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New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1952

28-Across : Tough hombre.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,147
Across
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Charles of Lebanon or Jacob of the Kremlin. : MALIK
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French city or half a Polish one. : BREST
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Name that was on "The Moon is Blue" marquee. : BEL
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Genus of literature. : PROSE
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Street show. : RAREE
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"___ Dodo." : IMA
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Pirate or comic. : HENRYMORGAN
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Boat on a beachhead. : LCI
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Manner of sitting, in Asia. : ASANA
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Basketballers and first basemen are. : TALLER
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Nonconformist. : HERETIC
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Inveigled. : DECOYED
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Rounded moldings. : OVOLOS
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Tough hombre. : BADEGG
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Goodfellow or Hood. : ROBIN
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A young animal or in ___. : TOTO
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Using speech. : ORAL
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Music maker. : UKE
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What a V. I. P. is. : EMINENT
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Swedish name for Turku, port of Finland. : ABO
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Three-striper: Abbr. : SERG
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Smelter materials. : ORES
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One of a famed trio. : ATHOS
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Savile Row artisan. : TAILOR
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Verb with almost opposite meanings. : CLEAVE
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Pertaining to a gland. : ADRENAL
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Jacob, or Peter Ibbetson. : DREAMER
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Grows louder and louder. : BUILDS
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Intimidate. : DAUNT
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A country or a language: Abbr. : ENG
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A diplomat or a composer. : OSCARSTRAUS
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Peter Stuyvesant had but one. : LEG
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Aptly named author. : READE
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F. D. R. aide or Confederate general. : EARLY
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Gen. Hershey's job. : SSS
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Chemist's compound or girl's name. : ESTER
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Levees: Var. : DYKES
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Speedometer showing. : MPH
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Common verb. : ARE
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Chaney, Jr. : LON
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Weizmann's people. : ISRAELI
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A state or something on which other things depend. : KEYSTONE
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Rodeo performer: Slang. : BRONC
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___ avis. : RARA
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Energy unit. : ERG
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Perched atop: 2 wds. : SEATEDON
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A-Q or K-J, in bridge. : TENACE
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Evangelist or prize fighter. : BILLYGRAHAM
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Moderator: Colloq. : EMCEE
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Big man in a clan. : LAIRD
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But: French. : MAIS
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Nameplate: Advertising jargon. : LOGO
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Hawk-headed god of Egypt. : HORUS
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Summon. : EVOKE
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Tennis star or noted illustrator. : ROBERTRIGGS
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Historical times. : DATES
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Classroom slip. : BONER
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Part of Austria. : TIROL
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In heaven. : ABOVE
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Sugar Ray on June 25th. : LOSER
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Symbol of sluggishness. : MOLASSES
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What one presumably is on Amateur Night. : TALENTED
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Scotsman. : GAEL
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A much-used item in British homes. : TEATRAY
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Central Indian state. : INDORE
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The shank, anatomically speaking. : CRUS
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Actor Walter and others. : ABELS
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Cape Cod abounds in them. : DUNES
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Challenger. : DARER
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Miami's county. : DADE
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Nine-lifer. : CAT
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Flatboat or Vanigan. : ARK
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Broadcast network: Abbr. : SYS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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