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New York Times, Monday, March 24, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,009
Across
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Welcome phenomenon of March 20. : SPRING
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"Flow gently, sweet ___." : AFTON
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Sudamericano whose statue graces Central Park. : BOLIVAR
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Objection. : PROTEST
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Gov. Persons' state. : ALABAMA
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Musical form favored by Bach. : PARTITA
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More level-headed. : SANER
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Whiled away, as time. : SPENT
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Dewey at home. : TOM
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Spring crocus belongs to this family. : IRIS
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Character in "Ivanhoe." : ISAAC
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One's own business, especially when talked about. : SHOP
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Kobold. : NIS
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Dizzy chasm. : ABYSS
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Beleaguerment. : SIEGE
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Europeans in India. : SAHIBS
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Tied to a hitching post. : TETHERED
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The calendar we use. : GREGORIAN
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Citizen of Germany. : BERLINER
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Rio "Wetback." : GRANDE
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Oil: Latin. : OLEUM
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Specified. : NAMED
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Governor at Topeka. : ARN
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Washes gently on the shore. : LAPS
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A mosquito, for instance. : BITER
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Monks and brothers. : FRAS
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School identifier. : TIE
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Vinegar vessel. : CRUET
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Greek Ionian isle off Albania. : CORFU
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Makes possible. : ENABLES
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Develop mentally. : EDUCATE
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Allow to be shown or sold. : RELEASE
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Partial refunds. : REBATES
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Clans. : SEPTS
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Signed, ____ and delivered. : SEALED
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Sun rooms. : SOLARIA
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Flatten metal by hammering. : PLANISH
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Genus of currants. : RIBES
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___ Kreuger, the Match King. : IVAR
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Manufacturers' group. : NAM
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How lawns should be. : GRASSY
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Mollifier. : APPEASER
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About 22 cents in Switzerland. : FRANC
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Civil wrong. : TORT
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Baseball's former "boy wonder." : OTT
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Not the one or the other. : NEITHER
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River valleys. : BASINS
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Comedian's foil. : STOOGE
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Packed down. : TAMPED
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A minister's flock. : PASTORATE
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Creator of Hilda, Heeda and Hedwig. : IBSEN
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Cathedral city near Florence. : SIENA
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Running over, like spring freshets. : ABRIM
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Pottery fragment. : SHARD
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Arctic Circle dwellings: Var. : IGLUS
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A college mascot. : TIGER
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Shakespeare, Beethoven, da Vinci. : GENIUSES
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One who quits his political party. : BOLTER
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Sir Galahad's mother. : ELAINE
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Abrogates. : REPEALS
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Tell. : NARRATE
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Called by the S. S. S. : DRAFTED
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Results. : ENSUES
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Utility recorders. : METERS
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Westernmost French seaport. : BREST
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At a central point. : FOCAL
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Sound of thunder. : CLAP
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Scene of Batista's revolution. : CUBA
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Symbol of busyness. : BEE
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The miller's river. : DEE

Answer summary: 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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