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New York Times, Wednesday, May 28, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,074
Across
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Jazz with an accent on the upbeat. : BEBOP
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Plato was one. : DIALOGIST
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Humble. : ABASE
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Anything that whets the appetite. : ANTIPASTO
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Mme. Lehmann, lieder singer. : LOTTE
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"And may the ___ win." : BETTERMAN
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Be a basic attribute. : INHERE
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Roofer's tool. : ZAT
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Governor of Kansas. : ARN
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Haystack. : RICK
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Postponement. : RESPITE
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Duse of Italy. : ELEONORA
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Small brook. : RILL
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Mr. Harrison of "Venus Observed." : REX
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Secluded valleys. : GLENS
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Boisterous. : NOISY
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Entranced. : RAPT
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Throws off. : EMITS
43
City in central Texas. : WACO
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Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
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Slapstick blow. : SMACK
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Negative vote. : NAY
49
Chinese secret society. : TONG
51
In "Aida," the king of Ethiopia. : AMONASRO
53
Wore a conceited smile. : SMIRKED
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Pre-collegiate. : PREP
57
Mauna ___, Hawaiian volcano. : LOA
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Lord Boyd ___, Peace Prize winner, 1949. : ORR
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What Bonnie Prince Charlie is to Princess Margaret. : NEPHEW
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Of the knights of Camelot. : ARTHURIAN
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Girl's name. : LEILA
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A kind of dog. : SEEINGEYE
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Hurler Wynn, of the Indians. : EARLY
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Boldness, impudence: Fr. : HARDIESSE
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Premier of the Netherlands. : DREES
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Mountainous island of Java. : BALI
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Black. : EBON
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Where Chaucer's "wife" came from. : BATH
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One of the Faeroe Islands. : OSTERO
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Looking intently. : PEERING
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A flat fish. : DAB
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Girl's name. : INEZ
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Product of rose petals. : ATTAR
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Means of locomotion in eastern countries. : LITTER
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Unclose: Poetic. : OPE
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The Boys in Blue. : GAR
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Spiritual subjects of the Aga Khan. : ISMAILIANS
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Originate. : START
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Weight of 1,000 kilograms. : TONNE
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French school. : ECOLE
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Austrian city on the Danube. : KREMS
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Pride or wrath. : SIN
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Till. : PLOW
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Goes astray. : ERRS
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What "timber toppers" do. : LEAP
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One who talks at great length. : EXPATIATER
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Soul: Latin. : ANIMA
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Philatelist's delight. : STAMP
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Steep, rocky eminence. : SCAR
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Junior's favorite toy. : YOYO
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Son of Odin and Earth. : THOR
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Disdain. : SCORN
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"The ___ Spots." : INK
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Genuflected. : KNEELED
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Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. : GEORGE
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Materialize. : APPEAR
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Debris in the forest. : SLASH
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The Peloponnesos of the modern republic. : MOREA
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Removes moisture. : DRIES
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Skates. : RAYS
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Engage for a wage. : HIRE
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Habits or customs. : WAYS
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Secreted. : HID
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One: Comb. form. : UNI
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Adverb introducing a bride's family name. : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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