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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 947

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Across
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March award. : OSCAR
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Predecessor of the mandolin. : LUTE
10
Strikes against violently. : RAMS
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Deep sea game fish. : WAHOO
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Author unknown. : ANON
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Mountains in Asia. : ALAI
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Make an effort. : EXERT
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Recent visitor to U. S. : CHURCHILL
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Eldest Greek in the Trojan War. : NESTOR
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City or canal. : ERIE
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Man's nickname. : GIL
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One of the Gilbert Islands. : TARAWA
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Cantankerous. : CRANKY
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Division of geologic time. : EON
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Betelgeuse, for instance. : STAR
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Warm embrace. : HUG
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Defeat decisively. : DRUB
34
Assists. : AIDS
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Co-defendant in a famous trial. : SACCO
40
Withholds. : DETAINS
42
Cut the molars. : TEETHED
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Item of value. : ASSET
45
Walked upon. : TROD
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Mr. Gardner. : ERLE
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Just before sigma. : RHO
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Free from frost. : OPEN
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Colorfully garbed soldier. : HUSSAR
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Spaniards. : SENORS
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Girl's name. : ONA
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Refer to as an example. : CITE
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Explicitly set forth. : STATED
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Recent visitor from England. : ELIZABETH
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In a cool manner. : ICILY
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Make over. : REDO
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Toward the middle. : INTO
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Discontinue. : CEASE
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For men only. : STAG
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Fuss and fret. : STEW
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Miss Best and others. : EDNAS
Down
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Senator Brewster of Maine. : OWEN
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___-Coburg-Gotha. : SAXE
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Jokes of "Joe Miller" vintage. : CHESTNUTS
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Great artery. : AORTA
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Helicopter blades. : ROTORS
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Varnish ingredient. : LAC
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Not given an audience. : UNHEARD
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Theatrical trip. : TOUR
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Add extra vitamins. : ENRICH
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Part of a cheer. : RAH
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Join in a cause. : ALIGN
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Lebanon's U. N. delegate. : MALIK
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Lacking good sense. : SILLY
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White lead. : CERUSE
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Wickerwork material. : RATAN
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Central part of a plane. : WAIST
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Chalcedony. : AGATE
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Icelandic tale. : EDDA
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Cinnabar, pyrites, etc. : ORES
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Max and Buddy. : BAERS
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Mine excavation. : STOPE
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King of Denmark, 1912–47. : CHRISTIAN
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Ancestor of the Irish and Welsh. : CELT
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Keats and Shelley wrote them. : ODES
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Home of Cornell's "Big Red." : ITHACA
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Delightful regions. : EDENS
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Flower-like ornament. : ROSETTE
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Small African antelopes. : ORIBIS
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Warning placard. : NOTICE
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Truck garden workers. : HOERS
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Vacant. : UNLET
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Seaport in S. W. Lebanon. : SAIDA
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Ran with undue speed, as an engine. : RACED
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Portable shelter. : TENT
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Charles Laughton's wife. : ELSA
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Changes the color of. : DYES
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Exiled King of Albania. : ZOG
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Indian greeting. : HOW

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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