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New York Times, Tuesday, September 16, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,185

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Table bottles for vinegar, oil, etc. : CRUETS
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Agricultural community. : THORP
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Opposite of palaces. : SHANTIES
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Sen. Humphrey of Minnesota. : HUBERT
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Something to hold most anything. : CATCHALL
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Eluder of a fancy wedding. : ELOPER
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Coats of seeds. : ARILS
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State of bewilderment. : FOG
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Sailor's week-end in town. : LEAVE
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All by oneself. : LONE
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Passport perquisites. : VISAS
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Capital of Shensi Province, China. : SIAN
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One of the Siamese twins. : ENG
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No. 5 irons. : MASHIES
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Clear out. : RID
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Annoy: Scot. : FASH
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Gardener's tools. : TROWELS
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Supplies fully. : FILLS
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They're sorry. : RUERS
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Items in a record catalog. : SONATAS
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"It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
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Old age: Dial. : ELD
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Made a suit fit. : ALTERED
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Fourposter. : BED
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Star in Draconis. : ADIB
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Delivers. : SENDS
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A toothed wheel. : GEAR
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Not a new tire. : RECAP
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Chiang's rival. : MAO
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Fireplace item. : GRATE
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Stationery store item. : ERASER
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Marked-down prices. : CUTRATES
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Showing extravagant fondness. : DOTING
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Veteran actors. : TROUPERS
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Furnishes. : LENDS
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Becomes serious. : SOBERS
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Boatman of the Styx. : CHARON
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Boatswain's mate, for instance. : RATING
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Cry denoting the end of resistance. : UNCLE
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Suffixes for ordinal numbers. : ETHS
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Part of the name of San Diego's neighbor. : TIA
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Unconcerned about anyone else. : SELFISH
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Much-used article. : THE
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Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1945. : HULL
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Part of the Philharmonic. : OBOES
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He fixes things. : REPAIRER
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Is victorious. : PREVAILS
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Climb up. : SCALE
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Wallow. : SLOSH
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Drifts. : TRENDS
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Amble or canter. : GAIT
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Subjects or followers. : VASSALS
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Closes ranks. : SERRIES
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Important island in the Mediterranean. : MALTA
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Long Island or Puget. : SOUND
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Where Lake Kissimmee is: Abbr. : FLA
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Dank. : WET
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Fuss and feathers. : FOLDEROL
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Betoken. : INDICATE
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Branded. : SEARED
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Dam. : STEM
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Enthusiasms: Eng. sp. : ARDOURS
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Pass a bill. : ENACT
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Kitchen device. : BEATER
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Cafeteria customers. : EATERS
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Dirndl, for instance. : DRESS
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Tract of land drained by a river. : BASIN
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Concord or Tokay. : GRAPE
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Be undecided. : PEND
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Chow. : GRUB
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Geographic society of London: Abbr. : RGS
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What is more. : TOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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