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New York Times, Friday, August 8, 1952

50-Across : Marianne Moore, for instance.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,146
Across
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Culmination. : ACME
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Scenic part of Quebec. : GASPE
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Sour-tempered. : ACID
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Snowball. : GROW
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Drive forward. : IMPEL
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Exclusive. : SOLE
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Solemnity. : RITE
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Salient feature of John L. Lewis. : BEETLEBROW
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Alas: German. : ACH
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The "b" in n. b. : BENE
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One of Jackson's five Secys. of Treasury. : DUANE
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Custodians. : KEEPERS
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Bet an original amount and its winnings on another race. : PARLAY
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Aid in hunting big game. : BEATER
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Ibsen's "___ of the People." : ENEMY
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Rose petal product. : ATTAR
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J. C. Harris' ___ Rabbit. : BRER
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The makings of a quarrel. : TWO
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Shortest distance between two points. : BEELINE
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Any source of needless fright. : BUGBEAR
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Governor in Topeka. : ARN
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Go by plane. : AERO
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Cancel. : ERASE
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Relative of the auk. : MURRE
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Hikes. : TRAMPS
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Inn in "The Canterbury Tales." : TABARD
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Marianne Moore, for instance. : POETESS
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Honor. : ADORE
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Varnish ingredients. : LACS
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Relative of dynamite. : TNT
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Person who takes French leave. : FLYBYNIGHT
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Hunter's prize. : DEER
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One expense for motorists. : TOLL
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River flowing into the Rhone. : ISERE
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A language. : ERSE
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With "snicker," a knife. : SNEE
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Stationed. : BASED
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Alberto Azzo II. : ESTE
Down
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Where Shah Jahan built his palace. : AGRA
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One of eleven players. : CRICKETER
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Out of fashion. : MOTHEATEN
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Animal. : EWE
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Talk foolishly. : GIBBER
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Abdul's title. : AMEER
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16th century poet. : SPENSER
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Man's nickname. : PETE
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Part of a house. : ELL
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___ Park, resort in N. J. : ASBURY
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Relative of shocking pink. : CORAL
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Actress Massey. : ILONA
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Head of a delegation in Chicago. : DEWEY
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City known for caseous produce. : EDAM
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And elsewhere: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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"Iolanthe" or "The Peer and the ___." : PERI
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Where Mt. Huascaran is. : PERU
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Cake flavored with rum. : BABA
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Whence Moses saw the Promised Land. : NEBO
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According to legend, Gambrinus invented this. : BEER
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Dan Tobin's men. : TEAMSTERS
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Place where threatening enemies abound. : WASPSNEST
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Products of the Mesabi Range. : ORES
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Rare and costly ointment of ancient times. : NARD
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Miss Lawrence to her friends. : GERT
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Hillside in the Highlands. : BRAE
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Summons repeatedly. : REPAGES
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Former women's tennis champ. : MARBLE
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U. S. chemist, discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
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Examined chemically. : TESTED
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Prominent Cincinnatians. : TAFTS
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Famous hotel in Berlin. : ADLON
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McKinney's predecessor as the Democrats' chairman. : BOYLE
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Color on the artist's palette. : OCHRE
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Actress Kirk. : LISA
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Symbol on the South Carolina flag. : TREE
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Bill. : NIB
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Fondy of the Cubs. : DEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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