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New York Times, Wednesday, April 9, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,025
Across
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Title of the Egyptian Premier. : PASHA
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Menu item. : VEAL
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Highest point. : ACME
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The opposite of twinges. : ACHES
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Wagner heroine. : ELSA
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Oriental sleuth. : CHAN
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Oriental dish of meat roasted on a skewer. : SHISHKEBAB
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Hair dye. : TINT
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Hangs unevenly. : SAGS
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River in Yorkshire. : URE
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Danish seaport, where Hans Andersen was born. : ODENSE
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Shoshone. : UTE
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Strive. : TRY
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Allowance on a used car. : TRADEIN
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Authorize. : PERMIT
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Receiver of property. : HEIR
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"Old Soak." : SOT
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Something to wear. : SUIT
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Camper's home. : TENT
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Frenchman's name. : RENE
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Near Eastern Premier. : MOSSADEGH
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Secretary of the Army. : PACE
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Target of new N. Y. C. taxes. : CARS
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___ Park, in Queens. : REGO
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Mrs. Sinatra. : AVA
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Wayne or Worth. : FORT
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Capital of South Dakota. : PIERRE
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Evil doers. : HARMERS
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Combat branch of the military service. : ARM
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Arab's sleeveless garment. : ABA
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Football order. : LINEUP
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Two words for the groom. : IDO
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Emulate Horace Greeley. : EDIT
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Verve. : ELAN
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Blow DDT around. : INSUFFLATE
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First-magnitude star in Lyra. : VEGA
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Eye: French. : OEIL
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Where movie couples generally wind up. : ALTAR
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The same: Latin. : IDEM
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Any cozy spot. : NEST
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Cinematic parts. : REELS
Down
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Decline or disregard: Slang phrase. : PASSUP
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A faithful friend, so called from Aeneas' companion. : ACHATES
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Premier Yoshida of Japan. : SHIGERU
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British pianist, Dame Myra ___. : HESS
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A tree. : ASH
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A thrush noted for its song. : VEERY
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Hamburg's river. : ELBE
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A king of Judah. : ASA
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Follower of Attlee. : LABORITE
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Played on Broadway. : ACTED
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Transients on Formosa. : CHINESE
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Gracie ___, where N. Y. C.'s Mayor lives. : MANSION
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NATO, for instance. : ENTENTE
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German man's name. : KURT
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Their forebears fought with Washington. : DAR
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Yugoslavia's head man. : TITO
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Minds. : TENDS
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Actor. : MIME
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Capacity for sympathy. : HEART
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Ivan, Nicholas, Alexander. : TSARS
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South Korean President. : RHEE
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F-89 jet interceptor plane. : SCORPION
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Unyielding. : GRIM
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Ruler in Iran. : PAHLEVI
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Made use of. : AVAILED
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After the battle. : CARNAGE
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Pass by degrees, as one color into another. : GRADATE
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Like a planet's path. : ORBITAL
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Fire: French. : FEU
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Member of the faculty: Colloq. : PROF
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Automat customers. : EATERS
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750-mile river into the Gulf of Siam. : MENAM
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Over 21. : ADULT
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
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That Frenchwoman. : ELLE
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Born. : NEE
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Very much. : FAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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