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New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,010
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Former head of U. S. Public Health Service. : PARRAN
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Answer to the roll call. : HERE
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Scientist's workroom: Colloq. : LAB
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Sharpened. : ACUATE
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Mr. Jannings of the movies. : EMIL
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Usual contents of a toby. : ALE
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"Ruggles of ___." : REDGAP
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Democrats' top political strategist. : MCKINNEY
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Work over a manuscript. : EDIT
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Home for Minnehaha. : TEPEE
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Gov. Long of Louisiana. : EARL
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The hand: Latin. : MANUS
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A solitary monk. : EREMITE
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Luxurious quality. : ELEGANCE
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Bring a civil action against. : SUE
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Mr. Yutang. : LIN
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A white chemical compound. : CERIA
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Necessity for rolling stock. : RAILS
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River of Hades, causing forgetfulness. : LETHE
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Eccentric. : ODD
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Role played by Ethel Merman. : ANNIE
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___ Ford Mountains, in Antarctica. : EDSEL
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An official of the Yankees. : WEISS
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Age of innocence. : TEN
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Kind. : ILK
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Uncommunicative. : RETICENT
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Stimulant found in coffee and tea. : CAFFEIN
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Mountains from the Arctic to the Caspian. : URALS
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Island group S. W. of New Guinea. : AROE
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He composed "Stars and Stripes Forever." : SOUSA
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On. : ATOP
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Anthony Eden's predecessor. : MORRISON
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Greek geographer who knew earth was a globe about the year 1. : STRABO
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Time west of Rockies: Abbr. : PST
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"___ we forget." : LEST
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Newest member of the Senate, from Nebraska. : SEATON
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"I do." : YES
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Idea: Comb. form. : IDEO
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Equipment for Klee and Braque. : EASELS
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Reduce as if by cutting. : PARE
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Won a service in tennis. : ACED
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First principles. : RUDIMENTS
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Riffraff. : RAGTAG
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Third largest of the planets. : NEPTUNE
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Fibrous shrub used for rope. : HEMP
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Skillful man with a microphone. : EMCEE
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___ Island in the East River. : RIKERS
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Yale. : ELI
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Porch on a Hawaiian house. : LANAI
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Watchful. : ALERT
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His pseudonym was Stendhal. : BEYLE
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___ lion, strangled by Hercules. : NEMEAN
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Deed held by third person until conditions are fulfilled. : ESCROW
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The car of a balloon. : NACELLE
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Two continents combined. : EURASIA
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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German song. : LIED
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Duck that gives down. : EIDER
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Parting words. : ADIEUS
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Having made no will. : INTESTATE
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Claim against property: Law. : LIEN
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Dispatched. : SENT
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Farm animal. : HEIFER
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Street: German. : STRASSE
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Bussed. : KISSED
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Barton and Schumann. : CLARAS
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Nickname of the National League's "most valuable player." : CAMPY
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Ascended. : AROSE
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Knox and Sumter. : FORTS
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Part of a lasso. : NOOSE
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As far as: Poet. : UNTO
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Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
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She made her debut as "Lucia." : PONS
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800-mile river of Central Asia. : ILI
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Type of reception. : TEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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