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New York Times, Tuesday, May 27, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,073

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Across
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Rocquencourt's new chief. : RIDGWAY
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East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
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Operates a movie projection machine. : UNREELS
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Stealthy. : FURTIVE
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Walk clumsily. : SHAMBLE
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French city famous for porcelain. : LIMOGES
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One hundred pounds of nails. : KEG
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Rocky Mountain canary. : BURRO
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Aside from. : APART
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All right, in the airman's code. : ROGER
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Torrid. : HOT
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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Done over. : REMADE
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Cupid. : EROS
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What a divot is cut from. : SOD
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A part of Vietnam: Var. : ANAM
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Man from Chattanooga. : ESTES
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Pertaining to a volcano. : ETNEAN
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A patch, as of color or light. : SPLASH
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Control lever of a plane. : STICK
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Mountain: Comb. form. : OREO
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Sing in a certain way. : HUM
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She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
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Pollen brushes of bees. : SCOPAE
51
Violinist Bull and others. : OLES
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___ Henry, Olympic skater. : KEN
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Part of a tuxedo. : LAPEL
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A giant grass used for Mexican baskets. : OTATE
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Slackener. : EASER
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Boat reserved for ship's captain. : GIG
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"___ Joe" Stillwell. : VINEGAR
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An herb used in seasoning: Var. : TARAGON
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Appears. : EMERGES
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Fanny Burney's heroine. : EVELINA
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Of unusual excellence. : RAREST
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Member of the bony fishes. : TELEOST
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Former member of the State Department. : RUSK
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Belonging by nature. : INHERENT
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A professional interpreter, in the Near East. : DRAGOMAN
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Tourmaline. : GEM
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Woven. : WEBBED
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Fascinate. : ALLURE
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River in France and Belgium. : YSER
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He or him: French. : LUI
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___ virumque cano. : ARMA
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Excavation made in a mine. : STOPE
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One of Churchill's pastimes. : CIGARS
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Lake near Naples. : AVERNO
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Occupied a hammock. : RESTED
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Elevator man's specialty. : FLOORS
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Political power in Korea. : RHEE
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The Olympics. : GAMES
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Small fry. : TOTS
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Girl's or man's name. : RAE
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A month: Abbr. : SEP
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Cutter. : SLOOP
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Had a snack. : ATE
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Broken place on a dish. : NICK
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The sound of a rolling chord. : ARPEGGIO
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Denizens of the Pacific Ocean. : SEALIONS
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Garden tool. : HOE
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Voice of the people, at 23 Down. : CHEERS
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Coffee district of Hawaii. : KONA
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First citizen of California. : HOOVER
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___ Thule (the farthest limit). : ULTIMA
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More ignoble. : MEANER
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Silk in filaments. : SLEAVE
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Nobel prize winner in medicine, 1912. : CARREL
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A cubic meter. : STERE
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Ingredient of hollandaise sauce. : EGGS
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Let it stand. : STET
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Biting insect. : GNAT
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Of age: Latin. : AET
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Beverage. : ALE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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