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New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,174
Across
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Stenographer's note. : MEMO
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City in northern France. : ARRAS
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Done offhand. : SNAP
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Sea north of the Black Sea. : AZOV
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Relative worth. : VALUE
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French demonstrative pronoun. : CELA
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Symbol on Maine's flag. : PINE
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His HQ is in Denver. : EISENHOWER
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Saucers and balloons. : SOARERS
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Cylindrical. : ROUNDED
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___ Ford Mountains in Antarctica. : EDSEL
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Ingredient of a bridal shower. : RICE
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Resembling a famous garden. : PARADISAL
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Card wool, flax, etc. : TEASE
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___ directa (direct discourse): Lat. : ORATIO
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Small bed. : COT
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Lindbergh's nickname. : SLIM
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Hold a meeting. : SIT
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Guarantees. : ENSURES
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Compass point. : ENE
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Verb suffix. : ESCE
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Favorite ___. : SON
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A hasty glance: Fr. : APERCU
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Circus performers. : SEALS
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Carpenters use them. : SAWHORSES
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Bye-bye! : TATA
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Sierra ___. : LEONE
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Campaign maneuvers. : TACTICS
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Increase. : AUGMENT
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Beneficiaries of a will. : INHERITORS
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Preliminary plan. : IDEA
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Agent. : DOER
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Gift recipient. : DONEE
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Sea swallow. : TERN
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What little pitchers have. : EARS
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Members of the Coast Guard. : SPARS
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The Cardinals' Mr. Slaughter. : ENOS
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Schoolroom pinups. : MAPS
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Singer's first name. : EZIO
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Girl's name meaning "noble." : MONA
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Indulge the appetite. : OVEREAT
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Dislikes. : AVERSIONS
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Results of escalator clauses. : RAISES
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Mr. Stevenson. : RLS
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Leopold ___, Hungarian violinist. : AUER
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Spanish term of address. : SENOR
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Bracket candlesticks. : SCONCES
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Some Democrats. : NEWDEALERS
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Chum: Slang. : PARD
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Between sept and neuf. : HUIT
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The Cardinals' Mr. Stanky. : EDDIE
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Having small openings or gaps. : LACUNAL
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Photographer's specialty. : POSES
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Come up. : ARISE
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The Pied Piper, in one of his roles. : RATCATCHER
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Man's name: Abbr. : LOR
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From then till now. : SINCE
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Relatives of the ostrich: Var. : EMEUS
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Places to eat. : TEAHOUSES
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Call for help. : SOS
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Long strip of land, in old England. : SPONG
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Snapping beetles. : ELATERS
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Hermit. : EREMITE
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Circulate. : STIR
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A user of clothing. : WEARER
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Etchers' equipment. : ACIDS
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One of two proverbially bad waiters. : TIDE
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Small wild ox. : ANOA
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Traffic direction. : STOP
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British bridegroom. : EDEN
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Seneca's non-responsive pupil. : NERO
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Browns. : TANS
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"Come ___ My House." : ONA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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