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New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1952

41-Down : Melvin Patton's specialty.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,053
Across
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Fabled weight lifter. : ATLAS
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Military music makers. : FIFES
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Walpole's ruined castle. : OTRANTO
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French colony in Africa. : ALGERIA
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A state in Brazil. : ALAGOAS
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Hero's father in "Much Ado About Nothing." : LEONATO
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Tag. : TAB
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Island group in the Bay of Bengal. : NICOBAR
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South: Spanish. : SUR
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___ Haynes Irwin. : INEZ
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Eugenie Anderson spends her time with them. : DANES
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Let it be done: Latin. : FIAT
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Barber's equipment. : STROP
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Karel Capek play. : RUR
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Santa Maria, Nina, ___. : PINTA
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Funafuti is one. : ATOLL
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"___ Interlude." : STRANGE
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Den. : LAIR
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A distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
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Poetic foot of two long syllables. : SPONDEE
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Coal, copper, diamond, etc. : MINES
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Popular color for Spring. : BEIGE
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Picture border. : MAT
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Shaft of a column or feather. : SCAPE
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Just. : ONLY
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Provide means of amusement, pleasure, etc. : CATER
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Goes astray. : ERRS
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Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
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Sound of leaves in the wind. : WHISPER
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City in east Yugoslavia. : NIS
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Idealistic. : UTOPIAN
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Miss Coca. : IMOGENE
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The first women's club formed in the U. S., 1869. : SOROSIS
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Deprives of anything. : DIVESTS
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International golf cup, U. S. vs. Great Britain. : RYDER
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Camps out. : TENTS
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Gov. Talmadge's capital. : ATLANTA
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Tony ___, a clay court champion. : TRABERT
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Delay. : LAG
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Soon. : ANON
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Not flighty. : STAID
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Circus performers. : FLEAS
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Mr. Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Boggy land. : FEN
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What mistakes need. : ERASING
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Locate. : SITUATE
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A. P. man still in Czech jail. : OATIS
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Another for Miss Leigh. : OSCAR
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Canadian province, center of oil boom. : ALBERTA
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Main artery. : AORTA
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A responsibility. : ONUS
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Study of animal life. : ZOOLOGY
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Wall Street specialty. : FINANCE
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Scorpion, for instance. : PLANE
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Lord Ismay's new headquarters. : PARIS
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Cover. : LID
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Ingredient of a Cuba libre. : RUM
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"___ To Be Seen." : REMAINS
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Member of "most exclusive club in the U. S." : SENATOR
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Expose to public ridicule. : PILLORY
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What a growing boy does well. : EATS
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What life is, according to Longfellow. : EARNEST
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Melvin Patton's specialty. : SPRINTS
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Counterfeit. : BOGUS
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Lukewarm. : TEPID
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Curves in the road. : ESSES
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Morris or Windsor. : CHAIR
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Pardon. : REMIT
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Famous rabbi and writer. : WISE
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Traverse. : ROVE
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Seed capsule. : POD
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Handy's rank: Abbr. : GEN

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1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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