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New York Times, Thursday, September 11, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,180

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Across
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Famous last words. : FADEAWAY
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Lawyer and orator of Daniel Webster's day. : CHOATE
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Current campaign slogan. : ILIKEIKE
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Senator from New York City. : LEHMAN
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Cutters. : SEVERERS
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Second word of "Pop Goes the Weasel." : AROUND
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Starting place in a game. : TEE
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World-wide labor group. : ILO
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The O. W. I.'s wartime magazine. : USA
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Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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Extreme folly. : MADNESS
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Distribute the contestants, in a tennis tournament. : SEED
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Girl's name. : MABEL
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Eagle's claw. : TALON
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Black. : EBON
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Prop used in Westerns. : STAGECOACH
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Biblical prophet. : OBADIAH
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Where Lake Peipus is. : ESTONIA
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Salad green. : WATERCRESS
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"The only g-g-girl that I adore." : KATY
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Lawn cleaner. : RAKER
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Celebrations. : FETES
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Girl's nickname. : BABS
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Measuring device. : CALIPER
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The Paleozoic or Mesozoic. : ERA
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High, in music. : ALT
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A correlative. : NOR
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Sign outside of hit shows. : SRO
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Ravel's famous composition. : BOLERO
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Mother of an infant king. : NARRIMAN
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Cheese, jelly or Spanish. : OMELET
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Remedy. : ANTIDOTE
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A county in Louisiana. : PARISH
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Communications. : MESSAGES
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Index mark, in printing. : FIST
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Not aweather. : ALEE
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Jackknife. : DIVE
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Also: Archaic. : EKE
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Part of a TV set. : AERIAL
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Handle with skill. : WIELD
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City of 274,605 in Ohio. : AKRON
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Answer to "my darling daughter." : YES
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Describing Marx's ideal society. : CLASSLESS
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Dweller on Olympus. : HERA
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Exclamation of discovery. : OHO
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Entertain. : AMUSE
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Aunt: French. : TANTE
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Over. : ENDED
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Customs. : USAGES
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Reweavers. : MENDERS
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Greek letter. : ETA
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A variety of pool. : SNOOKER
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Catty comment. : MEOW
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Mr. Eban, Israeli Minister to the United States. : ABBA
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Gravy dish. : BOAT
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Indian summer month: Abbr. : OCT
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Symbol of penitence. : SACKCLOTH
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Sword of Damocles. : THREAT
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A branch of biology: Abbr. : ANAT
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Quote as a reference. : CITE
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Founder of a famed Hollywood office. : HAYS
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General Eaker. : IRA
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"Der ___konig." : ERL
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Fain of the Athletics. : FERRIS
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Popular form of music. : BEBOP
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Bouquet. : AROMA
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Machine for packing. : BALER
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Senseless. : INANE
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Duluth, Philadelphia, Boston, etc. : PORTS
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War god. : ARES
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Atmospheric problem. : SMOG
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___ of exchange. : RATE
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Individuals. : ONES
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Man's name meaning "high." : ELI
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Business men's group. : NAM
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Wife of a popular comedian. : IDA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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