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New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 998
Across
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Ambassador Butterworth's post. : SWEDEN
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Director Frederick Lawton's concern. : BUDGET
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Miss Dahl of Hollywood. : ARLENE
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Very much to the point. : APROPOS
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Portion of a mountain range, containing one or more summits. : MASSIF
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Treated as unimportant. : SLIGHTED
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Glasses: Colloq. : SPECS
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Mr. Barkley. : VEEP
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Set a value on. : RATE
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City in New York on the Chemung River. : ELMIRA
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Spurious. : FALSE
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The fabulous Mr. Barnum. : PHINEAS
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Language allied to Sanskrit. : PALI
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Shortening. : LARD
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Dip lightly into water. : DAP
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He had his locks clipped. : SAMSON
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Get along by makeshifts. : EKE
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Stalin's son. : VASSILY
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Red chief in Peiping. : MAO
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Scene of uproar and confusion. : BEDLAM
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Man's name. : IRA
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Work by Jo Davidson. : BUST
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British film star Guinness. : ALEC
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One of Papa Dionne's famous five. : ANNETTE
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Any aspect of a situation. : PHASE
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Successful batsman. : HITTER
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City in Kansas. : IOLA
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One's occupation or business. : LINE
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Dieter's luncheon. : SALAD
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One method of price control. : ROLLBACK
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Ambassador Woodward's post. : OTTAWA
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Rouget ___, who wrote words and music of "La Marseillaise." : DELISLE
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President Miguel ___ of Mexico. : ALEMAN
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Gained as pure profit. : NETTED
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Whisky of poor quality: Slang. : REDEYE
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Goldwyn, Rayburn, Snead. : SAMS
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Evening cloak. : WRAP
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Incline downward. : DESCEND
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Isolate: Poetic. : ENISLE
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Clock in the form of a ship. : NEF
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Meaner in spirit. : BASER
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Bound with joy. : UPLEAP
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Projecting cornice to throw off rain. : DRIP
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Colossal wooden statue in the Guildhall, London. : GOG
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Arthur Train's Mr. Tutt. : EPHRAIM
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Find the sum of. : TOTAL
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Arrangements of scenery. : SETS
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River in the Highlands. : DEE
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Endorsements on a passport. : VISAS
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Puccini's "Butterfly." : MADAME
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Criticize witheringly. : FLAY
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One of the common people: Slang. : PLEB
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A fish allied to the cod. : HAKE
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Provoked to wrath. : IRED
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Inclining from a straight line. : ASLANT
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Greek letter. : PSI
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A piece of soot. : SMUT
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A kind of oven. : OAST
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A quaver or a semiquaver. : NOTE
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Place between hills: Poetic. : VALE
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Incensed. : IRATE
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Financial street of Chicago. : LASALLE
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Tongue-lashed. : BERATED
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Chewing gum ingredient. : CHICLE
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Lie close for warmth and comfort. : NESTLE
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Mohammedan saint. : PIR
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Covering for an automobile engine. : HOOD
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Our Ambassador in Yugoslavia. : ALLEN
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Prepared, as a roller of a printing press. : INKED
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At the end of the line. : LAST
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Ineffective. : LAME
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Refrain word of "Dixie Land." : AWAY
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Member of the Landsting. : DANE
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Curb or snaffle. : BIT
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Member of the crew. : OAR

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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