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New York Times, Monday, September 29, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,198
Across
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Head of the Veterans Administration. : GRAY
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Look over. : SCAN
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Searches everywhere in. : COMBS
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Established way of doing something. : RULE
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The sensational Montez. : LOLA
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Customary. : USUAL
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
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From a distance. : AFAR
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Special capacity for appreciation. : SENSE
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Famous Abbott and Costello query. : WHOSONFIRST
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Accomplished. : DID
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Resident of: Suffix. : ITE
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A style of printing. : ITALICS
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Rochester's river. : GENESEE
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"Old, gray" animal. : MARE
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Beloved. : ADORED
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Music maker. : BANDSMAN
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Relative of a butte. : MESA
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The profession of writing. : PEN
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Part of a tuning fork. : TINE
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Constraining force or influence. : PRESSURE
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Thirty: French. : TRENTE
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Blew a fuse. : SHORTED
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Farm relief, public works, social security, etc. : NEWDEAL
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Every. : ANY
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Popular radio and TV program. : WHATSMYLINE
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River in a song. : VOLGA
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Parties. : TEAS
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Where the Petrified Forest is: Abbr. : ARIZ
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Chillier. : ICIER
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Mr. Roper of the polls. : ELMO
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2,051. : MMLI
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Any thin covering. : SHEET
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Observed. : SEEN
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With 3 Down, a city in California. : PALO
Down
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Emulated Topsy. : GREW
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Baseball's immortal No. 3. : RUTH
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See 67 Across. : ALTO
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Affirmative votes. : YEAS
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On a tilt. : SLANTED
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U. S. consumes 16 lbs. per person per year. : COFFEE
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Mountain range in the Tien Shan system. : ALAI
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Ex-queen in Capri. : NARRIMAN
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Popular dessert. : CUSTARD
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Suffix denoting sugar. : OSE
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Sic transit gloria ___. : MUNDI
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What Army training is. : BASIC
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Winter vehicles. : SLEDS
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River into the Seine. : OISE
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Musial of the Cardinals. : STAN
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Jeeter of "Tobacco Road." : LESTER
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Sairey of "Martin Chuzzlewit." : GAMP
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River into the Fulda. : EDER
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Cyrano's handicap. : NOSE
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Cleaned the blackboard. : ERASED
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Queen, worker or drone. : BEE
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Coin money. : MINT
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Poker chip. : ANTE
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Requirement. : NEED
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Church dignitaries. : PRELATES
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Popular movie actor. : STEWART
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Where the Green River flows. : UTAH
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Hero of 1951 N. L. pennant play-off. : THOMSON
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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Tropical plant, part of a familiar password. : SESAME
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Ship: Latin. : NAVIS
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Man's name meaning "teacher." : ENOCH
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"Generation of Vipers" author. : WYLIE
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Far off: Comb. form. : TELE
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Light. : LAMP
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Brainless TV character. : IRMA
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Be unwilling: Archaic. : NILL
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Mr. Pinza. : EZIO
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Suit: Colloq. : GEE

Answer summary: 10 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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