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New York Times, Wednesday, January 23, 1952

43-Down : Aircraft carrier's take-off strip.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 948
Across
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G. O. P. Presidential candidate. : WARREN
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Subtle craftsman. : ARTIST
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Off the sea. : ASHORE
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Carriers. : BEARERS
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He "feeds" a comedian. : STOOGE
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Extreme folly. : INSANITY
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Possessed. : HAD
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Lady in a harem. : ODALISK
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Girl's name. : MAE
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Rather than. : ERE
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___ Jones, architect of London, 1573-1652. : INIGO
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Bright sayings. : MOTS
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Physician of higher rank than an interne. : RESIDENT
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___ pray: 2 wds. : LETUS
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Shuffles along: Slang. : MOSEYS
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Honor. : ADORE
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President Sukarno's capital, in Java. : JAKARTA
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Sought ambitiously. : ASPIRED
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Last letter of Greek alphabet. : OMEGA
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Triangular sail. : LATEEN
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Musical mate of the klaxon. : SIREN
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An Irish trout. : GILLAROO
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New Mexican town favored by D. H. Lawrence. : TAOS
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A cubic meter. : STERE
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Danube port with towering Gothic cathedral. : ULM
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Scale weights: Abbr. : LBS
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Regional English. : DIALECT
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Born. : NEE
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Delectable refinement. : ELEGANCE
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Native name for Formosa. : TAIWAN
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Those we guard against. : ENEMIES
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Showily splendid. : ORNATE
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Changed back to blonde, for instance. : REDYED
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Faucet item. : WASHER
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Wide-eyed. : ASTARE
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Founder of Oxford scholarships for Americans. : RHODES
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What the Aussies call their national animal. : ROO
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Therefore. : ERGO
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"Gifts for the ___." : NEEDIEST
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Power to cope with tasks. : ABILITY
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Break one's word. : RENIG
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Italian poet who wrote "Jerusalem Delivered." : TASSO
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Country between the Tigris and Euphrates: Var. : IRAK
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Japanese coin. : SEN
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Triple-engined. : TRIMOTOR
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Size. : STATURE
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Agreed with everyone. : YESSED
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Temper by heat. : ANNEAL
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Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals. : MEDINA
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TV reflections. : IMAGES
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Publisher who brought Maugham, Walpole and Bennett to the U. S. : DORAN
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Base for a boutonniere. : LAPEL
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Sharp comedy. : SATIRE
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Bump rudely. : JOSTLE
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Friendly. : AMIABLE
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Cheap light fuel. : KEROSENE
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Tuning-in device on a radio. : SELECTOR
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Unwithered by time. : AGELESS
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Aircraft carrier's take-off strip. : RUNWAY
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Oleic acid salt. : OLEATE
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Presaged. : OMENED
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Chinese. : SINIC
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It is silent, in music. : TACET
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Honored lady in Britain. : DAME
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A weed, in the Bible. : TARE
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Congeal, as jelly. : GEL
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Where Kokomo is: Abbr. : IND

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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