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New York Times, Saturday, March 8, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 993
Across
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Whose works are "Tamerlane" and Ulalume"? : POES
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Accessory for evening wear. : WRAP
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___ chairman. : MADAM
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___ facto (by that very fact). : IPSO
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Where G. B. S. was born. : EIRE
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Old Latin version of the Bible. : ITALA
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"Everything goes," in the grappling fraternity. : CATCHASCATCHCAN
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French girl's name. : THERESE
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Soup holders. : TUREENS
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Watchful. : ALERT
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Dieu et ___ droit. : MON
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Drawing made with crayons. : PASTEL
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Noisy objections to umpires' decisions: Slang. : RHUBARBS
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Ellis Island transient. : ALIEN
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Insidious cunning. : GUILE
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Not in vogue. : OUT
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Goes away quickly: Dial. : GITS
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Helmet of medieval times. : ARMET
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Mechanical routine in learning. : ROTE
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Shield: French. : ECU
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Excursions. : TRIPS
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This or that: French. : CETTE
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Remove cream from milk. : SEPARATE
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Decoration on a mortarboard. : TASSEL
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Etruscan god. : LAR
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City near Hong Kong. : TAIPO
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An expected deliverer. : MESSIAH
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A thoroughfare in Berlin. : STRASSE
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It expresses the peaceful aims of U. S. and Britain. : ATLANTICCHARTER
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One inch, in France. : POUCE
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Part of a brake. : SHOE
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"Boxes" atop Page 1. : EARS
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Scornful expression. : SNEER
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Indian ponies. : TATS
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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Forebear of the Scot. : PICT
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Oceanic fish noted for brilliancy of colors. : OPAH
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Ducal family of Ferrara. : ESTE
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Xanthippe's famous husband. : SOCRATES
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The "pop" animal. : WEASEL
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Part of a step from tread to tread. : RISER
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Line made by a compass. : ARC
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Fuel from bogs. : PEAT
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Laboratory phenomenon. : MICROBE
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Greek goddess of wisdom. : ATHENA
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Golden shiner. : DACE
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Admiral Kirk. : ALAN
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"___ inhumanity to man." : MANS
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Name for a beautiful woman. : HELEN
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Popular outbreak or uprising. : TUMULT
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Symbol for Harry James. : TRUMPET
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Congressional messengers. : PAGES
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T. R.'s daughter. : ALICE
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___ and take notice. : SITUP
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Goes in a hurry. : HIES
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Elihu, George Frederick, etc. : ROOTS
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Copper city. : BUTTE
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What Churchill came here for. : STEEL
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Quality all Alger heroes had. : GRIT
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Diluvial debarkation point. : ARARAT
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Took off again, as a jet. : RESOARED
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Machine for teaching flying. : TRAINER
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Frank ___, well-known movie director. : CAPRA
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Region between the Vosges and the Rhine. : ALSACE
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Tenth parts of things. : TITHES
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Village six miles from Windsor. : ASCOT
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Requisites for treasure seekers. : MAPS
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Public school founded in 1440 by Henry VI. : ETON
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Turn about. : SLUE
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Listen! : HIST
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Arcturus or Antares. : STAR
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Evening: Italian. : SERA
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Formerly. : ERST
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Chinese name for tea. : CHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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