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New York Times, Monday, June 9, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { F K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,086

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Across
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Very poisonous snake. : MAMBA
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The rabble. : RAGTAG
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French seaport on Dover Strait. : CALAIS
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French pastry. : ECLAIRS
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Minority Whip of the House of Representatives. : ARENDS
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Scampers. : SCURRIES
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Something almost worthless. : SOU
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Acquires certainly. : SECURES
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Large glossy blackbird. : DAW
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Little one. : TOT
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Mothers. : MAMAS
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City on the Arno river. : PISA
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Harmonious costume. : ENSEMBLE
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Jeopardy. : PERIL
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Some are tossed. : SALADS
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Positive pole of a battery. : ANODE
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Rushes violently and noisily. : HURTLES
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Brings into accord. : ATTUNES
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Farewell from Honolulu. : ALOHA
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Character in a Humperdinck opera. : HANSEL
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Cow's cud. : RUMEN
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Parts of automobiles. : STARTERS
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Wing-shaped. : ALAR
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Mr. Romero. : CESAR
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Eat a light meal. : SUP
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Polish river, flowing into the Vistula. : SAN
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Woman's club. : SOROSIS
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Philip Murray's realm. : CIO
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Growing on like tendrils. : STIPULAR
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Sitting, as a lion on a coat of arms. : SEJANT
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Sincerely zealous. : EARNEST
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Figures of speech. : TROPES
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Headlands. : NESSES
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Talker. : SAYER
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Popular upholstery shade. : MAROON
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Natives of the Catherine Archipelago. : ALEUTS
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"The only animal that blushes. Or needs to."—Mark Twain. : MAN
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Makes an offer. : BIDS
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Put together, as an engine. : ASSEMBLE
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Proceeded after interruption. : RESUMED
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Capital of the Gold Coast. : ACCRA
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Fastens. : GLUES
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Men of the sea. : TARS
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Melody. : AIR
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Famous Washington club of newspaper men. : GRIDIRON
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Rigid system of social distinctions. : CASTE
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Vacation spot. : SEASIDE
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Low marshy places in a plain. : SWALES
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Light two-wheeled carriage. : CALASH
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The last but one. : PENULT
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King Ahasuerus' Queen. : ESTHER
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He has difficulties in South Africa. : MALAN
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Father. : PATER
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Kriss Kringles. : SANTAS
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Pester. : HARASS
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Howl like a dog. : ULULATE
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Native of Bucharest. : ROMANIAN
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Adherents of Nicholas II. : TSARISTS
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Classifies. : ASSORTS
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Avoidance of reality. : ESCAPE
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Destroyer. : RUINER
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Detects or recognizes: Colloq. : SPOTS
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Mr. Porter and others. : COLES
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Clean the blackboard. : ERASE
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Warms on the beach. : SUNS
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Antitoxins. : SERA
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Denoting priority in time. : PRE
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Midshipmen's new commander at Annapolis. : JOY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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