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New York Times, Monday, March 3, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q U Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 988
Across
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One of their favorite games is curling. : SCOTS
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Part of a skier's equipment. : POLE
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12 or 13 tricks. : SLAM
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TV guest experts. : PANEL
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Roaster. : OVEN
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Scarlett's home. : TARA
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Mrs. Lawrence, winner of two Olympic gold medals. : ANDREAMEAD
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Hymnal Rock. : AGES
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Their ways baffle grown-ups. : TEENAGERS
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Vote in. : ELECT
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The late Mr. Novello. : IVOR
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Exoduses, like Mohammed's. : HEGIRAS
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___ alai. : JAI
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Mild oath. : EGAD
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Moist. : DANK
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Wearers of the burnoose. : ARABS
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Feline immortality. : NINELIVES
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Peggy Wood on TV. : MAMA
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Michelangelo movie, with "The." : TITAN
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He ducked under the Iron Curtain. : TITO
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High-ranking officers: Slang. : BRASSHATS
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Nuisances. : PESTS
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Whale. : CETE
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Recently rampaging river. : OHIO
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Truth, in Chinese philosophy. : TAO
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Parts of flowers. : STAMENS
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Books: Abbr. : VOLS
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An earlier Halley's claim to fame. : COMET
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Continents. : MAINLANDS
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Undecided, as a question. : OPEN
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Symbol of high finance. : WALLSTREET
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Saucy. : PERT
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A form of examination. : ORAL
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Bouquet. : AROMA
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Periods. : ERAS
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To be: French. : ETRE
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Gaseous element. : XENON
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Squabble. : SPAT
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Split rattan. : CANE
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Wave: French. : ONDE
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City in central Italy, north of Rome. : TERNI
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Divides into threads, as silk. : SLEAVES
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Part of Germany, in the Russian zone. : POMERANIA
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Finished. : OVER
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Poodle halter. : LEASH
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Finis. : END
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Follower of the man from Georgia. : STALINITE
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Nobel Prizewinner in Literature. : LAGERKVIST
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Palm tree. : ARECA
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Fore, mizzen, etc. : MASTS
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Atwitter. : AGOG
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Equal: French. : EGAL
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Welcome man at Downing Street. : EDEN
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Part of a door. : JAMB
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Play by Van Druten cum Isherwood. : IAMACAMERA
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As before. : DITTO
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Bargain spots in department stores. : BASEMENTS
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Gov. Browning's capital. : NASHVILLE
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Girl's nickname. : ETTA
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Mediocre. : SOSO
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At another time. : THEN
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Proofreader's word. : STET
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Levy required by seven states. : POLLTAX
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Electrified particles. : IONS
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Room. : SCOPE
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Old Soak. : TOPER
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Well tailored. : SMART
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French river, tributary of the Moselle. : SARRE
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Like a wing. : ALAR
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Cafe sign. : NEON
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People: Prefix. : DEMO
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Hollywood's Mr. Kramer. : STAN
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"___ is me!" : WOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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