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New York Times, Tuesday, September 23, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,192
Across
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It will be the world's largest aircraft carrier. : FORRESTAL
10
Lover's quarrel. : SPAT
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One of the Bahamas. : ELEUTHERA
15
"Peter Grimes" is one. : OPERA
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He wrote "The Cruel Sea." : MONSARRAT
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Thickened soup. : PUREE
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Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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Indefinitely ancient. : IMMEMORIAL
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Wearies. : IRKS
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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___ Mansion, N. Y. C. "White House." : GRACIE
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Relative of "shoo." : SCAT
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Exclamations of pain. : OWS
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Capital of French Morocco. : RABAT
32
Emulate one of the three wise monkeys: 3 wds. : SEENOEVIL
34
Entrance to a mine. : ADIT
35
Times when Phoebus 'gins arise. : MORNS
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Delayed. : LATE
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Namely. : VIDELICET
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River of forgetfulness. : LETHE
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River in England. : EXE
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Yale Bowl contenders. : ELIS
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Mother Goose girl. : BOPEEP
43
Where the señor dines. : SALA
44
Thin, narrow strip of wood. : LATH
45
Governor Emerson's capital. : MONTPELIER
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River in France, tributary of the Aisne. : AIRE
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Revere. : ADORE
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On the way, as goods: 2 wds. : INTRANSIT
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Mentioned. : CITED
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V. I. P. in the Atomic Era. : SCIENTIST
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Had practical knowledge of. : KNEW
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Thomas Lanier Williams. : TENNESSEE
Down
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Wife, as used in legal phrases. : FEME
2
Genus of the whistling swans. : OLOR
3
California rockfish: Var. : RENA
4
Go to the country. : RUSTICATE
5
Zeta, ___, theta. : ETA
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Bird in a play title. : SHRIKE
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Words. : TERMS
8
William Saroyan character. : ARAM
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Becoming concealed. : LATESCENT
10
Jet. : SPURT
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Beautiful woman. : PERI
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Region. : AREA
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Chinese weight or money. : TAEL
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Portuguese city from which a wine is named. : OPORTO
20
Considerable pecuniary resources. : MEANS
22
Slower: Mus. abbr. : RIT
24
Serious. : GRAVE
25
Base of a system of numbers, in mathematics. : RADIX
26
First word of a much-sung hymn. : ABIDE
27
Ancient Chinese. : SERES
28
Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Willow or osier twig. : WITHE
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About one-third of life. : SLEEP
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Thomas or Bevan. : SOCIALIST
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Highly current cartoon symbols. : ELEPHANTS
35
Thousand: Comb. form. : MILLE
38
Vaulted. : LEAPED
39
He had a curious wife. : LOT
42
Describing the Bad Lands. : BARREN
43
Scatter. : STREW
44
Admit: 2 wds. : LETIN
45
Ted ___, new "Major Bowes." : MACK
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One-eyed ruler of Valhalla. : ODIN
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Just a few lines. : NOTE
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Famous name in early movies. : INCE
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Goddess of the sacred cow. : ISIS
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Climb. : RISE
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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One: Scot. : ANE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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