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New York Times, Tuesday, February 19, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 975
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Secretary of the Army. : PACE
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Shake up roughly. : JOLT
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Sounds made by comic-strip canines. : WOOFS
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Former Canadian Governor-General, now Churchill aide. : ALEXANDER
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Chilean pianist. : ARRAU
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American songstress. : LENAHORNE
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Noted English philosopher. : LOCKE
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Period of greatest activity. : PRIME
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Worthy of emulation. : IDEAL
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"All ___ up." : HET
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Pronoun. : ITS
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David Sarnoff's organization. : RCA
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Where the papers are kept. : SAFE
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Rumania's foreign minister, ___ Pauker. : ANA
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Believers in a totalitarian government. : FASCISTS
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Part of a famous quotation from Emerson. : MOUSETRAP
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One of the crowd, in a movie. : EXTRA
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Taverns. : INNS
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Genus of the clothes moth. : TINEA
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Kathleen Mavourneen's land. : ERIN
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He made it: Latin. : FECIT
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U. S. Air Force base in N. C. : FORTBRAGG
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First-term Senators. : FRESHMEN
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Heap or pile: French. : TAS
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Black: Comb. form. : ATRO
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Commodity introduced by Americans to Europe. : GUM
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Army officers: Abbr. : LTS
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What the papers are full of. : ADS
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Where Senator Butler hails from. : OMAHA
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Familiar sound on the farm. : BLEAT
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Supreme power. : REIGN
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British Ambassador to the Kremlin. : GASCOIGNE
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Kin of the coracle. : CANOE
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Work for intelligence men. : ESPIONAGE
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Ancient city of Greece, rival of Sparta. : ARGOS
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Went rapidly. : SPED
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Sound of a horse's hoof on the pavement. : KLOP
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Sense organs of insects. : PALPI
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On the qui vive. : ALERT
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Mont ___, Alpine pass between France and Italy. : CENIS
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Student's nightmare. : EXAM
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Man's name: Abbr. : JNO
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President of Peru. : ODRIA
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Adapt one's self to something. : LEND
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The eucalyptus, for instance. : TREE
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Quondam Vice President. : WALLACE
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Mountain: Comb. form. : ORO
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Toscanini has one. : ORCHESTRA
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Designed to deceive. : FAKE
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Source of tallow. : SUET
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Actor in "The Constant Wife." : AHERNE
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Beast of burden. : ASS
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Carrie Chapman ___. : CATT
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Go-betweens, usually up to no good. : FIXERS
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Help. : ASSIST
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Vestment worn on the left arm. : FANON
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Mimic. : APER
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Spruce. : TRIG
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What Caruso did. : SANG
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Offend: Colloq. : MIFF
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Strange thing: Colloq. : ONER
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Without an end. : UNCEASING
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Prevalent. : RIFE
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Westernmost Aleutian island. : ATTU
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Owned by Elizabeth and Juliana. : THRONES
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Import from the East Indies. : BAMBOO
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Lady of the house. : MOM
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Peninsula in Quebec. : GASPE
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Enforced in the courts. : LEGAL
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Piece of music for a dance. : TANGO
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Saturate. : STEEP
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Chest or box. : ARCA
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Close to the heart. : DEAR
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Generations. : AGES
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Fastening for a box lid. : HASP
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Division of a chain. : LINK
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Sticky substance. : GOO
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National hero of Spain. : CID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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