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New York Times, Tuesday, June 17, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,094
Across
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Substance blown from dust bowls. : TOPSOIL
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Burke, Button, Marchetti, etc. : SKATERS
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Skill in doing. : ABILITY
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Where Dartmouth College is. : HANOVER
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A hit with the people. : POPULAR
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Where the famous post office, Santa Claus, is. : INDIANA
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Appear to be. : SEEM
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Walks wearily. : LIMPS
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Landing craft of World War II. : LSTS
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Commercially extreme tactics. : PRICEWARS
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Where the Independence is: 2 wds. : ATSEA
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"Music hath charms ___ a savage breast." : TOSOOTHE
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Stopping place: Abbr. : STA
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Submerged. : UNDER
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Politically extreme tactic. : SMEAR
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Cleopatra's sister. : ARSINOE
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___ medica (medicinal items). : MATERIA
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Famous palace in Florence. : PITTI
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Hitting cue ball with cue held perpendicular to table. : MASSE
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Transmogrification of a miss. : MRS
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Ghostly. : SPECTRAL
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Grossly stupid. : CRASS
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Cruel. : HEARTLESS
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Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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Boy who can go camping. : SCOUT
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Swarm. : TEEM
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Lack of intellectual development. : AMENTIA
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A smoke: Spanish. : CIGARRO
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He painted murals for the Boston Public Library. : SARGENT
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Soaring too high for safety. : ICARIAN
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Forecast. : PRESAGE
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Phases. : ASPECTS
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Metal pieces on a dancer's shoes. : TAPS
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Reed instrument for orchestral color. : OBOE
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Symbol of peace among North American Indians. : PIPE
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Has poor posture. : SLUMPS
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In the subsoil of Iran. : OIL
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One of Einaudi's people. : ITALIANO
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A poem. : LYRIC
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Marine clams, destructive to wharves and boats. : SHIPWORMS
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Where Dodge City is. : KANSAS
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Connective word. : AND
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Laborious. : TOILSOME
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Gabor and LeGallienne. : EVAS
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Money for shelter. : RENT
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Transmogrifications of señoritas: Abbr. : SRAS
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Measure out. : METE
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Come together again. : REUNITE
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Rolls of names. : ROSTERS
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Nautical term. : ATRIP
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Good choice in selecting. : TASTE
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Contract stipulations. : TERMS
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Markers in a bomb sight. : HAIRS
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Times. : ERAS
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Undermines. : SAPS
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Mark boundaries. : DEMARCATE
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Ivy mementos. : ITCHINGS
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Abjurers of pleasure. : ASCETICS
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Palo ___. : ALTO
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Leveling to the ground. : RASING
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Pop-eyed. : ASTARE
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Lily Pons role. : LUCIA
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Clasp for a door. : HASP
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First name of J. C. S. chairman. : OMAR
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Mademoiselle's father. : PERE
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Author Linklater. : ERIC
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Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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City in Belgium coal-mining center. : MONS
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British custom. : TEA
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Western mountain pass. : GAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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