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New York Times, Tuesday, June 3, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,080
Across
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Speak gruffly. : BARK
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Archvamp of silent films. : BARA
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Zones. : AREAS
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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A kind of car. : USED
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Mississippi mud. : GUMBO
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Fulfilled. : SATISFIED
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Glowing coal. : EMBER
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Proud no longer. : CRESTFALLEN
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Lunched. : ATE
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Decadent despot. : NERO
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Sign a check. : ENDORSE
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Dutch aristocrats of old New York. : PATROONS
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Yellow split pea of India. : DAL
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Taft's alma mater. : ELI
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Genuflects. : KNEELS
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Joyful. : GLAD
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Flood control. : LEVEE
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Definitive period. : ERA
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New Zealand clansman. : MAORI
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Provender. : FEED
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Where Communist Gottwald rules. : PRAGUE
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Rich drink. : NOG
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Fuss. : ADO
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Previous conditions of servitude. : BONDAGES
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A working pattern, as for peace. : FORMULA
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A kind of jockey. : DISK
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Chinese philosopher, ___ Tse. : LAO
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Embracing many arts. : POLYTECHNIC
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Not unexpected. : USUAL
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A murderer in the family. : PARRICIDE
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A championship. : TITLE
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Gazed at. : EYED
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Away off. : AFAR
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County north of London. : ESSEX
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Adm. McCormick leads this organization at sea. : NATO
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Mare's ___. : NEST
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King of pear. : BOSC
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Winglike. : ALAR
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Good, as a memory. : RETENTIVE
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A leading industrialist. : KAISER
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Pagliacci, for instance. : BUFFOON
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From the Red Sea to the Yellow. : ASIA
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Stagger under impact. : REEL
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Confuse. : ADDLE
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U. N. business. : AGENDA
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It's distilled from molasses. : RUM
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Put a ban on. : EMBAR
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Helps. : ABETS
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Marsh rail: Var. : SOREE
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Crawl or trudgen. : STROKE
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Writes finis to. : ENDS
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Girl's name meaning holy. : OLGA
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Lucre. : PELF
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On the windless side. : ALEE
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___-do-well. : NEER
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A mirage in the Arabian desert. : SERAB
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Lake, in Italy. : LAGO
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Sinister epithet of the red Indian for the white man. : LONGKNIFE
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New Guinea islands of war fame. : AROE
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One's living quarters. : DIGS
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Round cheese. : EDAM
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Famous family of Florence. : MEDICI
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Hockey on horseback. : POLO
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Cook for less than the usual time. : UNDERDO
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Upstairs-downstairs apartment. : DUPLEX
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Depth charge: Navy slang. : ASHCAN
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Bach often wrote for this instrument. : FLUTE
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Caravan's stopover. : OASIS
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Chases the enemy. : ROUTS
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Of the heights of Switzerland. : ALPEN
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A dialectal yes, yes! : YAYA
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Allowance for loss of weight in transit. : TRET
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Lupino and Tarbell. : IDAS
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Sure: Slang. : CERT
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Small change from beer. : ALE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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