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New York Times, Saturday, March 29, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,014
Across
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General Clark. : MARK
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Loses assurance. : WILTS
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Parts of a ball game. : SETS
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Rose's husband. : ABIE
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Good-by. : ADIEU
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McCloy's predecessor in Germany. : CLAY
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Where political deals are often made. : CONFERENCEROOMS
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Famous nickname in the ring. : SUGARRAY
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Man's name. : ERNST
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Custom. : USE
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Indian hemp plant used as a narcotic. : BHANG
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He established the first steam ferry between New York and Hoboken. : STEVENS
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Fellow of the American Academy: Abbr. : AAS
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Humorist of the Gay Nineties. : ADE
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9,940 square miles of water. : ERIE
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A meal or repast, in Italy. : PASTO
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Husing or Williams. : TED
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Belying. : MISREPRESENTING
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A dessert. : ICE
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Treasurer Clark's maiden name. : NEESE
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Sock. : HOSE
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A Congressman: Abbr. : SEN
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Gnawed away. : ATE
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Regally ensconced. : THRONED
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Part of Dobbin's rig. : HAMES
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Day for closing the books: Abbr. : EOM
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Quarter-round molding. : OVOLO
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Took a turn for the worse. : RELAPSED
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Piece of land named for the man who arranged its purchase. : SEWARDPENINSULA
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Melodramatic look. : LEER
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Uncomplimentary phrase aimed at some Republicans. : METOO
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Large airport near Paris. : ORLY
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Radio's "Grand Ol' ___." : OPRY
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Something to wear. : DRESS
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Noun suffix. : NESS
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Douglas and Charles. : MACS
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___ Ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Legendary place for certain hats. : RING
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Senator with big ideas. : KEFAUVER
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Governor with the same. : WARREN
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Something to think about. : IDEA
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Striated. : LINY
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Army subrating: Abbr. : TEC
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Attorney's daughter. : SUE
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Disdain. : SCORN
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Protraction. : ELONGATION
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Headgear. : TAMS
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A group of radio stations: Abbr. : SYST
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Celtic. : ERSE
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Justification. : REASON
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Dog resembling a dachshund. : BASSET
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Abhor. : HATE
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Partially detached houses, in England. : SEMIS
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Three shakes of a lamb's tail. : TRICE
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Victor of a recent battle. : EISENHOWER
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High old times. : SPREES
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Of high specific gravity. : DENSE
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Sharpened. : EDGED
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Roman bronze. : AES
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Enchant or captivate. : ENAMOR
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Man's nickname. : PETE
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A type of submachine gun. : THOMPSON
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The sun god, who drives a chariot across the heavens. : HELIOS
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Soft leather made of sheepskin. : ROAN
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Wing-shaped. : ALARY
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Haakon VII's capital. : OSLO
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Mr. Barkley. : VEEP
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Nerve network. : RETE
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One of Adam's grandsons. : ENOS
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Word of agreement. : SURE
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Additions to a farmhouse. : ELLS
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"Ancient of ___." : DAYS
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A dentist's degree. : DMD
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For each. : PER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 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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