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New York Times, Tuesday, June 10, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,087

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Students & seniors
Across
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Ott and Allen. : MELS
5
Small, tropical islands. : CAYS
9
Corpulent. : OBESE
14
Informal test. : ORAL
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Its capital is Karlsruhe. : BADEN
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Character in a fairy tale. : OGRE
18
Silver coin of Iran. : RIAL
19
Stereotyped. : TRITE
20
Day of decision. : NOVEMBERFOURTH
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Part of a radio network. : STATION
24
"What's the ___ of worrying?" : USE
25
Ferber and Best. : EDNAS
27
Vote counter. : TELLER
31
Where Ambassador Raymond Hare is resident. : JIDDA
34
Tree ___. : TOAD
36
Word element meaning Chinese. : SINO
37
Where: Latin. : UBI
38
Eskimo or Husky. : SLEDDOG
41
Political bigwig. : VIP
42
Abstruse. : DEEP
44
Classic furniture design. : ADAM
45
Thin and piping in sound. : REEDY
47
Still existing. : EXTANT
49
Rope fiber named for a Yucatan port. : SISAL
51
Defendants: Lat. : REI
52
Supplant. : REPLACE
56
They've been used in New York since 1892. : VOTINGMACHINES
60
Pinay's capital. : PARIS
61
Essential part. : YOLK
62
Fur coat in the rough. : PELT
63
Pines and Wight. : ISLES
64
Fixed procedure. : ROTE
65
A bargain event. : SALE
66
They go south in winter. : GEESE
67
Hypothetical force. : ODYL
68
Antony's friend, in "Antony and Cleopatra." : EROS
Down
1
Planetary satellites. : MOONS
2
Fungus growth on cereal plant. : ERGOT
3
Egg, ___, pupa, adult. : LARVA
4
Rained and froze. : SLEETED
5
Stenographer's necessity. : CARBON
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Estranged. : ALIENATED
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Sabbatical ___. : YEAR
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One's own nature. : SELF
9
Stupid. : OBTUSE
10
What a cooper makes. : BARRELS
11
Blue-pencil. : EDIT
12
Next after Abel. : SETH
13
Compass point. : ENE
21
King with the ass's ears. : MIDAS
22
Excel. : OUTDO
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Sundaes and ___. : SODAS
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Of current interest. : LIVE
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Miss Bagnold. : ENID
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Stringy. : ROPY
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Obscure Hardy character. : JUDE
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Mountain goat. : IBEX
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Highest organ of state power in Japan. : DIET
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Headquarters of the British navy. : ADMIRALTY
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High school subject. : LATIN
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Sales manager's wall decoration. : GRAPH
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Democratic and Republican. : PARTIES
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Flattened circle. : ELLIPSE
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Tributary of the Oder. : NEISSE
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Small, juicy pear. : SECKEL
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Close by: Poetic. : ANEAR
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Symphonic instrument. : CELLO
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Nancy sometimes pinch-hits for him at political rallies. : ESTES
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Decorative container. : VASE
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Heraldic band. : ORLE
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Nonmagnetic compass. : GYRO
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Inclination. : MOOD
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Mass of iron. : PIG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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