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New York Times, Saturday, May 3, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,049
Across
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Foes in the "Alley." : MIGS
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Dickens' Mr. Wegg. : SILAS
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Capital of Okinawa. : NAHA
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Make suitable. : ADAPT
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Town on the Thames. : ETON
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Mr. Kelly. : GENE
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Scratching. : RASPY
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Amaze. : STUN
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High-backed, semicircular bench for outdoor use. : EXEDRA
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Daughter of Loki. : HEL
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Girl in "The Last of the Mohicans." : CORA
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Boxer's asset. : REACH
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Chief gods of Norse mythology. : AESIR
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Spongers: Slang. : DEADBEATS
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Reddish-brown dye. : HENNA
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45 inches in Britain. : ELL
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Harden. : INURE
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Close to: Poetic. : ANEAR
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Suffix meaning killer. : CIDE
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Small orifice in a leaf. : STOMA
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A lively or mischievous child. : TYKE
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Part of a program of sports. : EVENT
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Prepare. : GET
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Crosses out. : DELES
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It has a long segmented body and three-jointed legs. : CENTIPEDE
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Drive onward. : IMPEL
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Man of great size or power. : TITAN
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Symbol of peace. : DOVE
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Man's nickname. : DOC
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Friendless. : LONELY
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So be it. : AMEN
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Sign in mathematics. : EQUAL
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Prima donna's forte. : ARIA
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Henry, Lee, or Myer. : FORT
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Much needed worker. : NURSE
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Anything that conceals. : MASK
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Space guns, for instance. : TOYS
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Makes inquiry. : SEEKS
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Where Fairbanks is: Abbr. : ALAS
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Sorcerer. : MAGE
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Holly plant. : ILEX
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One way to receive mail. : GENERALDELIVERY
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Distributed evenly, as players in a tennis tournament. : SEEDED
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They fought the Crusaders. : SARACENS
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Mrs. Cantor. : IDA
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Fasten with cord. : LASH
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Dangerous aspect of foreign policy. : APPEASEMENT
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Distinctive manner or method. : STYLE
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Ignorant. : NESCIENT
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McGranery's inheritance. : ATTORNEYGENERAL
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Class period. : HOUR
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Mrs. Roosevelt's first name. : ANNA
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The most important harvest in India—fall crops reaped in the spring. : RABI
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French Resident General in Tunisia. : HAUTECLOQUE
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Shinto temple. : SHA
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The number ten. : DECAD
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Pass over in silence. : ELIDE
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Thing found. : TROVE
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Unadorned. : NAKED
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Sharp ridge of a mountain. : ARETE
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Atmospheric agencies or forces. : ELEMENTS
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Greater and Lesser ___. : ANTILLES
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The uraeus, headdress symbol of sovereignty in ancient Egypt. : ASP
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Josip Broz. : TITO
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Important U. S. security zone. : PANAMA
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Delightful places. : EDENS
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Foolish. : DAFT
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South Sea romance by Melville. : OMOO
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Remedy. : CURE
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Girl's name. : LISA
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Useful animals of Tibet. : YAKS
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Require. : ASK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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