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New York Times, Saturday, March 22, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,007

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Across
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Debutante's evening wear. : WRAP
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Mrs. Coolidge. : GRACE
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An electrical conductor. : COIL
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Island in the Hebrides. : IONA
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Small city in Missouri. : LAMAR
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Popular cartoonist. : ARNO
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Famous essays of 1711–12. : SPECTATORPAPERS
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Governor in Lincoln. : PETERSON
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Book by Sholem Asch. : MOSES
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Kimball's and Whitehair's province: Abbr. : USN
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Young jitterbug's suit. : ZOOT
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Port on the Black Sea. : BATUM
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Supreme Court minority opinions. : DISSENTS
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Pineapple: Spanish. : ANANA
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Vandals. : HUNS
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Seemingly endless period of time. : EON
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Opera by Verdi. : SIMONBOCCANEGRA
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Brat. : IMP
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Time divisions in geology. : ERAS
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Containing gold. : AURIC
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Danger spot in the world. : NEAREAST
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Whist item. : TRICK
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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"Mon ___ Pierrot." : AMI
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Roman rooms. : ATRIA
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Its capital is Bratislava. : SLOVAKIA
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Play starring Henry Fonda. : POINTOFNORETURN
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Chestnuts, with gray or white interspersed. : ROANS
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Britain's Robert Anthony. : EDEN
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Cardinals' former manager. : DYER
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Pith helmet for tropical wear. : TOPEE
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Ancient capital of Elam. : SUSA
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Anything small or slight. : WISP
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Ratlin. : ROPE
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Dill seed. : ANET
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One of Lovett's assistants. : PACE
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He helped found the Federal Reserve system. : GLASS
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Boca ___, Florida resort. : RATON
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Deity of Thebes. : AMON
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Dining ___. : CAR
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An aid program for Europe: Abbr. : ERP
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He wrote "The Grass Harp." : CAPOTE
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Bauxite, cassiterite, etc. : ORES
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First phrase of many business letters. : INRE
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Wastage. : LOSS
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He was born at 15 Across. : TRUMAN
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Book of the Old Testament. : AMOS
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Coats with a certain metal. : ZINCS
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Thessalian mountain. : OSSA
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Household utensil. : BASIN
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A resin or copal. : ANIME
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Florida cigar center. : TAMPA
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One: Italian. : UNO
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Former gold coin of Europe. : DUCAT
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Actress of the silent movies. : NEGRI
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Describing a kind of eyeglass lens. : TORIC
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Coffee and doughnuts. : SNACK
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Hengist's brother, founder of Kent. : HORSA
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A cop pounds it. : BEAT
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Indigenous. : NATIVE
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A continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Austrian screen and TV actress. : RAINER
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Apart from all the rest. : ALONE
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Senator from Oregon. : MORSE
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Copied. : APED
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Nickname of 63 Across. : TONY
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Wedding shower. : RICE
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Speak sharply. : SNAP
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Comedian Roscoe. : ATES
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African antelope, with corkscrew horns. : KUDU
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Enrages. : IRES
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Grandma Moses. : ANNA
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Fragment of food left at a meal. : ORT
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Chinese name. : FOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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