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New York Times, Thursday, May 22, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,068
Across
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A master of the cello. : CASALS
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Popular TV star. : DAGMAR
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Excels others in action. : OUTDOES
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Light woolen dress fabric. : DELAINE
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Those opposed to modernism. : TRADITIONALISTS
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Small child. : TOT
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Ungraciously. : SULKILY
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"A sovereign state with a tail." : CAT
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Greek war god. : ARES
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Sparingly remove the rind. : PARE
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What Mable was to a devoted rookie. : DERE
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Hill Gail, for instance. : RACER
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Destroy insidiously. : SAP
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Lubricated. : OILED
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Gulf north of Gallipoli peninsula. : SAROS
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Wildcats common in Africa. : SERVALS
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Lofty plateau east of Afghanistan. : PAMIR
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Small curling waves. : RIPPLES
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Diamond. : STONE
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Animals: French. : BETES
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Force: Latin. : VIS
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Relatives of the ostrich: Var. : EMEUS
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Greek political group. : ELAS
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Abbess. : AMMA
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Form of address to a monarch. : SIRE
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Man's nickname. : HAL
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Without purpose. : AIMLESS
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Chinese pagoda. : TAA
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The doctrine of a certain church. : EPISCOPALIANISM
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Sets upon with violence. : ASSAILS
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Vestal virgin who was hurled from a rock by the Sabines. : TARPEIA
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Out of fashion: French. : DEMODE
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Month of the Jewish calendar: Var. : NISSAN
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Peasant tenant of Scotland. : COTTAR
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Poetic Miss Leigh and others. : AURORAS
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A system that insures the government financial control. : STATECAPITALISM
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Append. : ADD
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Girl's name. : LOIS
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Boxer in a match he has no chance to win. : SETUP
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Bargain. : DEAL
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One who helps another. : ALLY
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Lively: French. : GAI
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Conditions or qualities of diversity. : MISCELLANEITIES
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Principal star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
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Lay fallow. : RESTED
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William Dean Howells' Col. Lapham. : SILAS
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1400-mile river into the Black Sea. : DNIEPER
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Pods used in soup. : OKRAS
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Spanish American shawls. : SERAPES
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Microscopic freshwater algae. : DIATOMS
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Frolics merrily. : ROMPS
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Where Breslau is: Abbr. : SIL
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___ de veau (calf's sweetbread). : RIS
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Gives a new form to old materials. : REVAMPS
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A set-back. : RELAPSE
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The summer capital of India. : SIMLA
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A large part of the earth. : EURASIA
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In a word, a favorite command of the Queen of Hearts. : BEHEAD
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Silvery food fish. : SMELT
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Tar. : SEAMAN
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Of a certain continent. : ASIAN
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Laboratory compound. : ACID
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She was won by Hercules as an archery prize. : IOLE
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Mme. Pandit's gown. : SARI
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___ Salvador, Brazil. : SAO
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Affidavit takers: Abbr. : NPS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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