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SPRING GLEANING

New York Times, Sunday, April 6, 1952

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 659 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 180, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,022
Across
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Royal visitor to the U. S. : JULIANA
8
Ram’s horn trumpets. : SHOFARS
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French planner of coal-iron resources. : SCHUMAN
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A word in any shape or form. : ANAGRAM
23
Bird trill. : TIRALEE
24
Trucker’s fee. : HAULAGE
25
Feather-shaped. : PINNATE
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Exile. : OUTCAST
27
Confident. : ASSURED
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Indian. : OTO
29
He wrote “Born Yesterday.” : KANIN
31
Because of this: Obs. : HEREFORE
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Karachi is its capital. : SIND
34
A Selma Lagerlof child hero. : NILS
36
Mr. Beetle-Brows. : LEWIS
38
Mounting sticker used by entomologist. : MICROPIN
40
Thee: French. : TOI
41
Creepers. : IVIES
43
Out of one’s mind. : DISTRACTED
45
Poison or remedy. : CURARE
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A big basketball player. : CENTER
49
Shimmied. : SHOOK
50
Capital of ancient Edam. : SELA
52
Doldrums. : CALMS
53
Any golfer. : TEER
55
Dervish of “The Arabian Nights.” : AGIB
57
Poetess Dickinson. : EMILY
59
Invention of Maxim. : SILENCER
63
Denizens of the deep. : TUNAS
65
Quite a person. : SOMEBODY
69
Low joint. : KNEE
70
Wake of war. : RUIN
72
Hilaili Pasha’s country. : EGYPT
74
Man and wife. : SPOUSES
75
Roman fours. : IVS
76
Easter presents. : BUNNIES
78
Levantine ketch. : SAIC
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German poet, ___ von Lichtenstein. : ULRICH
81
One of Iran’s first families. : MOSSADEGHS
83
Heroine of tragedy: Greek. : IPHIGENEIA
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Polite word. : PLEASE
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Poses. : SITS
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Graduates of U. S. N. A. : ENSIGNS
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Why crime doesn’t pay. : RAP
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Where the Rongbuk glaciers are. : EVEREST
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Quick advancement. : LEAPS
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Nigerian town. : YOLA
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Plain. : MERE
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Modern dye stuff. : RESORCIN
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Form used by Bach. : SUITE
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Relapsed. : SUBSIDED
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A girl for Uncle. : NIECE
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Pigeon-___. : TOED
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Curved mark, in music. : SLUR
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Make straight. : ALIGN
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Misses Le Gallienne and Gabor. : EVAS
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Title for Haile Selassie. : NEGUS
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Heath shrubs. : ERICAS
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On our way, men! : LETSGO
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Fun and games. : AMUSEMENTS
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Pinay’s predecessor. : FAURE
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Persian lunar angel. : MAH
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Plains Indians’ sacred ritual. : SUNDANCE
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Out of this world. : SLAIN
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Diminutive of a girl’s name. : META
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Cheese. : EDAM
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Kitchen aids. : TOASTERS
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Shield. : ARMOR
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Baby shield. : BIB
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Speaker. : RECITER
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Chinese. : SINITIC
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Introduce. : PREFACE
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Native of Kerman. : IRANIAN
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Issue. : EMANATE
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Girl who could be a star. : ESTELLE
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Gives in. : ASSENTS
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Pelted a speaker again. : REEGGED
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Bounds back. : RESILES
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Nipponese. : JAPONIC
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Tending to fuse strongly. : UNITIVE
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Cosmetic ingredient. : LANOLIN
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Car sparker: Abbr. : IGN
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Coco-palm liquor: Var. : ARAK
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Brazil’s easterly seaport. : NATAL
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Sanctioned. : AMENED
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Somewhat flinty. : STONISH
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Largest of the Torres Strait Islands. : HIU
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Right: Comb. form. : ORTH
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The pursuit of ugliness. : FACEMAKING
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Sacker of Rome, Aug. 24, 410. : ALARIC
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Pares down. : RESECTS
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Deliver out of bondage: 2 wds. : SETFREE
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Quick on the uptake. : SHARP
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Of cheese. : CASEIC
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Jan ___, Bohemian martyr. : HUS
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Eskimo knives. : ULUS
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Conjugal. : MARITAL
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Average performance for one’s years: 2 wds. : AGENORM
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Veritable donkeys. : NEDDIES
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Certainly: Arch. : IWIS
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Scads. : OODLES
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Piece of furniture. : SETTEE
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Summer ermine. : STOAT
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Parts of cells. : NUCLEOLES
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Spotted. : SEEN
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Deceivers ever. : ROGUES
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Speaker of the House. : RAYBURN
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Become active again. : RECRUDESCE
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Old Testament book. : AMOS
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Get old friends together. : REUNE
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Laurels for a hero. : BAYS
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Open to question. : IMPUGNABLE
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Parsimony his portion. : SKIMPER
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Embroil. : INVOLVE
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Renters. : LESSEES
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Jewelry. : RINGS
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Where Bilbao is. : SPAIN
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Lovely with willows. : OSIERED
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10 sq. meters. : DECIARE
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Formed like a forked stick. : YSHAPED
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Nothing. : NIHIL
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Three sheets in the wind. : TIPSY
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Circular gun-carriage pediments: 2 wds. : BASERINGS
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The man from Tennessee. : ESTES
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Historic Greek island. : CHIOS
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Hollywood South Sea props. : SARONGS
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Cold homes. : IGLUS
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Salt: Scot. : SAUT
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Value. : ESTEEM
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A yorker in cricket. : TICE
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The winning of the West. : PIONEERING
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Actress Hopkins. : MIRIAM
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Where Black Rock Desert is. : NEVADA
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Sidles. : EDGES
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Swimmer’s delight. : SURF
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Seaport between Malaga and Cartagena, Spain. : ALMERIA
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What the country needs. : LEADERS
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Home towns for Ulysses and Cornell. : ITHACAS
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Collector. : AMASSER
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The hour gauged from the sky: 2 wds. : SUNTIME
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Open, as a shoe. : UNLACED
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Part of the Southern Cross. : STAR
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Object used in a game. : CUEBALL
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Part of a written document. : ARTICLE
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Construction Battalion boys. : SEABEES
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Put fellow trenchermen under the table. : OUTEAT
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Prosceniums. : SCENAE
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Foolish smile. : SIMPER
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Viking weavers of destiny. : NORNS
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Vikings bold. : NORSE
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Bonanza. : MINE
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Antlers his glory. : STAG
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Soaks to process. : RETS
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Product of Malaya. : TIN
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Noun suffix. : ITE
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Wild banana of Tahiti. : FEI

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 13 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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