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New York Times, Thursday, June 19, 1952

9-Down : Cheese or cat.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,096
Across
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Contents of an automobile cylinder. : VAPOR
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Activity of a Wall St. bull or bear: Slang. : SPEC
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Make-believe. : SHAM
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Greet the new day. : ARISE
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Material for a helmet. : PITH
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Kin of the albacore. : TUNA
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Site of a proposed power project. : STLAWRENCE
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Ruler in Arabia. : EMIR
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A guiding suggestion. : CUE
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Ray Bolger impersonated one. : AUNT
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In a grievous manner. : SORELY
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Prescribed. : ORDERED
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Pitched. : THREW
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He succeeded Al Smith as Governor of New York. : FDR
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Custom-made. : TAILORED
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Indispensable things. : MUSTS
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It flows into the Bay of Biscay. : LOIRE
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American Indian. : OTO
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A branch of university study. : ARTS
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One of 40,709,398 in the U. S. : PHONE
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Obstacle. : SNAG
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Buddy. : PAL
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Jubilate. : ELATE
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Peaks on the business chart. : HIGHS
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Hasty and careless. : SLAPDASH
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Commissioned officer: Abbr. : COL
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Part of the Rockies in Utah. : UINTA
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Poetic piece of music. : BALLADE
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Because of this. : HEREAT
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Oft-stolen stoles. : FURS
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Miss Lillie. : BEA
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Copier. : APER
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Something extremely important. : EVERYTHING
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Component of brass. : ZINC
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Runnel. : RILL
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Large sea duck. : EIDER
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Italian city near Padua. : ESTE
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Stage scenes. : SETS
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Captain of the Brooks. : REESE
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Explorer Da Gama. : VASCO
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Maestro Rodzinski. : ARTUR
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Napped. : PILED
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Explorer Johnson. : OSA
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Items on "Man Wanted" posters. : REWARDS
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Use up. : SPEND
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Two glasses. : PINT
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And others: Abbr. : ETC
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Cheese or cat. : CHESHIRE
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Hardness: Comb. form. : STEREO
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Canadian Ambassador to U. S. : HUMEWRONG
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Blue dye. : ANIL
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One of Elizabeth II's names. : MARY
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Sorry individual. : RUER
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Narrow band on a heraldic shield. : ORLE
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Small lizards. : EFTS
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French philosopher and critic of the 19th century. : TAINE
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Canine. : TOOTH
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Eskimo settlement in Greenland. : ETAH
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Boxers. : DOGS
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Cartographer's product. : MAPS
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1,400-mile river into the Caspian. : URAL
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V. I. P. in Canada. : STLAURENT
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Asian capital. : LHASA
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Disk jockey's stock in trade. : PLATTERS
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Threshold. : SILL
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Girl's name. : EDNA
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Hopalong's carrying case. : HOLSTER
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New Hampshire's only President. : PIERCE
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Mr. Grant. : CARY
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Knots in cloth. : BURLS
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Put up with. : ABIDE
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Low sand hills in England. : DENES
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Tidal flood. : EAGRE
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Cause of low visibility. : HAZE
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Finials. : EPIS
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Material for a hat. : FELT
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Contend. : VIE
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Go in haste. : HIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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