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New York Times, Tuesday, March 4, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 989

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Across
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World War II correspondent and diarist. : SHIRER
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A type of popular fiction. : ROMANCE
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Power of Hollywood. : TYRONE
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Correcting a fault. : REMEDIAL
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Selects and takes. : ADOPTS
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One of the Aleutian Islands. : UNALASKA
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Categories used by biologists. : GENERA
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Marsh bird of North America. : SORA
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Poet's "even." : EEN
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Coolidge's Vice President. : DAWES
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Girl's name. : LOIS
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Sound of an awkward dive. : PLAP
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What used-car dealers do. : RESELL
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Port of northern France. : CAEN
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Instrument like a small tennis racquet. : BATTLEDORE
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White and yellow flowers thriving in hot climates. : ACACIAS
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King Kong. : MONSTER
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Goalie in ice hockey. : DEFENSEMAN
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Mrs. Charlie Chaplin. : OONA
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Playwright Crouse. : RUSSEL
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College "club." : GLEE
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Sarsaparilla at the fountain of youth. : SASS
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Plied with remedies. : DOSED
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More: Italian. : PIU
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"Verboten." : TABU
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Below a bishop and above a deacon. : PRIEST
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Penn Station is one. : TERMINUS
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Punish by a fine. : AMERCE
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City in Montana, famed for copper smelting. : ANACONDA
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___ F. Stone, Chief Justice before Vinson. : HARLAN
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City in California, near Monterey. : SALINAS
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Extra leaf in a book. : INSERT
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Groom's premarital party. : STAG
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___ Park in London or N. Y. : HYDE
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Useful household implement. : IRON
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Circus entertainers. : ROPEDANCERS
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Catch. : ENTRAP
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Machine for cutting timber into boards. : RESAW
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Senator McCarran's home city. : RENO
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First name of a J. C. S. member. : OMAR
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"Voice of the Yankees." : MELALLEN
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National political organization. : ADA
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Person of Japanese descent, born in the U. S. and loyal to it. : NISEI
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Wedding symbols. : CAKES
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Eagerness for action: French. : ELAN
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Color of an autumn leaf. : RUSSET
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Gets rid of pencil marks. : ERASES
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Oft-sung immortals. : OLDSOLDIERS
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Member of the Department of Defense. : PACE
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Turn the pages of a book. : LEAF
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Welsh monk for whom a French seaport was named. : STMALO
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College in North Carolina. : ELON
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Bounder. : CAD
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Cesare Siepi of the Met. : BASS
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Nebraska City's county. : OTOE
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M. Pleven of France. : RENE
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Time. : ERA
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Burning; cauterization. : INUSTION
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Maiden who turned people to stone. : MEDUSA
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Expected recruit in the European army. : GERMAN
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Art center in Tuscany. : SIENA
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Perceived by the ear. : AURAL
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Algerian cavalryman in the French army. : SPAHI
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School-community groups. : PTAS
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Mrs. Rosenberg. : ANNA
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Sprouts. : BUDS
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Name of whodunit fame. : ERLE
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Seam. : SCAR
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The big top. : TENT
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1,101. : MCI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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