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New York Times, Friday, March 14, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { B Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 999
Across
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The cap of a breaking wave. : FOAM
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Assuage. : EASE
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Cleopatra on the stage. : LEIGH
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Dogcatcher. : IMPOUNDER
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Fish. : ANGLE
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Uta Hagen on the stage. : SAINTJOAN
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Grind and bolt. : FLOUR
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One guilty of betrayal. : TRAITOR
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More beautiful. : FAIRER
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They will sound off at the Chicago conventions. : KEYNOTERS
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Encourages. : CHEERS
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155-mm guns. : LONGTOMS
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Outbreaks of boisterous laughter. : ROARS
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Because. : SINCE
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Sound at a seance. : RAP
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Energy units. : ERGS
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One type of Broadway entertainment. : REVUE
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Bertrand Russell's rank. : EARL
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Compass point. : ESE
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Where NATO will set up headquarters. : PARIS
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252. : CCLII
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Understand. : PERCEIVE
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Treat as a pet. : COSSET
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Status of the children of the old woman who lived in a shoe. : UNDERFOOT
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Squirrel food. : ACORNS
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Blind alley. : IMPASSE
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Tuesday: French. : MARDI
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9 Across stars in it. : STREETCAR
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A fireplace, in a Scottish home. : INGLE
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Theodore Koerner is their President. : AUSTRIANS
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He wrote "The Barrel Organ." : NOYES
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Morse code signals. : DOTS
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Saskatchewan Indian. : CREE
Down
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One kind of a fight. : FIST
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Poet freely rendered by Edward Fitzgerald. : OMAR
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Seaport on Upolu Island. : APIA
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Tramps' identification marks. : MONIKERS
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Takes pleasure in. : ENJOYS
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Embellish. : ADORN
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39 Down wrote about it. : SEA
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Man's name: Abbr. : ERN
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Novelist who writes about American Indians. : LAFARGE
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Enter into some cause. : ENLIST
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Man's name. : IGOR
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Stick. : GLUE
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Term of address in Vienna. : HERR
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Speaks. : UTTERS
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Parry arguments. : FENCE
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Antony and Caesar. : OLIVIER
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Natural state of muscle tension. : TONUS
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Move stealthily. : CREEP
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Predecessor of the Model T. : HORSE
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A kind of beaver. : EAGER
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Milestone for the Ph. D. student. : ORALS
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"Rose ___." : MARIE
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Serbian name for a seaport in Yugoslavia. : SPLIT
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Do duty for a term. : SERVE
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Missions of the Air Force. : RAIDS
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Transported with rapture. : ECSTATIC
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A problem for Nellie Tayloe Ross. : PENNIES
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America's earliest novelist to achieve world-wide fame. : COOPER
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Congeal or thicken. : CURDLE
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Sights to see at the Planetarium. : COMETS
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Highest in an examination. : FIRST
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Chemical compound. : AMIN
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"Arma virumque ___." : CANO
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Revelry. : ORGY
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Blemish. : SCAR
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Showing good sense. : SANE
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Pertaining to the Highland Celts. : ERSE
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___ sack. : SAD
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Your: Italian. : TUO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 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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