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New York Times, Monday, September 22, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,191

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Across
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Comic strip expert. : CAPP
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Hold forth on the dais. : ORATE
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FBI agent. : GMAN
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Genus of sheep. : OVIS
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Surrenders title to. : CEDES
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Rajah's wife. : RANI
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Ten-event Olympic contests, Bob Mathias' forte. : DECATHLONS
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City and bay of Algeria. : ORAN
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Asian lake almost as big as Lake Victoria. : ARALSEA
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Remove the air from. : DEFLATE
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"The Bells of St. ___." : MARYS
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Honi ___ qui mal y pense. : SOIT
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Brown earth valued as a pigment. : UMBER
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Roods: Abbr. : ROS
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Shirt shortening chore. : REHEM
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Sudden attack. : RAID
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Oyakawa holds this Olympic record. : BACKSTROKE
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Massachusetts cape. : ANN
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The numbers game, and others. : RACKETS
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Nothing. : NIL
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Helpful accessory for a photographer. : LIGHTMETER
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The "b" in n. b. : BENE
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Rocky place: Scot. : SCAUR
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Balderdash. : ROT
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Nickname for Miss Daw. : MARGE
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New genus: Abbr. : NGEN
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Chemical compound. : ESTER
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Forever ___. : ANDEVER
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One way of preparing potatoes. : HOMEFRY
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Timberwolf of the Southwest. : LOBO
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Four-legged participants at Westbury Field. : POLOPONIES
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Cat's cry: Var. : MEOU
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Amigo's farewell. : ADIOS
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Tractable. : TAME
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White robes worn by priests. : ALBS
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Girl in a song. : LETTY
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Mix. : STIR
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Fugue finale. : CODA
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Declare. : AVER
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12-point type. : PICA
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Extolled in hymns. : PSALMED
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Earthy iron ore used as a pigment. : OCHER
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Runner who carries a baton. : RELAYRACER
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Shakespeare's Messina mix-up. : ADO
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Wait upon. : TEND
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Letters. : ESSES
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Famous name in bookbinding. : GROLIER
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Olympic entrant in the 26-mile race. : MARATHONER
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Artist's subject: Abbr. : ANAT
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The right fielder's number. : NINE
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Absolute monarch. : TSAR
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Big warplanes. : FORTS
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Darned place. : SOCKTOE
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Natural boundary between two continents. : URALS
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Showing great excitement. : MANIC
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Singing pair who put on the Olympic telethon. : BINGANDBOB
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Gun for clay targets. : SKEETSHOOT
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Barely making out. : EKING
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Noisy affray. : MELEE
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Exclamation imitating a loud sound. : BAM
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River boat: Abbr. : STR
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Title for a bishop: Abbr. : RTREV
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Very large: Humorous. : HUGEOUS
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A sea, part of the Arctic Ocean. : BARENTS
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Office reminder. : MEMO
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Country between India and Tibet. : NEPAL
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Growing girl of fiction. : TOPSY
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___ Gluck. : ALMA
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Mr. Coward. : NOEL
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Emulated Destry. : RODE
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Authoritative command. : FIAT
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An ancient people in Gaul. : REMI
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Belgian river and canal. : YSER
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Landed. : LIT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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