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New York Times, Monday, February 18, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { G K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 974
Across
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British opposition leader. : ATTLEE
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Jennie ___, Churchill's American mother. : JEROME
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Long pieces of writing. : SCREEDS
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Fragrant. : ODOROUS
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Glenn T. Seaborg's profession. : CHEMIST
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Small naval launch used for scouting. : VEDETTE
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Gathers. : REAPS
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German contemporary of 25 Across. : HEINE
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Pronoun. : HER
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Wine city in northwest Italy. : ASTI
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Girls named after Miss Montez. : LOLAS
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Beauty shop item: Colloq. : PERM
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Father of the short story. : POE
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A strip inserted in a skirt. : PANEL
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The silent Marx brother. : HARPO
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Acting through the skin. : ENDERMIC
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City in the Ruhr. : ESSEN
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Liquids poured on the ground in honor of deities. : LIBATIONS
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Bountiful. : AMPLE
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Dauntless. : INTREPID
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More infrequent. : RARER
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Of imposing height. : LOFTY
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Character in an Ibsen play. : ASE
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Son of Zeus and Hera. : ARES
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"Wizard of ___ Park," Edison's epithet. : MENLO
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Young of the herring. : BRIT
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___-Tin-Tin. : RIN
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Oklahoma oil center. : TULSA
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The sole of a plow. : SLADE
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Tiny Pyrenees republic. : ANDORRA
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Hero of "The Brave Bulls." : MATADOR
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Recurring every other day. : TERTIAN
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Blackboard implements. : ERASERS
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Narrated again. : RETOLD
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French writer and philosopher. : SARTRE
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Subject of "The Pattern of Responsibility." : ACHESON
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Negotiated. : TREATED
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Adagio, andante, presto, etc. : TEMPI
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Hawaiian garlands. : LEIS
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Mr. Wynn and Mr. Sullivan. : EDS
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One of the Baltic states: Var. : ESTHONIA
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Endowed with a spirit of goodfellowship. : JOVIAL
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Delightful abodes. : EDENS
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Was carried. : RODE
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Senator Morse's state: Abbr. : ORE
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Mrs. Goose and Mrs. Hubbard. : MOTHERS
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Muse of music. : EUTERPE
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Disagreeable predicament. : SCRAPE
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Discourse on a text. : SERMON
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November events. : ELECTIONS
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Master of the personal essay. : LAMB
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Antiquated. : PASSE
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Inquisitive one. : PRIER
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Television character. : HENRY
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French pronoun. : ELLES
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Angers. : INFLAMES
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Contemporary Habsburg. : OTTO
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Historic mountain. : ARARAT
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Subject of Coleridge's famous poem. : MARINER
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To take: French. : PRENDRE
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Drum majorette. : PARADER
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Man's name. : ISIDORE
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Discourages. : DETERS
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Mr. Hayward of Broadway. : LELAND
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Wall decoration. : MURAL
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Shatter with dynamite. : BLAST
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Group of musicians. : TRIO
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Sirius or Pollux. : STAR
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Ex-manager of the Giants. : OTT
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Brazilian bird. : ARA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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