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New York Times, Wednesday, September 24, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,193
Across
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Red who named Greenland. : ERIC
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Girl of the wedding march. : ELSA
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Culinary hodgepodge. : HASH
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Typesetter, for short. : LINO
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A low tide. : NEAP
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Twig used for wickerwork. : OSIER
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Figure in the oil dispute. : MOSSADEGH
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Central Hawaiian island. : LANAI
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Panicker of steers. : STAMPEDER
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Canard merchants. : LIARS
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Hebrew laws. : TORAS
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Harem girl. : ODALISK
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News screener. : EDITOR
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Churchill aide. : EDEN
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Ascertain. : LEARN
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Hiatus in one's perception. : BLINDSPOT
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"Come ___ the Garden, Maud." : INTO
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Like a chimney sweep. : SOOTY
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Beautiful: Comb. form. : CALO
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Instrument used in taking shorthand. : STENOTYPE
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Put on a new set of sails. : RERIG
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Substitute or deputy: Prefix. : VICE
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Apache Indians. : TONTOS
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Cold wind, over the pampas. : PAMPERO
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Wedges, such as the characters of ancient writing: Lat. : CUNEI
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Affair of the heart. : AMOUR
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Worse than mediocre. : THIRDRATE
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South African hero. : SMUTS
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Wrapped like cigarettes. : TINFOILED
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Distinction in selection. : TASTE
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Sea eagle. : ERNE
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Zestful flourish. : ELAN
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Two or more destroyers, moored together. : NEST
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Out of play, as a ball. : DEAD
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Isle of the Cyclades. : SYRA
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Ornaments of New England. : ELMS
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Citizenry amuck. : RIOT
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Ever avid. : INSATIATE
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This fires atomic bullets. : COSMOTRON
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Win affection. : ENDEAR
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Where British tweeds are manufactured. : LEEDS
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Venerable wise man. : SAGE
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Beauty from the sea. : APHRODITE
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Low Country. : HOLLAND
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Cry of the Ancient Mariner. : ASAIL
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Decalogue mount. : SINAI
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Gives audience or attention to. : HEARS
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Dangerous chance. : RISK
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Concrete area for landing planes. : APRON
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Gainsay. : DENY
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Blues in New Haven. : ELIS
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Result of a knock. : DENT
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Marry in haste. : ELOPE
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Abstained from buying or using. : BOYCOTTED
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Passing shows from train windows. : SCENERIES
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Not wholly. : PARTIALLY
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Mixture. : OLIO
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Sport clothes. : TOGS
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Budge. : STIR
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Too much print for one page. : OVERSET
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Musical round. : RONDO
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Sodded. : TURFED
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Dear dead days. : PAST
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Jordan's capital. : AMMAN
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Hero of many animated cartoons. : MOUSE
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Plays clock golf. : PUTTS
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One of the conspirators against Caesar. : CINNA
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Put to work. : HIRE
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Distillation of grief. : TEAR
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Poetess Millay. : EDNA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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