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New York Times, Monday, May 26, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,072

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Across
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Site of the 200-inch reflecting telescope. : PALOMAR
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Baseball's men in blue. : UMPIRES
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River forming wide delta in Venezuela. : ORINOCO
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Pernicious. : NOISOME
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Drum-shaped stand. : TABORET
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Could be Gene Krupa. : DRUMMER
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Comedian Burrows. : ABE
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"The Rose of ___." : TRALEE
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Margaret Truman's operetta role. : SARI
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Emblem on Mexico's flag. : BIRD
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Uncle Remus' Fox. : BRER
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Bay of S. E. Honshu. : ISE
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University quarter of Paris. : LATIN
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7,317 students, 1,505 teachers. : YALE
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Slugger Slaughter. : ENOS
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"Snake in the grass." : ENEMY
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Three-stringed banjo of Japan. : SAMISEN
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Bartlett. : PEAR
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City in Arizona, on the Colorado. : YUMA
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Part of a "Hopalong" outfit. : HOLSTER
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Dispatch boat: Spanish. : AVISO
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Shape of a volcano. : CONE
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Brigadier general's emblem. : STAR
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Weakly sentimental: Colloq. : MUSHY
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Sum total: Abbr. : AMT
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A plant, as the calla lily. : ARUM
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French coins, 5 centimes. : SOUS
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Radio signal for pilots. : BEAM
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Broadway offerings. : DRAMAS
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World War II invasion craft. : LST
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Equipped for archery: Poetic. : ARROWED
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Archbishop or bishop. : PRIMATE
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The chef's domain. : CUISINE
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That which bounds. : LIMITER
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Tangled. : KNOTTED
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Church festivals. : EASTERS
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Fits to drink. : POTABLE
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Native of Mocha. : ARABIAN
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New French Atlantic liner. : LIBERTE
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Biblical plain. : ONO
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Possible nickname for Mr. Snerd. : MORT
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Sharp and harsh. : ACERB
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Clubs whose motto is "Service." : ROTARY
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Line the bottom of. : UNDERLAY
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What Oliver Twist wanted. : MORE
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Most or more: Ital. : PIU
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Doctrines or systems. : ISMS
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Cos lettuce. : ROMAINE
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Governor in Montpelier. : EMERSON
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World event in October. : SERIES
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Grasslands. : LEAS
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Indent of a smile. : DIMPLE
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Humorist "Bill" and family. : NYES
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Second biggest bird. : EMU
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Jacob's brother: Latin spelling. : ESAVUS
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Yemen's ruler's title. : IMAM
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Army transport outfit. : ATS
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Held back. : RETARDED
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Hank Bauer's specialty. : HOMERUN
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Where Beatrice Lillie hails from. : ONTARIO
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___ avis. : RARA
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Sequester. : ISOLATE
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Writer and editor, president of Hunter College. : SHUSTER
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They're off the list until September. : OYSTERS
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Russian tavern. : CABACK
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Muss. : RUMPLE
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Novelist Edgeworth. : MARIA
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Largest amount. : MOST
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Low sand hill: Eng. : DENE
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American admiral (1858–1936). : SIMS
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Cleverness. : WIT
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A New England center of learning. : MIT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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