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___-China. : INDO
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Gov. Warren, for instance. : FAVORITESON
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Suffix denoting process of action. : ESIS
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Gov. J. Bracken Lee's state. : UTAH
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___ Park, near Forest Hills. : REGO
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One of the campaign issues. : ASIA
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Magnanimous. : NOBLE
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Not positives: Abbr. : NEGS
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Singer Berger. : ERNA
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First principle. : SEED
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Haul again. : RECART
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College subject: Abbr. : ECON
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Redeems. : RANSOMS
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Belong intrinsically. : INHERE
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A hearty meal. : BEANS
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Part of a skyscraper. : RIVET
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River that flows into the Rhone. : ISERE
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Kind of goose. : SOLAN
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Part of the U. S. : WEST
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Say, "Me, too." : ECHO
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Sen Bricker's colleague. : TAFT
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Graham or Kahn. : OTTO
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Power control. : REIN
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___ Royale in Paris. : RUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later.

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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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