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New York Times, Saturday, February 9, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 965

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Across
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To be pooled in W. Europe, under the Schuman Plan. : COAL
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Goal structure, as for hockey. : CAGE
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Pear now in season. : BOSC
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"Down under." : ANTIPODES
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Toward the center. : ENTAD
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On a new stamp honoring bicentennial of birth. : BETSYROSS
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Narrow-billed auk. : MURRE
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Corroded. : ATE
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Malory's "___ d'Arthur." : MORTE
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Wife of Tristram (Tennyson's spelling). : ISOLT
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Outer layer. : RIND
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Jeers at. : TAUNTS
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Greek letter. : PSI
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German seaport. : EMDEN
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___ Rabbit, of the "Uncle Remus" stories. : BRER
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Accordingly. : THEN
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Verifiable. : TESTABLE
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Where Venizelos is Premier. : ATHENS
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Chill. : AGUE
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Waterfront structure. : PIER
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Bureaucratic stickler for formality. : TAPIST
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Made yellowish. : SALLOWED
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Ram-headed deity of Thebes. : AMON
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Booby ___. : TRAP
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Lively: Music. : ANIME
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Devilkin. : IMP
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The lady in Henry James' "Portrait of a Lady." : ISABEL
51
German title. : GRAF
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___ tenens, a substitute. : LOCUM
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Thoroughly plunder. : BEROB
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Point of the compass. : ENE
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Monstrous: Archaic. : ENORM
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Member of the wedding. : BRIDESMAN
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Solemn song. : DIRGE
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Protracts. : LENGTHENS
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Afresh. : ANEW
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Sharpness. : EDGE
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Pay one's part. : ANTE
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Place for a frivolous evening. : CABARET
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Former. : ONETIME
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Serves. : ATTENDS
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Symbolic flower of ancient France. : LIS
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French painter of mist and sunlight. : COROT
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Very charming. : ADORABLE
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Action to express idea. : GESTURE
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One of ancient sect in Judea. : ESSENE
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___ Heights, near Saratoga, site of Revolutionary battles, 1777. : BEMIS
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Responsibility. : ONUS
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Stanza. : STROPHE
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Hero of Woodbridge, N. J. : CARLSEN
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English statesman, enemy of Charles I (1584–1643). : PYM
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Removes stannum. : DETINS
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Hold back. : DETAIN
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The Long ___, in the Green Mountains. : TRAIL
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Keeps on complaining. : NAGS
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Multitude. : THRONG
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Range for target shooting, in archery. : BUTTS
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Tissue: Anat. : TELA
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Giving out free tickets to performances: Slang. : PAPERING
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Followed closely: Colloq. : TAILED
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Household cleanser. : AMMONIA
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Sales of this reached new high in 1951. : POPCORN
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Cut with a sharp weapon. : SABERED
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Repairers of power lines. : WIREMEN
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Coming forth. : EMANANT
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Lovett's sphere. : DEFENSE
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Disorderly crowd. : RABBLE
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Shut up. : IMMEW
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Senator leading fight for Ike's nomination. : LODGE
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Constrain. : URGE
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Parlay or Round Robin. : BET
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Shinto temple. : SHA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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