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New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,075
Across
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Region of the SW coast of India. : MALABAR
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Swampland. : MORASS
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One result of divorce. : ALIMONY
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Winter's stalactites. : ICICLES
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Little anteater of So. America. : TAMANDU
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Able to be cut: Rare. : SECTIVE
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Out of kilter. : AMISS
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Word coined by George Eastman. : KODAK
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Nickname for Eire's chief. : DEV
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Short clicks in Morse code. : DOTS
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Faulkner's novel of flying, 1935. : PYLON
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Buy services. : HIRE
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Paean from a poet. : ODE
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Magna cum ___. : LAUDE
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Orbed or crescent. : LUNAR
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Very new and unusual. : REDHOT
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One of the traditional plots in fiction. : TRIANGLE
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Of blind conceit. : EGOTISTIC
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The family name. : PATRONYM
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Miss Waters and others. : ETHELS
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Journeyers to Mecca. : ARABS
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Honor an appeal. : RETRY
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Little knot in cotton fibers. : NEP
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Samovars or coffeepots. : URNS
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Menaces of the party. : BORES
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Blacken in fire. : CHAR
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Shaft of a coal mine. : PIT
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Aneurin Bevan's constituents. : WELSH
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Milk drink. : SHAKE
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Hard to pin down. : EVASIVE
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Balkan country, Red-shadowed. : RUMANIA
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Resurges. : RERISES
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Fined. : AMERCED
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Polka-dot with light. : DAPPLE
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Ready customers. : NEEDERS
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Army robot plane. : MATADOR
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In style. : ALAMODE
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The Twentieth to Chicago. : LIMITED
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Gather. : AMASS
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Bonds: Fr. : BONS
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Including. : AND
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Island chain between Japan and Formosa. : RYUKYU
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Miscreants. : MISDOERS
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The watery world. : OCEAN
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Haycock. : RICK
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Ordinance. : ACT
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A scale for wages. : SLIDING
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Various. : SEVERAL
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Hard to endure. : SEVERE
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Nonagenarians. : OLDTIMERS
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He wrote "Cry, the Beloved Country." : PATON
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A premonition. : HUNCH
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The divine creative Word. : LOGOS
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Nonprofessionals, as a group. : LAITY
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Rosemary, sage, etc. : HERBS
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Roman roads. : ITERS
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Natives of the Austrian Alps. : TYROLESE
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A man on his uppers. : PAUPER
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Successful. : ARRIVED
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Fanfare for trumpets. : TANTARA
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Heighten. : ENHANCE
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Having more holes. : LEAKIER
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Butter, jam, etc. : SPREADS
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Pahlevi's capital. : TEHRAN
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Mirror edge. : BEVEL
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Rival of spinach. : CHARD
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Delicate tendril. : WISP
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Kind of duck. : SMEE
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Drink to savor. : SIP
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Japanese apricot. : UME

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 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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