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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,024
Across
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Philanthropist and benefactor of the Met. : KAHN
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Post-election office cleanup. : SWEEP
10
Talk indiscreetly: Colloq. : BLAT
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Member of a famous Virginia family: 2 wds. : ALEE
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Famous name in Ohio politics. : HANNA
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To laugh, in Paris. : RIRE
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Supervisor of 150 miles of track. : ROADMASTER
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One of the Roosevelts. : ANNA
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Went first. : LED
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City near Padua. : ESTE
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Pre-auto transportation. : TANDEM
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Du Maurier’s Svengali, for instance. : MASTERMIND
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First name of Hercule Poirot’s creator. : AGATHA
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Eight-armed cephalopod. : OCTOPUS
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First, second or third. : BASE
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Spout used to tap maple trees. : SPILE
36
Character in “Peer Gynt.” : ASE
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Bridle parts. : BITS
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Diaphanous fabric. : VOILE
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Annapolis. : USNA
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Beverage. : ALE
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Beats decisively. : ROUTS
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Part of a flower. : STEM
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Citizens of Beyrouth. : SYRIANS
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Greek letters. : GAMMAS
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Morocco port, scene of 1943 conference. : CASABLANCA
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City in “Kubla Khan.” : XANADU
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Jacob van___, Flemish painter. : OOST
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Emulate Andrea Mead Lawrence. : SKI
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Actress Jean. : MUIR
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Albert Goldman, for instance. : POSTMASTER
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Island in the Bering Sea. : ATTU
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___ Vecchio, famous bridge in Florence. : PONTE
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Wife of Zeus. : HERA
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Provided that: 2 wds. : SOAS
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City of the Ruhr. : ESSEN
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White-tailed eagles. : ERNS
Down
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Senator Mundt of South Dakota. : KARL
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A lily. : ALOE
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Heely of Lawrenceville, for instance. : HEADMASTER
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Garver of the Browns. : NED
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Our second highest dam. : SHASTA
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Use profligately. : WASTE
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Become a party to. : ENTER
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Scintilla. : PARTICLE
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Hero of “Viva Zapata.” : BRANDO
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Sensational singer of 1850. : LIND
12
He composed “Rule Britannia.” : ARNE
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Men working together. : TEAM
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Net. : MESH
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Card term. : ANTE
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Roscoe the stutterer. : ATES
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Works hard. : MOILS
27
Hebrew fathers. : ABBAS
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“___ the Troubadour touch’d his guitar.” : GAILY
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Truman’s Masonic title. : PASTMASTER
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Large genus of tree mosses. : USNEA
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Lines of stitching. : SEAMS
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Famous bandmaster. : SOUSA
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Where gravel comes from. : PIT
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He composed “Poet and Peasant.” : VONSUPPE
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Gen. Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr.’s command. : USMC
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Former assembly of the Transvaal Republic. : RAAD
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Mythological flier. : ICARUS
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They read the meters. : GASMEN
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Helen Hayes’ theatrical group. : ANTA
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Petty officers on merchant ships. : BOSNS
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The “beloved Lehmann.” : LOTTE
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267 days to ___. : XMAS
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Jeep or jalopy. : AUTO
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Girl in a Spanish song. : NITA
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He composed “Show Boat.” : KERN
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Hirschmann and Gershwin. : IRAS
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Hawaiian birds. : OOS
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First word of a Goldsmith title. : SHE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 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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