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New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,082

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Students & seniors
Across
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Members of a ten-year-old branch of the Army. : WACS
5
Kind of army training. : BOOT
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Subject to the rule of. : UNDER
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Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
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Drive. : URGE
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Miss Shearer of "Red Shoes." : MOIRA
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Anticipate. : FORESTALL
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Caused by poison. : TOXIC
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Dome scandal of the Twenties. : TEAPOT
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Out-of-date railways. : ELS
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___ die (without fixing a day for future meeting). : SINE
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Bills said to be unlucky. : TWOS
26
River that runs through Berlin. : SPREE
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American woman star of the Olympics. : LAWRENCE
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Native East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
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Afghan prince. : AMEER
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Region of influence. : ORBIT
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___ de la Plata. : RIO
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Mademoiselle. : MISS
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Painter of mist and sunlight. : COROT
41
Bed or couch: Spanish. : CAMA
42
Ten-percenter: Abbr. : AGT
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Go by car. : MOTOR
44
Destined. : FATED
45
Epithet for the umpire. : ROBBER
47
Goes back to a former condition. : RELAPSES
49
Fished for morays. : EELED
51
Disorderly retreat. : ROUT
52
Where the Taj Mahal is. : AGRA
54
Part of a wheel. : RIM
56
Tacanan Indian of Bolivia or Brazil. : ARAUNA
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Former Carmen of the Metropolitan. : CALVE
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Cloyed. : SURFEITED
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City in West Germany. : TRIER
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When false, it's a red herring. : CLUE
66
Part of a church. : NAVE
67
U. S. Olympic speed-skating winner. : HENRY
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Transmit. : SEND
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"___ my sweetheart, I'm her beau . . . " : SHES
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Float. : WAFT
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Plant of the lily family. : ALOE
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Wax: Latin. : CERA
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Emblems of authority. : SCEPTRES
5
Olympic figure-skating champion. : BUTTON
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Old English coin. : ORA
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Coquettish glance. : OGLE
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Informs. : TELLS
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Armed Services bill shelved by Congress. : UMT
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Snares. : NOOSES
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State's Rights Party. : DIXIECRATS
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Land of the leprechaun. : ERIN
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Cape of Newfoundland. : RACE
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Seeder. : SOWER
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"___ the difference." : SPLIT
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Run like Rizzuto. : SCOOT
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Deserter. : RAT
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President Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
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Friend: Spanish. : AMIGO
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Where Dr. Ernst Reuter is Mayor. : WESTBERLIN
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Fielder's mistake. : ERROR
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French girl's name. : AIMEE
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Turnpikes. : ROADS
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Boll weevil or shipworm. : BORER
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Kitchen gadget. : CORER
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Blood, Traprock and Brassbound. : CAPTAINS
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Mr. Allen, Yankee raconteur. : MEL
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One of the series of French Premiers. : FAURE
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Oregon's state nickname. : BEAVER
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Idled. : LOAFED
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Saucers in the sky. : DISCS
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One of the miracle drugs. : ACTH
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Railroad station: French. : GARE
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Army mascot. : MULE
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Where Rainbow Bridge is. : UTAH
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Granular snow. : NEVE
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Summertime beverages. : ADES
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Common noun suffix. : ERY
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Nylon disaster. : RUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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