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New York Times, Friday, June 20, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,097
Across
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A noisy quarrel. : FRACAS
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Dweller near the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. : ALASKAN
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Further. : PROMOTE
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Relative of the pterodactyl. : REPTILE
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Sew again. : REBASTE
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Eight-line poem with two rhymes. : TRIOLET
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Frederick Lewis Allen's "Only ___." : YESTERDAY
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Pieces of furniture. : COTS
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Angler's throw. : CAST
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A message: Abbr. : TEL
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Imaginary belt of the heavens. : ZODIAC
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Sounds from the stadia. : RAHS
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Part of Jesse Donaldson's service. : RFD
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Kind of knight. : ERRANT
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Oriental name. : ALI
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A crafty maneuver. : WILE
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Famous French printer of the 16th century. : PLANTIN
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Land of peace and innocence. : ARCADIA
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Boston orchestra or Mr. Whiteman. : POPS
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Inflammable liquid, in more ways than one. : OIL
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Popular TV program. : DANGER
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The last Little Indian. : ONE
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Penny ___. : ANTE
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Chemical compounds. : ESTERS
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Penn., B & O, etc. : RRS
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Kind of while. : ERST
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A sudden blessing. : BOON
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Thanksgiving feeling. : GRATITUDE
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Adjective for a scholar. : ERUDITE
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Protection against the sun. : PARASOL
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Palace just north of St. Peter's Church. : VATICAN
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Israel Zangwill's idea of Zion. : ITOLAND
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What trappers do. : ENSNARE
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Miss Darcel of Hollywood. : DENISE
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Given readily. : FREE
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Deprives of something. : ROBS
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He loves: Latin. : AMAT
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One of the trigonometric functions. : COSECANT
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Coming at the movies. : ATTRACTIONS
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Food for the birds. : SEEDS
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Overdecorated. : ARTY
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Gaelic god of the sea. : LER
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Summits. : APICES
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Piece of furniture. : STOOL
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Short pleated skirt. : KILT
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Ginger drinks. : ALES
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Less than gross. : NET
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Inspect nosily. : PRY
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Black: Comb. form. : ATRA
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A social group, the common people. : THIRDESTATE
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Herbert Marx. : ZEPPO
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New quick-drying fabric. : ORLON
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Hanging. : DRAPE
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Mr. Hunter and Mr. Keith. : IANS
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Sen. Sparkman's state: Abbr. : ALA
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A range of mountains. : RIDGE
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Aerialist in a trapeze act. : FLIER
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Darlings. : DEARS
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One of the Four Freedoms. : WANT
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Kind of wit. : NIT
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Hard and brittle metal. : CASTIRON
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Villain's glance. : LEER
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Remedy for Charley horse. : ARNICA
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Sculptor of "The Thinker." : RODIN
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Acting with great speed. : RAPID
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A breakfast cereal. : BRAN
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The Labor party, for instance. : OUTS
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Mr. Raymond of Hollywood. : GENE
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The ankle bones, anatomically speaking. : TALI
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Countries in America and Africa. : USAS
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Cooked. : DONE
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Poetic antiquity. : ELD
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Symbolic woman. : EVE
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Road covering. : TAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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