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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
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Diplomatic calling. : CAREER
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Field of Dirac or Urey. : SCIENCE
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Where Sarah Blanding is President. : VASSAR
20
Program of work. : AGENDA
21
Army engineer's construction. : PONTOON
22
Fly a plane. : AVIATE
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Merchant man. : TRADER
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Room. : ROTUNDA
25
Chinese sailing vessel. : LORCHA
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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
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___ cracker. : SODA
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River in the news. : YALU
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Middleman. : ENTREPRENEUR
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Orrery centers. : SUNS
69
___ Plaines. : DES
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Has regard for. : CARES
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Mischa of Hollywood. : AUER
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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A spell of duty. : TRICK
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Dessert. : ICE
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Cut: Comb form. : SECT
79
State office of the papacy. : SECRETARIATE
82
Further. : ALSO
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Judge. : DEEM
86
Ibsen character. : PEER
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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
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Break out. : ERUPT
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Drama of 1922. : RAIN
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Fish dish. : ROE
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Cavalryman. : TROOPER
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Kin of the canvasback. : SMEE
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Something ruminated. : CUD
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Governor in Hartford. : LODGE
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Signs of success. : ENCORES
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Female swan. : PEN
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Muddles. : ADDLES
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Romance language. : ITALIAN
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Profits. : AVAILS
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Tell. : RELATE
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Fashionable milliner. : MODISTE
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Relative rank. : DEGREE
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Where Astoria is. : OREGON
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Portrayed. : ENACTED
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Joins. : ENTERS
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Livestock. : CATTLE
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Yes man. : AGREER
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McGuffey's forte. : READER
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Lands ___. : END
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Hemfurth's river. : EDER
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Harder to find. : RARER
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Elves. : SPRITES
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Laborer. : COOLIE
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U. N. workers. : INTERPRETERS
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Piece of music. : ETUDE
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Negative prefix. : NON
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Wigwag, for instance. : CODE
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Charm. : ENAMOR
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Household helper. : VALET
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Bristol's river. : AVON
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Title. : SIR
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Fired. : SACKED
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Olympian goddess. : ATHENE
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Carpenter's tool. : REAMER
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Great excitement. : FEVER
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Alvin of baseball. : DARK
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Regret deeply. : DEPLORE
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Shoo! : SCAT
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Heaven. : GLORY
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Lower. : DEPRESS
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War god. : ARES
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Tributary of the Volga. : OKA
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Gather. : REAP
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Port in Scotland. : OBAN
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Salesman's inducement. : SPECIAL
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Where the Last Supper was eaten. : CENACLE
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Member of Equity. : ACTRESS
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Part of a highway. : LANE
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List. : ROSTER
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Shine. : RADIATE
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November figurehead. : ELECTOR
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Elephants. : TUSKERS
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Famous name in the press. : REUTER
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Piece of music. : DUET
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N. F. cape. : RACE
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Girl in the front office. : RECEPTIONIST
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New. : STRANGE
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Temporary home of "Swiss Family Robinson." : TREE
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Gamblers. : RISKERS
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Clarissa ___. : EDEN
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"Beowulf," for instance. : EPIC
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Comedian Ole. : OLSEN
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Apportion. : METE
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Son of Apollo. : ION
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Throw, as a fishing line. : CAST
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Dog. : BOXER
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Word of approval. : GOOD
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Testified. : DEPONED
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Rider of Derby winners. : ARCARO
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Harry MacLennan. : LAUDER
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Head of 123 Down. : BIDDLE
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Mode of rule. : REGIME
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Station. : LOCATE
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Center of a rhubarb. : UMPIRE
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British cop. : PEELER
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Verb forms. : TENSES
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He batted .302. : ROSEN
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Museum piece or vestige of the past. : RELIC
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Creator of Richard Hardie, Capt. Dodd, etc. : READE
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Kin of 87 Across. : LETO
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Harrow's rival. : ETON
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Explorer Hedin. : SVEN
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Retardation. : LAG
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Political group. : ADA
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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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