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New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,076
Across
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On leave from Ford Foundation to work for Eisenhower. : HOFFMAN
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A very good child. : CHERUB
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Land. : ACREAGE
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Gypsy. : ROMANY
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Divisions of the year. : SEASONS
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Mistreater. : ABUSER
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Pismire. : ANT
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Smithereens. : ATOMS
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Have the power to. : CAN
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Disagreeably damp. : DANK
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Faultily. : AMISS
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Senator from South Dakota. : CASE
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Banishment. : EXILEMENT
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Falsehoods. : TALES
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Poetic heroine. : ELAINE
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Manner of dress: Colloq. : GETUP
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Goal of eight teams in each league. : PENNANT
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Vents. : OUTAGES
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Metrical stress. : ICTUS
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Blue-flowered herb of Mediterranean region. : BORAGE
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Doff the lid. : UNHAT
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Condense anew. : REABRIDGE
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German negative. : NEIN
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Facetious. : WITTY
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Avers. : SAYS
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Mr. Williams, now a Marine. : TED
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Beethoven's "Choral" symphony. : NINTH
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In support of. : FOR
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Confused. : ADDLED
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Flavored with a fruit. : LEMONED
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Stick or split. : CLEAVE
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Mise ___ (theatrical setting). : ENSCENE
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Our new Ambassador to U. S. S. R. : KENNAN
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Settler. : DECIDER
Down
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Laughs. : HAS
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Pertaining to lands of central Pacific. : OCEANIAN
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Concerning "Poor Richard." : FRANKLINIAN
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Sportive gathering. : FEST
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Red spokesman. : MAO
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Added appellation. : AGNAME
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Spring activity in the avian world. : NESTING
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Stuffs. : CRAMS
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Short nails. : HOBS
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Unit in electromagnetism: Abbr. : EMU
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Knave. : RASCAL
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Discomfort. : UNEASE
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Anti-Truman Democrat in South. : BYRNES
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Bone: Comb. form. : OSTEO
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Recondite. : DEEP
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Part of a wagon. : AXLE
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Catkin. : AMENT
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Wearing ornamental coverings, as circus horses. : CAPARISONED
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Represent. : ENACT
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Instruct. : TUTOR
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Fat and clumsy. : TUBBY
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City on the Po, with old university. : TURIN
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Pertaining to some biblical swine. : GADARENE
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What custards are. : EGGY
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Understands. : SEES
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Fixed. : SETTLED
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Disjoin. : UNTACK
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Part of a compass. : NEEDLE
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Obscure. : HIDDEN
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Olympian goddess. : ATHENE
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Expand. : WIDEN
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Russian river, to Gulf of Finland. : NEVA
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Central points. : FOCI
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District or county in Sweden. : LAN
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Master of Science. : MSC
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The: German. : DER

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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