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New York Times, Monday, September 8, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,177

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Cummerbund. : SASH
5
Eye coquettishly. : OGLE
9
Miss Spenlow and others. : DORAS
14
Any fantastic notion. : PIPEDREAM
16
Dispossess. : EVICT
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Charged, in court. : ARRAIGNED
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Skits, dances, songs. : REVUE
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Shrub with white or pink flowers. : SPIREA
20
Cape, in Arab geographic names. : RAS
22
Proportional amount. : RATE
23
Canadian province: Abbr. : ONT
24
Stated in a few words. : NUTSHELLED
27
Modern medicine for arthritis. : ACTH
28
Employ again. : REHIRE
29
Snow runner. : SKI
30
Seizes a suspect. : NABS
32
Thundered. : ROARED
36
Bowling game. : TENPINS
38
Resembling a wasp. : VESPINE
39
With the head turned to look, as a stag on a coat of arms: 2 wds. : ATGAZE
40
Sapless. : SERE
41
BAR, for instance. : GUN
42
Indian girl of novel, movie, song. : RAMONA
44
Important people. : MOMS
45
Fatal to success. : CALAMITOUS
49
This is near beer. : ALE
50
Like Methuselah. : AGED
51
Union group. : CIO
52
Deductive detective Queen. : ELLERY
55
"Carrie," for instance. : MOVIE
57
Broadway offerings. : OPERETTAS
59
"Meet the ___." : PRESS
60
Table necessity. : SERVIETTE
61
Businessman's concern. : SALES
62
Advantage. : EDGE
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No idle dreamer. : DOER
Down
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Hot Springs and others. : SPAS
2
Atmospheric airplane hazard. : AIRPOCKET
3
At top speed. : SPRINTING
4
Home and fireside. : HEARTH
5
Musical instrument. : ORGAN
6
The Col.'s superior. : GEN
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Ophelia's brother. : LAERTES
8
Line used as punctuation, in printing. : EMDASH
9
The, in German. : DER
10
Bridge with a bound. : OVERLEAP
11
Angle of the eternal triangle. : RIVAL
12
Another kind of angle. : ACUTE
13
Horse. : STEED
15
An engraved block. : DIE
21
U. S. war correspondent and diarist. : SHIRER
25
City: Latin. : URBS
26
Uneven; ragged edged. : EROSE
27
Nick Charles' dog. : ASTA
30
Title of the ruler of Hyderabad. : NIZAM
31
Lacking vigor. : ANEMIC
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Tragic jester of opera. : RIGOLETTO
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Tally specifically. : ENUMERATE
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Rooms. : DENS
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Omar Khayyam's transmuted wilderness. : PARADISE
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Veal, on a French menu. : VEAU
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Spied surreptitiously. : SNOOPED
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Indolent. : OTIOSE
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Soda fountain order. : MALTED
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Vacation spots. : CAMPS
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The Greek marketplace. : AGORA
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Horizontal. : LEVEL
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Fill the purpose. : SERVE
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A wreath of flowers. : LEI
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French-Belgian river. : YSER
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Lisper's problem. : ESS
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Unit of work. : ERG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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