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New York Times, Monday, April 7, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,023
Across
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"Mrs. ___," new hit starring Helen Hayes. : MCTHING
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7,317 students. : YALEMEN
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Attainment. : ARRIVAL
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Gourmandized. : OVERATE
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Premier Songgram's people. : SIAMESE
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Welterweight boxing champion. : GAVILAN
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Agency checking illegal speculation. : SEC
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"Private eye." : SHAMUS
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This Porter carries a tune. : COLE
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Tract. : AREA
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Whodunit Mr. or Mrs. : NORTH
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Most cunning. : SLIEST
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Correspondent held by Czechs. : OATIS
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One form of genocide. : MASSACRE
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"Corridor" along the Vistula, created by Treaty of Versailles. : POLISH
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Attributes or ascribes. : IMPUTES
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He directs the "Band of America." : LAVALLE
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Had a malign look. : LEERED
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Hated. : DETESTED
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Proverbial weak spot of the timid. : KNEES
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Go ashore. : DEBARK
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___ Mater (Mother Earth). : TERRA
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Fruit drinks. : ADES
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Showy. : GALA
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Miss Loy and others. : MYRNAS
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___ Jima. : IWO
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First name in convention roll calls. : ALABAMA
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Issued, as paper money. : EMITTED
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Made unfair or misleading selections from. : GARBLED
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Hoboken's gift to Hollywood. : SINATRA
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Makes beloved. : ENDEARS
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Occupy the whole attention. : ENGROSS
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He's in "de cold, cold ground." : MASSA
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Court official. : CRIER
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Go back in time. : TRACE
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Pronoun. : HIM
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He likes Ike. : IVES
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He writes humorous verse. : NASH
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Subject of a Millet masterpiece. : GLEANERS
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Bulgarian diet popular in U. S. : YOGURT
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Sailor's "stop!" : AVAST
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Monetary unit of Bulgaria. : LEV
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Conductor Coates. : ERIC
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Saint ___, French seaport. : MALO
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And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
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Baby boy: Spanish. : NENE
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Man's nickname. : MOSE
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Give confidence to. : ASSURE
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He wrote "Years of Adventure, 1874–1920." : HOOVER
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Most recent. : LATEST
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Frosted. : ICED
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Where Juneau is. : ALASKA
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Assume a sloping position. : TILT
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Man, for instance. : ISLE
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Hangar. : SHED
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America's favorite beverage. : MILK
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The sound of "A Lost Chord." : AMEN
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Graf ___, scuttled German battleship. : SPEE
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Turban worn in India. : PATA
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Members of Arab League and U. N. : LEBANESE
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Earl ___ Biggers, mystery writer. : DERR
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Nymphs who lived in trees. : DRYADS
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Wheat grown as stock feed. : EMMER
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Me too. : DITTO
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Jugs. : EWERS
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"Black-and-whites." : SODAS
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He sent the Redcoats "by land," 1775. : GAGE
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President Arthur's middle name. : ALAN
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Stuff with bacon. : LARD
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French cleric. : ABBE
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Ammonia compound. : AMIN
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Melodious college meeting. : SING
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Pie ___ mode. : ALA
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Road covering. : TAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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