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New York Times, Tuesday, April 29, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,045

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Across
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A great one was granted at Runnymede, 1215. : CHARTA
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Principal features. : MOTIFS
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Postwar Belgian Premier. : PHOLIEN
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Son in line for Hirohito's throne. : AKIHITO
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Elizabeth II to her family. : LILIBET
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Copenhagen's Parliament. : RIGSDAG
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Everything: German. : ALLES
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He was Secretary of the Interior, 1933–46. : ICKES
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Alexander Pope's axiomatic slip. : ERR
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O'Kelly of Eire. : SEAN
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Drug from a plant. : ALOES
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In the style of: Italian. : ALLA
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Biped. : MAN
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Assign as a share. : ALLOT
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Minded other people's business. : PRIED
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Famous Danish author. : ANDERSEN
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Conceited: Slang. : CHESTY
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Indicating political trends emerging spontaneously from the people. : GRASSROOT
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Symbol of ancient Egypt. : SCARAB
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Peak in Georgia, now part of a national park. : KENNESAW
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Radio and TV comedian. : HALEY
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Very small insect. : MIDGE
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Landed. : ALIT
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Star of "Point of No Return." : FONDA
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Ready: French. : PRET
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Miss Hunter, Oscar winner. : KIM
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A principle or movement. : CAUSE
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Casts to perdition. : DAMNS
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Spotted wildcats. : OCELOTS
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Boxer defeated by Villemain. : NARDICO
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Ladies of Spain. : SENORAS
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Governor of the Green Mountain State. : EMERSON
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Rival of the paper clip. : STAPLE
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Irishman's short tobacco pipe. : DUDEEN
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Native of Santiago. : CHILEAN
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Juliana's land. : HOLLAND
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Unorthodox. : ALIEN
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Knitter's measuring units. : RIBS
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Short piece of connective pipe. : TEE
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Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, et al. : ANTILLES
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Black or gray, it's a threat to U. S. economy. : MARKET
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John Steinbeck's Joads. : OKIES
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Touches: Scot. : TIGS
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Sacred symbol meaning "in this sign." : IHS
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Part of the Leathernecks' motto. : FIDELIS
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Nancy Davis of Hollywood, for instance. : STARLET
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Red Cross bank deposit. : PLASMA
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Rosie of an old song. : OGRADY
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Emblems of one of the candidates. : COONSKINS
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Well-known racehorse of the 1940's. : ALSAB
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Ridge dividing two glacial valleys. : ARETE
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Formation. : ARRAY
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Bookie's office fixture. : PHONE
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Plumed heron. : EGRET
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One, two, three, kick! : CONGA
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Blushed. : REDDENED
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West Pointers' headpieces. : SHAKOS
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Drinking cups. : CALICES
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Nourishment. : ALIMENT
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Conjecture. : SURMISE
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Home of needlepoint in France. : ALENCON
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Erstwhile boarder in Baker Street. : WATSON
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Dessert for a banquet. : MOUSSE
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Destined. : FATAL
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Military sky pilot. : PADRE
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Industrial setup: Abbr. : CORP
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___ Scott of the famous decision, 1856. : DRED
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Mauna ___, Hawaiian volcano. : LOA
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___ Darya, or Oxus River, emptying into the Aral Sea. : AMU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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