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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,037
Across
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Author Sholem. : ASCH
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A stalk of bananas. : STEM
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Met soprano from Brazil, ___ Sayão. : BIDU
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Special edition. : EXTRA
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Salad on cook’s night out. : TUNA
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Broad sashes worn in Japan. : OBIS
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Character in “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” : BIRON
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She’s twenty-six today. : ELIZABETH
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Combine. : BLEND
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Shrub bearing red berries. : ELDER
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Devoured. : ATE
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Where East meets West. : EUROPE
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Metal plate. : ARMOR
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Famous fictional doctor. : WATSON
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Identical. : SAME
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Its slogan is “Give.” : ARC
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Having feet. : PEDATE
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Man’s name meaning burden. : AMOS
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Dean Rusk’s bailiwick. : STATEDEPARTMENT
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Fire: Comb. form. : PYRO
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A kind of vinegar. : ALEGAR
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Sarnoff’s corporation. : RCA
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Martha from Montana. : RAYE
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Destroyer, in fleet slang. : TINCAN
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Cliff of baseball. : MAPES
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Sachem’s home. : TEEPEE
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Wool giver. : EWE
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Cavalry weapon. : SABER
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Enriches with strips of bacon. : LARDS
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New York State bastille. : DANNEMORA
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Former President of Panama. : ARIAS
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Ship of Greek myth. : ARGO
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City in Belgium. : MONS
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Is in want of. : NEEDS
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Man’s name. : LEON
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Migrant worker. : OKIE
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Angle between a stem and branch. : AXIL
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Short for a Vivien Leigh movie. : STREETCAR
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Father of Zeus. : CRONUS
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Flexible guide rail or signal pull. : HANDROPE
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Precipitous. : STEEP
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Open-meshed silk material. : TULLE
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City of 36,017 in Oklahoma. : ENID
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Confusing network of passageways. : MAZE
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Nickname for one of the candidates. : BOB
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Steel joist of a certain shape. : IBEAM
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The aforesaid. : DITTO
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Friend of the groom. : USHER
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Point of decline. : EBB
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Saroyan title character. : ARAM
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Some indefinite time. : ONEDAY
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500 sheets. : REAM
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World War II aircraft carrier. : WASP
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Bohemian. : ARTY
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Second word of “The Lady of the Lake.” : STAG
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Charge with air. : AERATE
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Take out. : DELE
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Follow irrationally. : APE
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Textile shops, in London. : MERCERIES
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Portuguese ounce. : ONCA
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Slugger Musial. : STAN
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Ripped. : TORE
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Early flying machine. : TRIPLANE
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The hartebeest. : ASSE
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First word of a great hymn. : NEARER
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Decoration. : MEDAL
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Informed. : AWARE
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Silver coin in Budapest. : PENGO
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Large province in Italy. : TERNI
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Contents of a munitions dump. : AMMO
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“Mr. President,” for instance. : BOOK
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Florida county, where Miami is. : DADE
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Gen. Hershey’s bailiwick. : SSS
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Prefix akin to un- or in-. : NON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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