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New York Times, Wednesday, September 17, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,186
Across
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Mrs. Kiner of the courts. : NANCY
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Jellylike material. : GEL
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Noted publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
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Japanese Ambassador to U. S. : ARAKI
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Useful garment. : RAINCOAT
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Firm and fresh. : CRISP
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Speak or write arrogantly. : DOGMATIZE
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Mohawk or Missouri: Abbr. : RIV
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Small stalk. : STEMLET
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Pinch. : NIP
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Candidate for re-election to the Senate. : IVES
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Like fodder grass. : HAYEY
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Famous misdeed in Coventry. : PEEP
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Its HQ is in France. : NATO
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Place of refuge. : ARK
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Thinly scattered. : SPARSE
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Height above sea level. : ELEVATION
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Ejects. : OUSTS
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German girl's name. : ILSE
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Founded in 1440 by Henry VI. : ETON
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Beginning. : ONSET
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Obeyed the seventh-inning tradition. : STRETCHED
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Gambler. : BETTOR
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Screen star. : AVA
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Whetstone for razors. : HONE
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Churchillian letters. : VEES
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Girl's nickname. : ESSIE
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Casey Stengel's favorite catcher. : YOGI
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Girl in a song. : IDA
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Humblers. : ABASERS
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Dress up. : TOG
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One's college. : ALMAMATER
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Ever: Archaic. : ETERN
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Advocate abstinence from heady beverages. : TEETOTAL
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What some delegates were at. : LARGE
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Collection of Norse songs. : EDDA
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Measures in printing. : ENS
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Melted. : FUSED
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Like mother-of-pearl. : NACRINE
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Attainment. : ARRIVAL
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Artlessness. : NAIVETE
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Checks: Abbr. : CKS
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Short sharp shrieks. : YIPS
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New Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain. : GROMYKO
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Kin of a birdie. : EAGLE
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English sailors or soldiers: Slang. : LIMEYS
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A month: Abbr. : OCT
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Inventors. : COINERS
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Vaguest. : HAZIEST
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Level, forestless areas. : STEPPES
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Darlings. : DEARIES
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"___ my boy!" : THATS
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Local governing bodies in Russia. : SOVIETS
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Potbellied. : PAUNCHY
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Pah! : POOT
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Vocal part. : ALTO
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Bolder. : NERVIER
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Imbiber of a certain beverage. : TEAER
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Make unnecessary. : OBVIATE
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Teased or heckled. : NEEDLED
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Cooked in a certain way. : STEAMED
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Ornaments, on maize. : TASSELS
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Some owls and some spectators. : HOOTERS
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Glut. : ENGORGE
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Condescended. : DEIGNED
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Allow as a discount. : REBATE
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Lucifer. : SATAN
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___, amas, amat. : AMO
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Favorite topic of an egotist. : SELF
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Indonesian of Mindanao. : ATA
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Greek letter. : TAU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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