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New York Times, Monday, May 19, 1952

38-Down : Fashion of Jimmy Durante's patter.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,065
Across
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Its Premier is Thakin Nu. : BURMA
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Turkish title abolished in 1924. : CALIPH
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Eastern Christian. : UNIAT
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The real losers at Abadan. : IRANIANS
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Defensive maneuver in boxing. : CLINCH
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Person under Tito's rule. : CROATIAN
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Part of the psyche. : EGO
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Citizens of ROK. : KOREANS
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Trygve Halvdan ___. : LIE
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Warbled. : SANG
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Left to shift for oneself. : LORN
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40-mile river flowing through Leningrad. : NEVA
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Coloratura's forte. : ARIAS
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Thickskulled. : LOGHEADED
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Minced meat covered with pastry and fried in deep fat: Fr. : RISSOLE
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Deserve. : EARN
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A swatch, for instance. : SAMPLE
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Island just N of LaGuardia Field. : RIKERS
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Senator from the Empire State. : IVES
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Performance by 30 Down. : RECITAL
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Law breaker in a Western. : DESPERADO
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First name of playwright of "Gigi." : ANITA
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R. P. M., for instance. : RATE
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Whose pal is Abner? : LUMS
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Labor-trouble bad man. : GOON
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And said "What a good boy ___." : AMI
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Spells of forty winks. : CATNAPS
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Presidential (cabin) timber. : LOG
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Gov. Bonner, for instance. : MONTANAN
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Important industrial city in N. Y. : ALBANY
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Sophocles' classic drama. : ANTIGONE
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Highway. : ROUTE
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Hunts, as a hound. : SCENTS
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Fitted the last stone in an arch. : KEYED
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Sofia is its capital. : BULGARIA
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Principle on which A. F. of L. and C. I. O . are based. : UNIONISM
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Japanese measure. : RIN
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The great Connie. : MACK
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Town in central Massachusetts. : ATHOL
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Suburb of Chicago, Ill. : CICERO
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Set in order. : ARRANGE
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City 77 miles northeast of Paris. : LAON
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Miss Claire and others. : INAS
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Part of a English theatre. : PIT
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Greeted. : HAILED
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Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
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Champion of the Masters. : SNEAD
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M. Franck and others. : CESARS
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Part to play. : ROLE
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Recent installation from Texas to New England. : GASPIPE
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City of more than a million on the Yangtze. : NANKING
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Work out. : SOLVE
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Our ambassador at Jidda. : HARE
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Violinist Morini. : ERICA
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Villain's look. : LEER
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Whiten in the dark, as celery. : ETIOLATE
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Sprouted from an old root. : RATOONED
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Fashion of Jimmy Durante's patter. : SLANGY
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Leaping; jumping. : SALTANT
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Where the Quirinal Palace is. : ROMA
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Arthur Miller's forte. : DRAMA
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Dev's first name. : EAMON
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Serves scantily. : STINTS
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Actress Irene and others. : DUNNES
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Scintillate. : SPARK
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The goal at hockey. : CAGE
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In a little while. : ANON
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The black haw. : SLOE
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Twitch in a muscle. : TIC
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First word of a U. S. bond slogan. : BUY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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