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New York Times, Saturday, August 16, 1952

49-Down : Football players: Abbr.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,154
Across
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A famous Scott. : DRED
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Western nation not in NATO. : SPAIN
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Steel magnate. : OLDS
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Before kappa. : IOTA
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Relinquish, as immunity. : WAIVE
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Picador's target. : TORO
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Catherine Marshall's book. : AMANCALLEDPETER
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Outstanding woman athlete. : ZAHARIAS
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Martha Finley's heroine. : ELSIE
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Babylonian god. : ANU
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Hamilton vs. Burr. : DUEL
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Falling ruffles. : JABOTS
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Old stringed instruments similar to the lute. : BANDORES
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Irish islands. : ARAN
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Man's nickname. : ERNIE
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World labor group: Abbr. : ILO
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Cho-Cho-San. : MADAMEBUTTERFLY
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Name on a campaign button. : IKE
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Burr Tillstrom's creation. : OLLIE
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Olive tree genus. : OLEA
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Scientist at Princeton. : EINSTEIN
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Lusters. : SHEENS
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Purposes. : AIMS
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Nonclerical. : LAY
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Gian-___ Menotti. : CARLO
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New York City has it. : HOMERULE
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Its keel was laid Feb. 8, 1950. : THEUNITEDSTATES
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Slit. : RENT
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Muralist Rivera. : DIEGO
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One of the Four Freedoms. : WANT
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Duck. : SMEE
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U. S. envoy to Belgrade. : ALLEN
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Iran's ruler. : SHAH
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Discoverer of the Cape of Good Hope. : DIAZ
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City of the Quirinal. : ROMA
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Eskimo settlement. : ETAH
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Mr. Andrews of Hollywood. : DANA
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Beaux. : SWAINS
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Pacific island group under U. S. trusteeship. : PALAU
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Is indisposed. : AILS
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Adjective suffix. : IVE
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Actor Sparks. : NED
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Verdi opera of 1887. : OTELLO
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Where motion pictures are filmed. : LOTS
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Three: German. : DREI
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Sorrowful. : SORE
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Partisan: Comb. form. : CRAT
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River in the Carolinas. : PEEDEE
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He immortalized Beatrice. : DANTE
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Platoon or company. : UNIT
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"Three Wishes For ___." : JAMIE
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Japanese envoy to the U. S. : ARAKI
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Karlsruhe is its capital. : BADEN
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Miss Munson. : ONA
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Boston hockey player. : BRUIN
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G. I. item. : RIFLE
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"Lady of the Lake." : ELLEN
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Source of meal, flour and oil. : SOYAS
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Evil spirit of Mohammedan myth. : EBLIS
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Legislative proposal. : MOTION
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Small deer. : ROE
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Twenty-one guns. : SALUTE
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Man of exceptional strength. : SAMSON
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Rain: Comb form. : HYET
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One of Ike's backers. : LODGE
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Football players: Abbr. : CTRS
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Interjection. : AHEM
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M. Pleven. : RENE
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Tilt to one side. : HEEL
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Unrefined sugars or uncultivated persons. : RAWS
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Its symbol is the blue spruce. : UTAH
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Siberian river. : LENA
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : ESTH
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Where Shoshone Falls is: Abbr. : IDA
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Sesame. : TIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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