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New York Times, Wednesday, February 13, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 969
Across
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"Conqueror of yellow fever" and Nobel Prize winner, 1951. : THEILER
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Audibly. : ALOUD
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Matter-of-course. : ROUTINE
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Commander-in-Chief of Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean forces. : CARNEY
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Retrieve a knitting blunder. : UNRAVEL
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One of billions made in this country. : CIGARET
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Extinct birds. : MOAS
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Large city in southern India. : MADURA
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Pooh ___, panjandrum in "The Mikado." : BAH
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___ longa, vita brevis. : ARS
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Printers' errors: Colloq. : TYPOS
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Discord of the streets. : NOISE
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From the horse's mouth. : NEIGH
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Hurried. : SPED
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Baltic native. : LETT
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Part of French West Africa. : DAHOMEY
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Province of eastern India, on the Bay of Bengal. : ORISSA
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Assaying materials. : ORES
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A book of the Old Testament: Abbr. : PROV
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Cheerful. : JOCUND
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Britisher's favorite breakfast food. : KIPPERS
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Salt lake in Asia. : ARAL
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Author Ambler. : ERIC
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Blow one's top. : ERUPT
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Left-hand page. : VERSO
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Queried. : ASKED
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Part of Mme. Chiang's name. : MEI
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___ Khan. : AGA
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Sharp-edged tool for shaping wood, stone, etc. : CHISEL
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Treaty. : PACT
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Green hands. : NOVICES
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Oberon's queen. : TITANIA
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Mother of flora and fauna. : NATURE
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British schoolboy. : ETONIAN
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Decadent tyrants. : NEROS
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Landlord's collections. : RENTALS
Down
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Irving Fisher's role in "Call Me Madam." : TRUMAN
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Held in high regard. : HONORED
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Land mass of the Northern Hemisphere. : EURASIA
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Greenland Eskimos. : ITAS
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Fifty-four. : LIV
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Foe. : ENEMY
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Slips back into a former state. : RELAPSES
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Lay guilt upon. : ACCUSE
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Den. : LAIR
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Harmonium. : ORGAN
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Girl's name meaning one. : UNA
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Bowlers. : DERBIES
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Bread leaveners. : YEASTS
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Greek letter. : THETA
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Like Denny Dimwit: Var. : DOPY
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Prickle. : THORN
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Twist lost in London. : OLIVER
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Evil demons of Oriental legend. : GHOULS
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Village or hamlet. : DORP
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Asiatic of ancient times. : MEDE
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Caught with a lasso. : ROPED
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Walking man carrying a sign. : PICKETER
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Of an important East Indian island. : JAVAN
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Gov. McKay's state. : OREGON
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Desert train. : CARAVAN
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Subject for a movie close-up. : KISS
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Country on the Black Sea. : RUMANIA
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Bargain offer. : SPECIAL
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Hoists. : RAISES
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Giants. : TITANS
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Happen. : OCCUR
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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Captain Carlsen, for instance. : HERO
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Runner's breathing. : PANT
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Suffix used for explosives. : ITE
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Weight used in shopping. : TON

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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