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New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,187

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Across
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Greek letters. : THETAS
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Shinto temple. : SHA
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Pâté de ___ gras. : FOIE
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Batista's capital. : HAVANA
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Put together to form a whole. : COMPOUND
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Follower of a certain candidate. : IKEMAN
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"Iolanthe," for instance. : OPERETTA
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Relative of the canary. : SERIN
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Actress Bordoni. : IRENE
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Kohinoor. : GEM
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One who draws or paints. : LIMNER
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Hebrew lyre-like instruments. : ASORS
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Cavalryman of the steppes. : COSSACK
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Of this or that kind. : SUCH
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Roach or Wallis of Hollywood. : HAL
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Condiment. : SALT
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U. S. Navy's submarine training river, in Connecticut. : THAMES
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On the upper level. : ATOP
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Parceled out. : DEALT
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Constituted. : MADE
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Spurious. : PSEUDO
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Having patches of color, like a pinto. : PIED
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___ Galahad. : SIR
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Freedom to act. : ROOM
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Unsolved problem between Italy and Yugoslavia. : TRIESTE
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Ornament for a watch chain. : CHARM
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Black Sea port. : ODESSA
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Attila. : HUN
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Son of Jacob. : ASHER
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A trial print from a negative. : PROOF
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The Athletics' League. : AMERICAN
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Hero of the "Jungle Books." : MOWGLI
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Adm. Lynde D. McCormick's command. : NATONAVY
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He wore the crown of upper Egypt. : OSIRIS
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What beavers do. : GNAW
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In medias ___. : RES
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Status of a member of the ruling group in Egypt. : REGENT
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Demonstrative pronoun. : THIS
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Cousin of the cod. : HAKE
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"Be it ___ so humble . . . " : EVER
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Hindus from southern India and northern Ceylon. : TAMILS
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Sapphira's lying husband. : ANANIAS
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___ Juan Hill. : SAN
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A group of twenty. : SCORE
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Optimists. : HOPERS
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Word of conclusion. : AMEN
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Opponent. : FOE
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Expenditure. : OUTGO
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Between: Prefix. : INTER
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They resemble Goudas in flavor. : EDAMS
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Advocate moral conduct. : PREACH
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Braid made of yarn thread. : INKLE
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Wilson's Secretary of Treasury. : MCADOO
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Pillow cover. : SHAM
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Fellow. : CHAP
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Feast for dobbin. : OATS
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Small bitter plum. : SLOE
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Pronounces. : UTTERS
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Metal piece attached to a shoe. : TAP
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Assemble. : MASS
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Conduct a publication. : EDIT
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Like autumn leaves. : SERE
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Feline's contented note. : PURR
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Measure equal to 1.05 quarts. : LITER
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A territory under rule. : DOMAIN
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Put in proper order. : DISPOSE
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A desert in So. California. : MOHAVE
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Insect equipped with pincers. : EARWIG
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Chinese name. : CHANG
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Characteristic of man. : HUMAN
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Dutch news-gathering agency. : ANETA
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Patron saint of France: Var. : DENYS
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Lasting mark. : SCAR
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Giant. : OGRE
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Rep. Teague of Texas. : OLIN
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The index sign . : FIST
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An outing on the river. : ROW
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A fine leather: Abbr. : MOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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