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OF ALL THINGS

New York Times, Sunday, October 26, 1952

Author: Ralph Anderson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 528 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,225
Across Down
1. Diplomatic calling. : CAREER
7. Field of Dirac or Urey. : SCIENCE
14. Where Sarah Blanding is President. : VASSAR
20. Program of work. : AGENDA
21. Army engineer's construction. : PONTOON
22. Fly a plane. : AVIATE
23. Merchant man. : TRADER
24. Room. : ROTUNDA
25. Chinese sailing vessel. : LORCHA
26. Man's nickname. : TED
27. Made application again. : REFILED
29. German seaport. : EMDEN
31. Symington's opponent in Missouri. : KEM
32. Song: Scot. : LEED
34. Withdraws from circulation. : RETIRES
36. Cereal grain. : OAT
37. Miss Tierney. : GENE
38. Sinned. : ERRED
40. Sparkman or Nixon. : VEEP
41. Writer of locked-room mysteries. : CARR
43. More skilled. : OLDER
44. Fathers: Fr. : PERES
46. Rise high. : REAR
48. D'Oyly Carte role. : KOKO
50. Ticket profiteer. : SCALPER
53. U. N. General Assembly's President Pearson. : LESTER
55. A small cap. : BARRET
59. American jurist. : PECORA
60. Pro ___. : RATA
61. ___ cracker. : SODA
63. River in the news. : YALU
64. Middleman. : ENTREPRENEUR
67. Orrery centers. : SUNS
69. ___ Plaines. : DES
70. Has regard for. : CARES
71. Mischa of Hollywood. : AUER
72. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
74. A spell of duty. : TRICK
76. Dessert. : ICE
77. Cut: Comb form. : SECT
79. State office of the papacy. : SECRETARIATE
82. Further. : ALSO
84. Judge. : DEEM
86. Ibsen character. : PEER
87. One of the Dioscuri. : CASTOR
88. Author Charteris. : LESLIE
90. Cook's secret. : RECIPE
92. Men of finance. : BANKERS
93. Berlin's specialty. : SONG
95. Social asset. : TACT
96. ___ City, Kansas. : DODGE
97. See 40 Across. : ALBEN
100. Cinnabar and galena. : ORES
102. Holm oak. : ILEX
104. Break out. : ERUPT
108. Drama of 1922. : RAIN
109. Fish dish. : ROE
110. Cavalryman. : TROOPER
113. Kin of the canvasback. : SMEE
114. Something ruminated. : CUD
115. Governor in Hartford. : LODGE
117. Signs of success. : ENCORES
119. Female swan. : PEN
120. Muddles. : ADDLES
122. Romance language. : ITALIAN
124. Profits. : AVAILS
126. Tell. : RELATE
127. Fashionable milliner. : MODISTE
128. Relative rank. : DEGREE
129. Where Astoria is. : OREGON
130. Portrayed. : ENACTED
131. Joins. : ENTERS
1. Livestock. : CATTLE
2. Yes man. : AGREER
3. McGuffey's forte. : READER
4. Lands ___. : END
5. Hemfurth's river. : EDER
6. Harder to find. : RARER
7. Elves. : SPRITES
8. Laborer. : COOLIE
9. U. N. workers. : INTERPRETERS
10. Piece of music. : ETUDE
11. Negative prefix. : NON
12. Wigwag, for instance. : CODE
13. Charm. : ENAMOR
14. Household helper. : VALET
15. Bristol's river. : AVON
16. Title. : SIR
17. Fired. : SACKED
18. Olympian goddess. : ATHENE
19. Carpenter's tool. : REAMER
28. Great excitement. : FEVER
30. Alvin of baseball. : DARK
33. Regret deeply. : DEPLORE
35. Shoo! : SCAT
37. Heaven. : GLORY
39. Lower. : DEPRESS
42. War god. : ARES
43. Tributary of the Volga. : OKA
45. Gather. : REAP
47. Son of Isaac. : ESAU
49. Port in Scotland. : OBAN
50. Salesman's inducement. : SPECIAL
51. Where the Last Supper was eaten. : CENACLE
52. Member of Equity. : ACTRESS
53. Part of a highway. : LANE
54. List. : ROSTER
56. Shine. : RADIATE
57. November figurehead. : ELECTOR
58. Elephants. : TUSKERS
60. Famous name in the press. : REUTER
62. Piece of music. : DUET
65. N. F. cape. : RACE
66. Girl in the front office. : RECEPTIONIST
68. New. : STRANGE
73. Temporary home of "Swiss Family Robinson." : TREE
75. Gamblers. : RISKERS
78. Clarissa ___. : EDEN
80. "Beowulf," for instance. : EPIC
81. School: Abbr. : ACAD
83. Comedian Ole. : OLSEN
85. Apportion. : METE
89. Son of Apollo. : ION
91. Throw, as a fishing line. : CAST
92. Dog. : BOXER
94. Word of approval. : GOOD
96. Testified. : DEPONED
97. Rider of Derby winners. : ARCARO
98. Harry MacLennan. : LAUDER
99. Head of 123 Down. : BIDDLE
101. Mode of rule. : REGIME
103. Station. : LOCATE
105. Center of a rhubarb. : UMPIRE
106. British cop. : PEELER
107. Verb forms. : TENSES
109. He batted .302. : ROSEN
111. Museum piece or vestige of the past. : RELIC
112. Creator of Richard Hardie, Capt. Dodd, etc. : READE
115. Kin of 87 Across. : LETO
116. Harrow's rival. : ETON
118. Explorer Hedin. : SVEN
121. Retardation. : LAG
123. Political group. : ADA
125. Deputy: Abbr. : AGT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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