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New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,166
Across
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Convention contestant. : KEFAUVER
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Rodeo equipment. : RIATAS
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The upper or higher border. : OVERSIDE
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Steep slope. : ESCARP
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Targets of antibiotics. : DISEASES
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Daughter of Mohammed. : FATIMA
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Business abbreviation. : INC
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More pacific. : GENTLER
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Mr. Chaney of Hollywood. : LON
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Mentally keen. : ACUTE
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A period of military duty at one place. : TOUR
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Opposed to: Colloq. : AGIN
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104-ft. part of the United States. : KEEL
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Schoolteacher: Colloq. : MARM
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Knocking down all the pins with two bowls. : SPARE
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Incensed. : IRATE
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Flying machine. : COPTER
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Durantean feature: 2 wds. : BIGNOSE
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Play based on Henry James novel (with "The"). : HEIRESS
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Friends in Acapulco. : AMIGOS
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Honey: Comb. form. : MELLI
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Divide into portions. : SPLIT
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Aquatic respiratory organ. : GILL
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West Indian fish. : SESI
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Inventor of a revolver. : COLT
46
Lewis' Timberlane. : CASS
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Antitoxic agent. : SERUM
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Redskin. : UTE
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Black Shirt. : FASCIST
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Saw wood with the grain. : RIP
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Deadly. : LETHAL
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Come earlier. : ANTEDATE
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Impose as a burden. : ENTAIL
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Inhabitant of a closet. : SKELETON
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Miss Adler of the stage. : STELLA
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Worker's record. : TIMECARD
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Island SE of Alaska Peninsula. : KODIAK
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Make manifest. : EVINCE
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Grass for pasture or lawns. : FESCUE
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"How I wonder what you ___!" : ARE
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Customary practice. : USAGE
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Carpenter's tool. : VISE
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Toothless. : EDENTATE
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Put back into the original form. : RESTORE
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Apply. : REFER
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River flowing into the Danube. : ISAR
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Statute. : ACT
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Part of truck. : TAILGATE
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Large wardrobes. : ARMOIRES
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Tools for turning boltheads. : SPANNERS
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Radio character. : LUM
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Indian tribesman of southern Alaska. : TLINGIT
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Inform. : APPRISE
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Gather in large numbers. : MASS
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Cultivated ground. : SOIL
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Secy. of State under T. R. : ROOT
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Hut of a hermit. : CELL
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Balanced weights of a movable bridge. : BASCULES
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Lacking power. : IMPOTENT
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Senator from Iowa. : GILLETTE
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Where the Olympic torch flamed. : HELSINKI
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Unsuited for a role. : MISCAST
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Helium. : GAS
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Misprints. : ERRATA
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Young man with a bouquet. : SUITOR
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Be suspended over. : IMPEND
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Familiar house plant. : CALLA
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Greek pillar. : STELE
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Get E on an exam. : FAIL
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Stalk of bananas. : STEM
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Mr. Wallis, Hollywood producer. : HAL
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Mistletoe time: Abbr. : DEC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 15 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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