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New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1952

5-Down : Submarine breathing system.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { B J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 942
Across
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The last Empress of Austria. : ZITA
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Take off. : SHED
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Miss Utley, author of "The China Story." : FREDA
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Senator Johnston of S. C. : OLIN
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Failure: Colloq. phrase. : NOGO
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Knock down. : LEVEL
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Senator Kerr is one. : OKLAHOMAN
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Florida city known for phosphate mines. : OCALA
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"Ay, tear her ___ ensign down!": Holmes. : TATTERED
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Big birds. : CRANES
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Dumbarton ___ Conference, cradle of U. N. : OAKS
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Well-known mediator. : CHING
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Lithe and lissome. : SVELTE
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I. T. U. members. : PRINTERS
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Khartoum's river. : NILE
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Time to "come down to Kew." : LILAC
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Sliced cabbage. : SLAW
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Member of genus Ulmus. : ELM
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Part of a hair-do. : RAT
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Verbal contraction. : IVE
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In a different form. : ANEW
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Escapes slowly and quietly. : OOZES
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Joint of hinge type. : KNEE
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Vronsky's beloved. : KARENINA
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Reader of Dr. Spock. : PARENT
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Six or seven times a week. : DAILY
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Distance Gil Dodds often ran. : MILE
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Topic on Wall Street. : SHARES
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Departed suddenly. : DECAMPED
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Find fault frivolously. : CAVIL
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Living Buddha of Tibet. : DALAILAMA
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Caliban's opposite. : ARIEL
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Agatha Christie concoction. : PLOT
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Crocus. : IRID
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Italian 16th century poet. : TASSO
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Without: Latin. : SINE
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Gen. Gruenther's bailiwick. : NATO
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___ suit. : ZOOT
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Girl's name. : ILKA
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An awning. : TILT
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M. France of France. : ANATOLE
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Submarine breathing system. : SNORKEL
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F. H. A. problem. : HOMES
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Oldtime oath. : EGAD
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Rostov's river. : DON
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The gulden of the Netherlands. : FLORIN
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Takes back openly. : RECANTS
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It begins: "This is the forest primeval ... " : EVANGELINE
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Cancel. : DELE
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"Pigeons in the grass ___." : ALAS
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Tropical topic. : HEAT
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Adjective for a new hat. : CHIC
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Box of oranges. : CRATE
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Furtive filcher. : SNEAK
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City formerly in Poland, now capital of Lithuania. : VILNA
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Former O. W. I. head. : ELMERDAVIS
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Public square. : PLAZA
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Symbol of ill omen. : RAVEN
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British dessert. : SWEET
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Jonathan Swift's stylistic weapon. : IRONY
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Bores. : WEARIES
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Medium of 50 Down. : OILS
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Having spikes, as a plant. : SPICATE
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Heart of Moscow. : KREMLIN
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Metal design using a black alloy. : NIELLO
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Mountains of Kirghiz. : ALAI
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Juicy fruit. : MELON
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Aeleurophobe's cry. : SCAT
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___ kiri. : HARA
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Spanish painter, exponent of many isms. : DALI
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One of Brazil's largest states. : PARA
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Let forth. : EMIT
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Decorated lower part of a wall. : DADO
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People in search of 6 Down. : DPS

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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