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New York Times, Monday, April 14, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,030
Across
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Boston is one. : PORT
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Country of the Falange. : SPAIN
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Square-rigged sailing vessel. : BRIG
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Land of the free: Abbr. : AMER
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A rich German cake. : TORTE
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Star of the Flower Show. : ROSE
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Appraise. : RATE
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Well-known news commentator from Washington. : ELMERDAVIS
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Restrains. : TRAMMELS
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Sen. McFarland of Arizona. : ERNEST
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Airplane maneuvers. : LOOPS
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Jumbled, as printing type. : PIED
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Path of a descending plane. : SPIRAL
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Harassed. : BADGERED
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Epoch. : ERA
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A post on a stairway. : NEWEL
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One strategy of war. : SIEGE
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The right of suffrage. : VOTE
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Subdued, as in color. : SOBER
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Title of respect. : SIRE
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Boxing match, for instance. : EVENT
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Adjust again. : RESET
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Platforms for speakers. : ROSTRUMS
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Vertical openings in many buildings. : SHAFTS
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Light blows. : RAPS
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Vance of the whodunits. : PHILO
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Attack violently. : ASSAIL
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One of a pair of medieval lovers. : TRISTRAM
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George ___, septuagenarian critic. : JEANNATHAN
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Close imitation, as of an idea. : ECHO
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Georgia ___ Clark. : NEESE
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The opposite of apathy. : ZEAL
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Traps or snares. : GINS
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Europeans who celebrate American Independence Day. : DANES
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Co-worker: Abbr. : ASST
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A melody for a particular voice. : PART
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Man's name. : OMAR
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Returns like for like. : RETALIATES
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Vibration. : TREMOR
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Tall tapering structures. : STEEPLES
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Selective samplings of public opinion. : POLLS
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Overlarge item in the national budget. : ARMS
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Noun suffix. : ITE
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Daughter of the sea god. : NEREID
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Former Supreme Court justice. : BRANDEIS
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Wander. : ROVE
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Goddess of the sacred cow. : ISIS
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Morris ___, who produced "The Miracle." : GEST
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The most worthless part of anything. : DREGS
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A low sad sound. : MOAN
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Pickets. : PALES
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Divide into parts. : SEVER
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City in central Utah. : PROVO
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Girls named after Miss Daniels. : BEBES
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Adds troops or ships. : REINFORCES
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Any of various herons. : EGRET
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Good things for Scouts. : DEEDS
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Place of a famous Diet, 1521. : WORMS
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Participants in the Olympics, for instance. : ENTRANTS
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Polishes again. : RESHINES
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"The Chief," for instance. : TRAIN
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First word of "Evangeline." : THIS
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An elevated region. : UPLAND
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Highness, in Spanish titles. : ALTEZA
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A variety of green quartz. : PRASE
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Moving at a slow pace. : AJOG
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Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
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Pitcher Johnny. : SAIN
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Afterward. : THEN
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Exclamations of surprise. : AHAS
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Shed feathers. : MOLT
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English breakfast. : TEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 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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