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New York Times, Tuesday, August 26, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,164

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Across
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___ Sea, part of the South Pacific. : CORAL
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Piece of furniture. : SOFA
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Sailboat's harbor. : COVE
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Addis ___, capital of Ethiopia. : ABABA
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One-eyed ruler of Valhalla. : ODIN
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Central Vietnam. : ANAM
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Silk having a watered appearance. : MOIRE
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Take time out. : REST
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The "T" in TV. : TELE
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Objective of the Gore-McKellar contest. : SENATORSHIP
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Welcome sight on a vacation. : SUN
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A British Grant in the U. S. : CARY
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Said inadvertently. : BLURTED
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Viennese actress. : LAMARR
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Donor of the Shakespeare Library on Capitol Hill. : FOLGER
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Remain steadfast. : ABIDE
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Opposite of non compos mentis. : SANE
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Quick snack. : BITE
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12-point type. : PICA
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Swings about. : SLUES
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Heroic poetry. : EPOS
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Native of Nis. : SERB
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Annie Laurie. : LASS
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A pointer's forte. : SCENT
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A billion people live here. : ORIENT
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Court order. : DECREE
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Pierced. : IMPALED
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One of the Hebrides. : IONA
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Spectator's interjection. : RAH
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Describing streets and subways at six. : OVERCROWDED
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College in North Carolina. : ELON
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Land of a 17-year-old king: Var. : IRAK
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Gaucho's lariat. : REATA
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Cube root of 729. : NINE
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Spanish baby boy. : NENE
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Famous fur trader. : ASTOR
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Made a bare living (with "out") : EKED
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Mardi ___ (meat-eating Tuesday). : GRAS
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Tax. : STENT
Down
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Parts of the mechanism in traffic lights. : CAMS
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Leon Goossens plays it. : OBOE
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Unwelcome sight on a vacation. : RAIN
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Word charm or empty jingle of words. : ABRACADABRA
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Fourth Sunday of Lent. : LAETARE
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Word of polite regret. : SORRY
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Certain writings. : ODES
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Shore dinner hazards. : FISHBONES
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Where Cuba is the "Pearl." : ANTILLES
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Tabby. : CAT
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Ensign in the Navy. : ONESTRIPER
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Shopper's consideration. : VALUE
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Make editorial corrections. : EMEND
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British winner of Nobel Peace Prize, 1949. : ORR
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Small dog. : PUG
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Pen name of Cecily Fairfield, taken from an Ibsen character. : REBECCAWEST
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Splashes gently upon. : LAPS
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Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
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Part of a walkie-talkie. : MICROPHONE
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He kills Valentine. : FAUST
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Backbiter. : SLANDERER
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___ poem, developed by Richard Strauss. : TONE
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Ancestor of the Hanovers. : ESTE
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Fitting with a tubular part. : SLEEVING
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Ladies from Toledo. : SENORAS
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World-wide labor organization. : ILO
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June beetle. : DOR
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Musical comedy heroine. : IRENE
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Lebanon's U. N. delegate. : MALIK
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He wrote "Autobiography of a Curmudgeon," 1943. : ICKES
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Premier of Nepal. : RANA
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Part of a courtship. : DATE
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Town on the Thames. : ETON
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Tapering seam. : DART
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"Old Uncle ___." : NED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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