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New York Times, Friday, April 11, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,027

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Our new Ambassador to Bolivia. : SPARKS
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Founded by Samuel Gompers in 1886. : AFL
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Warning on the fairway. : FORE
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City in Oregon. : EUGENE
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Man’s name. : IRA
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Fail to do. : OMIT
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Hole made by a meteor. : CRATER
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Our new Ambassador to Spain. : MACVEAGH
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“The harp that once through ___ halls . . . ” : TARAS
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River through the Forest of Ardennes. : MEUSE
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Weeding implement. : HOE
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Put into circulation. : ISSUED
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Make complicated or confused. : SNARL
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Junior Senator from Utah. : BENNETT
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Gratify to the point of loathing. : SATE
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Historic time. : ERA
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Redwood. : TREE
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Britain’s richest colony. : MALAYA
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Miss Seton, author of “Foxfire.” : ANYA
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Honor. : ADORE
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Perjuror. : LIAR
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Governor-General of Canada. : MASSEY
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Feature of Waikiki. : SURF
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Extinct “Blue Eagle.” : NRA
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Besides. : ELSE
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Nickname of the Yankees’ Rizzuto. : SCOOTER
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Governor Stevenson of Illinois. : ADLAI
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Where the wake is. : ASTERN
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Dr. Cary Middlecoff’s golfing designation. : PRO
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Test by a cupel. : ASSAY
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The south, in France. : LESUD
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Key city at the Mediterranean end of the Suez Canal. : PORTSAID
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Historic street in New York City. : BOWERY
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Solitary. : LONE
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River in Central Asia. : ILI
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Relative of the mandarin. : ORANGE
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Eagerness for action. : ELAN
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Caustic solvent. : LYE
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“John Hancock” on a greenback. : SNYDER
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Particular school of thought. : SECT
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Aqua ___. : PURA
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Editor-historian, Herbert ___. : AGAR
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Engage, as a lawyer. : RETAIN
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Ben-Gurion’s parliament. : KNESSET
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Order of succession: Abbr. : SER
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French girl’s name. : AIMEE
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Sharp practices. : FRAUDS
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Resinous substances from insects. : LACS
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Not a friend. : FOE
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Big city in Gov. Peterson’s state. : OMAHA
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Austerity. : RIGOR
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Girl’s name meaning noble. : ETHEL
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A short thin wax match. : VESTA
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Softened the sound of a trumpet with a sordine. : MUTED
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Lost sheep. : STRAYS
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Dickens character. : NELL
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Effective range of a loud-speaker. : BEAM
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Soprano Berger. : ERNA
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Votes against. : NAYS
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Punish by an arbitrary fine. : AMERCE
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Aurora of the Greek mythology. : EOS
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“___ She Sweet?” : AINT
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Lively: Dial. : YARE
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Ancient name of the Saone river. : ARAR
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Where the fleet is. : ASEA
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Out of practice. : RUSTY
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Mr. Howe of sewing machine fame. : ELIAS
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Wretched. : FORLORN
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Without any trouble. : EASILY
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Warning sign for motorists. : ONEWAY
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Winesap. : APPLE
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Twiddle-twaddle. : DROOL
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Blacknmore’s heroine. : LORNA
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Miss Hawkins of Dogpatch. : SADIE
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Depart for Europe. : SAIL
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Transmit. : SEND
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Drive. : URGE
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Rejuvenator of clothing. : DYER
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The President plus the cabinet. : TEN
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Genus of cattle. : BOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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