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New York Times, Thursday, March 20, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,005
Across
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Secretary Tobin's domain. : LABOR
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Salon piece for Mme. Recamier. : SOFA
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River of Asia, 2,700 miles. : AMUR
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Foil pursuit. : ELUDE
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Madeira or Moselle. : WINE
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Published. : AIRED
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Symbolized by a lamb. : INNOCENCE
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Senator from Kansas City. : KEM
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The professions. : ESTATES
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Grow careless. : NOD
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Crisp cookie. : SNAP
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Whit. : IOTA
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Animal without a tail. : APE
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The majesty of mountains. : EVEREST
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Scene of the Winter Olympics. : OSLO
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One for all and all for one. : SHARERS
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The good earth. : TOPSOIL
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Classier. : TONIER
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Refreshed after quiet. : RESTED
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Weather-map line denoting equal temperatures. : ISOGRAM
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Fighters of the North and South. : KOREANS
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M. Le Clair, French movie genius. : RENE
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Red cedars. : SAVINES
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Agree with. : YES
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It ends April 13. : LENT
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Superior of a frosh. : SOPH
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Branch of the services. : ARM
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Freedom from constraint. : ABANDON
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Be repentant. : RUE
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Reluctant new taxpayer. : BOOKMAKER
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He wrote "Pal Joey." : OHARA
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Case for small articles. : ETUI
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Show runner: Var. : SKEE
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What he who rides may read. : METER
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Try. : TEST
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Knotty. : HARD
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Strain mightily. : EXERT
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Lets out secret information. : LEAKS
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One who must register. : ALIEN
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Where the Irrawaddy flows. : BURMA
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Heartfelt poem. : ODE
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Interpret: Archaic. : REDE
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Princess Margaret Rose's callers. : SUITORS
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Baroque. : ORNATE
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A visionary person. : FANTAST
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Medicinal lily. : ALOE
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Impression of grandeur. : AWE
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"Land of ten thousand lakes." : MINNESOTA
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Remarkable: Scot. : UNCO
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Mouthpiece of a clarient. : REED
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U. S. A. for Grant; ___ for Lee. : CSA
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The jagged Nevadas, for instance. : SIERRAS
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Point in the moon's orbit nearest the earth. : PERIGEE
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Hold or occupy. : POSSESS
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Swerve. : VEER
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Metropolis on Lake Ontario. : TORONTO
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Legal claim. : LIEN
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Chairman of U. S. Steel. : OLDS
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Excitement. : STIR
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Gardener's equipment. : HOSE
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Shy author. : ANONYMOUS
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Balzac's Goriot, for instance. : PERE
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Straits between Malaya and Sumatra. : MALAKKA
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Of the same blood. : KINDRED
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Surface civilization. : VENEER
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The bearded "Uncle." : SAM
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Speak like Bryan. : ORATE
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Clearer and truer. : PURER
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Suit. : HEART
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Aid. : ABET
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Repetition. : ROTE
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Hit hard: Slang. : BASH
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Alaska's former capital. : NOME
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Carson of the Rockies. : KIT
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Backwoods witchcraft. : HEX

Answer summary: 1 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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