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New York Times, Sunday, January 13, 1952

65-Down : Ridgway.

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 938
Across
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Symbol, on the Red flag. : SICKLE
7
Co-winner of Nobel chemistry award. : SEABORG
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Famous Boys Town founder. : FLANAGAN
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More gray. : ASHIER
23
Port in Oregon. : ASTORIA
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Cavalier poet. : LOVELACE
25
Conductor of the famous "Conning Tower." : FRANKLINPADAMS
27
Completely: Colloq. : EVERYBIT
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Passenger. : FARE
29
Overdecorated. : ARTY
30
Greek letter. : ETA
31
Of a chemical group. : AMINO
32
Where Hamilton is: Abbr. : ONT
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Pertinent: Abbr. : REL
34
City on the Colorado. : YUMA
35
Ibsen role. : ASE
36
River in Yugoslavia. : DRINA
37
Seethe. : BOIL
38
Genera of olive trees. : OLEAS
40
Remotely. : AFAR
42
Describing the trapeze artist of song. : DARING
44
Man's name. : LANCE
45
Designer of prefabricated shelter. : NISSEN
47
Hence. : ERGO
49
Mr. Fairbanks. : DOUG
50
Holds. : HAS
51
A harvesting. : CROP
53
Joseph Smith's followers. : MORMONS
55
Allied Air Commander of Shape. : NORSTAD
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Oriental nurse. : AMAH
62
Promising success. : ROSY
64
Person to be avoided. : BORE
65
Rikki-tikki-tavi. : MONGOOSE
66
Identity: Scot. : SEL
67
One of the Sunda Isles. : BALI
68
Miss Stevens. : RISE
69
Opera by Rimski-Korsakov. : SADKO
70
Illuminated works: Abbr. : MSS
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___ of India. : CLIVE
73
Insects. : EMMETS
75
Loosen. : UNTIE
76
Gazelles. : GOAS
77
One of the Waugh brothers. : EVELYN
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Author of "The Cruel Sea." : MONSARRAT
81
What a pity! : DEARME
83
Tim Cratchit. : TINY
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Flee to Gretna Green. : ELOPE
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Batters. : DOUGHS
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Lorelei-like lady. : LURER
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___ de France. : ILE
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American suffragist. : STONE
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Insurgents, to the North. : REBS
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"Mr. Midshipman ___." : EASY
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Baking chamber: Var. : OST
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Flowering vine. : CLEMATIS
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Author of "The Tree of Liberty." : PAGE
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River in Pakistan. : SWAT
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Female animals. : EWES
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Words which open doors. : SESAMES
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Woman flyer. : COCHRAN
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Suave cinema star. : RAFT
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Little one. : TAD
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Part. : ROLE
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One million millions: Comb. form. : TREG
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Manhattan musical, "Top ___." : BANANA
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Drummer's accompanist. : FIFER
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Hollywood's "___ of Lebanon" hospital. : CEDARS
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Type of sign. : NEON
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Is concerned. : CARES
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Beaverbrook's title. : LORD
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Way-preparer. : PAVER
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Self-lovers have it. : EGO
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Political group. : LEFT
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Elevates. : UPS
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Stirring. : ADO
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Was studious. : PORED
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Panhandle State: Abbr. : WVA
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___ tone. : DIAL
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Not for. : ANTI
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America's No. 1 football player. : KAZMAIER
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Book about ichthyology and allied subjects. : THESEAAROUNDUS
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Brother of Polynices. : ETEOCLES
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Orly is one. : AIRPORT
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Scene of present-day fighting. : ORIENT
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Modify without impairing usefulness. : DENATURE
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Verdure. : GREENTH
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American diplomat. : DULLES
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Vivid yellow. : SAFFRON
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Inhabitant of new nation. : ISRAELI
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Anne's brother. : CHARLES
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Cattle: Poet. : KINE
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Albanian coin. : LEK
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German name for Eger, Hungary. : ERLAU
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Gov. Mechem's capital. : SANTAFE
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Spot. : ESPY
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Negrito. : ATA
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Foretokens. : BODES
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Declaimed. : ORATED
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Cleft. : RIMA
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Fuel. : GAS
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Discoverer of penicillin. : FLEMING
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One of Henry Green's books. : LOVING
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Oat genus. : AVENA
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"Quo Vadis" character. : NERO
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Member of international "cafe society." : ALY
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Native of French Equatorial Africa. : GABOON
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Like a grapestone. : ACINIC
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Anger. : NETTLE
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Marie Wilson's radio role. : IRMA
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Ancient theologian. : ARIUS
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Ship which sailed for Colchis. : ARGO
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Do-nothing. : DRONE
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___ profundo. : BASSO
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Author of "Moses." : ASCH
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Mauldin's subject. : ARMY
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Cherish. : ADORE
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Handel's ___. : LARGO
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Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
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What planets follow. : ORBITS
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Blew the horn. : HONKED
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Native of Przemysl. : POLE
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The Fainting Premier. : MOSSADEGH
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Knots. : NODI
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In the future. : TOMORROW
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Natives of Shillong. : ASSAMESE
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Ices. : DESSERTS
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Gandhi-like individuals. : ASCETICS
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Marquand's Goodwin. : MELVILLE
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Receivers of transferred property. : ALIENEES
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New England woman's college. : SIMMONS
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Ridgway. : MATTHEW
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Ruler of Tunis. : BEY
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M. Pleven. : RENE
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Obstacle. : SNAG
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Local name for creek, in N. Y. : VLY
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Be sulky. : MOPE
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Ancient wild ox. : URUS
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Old German tribal district. : GAU
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Caught. : NETTED
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M. Schuman. : ROBERT
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Card-expert Culbertson. : ELY
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Girl's name. : LOIS
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Coal region. : SAAR
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Island north of Leyte. : SAMAR
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Snake. : RACER
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Puncture. : STAB
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Matched. : MATED
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Very frigid. : POLAR
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Weapon. : SNEE
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Catania's mountain. : ETNA
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Put in cipher. : CODED
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Arezzo's river. : ARNO
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Actuality. : FACT
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Car gear. : REVERSE
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Role in "David and Bathsheba." : GOLIATH
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Locale of Kenneth Roberts chronicles. : ARUNDEL
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Planet. : NEPTUNE
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Baseball plays. : ASSISTS
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Chipped off. : FLAKED
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Treat with antiseptic. : IODATE
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___ foods. : FROZEN
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Lifework. : CAREER
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Unsparing. : SEVERE
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Closely akin. : NEAR
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Friend of the Tommy. : POILU
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Canadian peninsula. : GASPE
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Superabundance. : FLOOD
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Basis of Nato. : PACT
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Buzzing. : WHIR
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Hurry. : DART
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Extinct bird. : MOA
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Loose end. : TAG
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Time division. : EON
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Where Paysandu is: Abbr. : URU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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