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New York Times, Friday, March 21, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,006
Across
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King Farouk's new son and heir. : AHMED
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Handsome furs. : SABLES
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Fruitcake tidbit. : RAISIN
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New U. S. Ambassador to the Philippines. : SPRUANCE
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Close relative of the soup-and-fish. : TUXEDO
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One method of adult education. : LECTURES
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Exclamatory word: Abbr. : INT
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Salad zester. : ONION
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Beyond: Prefix. : TRANS
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Unfermented grape juice. : STUM
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Eat away gradually. : ERODE
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Not straight. : AGEE
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Father of Abraham. : TERAH
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Higher or lower point in a planet's orbit. : APSIS
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Bird of the sea. : ERN
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Double-dealers' tactics. : DECEITS
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Head of the household. : DADDY
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Disburden. : EASE
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Nothing more than. : MERE
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President of U. N Sixth General Assembly Session. : NERVO
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Takes to task. : BERATES
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Famous Downing St. address. : TEN
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Gov. Anderson of Minnesota. : ELMER
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Mrs. Melvin Douglas. : HELEN
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Symbols of wisdom. : OWLS
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Maurice ___, of the Cabinet. : TOBIN
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Where gambling is legal. : RENO
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Quick-moving. : AGILE
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Transient's stopover. : HOTEL
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Piece of equipment in a cheese factory. : VAT
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Frank Sedgman helped to keep it in Australia. : DAVISCUP
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Growing in pairs: Bot. : BINATE
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Persons with very powerful voices. : STENTORS
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Spellbinder. : ORATOR
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Adorns with rare objects. : ENGEMS
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Impersonators, in a way. : APERS
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Georgia O'Keeffe, for instance. : ARTIST
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What Ebeneezer Scrooge was, on Christmas Eve. : HAUNTED
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Hodgepodge. : MIXTURE
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Compass point. : ESE
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Legendary queen of Carthage. : DIDO
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Passes, as time. : SPENDS
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E. Roland Harriman's organization. : ARC
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An object of ridicule. : BUTT
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Mrs. Hobson, author of "The Celebrity." : LAURA
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Infuriated. : ENRAGED
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Imposing features of open country. : SCENERY
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"___ But the Lonely Heart." : NONE
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Fore-and-aft rigged vessels. : SLOOPS
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German city in the British Zone. : ESSEN
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Ditto for 10 Down. : IRATE
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In the House of Commons, the sergeant at arms. : MACER
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St. Cuthbert's duck. : EIDER
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Rise and fall alternately. : HEAVE
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President Polk's wife. : SARAH
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Character in "Idylls of the King." : ISOLT
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Hold back. : DETER
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Earn by service. : MERIT
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Famous old prison in London, razed in 1902. : NEWGATE
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Make cheerful. : ENLIVEN
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Plays music for jives. : BEBOPS
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Promote. : ELEVATE
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One of 96. : SENATOR
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Pond hoppers. : TOADS
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Gold coins of Calcutta. : MOHURS
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Observers. : NOTERS
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David's weapon. : SLING
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From its summit Moses viewed the Promised Land. : NEBO
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City near Padua. : ESTE
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Money in 54 Down. : LIRA
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Naval officer: Abbr. : COM
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Forty winks. : NAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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