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New York Times, Tuesday, August 12, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,150
Across
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Austrian chancellor. : FIGL
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Battle. : FRAY
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___ Wars, Rome against Carthage. : PUNIC
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Instrument not in Dizzy Gillespie's orchestra. : OBOE
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Man about town. : ROUE
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Miss Loos. : ANITA
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A brave man. : LIONHEART
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Epithet for Michelangelo. : TITAN
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Degree for a person with pull. : DDS
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Transfer pictures. : DECALS
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Pinnacle of a glacier. : SERAC
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Fence steps. : STILE
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Men named after Mr. Low. : SETHS
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Space between Apt. 1 and Apt. 3. : HALLWAY
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Smart eye-wear. : PATCH
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He wrote of "tintinabulation." : POE
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Straighten. : ALINE
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Maine and Vermont liked him. : ALF
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Admiral Joy's new responsibility. : USNA
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Baseball nickname. : LIPPY
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Johnny of the South. : REB
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Combination of a blot and a smear. : BLEAR
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Ike and others. : MISTERS
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The Mohammedan religion. : ISLAM
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Century plants. : ALOES
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"God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen." : CAROL
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The answer man. : ORACLE
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Mr. Young of Hollywood. : ALAN
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Wooden peg. : NOG
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City in northern France. : LILLE
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Suiting material. : SHARKSKIN
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Romeo. : LOVER
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Booby. : SIMP
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City in Indiana. : PERU
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Collect. : AMASS
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Sinks slowly. : EBBS
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Votes for. : AYES
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Where the sheep are. : FOLD
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Found in the footnotes. : IBIDS
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Marches à la robots. : GOOSESTEPS
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Sculptor of a famous Lincoln statue. : FRENCH
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Strawberry ___. : ROAN
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Distinctive qualities. : AURAS
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Eventually. : YET
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Important bone. : PATELLA
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Amoebic. : UNICELLULAR
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Heroine of a Spanish song. : NITA
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A kind of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Receptacles. : CANS
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A tract of waste land. : HEATH
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Through: Prefix. : DIA
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Silent butlers, for instance. : RECEPTACLES
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Radio drama, "___ in Peace and War." : THEFBI
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Of few and scattered elements. : SPARSE
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One of the see-hear-think no evil group. : WISEMONKEY
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Role for Celeste Holm. : ANNA
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Kind of book published in June. : YEAR
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Symbol of triumph. : PALM
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Et ___ (and others). : ALII
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Norse name. : OLE
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Shouters. : YELLERS
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Document to be filled in. : BLANK
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Famous "Preacher." : ROE
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Steep declivities. : SCARPS
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Title for a European in India. : SAHIB
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Nantes' river. : LOIRE
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Clay water jar. : OLLA
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City in France, scene of Vichy-held trials. : RIOM
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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Source of karakul, astrakhan, broadtail, etc. : LAMB
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Blue wildebeests. : GNUS
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Compass point. : SSE
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Vichy, for instance. : SPA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 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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