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New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,182

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Across
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Mineral used in powder. : TALC
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Auroral. : EOAN
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Where Farouk now dwells. : CAPRI
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Deep freeze. : ICER
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Candidate's perch in a parade. : AUTO
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A bondsman. : HELOT
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Subject of a popular Berlin song. : THEEASTERPARADE
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Danish physicist in the field of electromagnetism. : OERSTED
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Soft felt hats worn in Switzerland. : ALPINES
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Heroine of a sentimental song. : CHLOE
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Tree yielding rubber. : ULE
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Carvings in relief. : CAMEOS
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Creator of Hercule Poirot. : CHRISTIE
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Irish isles in Galway Bay. : ARANS
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Half of a one-time popular vaudeville team. : SHEAN
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"All the Things You ___." : ARE
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Southern Italy. : BOOT
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Rhee's capital. : SEOUL
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Sky: French. : CIEL
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Member of the crew. : OAR
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Mme. Pandit's gowns. : SARIS
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Walking-stick: French. : CANNE
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Proceeds bit by bit. : TRICKLES
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Tailor's assistant. : FITTER
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Slower: Mus. abbr. : RIT
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British word for oleo. : MARGE
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Transferee of property. : ALIENEE
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Manner of carrying oneself. : BEARING
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Peril of the highways. : HITANDRUNDRIVER
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Reveille's command. : ARISE
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Grandfatherly. : AGED
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Hub. : NAVE
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More inferior. : BASER
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Member of the far right. : TORY
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What rodents do. : GNAW
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Josip Broz. : TITO
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Common symptom. : ACHE
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Villain's look. : LEER
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Symbol on the Turkish flag. : CRESCENT
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Artists' tripods. : EASELS
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Surpass. : OUTDO
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Consumed. : ATE
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Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
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He's coming in "Limelight." : CHAPLIN
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Homes on high places. : AERIES
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Blueprint. : PLAN
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Used a bicycle. : RODE
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Suffixes denoting explosives. : ITES
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One of the three Musketeers. : ATHOS
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Not singular. : PLURAL
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Onomatopoeia. : ECHOISM
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Sen. Lodge's middle name. : CABOT
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Bellowing. : AROAR
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Aborigine from down under. : MAORI
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Exclamations used by the Romans. : HEUS
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Spot or stain. : TAINT
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"Good Night, ___." : IRENE
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Catcher of a certain fish. : EELER
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Describing a leaf in autumn. : SERE
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___ peanuts. : SALTED
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Providing party food. : CATERING
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Famous American actor. : SKINNER
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Panetella. : CIGAR
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Ridge. : CREASE
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Wodehouse character. : FREDDY
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Al Capp's muscular creation. : ABNER
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One-legged captain of fiction. : AHAB
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100 centesimi. : LIRA
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" . . . for our cause ___ just." : ITIS
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Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
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Abdul the Bulbul's rival. : IVAN
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Former Ambassador to Japan. : GREW
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Italian man's name. : UGO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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