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New York Times, Friday, May 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,048
Across
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Between divisions of Greater New York. : INTERBOROUGH
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Division of The British Isles. : NORTHOFIRELAND
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Ribbed dress material. : TRICOT
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Ailments. : MALADIES
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Saint usually pictured with his dog. : ROCH
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Part of Italy. : TOE
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Supremely happy. : EDENIC
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Miss Hagen. : UTA
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Flickers, thrashers, kinglets. : BIRDS
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Lily of Utah. : SEGO
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Beetle. : DOR
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Goodman of radio. : ACE
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School group. : PTA
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British prototype of U. S. N. R. : RNR
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Sword-shaped. : ENSATE
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Henri ___, author of "Under Fire," 1916. : BARBUSSE
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Redemption. : SALVATION
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Large island off coast of Siberia. : SAKHALIN
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Don of stage and screen. : AMECHE
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Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
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Chill in the air. : NIP
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Snow, in Scotland. : SNA
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Garden implement. : HOE
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Poem by Tennyson. : MAUD
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Swings heavily or unsteadily. : SWAGS
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Capek's play about robots. : RUR
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Matisse or Grandma Moses. : ARTIST
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Evidence of a debt. : IOU
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Town near Paterson, N. J. : LODI
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Nocturnal tree-climbing animals. : RACCOONS
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Girl's name. : LEONIE
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Members of NATO. : THEFREENATIONS
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One of N.Y.C.'s problems. : RAPIDTRANSIT
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Trespass. : INTRUDE
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Town on L. I. Sound above Stamford, Conn. : NOROTON
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Tricycles. : TRICARS
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Engrave with acid. : ETCH
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Greek letter. : RHO
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He painted "The Birth of Venus." : BOTTICELLI
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Preposition. : OF
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Frosted. : RIMED
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
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700-mile river in the Belgian Congo. : UELE
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Philosophy of Pollyanna. : GLAD
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Pluto's gloomy abode. : HADES
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Forty-___. : NINERS
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Condescends to grant. : DEIGNS
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Twenty. : SCORE
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Where Mt. Hood is: Abbr. : ORE
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Scene of Gen. Wainwright's surrender. : BATAAN
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Tiff. : SPAT
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Shape of a lateen sail. : TRIANGULAR
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Serpents of the constrictor family. : ABOMAS
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Tough elastic wood. : ASH
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Interdict. : BAN
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One, in Paris. : UNE
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Certain people of important. : VIPS
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One of the Philippine Islands. : SAMAR
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Final berth of the Ark. : ARARAT
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Joseph Wood ___, author of "The Desert Year." : KRUTCH
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A name for Father Time. : CHRONOS
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Man who can get out of impossible situations. : HOUDINI
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Most haunting. : EERIEST
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___ Paulo, Brazil. : SAO
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Kitchen gadget. : DICER
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Made aware of (with "up"). : WISED
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Living room piece. : SOFA
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Small farm, in Sweden. : TORP
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Cut of meat. : LOIN
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Moslem flute: Var. : NEI
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Division of the Bible: Abbr. : NT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 15 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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