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AT HOME AND ABROAD

New York Times, Sunday, June 29, 1952

48-Across : Three: Latin.

Author:
Waldo Ranson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,106
Across
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Places frequently visited. : HAUNTS
7
Mediterranean wind. : MISTRAL
14
Famous English socialist. : FABIAN
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River into Lake Erie, busiest inland waterway. : DETROIT
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Sr. Vespucci. : AMERIGO
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Pass and bay north of Corpus Christi. : ARANSAS
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1600-mi. river of Venezuela. : ORINOCO
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Brook. : RIVULET
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Oriental taxi: Colloq. : RICKSHA
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Pinpoint. : DOT
28
Ointment. : NARD
30
Cultivate: Scot. : TEEL
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Takes in tow. : HALES
33
Gold: Abbr. : AUR
34
River joining the Salt near Phoenix. : GILA
36
Rehearsal garment. : LEOTARD
38
Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. : FATES
39
Minced oath. : EGAD
40
Dramatize. : ENACT
42
List of candidates. : SLATE
43
In good time. : EARLY
44
Home base. : PLATE
45
High repute. : RENOWN
47
Expanded: Poet. : OPED
48
Three: Latin. : TRIA
49
Light muskets. : FUSILS
50
Noxious atmospheres. : MIASMAS
52
Genuine. : SIMONPURE
54
San Francisco Bay resort. : TAMALPAIS
57
Card game. : LOO
58
Sharp-pointed instruments. : STYLI
59
Persian title. : MIR
62
Where Selma is: Abbr. : ALA
63
For fear that. : LEST
64
Short visits. : CALLS
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Berry of a tropical tree. : ALLSPICE
68
Trading center. : MART
70
National Park in Virginia. : SHENANDOAH
73
Where the Narva flows. : ESTONIA
74
Berkshire race course. : ASCOT
76
Obliquities. : SINS
77
Burgess creature. : GOOP
79
Rope used in hoisting cargo. : SLING
80
Yugoslav city on the Vardar. : SKOPLJE
83
London borough. : PADDINGTON
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Extra. : OVER
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Residents of Tonkin's capital. : HANOIESE
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Not packaged. : LOOSE
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Sheltered. : ALEE
93
Noun suffix. : ESE
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
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Clever one. : WIT
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Carl Sandburg's forte. : FREEVERSE
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Bursting into flame. : IGNESCENT
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Do over. : REMODEL
103
Lingo. : PATOIS
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Osaka Bay seaport. : KOBE
107
Surrealist artist. : DALI
108
Concealed marksman. : SNIPER
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Circumstance. : EVENT
113
Twining stems. : BINES
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Spanish friend. : AMIGO
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Be conspicuous. : STARE
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Heroine of "Green Mansions." : RIMA
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Critical standard. : CANON
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Blend, as colors. : GRADATE
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Hebrew month. : ELUL
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Diagram. : MAP
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Zenana. : HAREM
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Myriad. : MANY
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Water sprite: Var. : NIXE
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Upon: Prefix. : EPI
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Echoing. : ITERANT
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Sforza, for instance. : ITALIAN
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Two quartettes. : OCTETTE
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Site of Canadian National Exposition. : TORONTO
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Movie comedian. : COLONNA
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Supreme councils. : SENATES
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___ d'etre. : RAISON
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Temporary legislation. : STOPGAP
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Feeling gay. : ELATED
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Jane Froman, for instance. : HEROINE
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Volcano in Guatemala. : ATITLAN
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Vase. : URN
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Time of day. : NOON
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Siamese coin. : TICAL
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Supplies. : STORES
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Impair. : MAR
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Follows suit. : IMITATES
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Dissociated. : SEVERED
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Adjusted. : TRUED
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Small stream. : RILL
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969 for Methuselah. : AGE
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Stage door johnnies. : LOTHARIOS
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Former Postmaster General. : FARLEY
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Sign of the Ram. : ARIES
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Vats. : BACS
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Prepare for printing. : INK
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South African spear. : ASSAGAI
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Aztec language. : NAHUATL
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Brooklyn hero. : DODGER
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Capital of ancient Lydia: Var. : SARDES
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Italian alps. : DOLOMITES
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Home of the "Ramblin' Wreck." : ATLANTA
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N. M. pueblo. : ACOMA
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Samoan cloths. : TAPAS
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Turn over to others (with "out"). : FARM
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Other. : ELSE
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Ribbed fabric. : TWILL
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Investigator of the causes of disease. : ETIOLOGIST
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Meticulous grammarians. : PURISTS
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Scruffs. : NAPES
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Sews with gathers. : FULLS
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Waistband. : SASH
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Hawked. : SOLD
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World War II reporter. : PYLE
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Anglo-Indian pageant. : TAMASHA
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Citizen of Fairbanks. : ALASKAN
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Famous name in physics (1847-1937). : MARCONI
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Fabrics of silk and wool. : LANSDOWNES
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"Mrs. ___." : MINIVER
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Lack of warmth. : ICINESS
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Concur anew. : REAGREE
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Willebroek or Welland. : CANAL
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Tributary of the Rhone. : SAONE
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___ Grounds. : POLO
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Place: Comb. form. : TOPO
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Sharp cold. : NIP
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Omnivorous mammal. : HOG
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Indians of southern Alaska. : TLINGIT
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Colorado peak, 13,736 feet. : PTARMIGAN
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Teenagers' attire. : JEANS
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Verbal suffix. : ESCE
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"Let George ___." : DOIT
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Margarine. : OLEO
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Lacks. : NEEDS
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He pitched a no-hitter. : ERSKINE
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Balances. : EVENS
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Sumner Slichter's forte. : ECONOMICS
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Tiger or cat. : FELID
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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Island of the Hebrides. : IONA
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Man's name. : EBEN
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Epic of India. : RAMAYANA
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License. : PERMIT
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Billy Mitchell, for instance. : AVIATOR
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Artist's medium. : TEMPERA
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___ needle. : DARNING
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Pigment board. : PALETTE
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Broke out. : ERUPTED
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Depends. : RELIES
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First president of A. R. C. : BARTON
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Idle. : OTIOSE
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Song: Ital. : CANTO
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Dance in duple time. : GALOP
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Outdo. : EXCEL
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A German. : HANS
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St. ___, French port. : MALO
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Mediterranean landmark. : ETNA
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King: French. : ROI
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Add up. : TOT
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Pile. : NAP
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Ravage. : EAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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