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New York Times, Saturday, April 19, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,035

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Across
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“Laugh thy girlish laughter . . . Weep thy girlish tears.” : APRIL
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Mrs. Cantor and others. : IDAS
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Pseudonym of a Scottish writer. : SAKI
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Nimble Dodger. : REESE
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Wrongly receives instructions. : MISLEARNS
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Voters in 1952’s first Presidential primary. : NEWHAMPSHIRITES
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Wonder. : AWE
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They’re now legal in N. Y. C. after ban since 1938. : PARROTS
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___ de Cologne. : EAU
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Wife of Jacob. : LEAH
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Unsatisfactory. : POOR
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Afternoon: Spanish. : TARDE
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Embankment. : LEVEE
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He is “born, not made.” : POET
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A recumbent. : LIER
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Small fold. : SEAMLET
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Shuts in. : EMBARS
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Contender. : VIER
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Earth goddess, mother of the Titans. : GAEA
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Machines for packing cotton. : BALERS
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Unsettle. : DERANGE
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“Give ___ a horse he can ride . . . ” : AMAN
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German river. : EDER
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Athletes of Columbia University. : LIONS
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Italian poet of the 16th century. : TASSO
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Management of the resources of a country: Abbr. : ECON
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Sedan. : AUTO
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City in Paraguay. : ITA
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___ cycle of the moon, used in fixing date of Easter. : METONIC
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Man’s name: Abbr. : GEO
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Maintenance of yours truly. : SELFNOURISHMENT
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State prison of ancient Rome. : TULLIANUM
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Planet third in order from the sun. : EARTH
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Scope. : AREA
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Captain ___, Jules Verne hero. : NEMO
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Take another look. : RESEE
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New price stabilizer. : ARNALL
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Small fellows, like 14 Across. : PEEWEES
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Interlace into fabric again. : REWEAVE
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Somewhat: Suffix. : ISH
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Word feared by 1952 bachelors. : LEAP
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Unseemly. : IMPROPER
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Tear from a foundation. : DISROOT
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To terra firma. : ASHORE
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Cut into narrow strips. : SLIT
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Capuchin monkey. : SAI
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Blood vessel: Anat. : ARTERIA
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Baker of homemade bread. : KNEADER
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Publishers. : ISSUERS
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Heretofore: Archaic. : ERST
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Survey. : MAP
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Exclamation of surprise. : HEAVENS
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Country behind the Ferric Portiere. : ALBANIA
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Ruler in the East. : EMIR
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Violent rage. : TEAR
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Ground grain. : MEAL
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Indian chief or the cry of the parachute troops. : GERONIMO
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Cuba’s new dictator. : BATISTA
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Status of certain athletes. : AMATEUR
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Winning Philadelphia basketball team. : LASALLE
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Propriety. : DECORUM
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Merchants or landlords who overcharge. : GOUGERS
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Understanding. : ENTENTE
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Put out of resonance: Radio. : DETUNE
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Mollify. : SOOTHE
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All: Comb. form. : OMNI
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City in Yugoslavia. : NIS
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Pertaining to the dawn or east. : EOAN
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Mon ___ ami. : CHER
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Where the Everglades are: Abbr. : FLA
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Girl’s name. : MAE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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