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New York Times, Friday, May 9, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,055

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He forges and tempers implements. : TOOLSMITH
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Troublemakers in the Philippines. : HUKS
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Instrument for measuring density of air or gases: French spelling. : AEROMETRE
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Remarque's first name. : ERICH
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A form of conveyor, fueling a furnace. : TRAVERSER
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___-mon, 1951 winner as best foreign movie. : RASHO
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An apple was his target. : TELL
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Acting Defense Mobilizer. : STEELMAN
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"The ___ Song," popularized by Judy Garland. : TROLLEY
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Hem and ___. : HAW
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Small shield or old French coin. : ECU
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In good time. : EARLY
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Imaginary flowers that never fade. : AMARANTHS
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Where the bishop's throne stood. : APSE
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Well-known columnist and panelist. : FPA
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New England poet. : FROST
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Wickedness. : TURPITUDE
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British playwright (1863–1933). : SUTRO
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Nothing. : NIL
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Expression associated with Bert Lahr. : LALA
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Rivulet. : STREAMLET
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"The Turn of the ___." : SCREW
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Spanish coin: Abbr. : PES
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Scottish negative. : NAE
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Footstool. : OTTOMAN
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Not a reproduction. : ORIGINAL
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"Schoolboy" ___, of baseball. : ROWE
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Where Jodhpur is. : INDIA
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Member of a frontier group to enforce law and order. : VIGILANTE
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Absorb knowledge. : LEARN
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Newspaper's own published opinion. : EDITORIAL
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Troublemakers in Korea. : REDS
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Part of a luxury liner. : SALONDECK
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Make lace. : TAT
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On top: Poetic. : OER
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Political speakers. : ORATORS
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This season's top basketball star. : LOVELLETTE
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Noisome. : SMELLY
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Miss Oberon. : MERLE
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Possessive pronoun. : ITS
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Very, in France. : TRES
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Poem by Swinburne. : HERTHA
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Character in Scott and Kingsley novels. : HEREWARD
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Mountain range in Europe. : URAL
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Destinies. : KISMETS
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Baseball's "Clown Prince." : SCHACHT
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___ Wagner of the baseball "Hall of Fame." : HONUS
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"Cheerful little ___." : EARFUL
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Soothing beverage. : TEA
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Knock. : RAP
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Special binding for Bibles, with limp edges. : YAPP
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Gov. Payne's state. : MAINE
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British actor, composer, producer, etc. : NOELCOWARD
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"With a Song In My Heart" girl. : FROMAN
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Mythological inhabitants of a certain planet. : URANIANS
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His eye is on Trieste. : TITO
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Harsher. : STERNER
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The bears, zoologically speaking. : URSIDAE
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Where Erivan is: Fr. : ARMENIE
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Meadow. : LEA
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Beard of grain. : AWN
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Mar. : SPOIL
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Military holidays. : LEAVES
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Botanical shoot. : STOLON
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Third: Comb. form. : TRITO
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Encircle. : GIRD
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Girl's name. : LIDA
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McDougald or Hodges. : GIL
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Touch: Comb. form. : TAC
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Leather for sport shoes. : ELK

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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