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New York Times, Thursday, April 3, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,019

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Across
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Highly festive. : GALA
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Highly effective. : ABLE
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Turned up, as a hat. : ACOCK
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New York's Rep. Powell. : ADAM
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Girl's name meaning weary. : LEAH
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"The Second Mrs. Tanqueray." : PAULA
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Highly stupid fellows. : BONEHEADS
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On the move. : ASTIR
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Cleopatra's Needles, in New York and London. : OBELISKS
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A large number of fish. : SCHOOL
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It's in the (baseball pitcher's) bag. : RESIN
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Board for "Harvard Classics." : SHELF
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Member of a diplomatic staff. : ATTACHE
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Design on glass. : ETCH
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"Silence is golden," for instance. : SAW
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Reddish-brown horse. : SORREL
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All alone. : SOLO
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Aqua ___. : PURA
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Slowpoke in "Pinocchio." : SNAIL
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Emulated Esther Williams. : SWAM
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Unit of a molecule. : ATOM
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Fleur of "Quick" fame. : COWLES
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Nickname for Britain's battling Welshman. : NYE
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Inflection. : TONE
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Calmed. : ALLAYED
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The "G" in G. O. P. : GRAND
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General manager; factotum. : DOALL
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Federal judge at U. S. Communists' trial. : MEDINA
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Number 5 was his symbol. : DIMAGGIO
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Moving, as a boat. : AROCK
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Where Patagonia is. : ARGENTINA
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Perfect type. : IDEAL
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Noisy airplane maneuver. : ZOOM
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Turkish imperial standard. : ALEM
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River flowing from Cote d'Or Mts. to the Seine near Paris. : MARNE
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Vision: Comb. form. : OPTO
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People: French. : GENS
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Eva or Zsa Zsa. : GABOR
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Unburnt dried brick. : ADOBE
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Fixed routes, in sea or air. : LANES
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Miss Sedley, Becky Sharp's friend. : AMELIA
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Hofbrau items. : ALES
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Pelican's forte. : BEAK
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Members of the B. S. A. : LADS
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Interjections meaning "What?" : EHS
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Speedily. : APACE
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With empty pockets. : CASHLESS
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Where most plays open. : OUTOFTOWN
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Muse of history and epics. : CLIO
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Sen. Mundt of South Dakota. : KARL
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Reminders. : HINTS
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Miss Winters of Hollywood. : SHELLEY
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Girl's name. : SHEILA
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Where Leghorn is: Italian Sp. : TOSCANA
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Former "Five-star" A. A. F. general. : ARNOLD
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Swimming stroke. : CRAWL
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Former U. S. Military Commander in Germany. : CLAY
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Theme of John Howard Payne's song. : HOME
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Short gaiter. : SPAT
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Self: Prefix. : AUTO
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Transgressor. : WRONGDOER
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Major baseball league. : AMERICAN
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Family bus. : SEDAN
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Part of a G. I.'s equipment. : DOGTAG
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Joint. : ANKLE
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Nimble. : AGILE
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Dress goods. : LINEN
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Varieties of clayey earth. : LOAMS
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Disable. : MAIM
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Goddess in Wagner's "Ring of the Nibelung." : ERDA
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A lozenge. : DROP
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"___ Plenty of Nuttin'." : IGOT
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Thing to do today. : MEMO
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Containing nitrogen: Comb. form. : AZO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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