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New York Times, Monday, August 25, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,163

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Across
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A good fellow. : BRICK
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Coalition group of legislators who vote together. : BLOC
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Common verbal contraction. : ISNT
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Dev of Dublin. : EAMON
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Would-be sweetheart of Luigi. : ROSA
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Rush. : TEAR
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Native of Libya. : TRIPOLITAN
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Card-player's term. : ANTE
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It carries Hamilton's picture. : TEN
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Trials and tribulations. : WOES
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2 A. M. convention activity. : BALLOT
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Samuel Butler's classic. : EREWHON
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Misrepresent. : BELIE
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Part of the sobriquet of South Africa's Kruger. : OOM
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Hoyt Wilhelm's boss. : DUROCHER
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Be obsequious: Var. : KOTOW
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Famous inn at Oxford. : MITRE
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Elsie's lament. : MOO
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Alleged electric force. : ELOD
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Blitzen's driver. : SANTA
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Master, in South Africa. : BAAS
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Corded fabric. : REP
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Part of a Betty Smith title. : ATREE
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Sharp-witted. : CANNY
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Creator of Pantagruel. : RABELAIS
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Mum. : ALE
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"Little strokes fell great oaks," for instance. : ADAGE
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He named half a world. : AMERIGO
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Cerberus, for instance. : CANINE
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The makings of a styptic pencil. : ALUM
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Month: Abbr. : AUG
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Indonesians. : ATAS
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The Hornblower author. : CSFORESTER
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Mother's frequent admonition. : NONO
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Where the Bear River flows. : UTAH
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Lie, Lange, etc. : NORSE
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Nemesis of counterfeiters. : TMAN
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Mexican wild cat. : EYRA
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Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOTS
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Miss Davis. : BETTE
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Thinner. : RARER
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Chemical compound. : IMINE
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Bluecoat. : COP
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Savvy. : KNOWHOW
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The late Senator McMahon. : BRIEN
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Real estate. : LOTS
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Girl's name. : OSA
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Menzie's capital. : CANBERRA
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Type for foreign words. : ITALIC
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Ives' colleague. : SENLEHMAN
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Where Gruenther works. : NATO
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Waste allowance. : TRET
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Come into sight. : LOOM
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Liliaceous plant. : ALOE
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Pine. : WOOD
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City of 33,251 in Montana. : BUTTE
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Consumes from soup to nuts. : DINES
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Of the east. : EOAN
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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Democrat from Oklahoma. : KERR
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Plant genius native to Greece. : OLEA
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Phil Silvers' hit. : TOPBANANA
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One of the Quints. : MARIE
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Signal for an actor. : STAGECUE
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Former heavyweight champion. : BAER
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Man's name. : ALAN
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Samuel Langhorne ___. : CLEMENS
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Inventor of the kinetoscope. : EDISON
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2,700-mile river into the Sea of Okhotsk. : AMUR
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Greeting in Hilo. : ALOHA
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Physician: Comb. form. : IATRO
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Writer of popular verse. : GUEST
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Blunderbore and others. : OGRES
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Insincere speech or writing. : CANT
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Subject of experiment. : ATOM
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Remotely. : AFAR
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Porcine residence. : STY
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Dunk. : SOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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