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New York Times, Thursday, April 17, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,033
Across
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Melville's monomaniac. : AHAB
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Land of the Dalai Lama. : TIBET
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Trygve Lie's home town. : OSLO
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Cyrano's handicap. : NOSE
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Originate. : ARISE
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Amazon, Orinoco, Parana, etc. : RIOS
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Vocalist of "The Walrus and the Carpenter." : TWEEDLEDEE
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Middle name of the Wizard of Menlo Park. : ALVA
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Zoo attractions. : SEALIONS
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A jack-of-all-trades. : TINKER
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Section of a city. : ZONE
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Garage mishaps. : DENTS
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Thin, crisp cakes. : WAFERS
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Backstitch. : PURL
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William Paley's organization. : CBS
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Nefud desert dweller. : ARAB
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Strictly hush-hush. : TOPSECRET
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Popular picture puzzle. : REBUS
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Godfrey strums it. : UKE
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Second word of a Cohan song. : THERE
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Overheated. : PARBOILED
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M. Descartes. : RENE
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Hindu title of respect. : SRI
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Exclusively. : ONLY
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Man from Tulsa. : SOONER
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Burn spices. : CENSE
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Part of the "Ship of State." : HELM
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Judge's statement to the jury. : CHARGE
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Feeds to the full. : SATIATES
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Product under price control. : AUTO
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Relative of Flopsy and Mopsy. : COTTONTAIL
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Wend one's weary way. : PLOD
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Fables. : TALES
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Yesterday: Italian. : IERI
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Reduce. : PARE
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General ___. : STORE
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Winnie succeeded him. : CLEM
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Crawlers. : ANTS
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He took N. Y. C. in '76. : HOWE
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On the bounding main. : ASEA
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"Prince of the devils." : BEELZEBUB
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Owl's weapons. : TALONS
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One of Juliana's daughters. : IRENE
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Oswald Jacoby's maneuvers. : BIDS
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Inhabitant of: Suffix. : ESE
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Wavers uncertainly. : TEETERS
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Praying female figure. : ORANT
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Stencil process for cloth, often used commercially. : SILKSCREEN
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Zero in Sedgman's game. : LOVE
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Glacial ridges. : OSAR
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Parisian couturier. : DIOR
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Bay or creek. : INLET
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Made a fool of. : DUPED
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Distorts from the truth. : WARPS
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In the back. : AREAR
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Liar. : FABRICATOR
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Small and cramped. : POKEY
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Between Zurich and Lausanne. : BERNE
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Specimen of Aberdeen Angus. : STEER
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Net for veils. : TULLE
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Highly colored. : CHROMATIC
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Madam Chiang, nee ___. : SOONG
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Entomologists study them. : INSECTS
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Bristly. : SETOSE
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Rep. Teague of Texas. : OLIN
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Wear away as a glacier does. : ERODE
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Misanthropic person. : HATER
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"Founder" of Dogpatch. : CAPP
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Waikiki pantomime. : HULA
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City in France. : STLO
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Chinese weight. : TAEL
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West end of Europe. : EIRE
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Nickname for Lindbergh. : SLIM
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Seed of a cereal grass. : OAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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