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New York Times, Saturday, May 17, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,063
Across
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Descriptive of certain pitchers. : WILD
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Phillies' star outfielder. : ENNIS
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Surfeit with sweetness. : CLOY
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Lake port in Pennsylvania. : ERIE
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Pitler or Crosetti. : COACH
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Bank of a river. : RIPA
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Agnes de Mille's book. : DANCETOTHEPIPER
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Pantomimist from Hollywood. : KEATON
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Former head of the U. S. A. F. : ARNOLD
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Mr. Ameche of Hollywood. : DON
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Stunted bush: Scot. : SCROG
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Burmese rebel. : KAREN
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Navy officer: Abbr. : CPO
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He wrote "In Place of Fear." : BEVAN
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Famous Foreign Secretary. : EDEN
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Juliana's royal family. : ORANGE
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Historic event of February 1945. : YALTACONFERENCE
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Lady in politics in Rumania. : PAUKER
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Interpret. : READ
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___ voce. : SOTTO
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Homily: Abbr. : SER
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Pointed ends of the new moon. : CUSPS
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Tool for tidy gardeners. : EDGER
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Young boxer. : PUP
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Summer footwear. : SANDAL
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Lady lawyer. : PORTIA
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Three words for Boston. : CRADLEOFLIBERTY
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Stake. : ANTE
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Former President of Panama. : ARIAS
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City in New York. : ROME
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Inadequate. : POOR
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Historic river of World War I. : MARNE
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Some TV screens have it. : SNOW
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Become a Benedict. : WED
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Where Mosul is: Var. : IRAK
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One's business. : LINE
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What dictators call democracies. : DECADENT
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Senator from Montana. : ECTON
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High time. : NOON
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Mr. Fleisher, of boxing. : NAT
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___ dien (I serve). : ICH
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Remove by clipping. : SHEAR
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Wince. : CRINGE
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Great poet of China. : LIPO
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Popular make of car in Germany. : OPEL
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Part of the campus at Harvard. : YARD
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School of 33 Across. : ETON
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Senate investigator. : PROBER
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Old-fashioned parent? : SPANKER
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Bestow as a gift. : CONFER
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She wrote "Joy Street." : KEYES
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Fictional place in Italy. : ADANO
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Lease again. : RELET
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Playwright Russel. : CROUSE
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Honeysuckles. : VINES
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Tin Pan Alley organization. : ASCAP
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Requisites. : NEEDS
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Tuber eaten in South America. : OCA
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A European: Abbr. : GER
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Having no feet. : APODAL
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Hibok Hibok and Asosan. : ERUPTERS
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Farm machine for spreading hay. : TEDDER
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Sidewalk stock market. : CURB
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Sudden burst of light. : GLEAM
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Equilibrium. : POISE
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Title ended by Japanese treaty. : SCAP
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140-mile Italian river. : ARNO
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Lord Ismay is its Secretary-general. : NATO
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Scheme of action. : PLAN
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Product of the Mesabi Range. : IRON
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Stream: Comb. form. : ATMO
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
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Douglas ___, pride of the West. : FIR
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Wood for Robin Hood's bow. : YEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 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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