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New York Times, Wednesday, September 3, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,172
Across
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U. S. Ambassador to India. : BOWLES
7
Chief commodity of a place. : STAPLE
13
Wear away. : ABRADE
14
Inhabitant of Ulster. : ULTONIAN
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___ dame. : GRANDE
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First atomic-powered submarine, now under construction. : NAUTILUS
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Retreat. : DEN
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Conjecture. : IMAGINE
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Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
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Beginner of a quarrel. : AGGRESSOR
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Stopover for tourists. : MOTEL
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Gift of charity. : DOLE
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Covers with turf. : SODS
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Cancel. : DELE
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Nullified. : NEGATED
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Trudges. : PLODS
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Tasteful. : NEAT
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World event of 1939. : FAIR
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A small fishing vessel. : SMACK
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Prudent. : CAREFUL
42
Stanky's favorite player. : STAN
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Founder of the Edomites. : ESAU
45
Poisonous tree. : UPAS
47
Mme. Lehmann. : LOTTE
49
Tempestuous. : TURBULENT
52
One of the Pauline Epistles: Abbr. : EPH
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Grammar students. : PARSERS
55
Flurry. : ADO
56
Concluding section of a novel. : EPILOGUE
58
Site of the University of Texas. : AUSTIN
60
Acclamations. : PLAUDITS
61
He wrote "The Heart of the Matter." : GREENE
62
Nodding assistants. : YESMEN
63
Sounds like rifle shots. : SPANGS
Down
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King Faisal's capital. : BAGDAD
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Mexican President 1920-4; assassinated 1928. : OBREGON
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Altercate. : WRANGLE
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Swedish county. : LAN
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Mr. Dowling of Broadway. : EDDIE
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Looks. : SEEMS
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Benumb. : STUN
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___ pole. : TOTEM
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Blackbird. : ANI
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Guided. : PILOTED
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Symbols of honor and fame. : LAURELS
12
Put (fodder) in storage. : ENSILE
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Evil. : UNGOOD
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Landed proprietor of Scotland. : LAIRD
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Property. : ASSET
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Exercising sway. : REGNANT
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Fragrant. : ODORFUL
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Boxing match. : SPAR
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Commission on atomic energy. : AEC
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Proceeds. : TAKE
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"I can't tell a ___." : LIE
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French statesman, onetime Premier. : FAURE
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Plug. : STOPPLE
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Olympic decathlon champion. : MATHIAS
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Induces. : CAUSES
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Thoroughly devoured. : UPEATEN
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Pier, dock, etc. : LANDING
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One of the Seven Dwarfs. : SLEEPY
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Swagger. : STRUT
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Fred and family of the theatre. : STONES
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Aftersong. : EPODE
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Talks boastfully. : BRAGS
51
Seize wrongfully. : USURP
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Against: Dial. : AGIN
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Comic strip character. : LUM
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Word in Hemingway's new book title. : SEA

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

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