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New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 991
Across
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Its headquarters are at Rocquencourt. : SHAPE
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He originated the pay-as-you-go tax plan. : RUML
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Surpasses. : CAPS
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Reporter jailed in Prague. : OATIS
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Wild ox. : ANOA
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Kurt Carlsen, for instance. : HERO
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___ mignon. : FILET
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Josephine's palace, near Versailles. : MALMAISON
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What Mr. Keen does. : TRACES
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Aaron's gold calf. : IDOL
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Acknowledge. : OWN
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Settled in. : NESTED
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Describing pretty smiles. : DIMPLY
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Rackets. : BATS
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Hail! or Farewell! : AVE
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Australia's gift to crosswords. : EMU
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Stan Benham and Pat Martin ride them. : SLEDS
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Beaver-like fur. : OTTER
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Dyer. : STAINER
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An amount lacking. : WANTAGE
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That on which something turns. : HINGE
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Alarming. : SCARY
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Like the Hatter. : MAD
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Precipitate escape: Slang. : LAM
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Ingredient of wassail. : ALE
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Where flowers grow. : BEDS
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Swift hunting dog of Persia, Arabia and Egypt. : SALUKI
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Farmer's machine. : REAPER
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Girl's name. : ADA
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Yellowish. : SALLOW
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Presides over a public meeting. : MODERATES
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Dred Scott was one. : SLAVE
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Make tea. : BREW
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Nothing. : NONE
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Harmonized. : TONED
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Mrs. Lindbergh. : ANNE
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British kiln. : OAST
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Jugs. : EWERS
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The answer that turns away wrath. : SOFT
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Poodle's pride. : HAIR
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Strong as Atlas. : ATLANTEAN
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Short musical compositions. : PIECES
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First name of a Presidential candidate. : ESTES
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Heavy weight in a piledriver. : RAM
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Without help. : UNAIDED
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Utensil in which pudding is cooked. : MOLD
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The fashion, in France. : LAMODE
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Nickname for a city. : CHI
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Master fabler. : AESOP
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Wild beasts do it. : PROWL
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Mr. Tufts. : SONNY
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Calculation arrived at in Reno. : ALIMONY
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Commonplace. : STALE
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Hall of Fame baseball player. : EVERS
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Comic-strip character. : MUTT
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Nonsense. : BOSH
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Soft shoe. : SNEAKER
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Low moist place. : SWALE
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Fabulous Mongol conqueror. : TAMERLANE
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Little oath. : EGAD
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Vermilion and cherry. : REDS
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Arctic winter home: Var. : IGLU
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Regions. : AREAS
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Tips. : CAREENS
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Opera city of Italy. : MILANO
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Loud, deep, resounding noise. : BELLOW
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Brazilian dance. : SAMBA
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Trim. : ADORN
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Burdened. : LADEN
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Imitation jewels. : PASTE
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Portico. : STOA
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On the other side of. : OVER
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Becomes a Benedict. : WEDS
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Member of the flock. : EWE
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Appoint. : SET

Answer summary: 6 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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