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New York Times, Tuesday, March 11, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 996
Across
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Shakespeare's convivial braggart. : FALSTAFF
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Perch for fowls. : ROOST
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City in northwest Texas. : AMARILLO
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Ambassador to Mexico. : ODWYER
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Shaw's "Man of Destiny." : NAPOLEON
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Capital city on the Danube. : VIENNA
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Unusual. : ODD
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Trampled. : TRODDEN
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Former manager of the New York Giants. : OTT
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Secluded corner. : NOOK
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More faithful. : TRUER
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Domestic tiff. : SPAT
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Product of Puerto Rico. : SUGAR
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Members of a team. : MEN
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Plates thrown in Olympic Games. : DISCI
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Undraped figures. : NUDES
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Having the characteristics of old age. : SENILE
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Contestant in today's big election. : STASSEN
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One who plans or invents. : DEVISER
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Ralph Kiner, for instance. : PIRATE
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He wrote "Thirteen O'clock." : BENET
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Kind of sarcasm. : IRONY
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Bering, Dead or Red. : SEA
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Ceremonies. : RITES
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Truman's men. : DEMS
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Napped fabric. : SUEDE
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Group of worshipers. : CULT
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Section of a swimming pool: 2 wds. : DEEPEND
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Household god. : LAR
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Share as determined by supply. : RATION
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Give an inkling of. : INTIMATE
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Ski-jump calamities. : SPILLS
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Soothing tonics. : NERVINES
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French school. : ECOLE
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Handshakers and backslappers. : GREETERS
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Church vestments. : FANONS
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Spongy substance used as tinder. : AMADOU
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Not a Great Dane. : LAPDOG
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Sign of theatrical success. : SRO
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Engage in combat on horseback. : TILT
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Vigilant. : ALERT
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Department store officials. : FLOORMEN
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Mixtures of cheese, eggs, butter, etc. : FONDUES
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Pirate ship. : ROVER
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Frigg's husband. : ODIN
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Be beholden for. : OWE
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First treatment of a book for Hollywood. : SYNOPSIS
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Weapon of an octopus. : TENTACLE
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More shabby in appearance. : RATTIER
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Thieves' hangout. : DEN
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Jayhawkers. : KANSANS
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Relating to the Chinese race. : SINITIC
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Unoiled, as a gate's hinge. : RUSTY
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Governor of Massachusetts. : DEVER
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Letter of the alphabet. : DEE
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Copper coin of Japan. : SEN
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Black widows. : SPIDERS
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Bicyclist's repair material. : TIRETAPE
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Spicy. : AROMATIC
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Noise-killer. : DEADENER
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Tooting the horn: Slang. : BEEPING
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"Sunbonnet ___." : SUE
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University in New Orleans. : TULANE
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Snapping beetle. : ELATER
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Accent phonetically. : STRESS
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That which is reasonable. : SENSE
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Between: French. : ENTRE
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Pretty but empty-headed girl. : DOLL
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Jackknife or gainer. : DIVE
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League of Nations labor group: Abbr. : ILO
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Institution in Cambridge, Mass. : MIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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