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New York Times, Monday, March 31, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { B F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,016
Across
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Important part of one's neck. : JUGULAR
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Big gremlins. : DEVILS
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So. Amer. river whose source has recently been found. : ORINOCO
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Play up the drama. : OVERACT
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Prepared to the popular taste. : SUGARED
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Problem for the Police Department. : GANGWAR
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Symbol of Easter. : EGG
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Subconscious adventure. : DREAM
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Dispiritedly. : DULLY
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Bulrush of the swamps. : TULE
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Type of energy hard to store. : SOLAR
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Bites. : NIPS
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Chinese moneys of account. : TAELS
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Grounds for construction. : SITES
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A good-for-nothing: Scot. : KET
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Where eagles nest. : EYRIES
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In denser fog. : MISTIER
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Threw over or across. : TRAJECTED
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Make palatable. : SWEETEN
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A salutation meaning "peace." : SALAAM
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Cry of contempt. : PAH
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Paving blocks. : SETTS
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City in Saudi Arabia, its seaport, Jidda. : MECCA
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Got off. : ALIT
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Family quarrels. : SPATS
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Medicos. : DOCS
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Central Park ways. : PATHS
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Cousin to an alpaca. : LLAMA
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Kind of profit. : NET
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From Cape Fear to Cape Flattery. : AMERICA
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Savage blend of crosscurrents. : RIPTIDE
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Nestor or Solomon. : WISEMAN
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Stan Musial, for instance. : CLOUTER
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Treeless plain. : STEPPE
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Cautious bettors. : HEDGERS
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Little Josephine of Montmartre. : JOSETTE
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Democracy next to Argentina. : URUGUAY
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Victim of laughter. : GIGGLER
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Girl's name. : UNA
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Member of the British House. : LORD
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Sedgman and Kramer. : ACERS
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Pendleton and Calgary shows. : RODEOS
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Opinionated. : DOGMATIC
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Heroine of 1851. : EVA
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Sell by machine. : VEND
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Israeli terror group. : IRGUN
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Having legal respect. : LAWLIKE
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Wild Indian. : SCALPER
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Lovers' meeting. : TRYST
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Nourishing. : ALIMENTAL
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The cream. : ELITE
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Relaxes. : RESTS
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Withers. : SERES
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James Watt's specialty. : STEAM
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Surfeits. : SATES
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Trifled. : IDLED
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An F-84 or F-86. : JETPLANE
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Historic island off the SE coast of Greece. : SALAMIS
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Most snowy. : WHITEST
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Drug from a poisonous plant. : ACONITE
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Yielder. : ACCEDER
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Golf tournament at Augusta. : MASTERS
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Tropical fruit. : PAPAW
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In shirts and backbones. : STARCH
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The Big ___. : THREE
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A pleasant expression. : SMILE
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A fool: Slang. : SIMP
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Footless creature. : APOD
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Top off. : CAP
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Annie's boat. : TUG

Answer summary: 3 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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