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New York Times, Monday, June 16, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,093
Across
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Broadway catastrophe. : FLOP
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Favorite garment of the younger set. : JEANS
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Pianist Iturbi. : JOSE
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Traverse. : ROVE
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Path of a heavenly body. : ORBIT
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A sixpenny or tenpenny. : NAIL
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At an end. : OVER
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Legal status for oleo in New York, July 1, 1952. : PRECOLORED
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Intellectual. : MENTAL
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Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
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Preholiday period. : EVE
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Way off the target. : AMISS
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He puts two and two together. : ADDER
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Prominent. : SALIENT
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King Aduldet of Thailand. : RAMA
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Women in the Royal Navy. : WRENS
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Britain's defense chief, on visit to Korea. : ALEXANDER
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Methuseleh's fame. : AGE
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Infirm, as an old woman. : ANILE
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Kind of vote. : AYE
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Headquarters of the NATO Navy. : NORFOLKVA
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Terrier of Scotland. : CAIRN
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A friend in need. : ALLY
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Multiplied by a certain number. : TREBLED
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Ambassador Travers' post. : HAITI
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Knows intuitively. : FEELS
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Railroad abbreviation. : ARR
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Container for perfume. : VIAL
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Admiral Lynde D. McCormick's Chief of Staff. : GLOVER
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Mrs. Winston Churchill. : CLEMENTINE
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Singer Horne. : LENA
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Game of chance. : KENO
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Dutch painter of 17th century. : STEEN
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Outlet. : VENT
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Take a picture. : SNAP
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Oldtime playing card. : TAROT
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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First word of the famous U. S. Marine song. : FROM
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Parental care. : LOVE
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Place for roasting. : OVEN
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Belong or have relation to. : PERTAIN
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City in Missouri, railroad center. : JOPLIN
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Be of wrong judgment. : ERR
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Gives aid, usually in evildoing. : ABETS
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City on the Riviera. : NICE
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Portico in ancient Athens. : STOA
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Famous Hancock abbreviated. : JNO
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Describing a galley. : OARED
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Garrulous person who repeats what he has been told: Colloq. : SIEVE
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Patriarch. : ELDER
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Relative of the vicuna. : LLAMA
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City in Gov. Beardsley's state. : AMES
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St. Louis Cardinals' manager. : STANKY
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Gov. Thornton of Colorado. : DAN
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Kind of song. : SWAN
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The mythical ship that sailed to Colchis. : ARGO
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Sneering glance. : LEER
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Be connected. : RELATE
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One of Daedalus' inventions. : AXE
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Fifty-four. : LIV
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Eire's legislative body. : DAIL
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Heroine Jane. : EYRE
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Split. : REND
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Word used after pronouns in the South. : ALL
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Four per cent of whole milk. : FAT
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A tree or its fruit. : OLIVE
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Compartment of a honeycomb. : CELL
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Free from penalty. : ABSOLVE
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King's substitute. : REGENT
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Poor scriveners. : HACKS
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Richard of Hollywood. : ARLEN
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Spenser's name for Ireland. : IRENA
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Member of U. S. A. F. : FLIER
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The present month: Abbr. : INST
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Direct to a different course. : VEER
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It flows into the Danube. : ENNS
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Determine by merits. : RATE
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Household implement. : MOP
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Recent: Comb. form. : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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