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New York Times, Monday, February 11, 1952

45-Down : Cannonaded.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 967
Across
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Zoom. : SOAR
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Word used for indefinite dates. : CIRCA
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Sweet singer of Avon. : BARD
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Tin Pan Alley specialty. : TUNE
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Bermuda product. : ONION
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Enjoyer of. : USER
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Suffix for Henry's little girl. : ETTA
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He commands a corps: Abbr. : LTGEN
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Range widely. : ROVE
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Shake with shock. : TREMBLE
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Delicate shades of feeling. : NUANCES
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What to bring back from Florida. : TAN
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Squad cars have them outside. : AERIALS
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The ___ and outs. : INS
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Unaware of. : IGNORANT
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Striking double. : IMAGE
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Intimate. : NEAR
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Teamster's command. : GEE
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Truckdriver by night. : HAULER
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Very rare occasions: 2 wds. : BLUEMOONS
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Fruitless. : FUTILE
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League of eastern colleges. : IVY
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Troubles. : ILLS
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Dutch news service. : ANETA
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The Old Testament's last king of Judah. : ZEDEKIAH
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Eccentric wheel on a shaft. : CAM
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Cut a picture-frame corner. : MITERED
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Aneurin Bevan's nickname. : NYE
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Embark for an air journey. : EMPLANE
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Breathing device enabling protracted submarine immersion. : SNORKEL
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Whine. : PULE
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Blooms on the desert. : CACTI
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Warren of California. : EARL
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All over again. : ANEW
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Islands of war fame off New Guinea: Var. : AROES
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Askew. : AGEE
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Length measures, 16½ feet. : RODS
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Lady most lissome. : SYLPH
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Clear up; make ready: Dialect. : REDD
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City acquired by Poland through Potsdam, 1945. : STETTIN
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Act of wanton violence. : OUTRAGE
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Radio signal catcher. : ANTENNA
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Enough paper to write a book. : REAM
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Senator Lehman to Senator Ives, for instance. : COLLEAGUE
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One detained by war or law. : INTERNEE
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Type of sailing equipment. : RIG
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Dinner or supper in early Rome. : COENA
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Abolish, as a law. : ANNUL
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Go up in smoke. : BURN
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Uninterested in one's fellows. : ASOCIAL
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Fierce vindication. : REVENGE
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Chest of drawers with a mirror. : DRESSER
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A Browning automatic rifle, in Army parlance. : BAR
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Chinese. : ASIAN
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Catalogue. : ITEMIZE
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One's circle of travel. : ORBIT
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"Eine Kleine Nacht___," Mozart's dazzling serenade. : MUSIK
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Boisterously unladylike. : HOYDENISH
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A wool-grower of South America. : LLAMA
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Take too much for granted. : OVERSTEP
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The nominal value of a stock certificate: 2 wds. : FACEPAR
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Spanish philosopher, died in exile, 1936. : UNAMUNO
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"Thy woods and ___ hills ... " : TEMPLED
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Connective units. : LINKAGE
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Laminated. : LAYERED
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Cannonaded. : SHELLED
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Old name for Tokyo. : EDO
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They felt Pizarro's heel. : INCAS
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Inclined to weep. : TEARY
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Author Wallace and Actor Ayres. : LEWS
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A kind of admiral. : REAR
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Not quite a general: Abbr. : COL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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