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OF MEN AND SHIPS

New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 1952

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 560 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,078
Across
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Advice to a sailor. : BEWARE
7
Construction sailor. : SEABEE
13
Famous one-legged pirate. : SILVER
19
Hitler's naval chief, sentenced for life. : RAEDER
20
City on Chemung River, N. Y. : ELMIRA
21
U. S. S. St. Paul. : CRUISER
23
"Tight Little ___." : ISLAND
24
Chinese U. N. delegate. : TSIANG
25
Forester's Hornblower. : HORATIO
26
Where Dover is: Abbr. : DEL
27
Naval maneuvers. : TACTICS
29
Appearances. : LOOKS
31
Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
32
Dabchick. : GREBE
34
Man's name. : RENE
35
Scratch-pad items. : MEMOS
36
Ancient Asian. : MEDE
37
To be: Latin. : ESSE
38
Game fish. : CERO
39
Man's foe. : SATAN
40
Genus of the mocking-bird. : MIMUS
41
Part of a lobster. : CLAW
43
Shoal currents. : RIPS
45
She went down with the Prince of Wales. : REPULSE
47
Follower of Ann Lee. : SHAKER
50
Threaten. : MENACE
52
Small windlass. : REEL
53
Years uncounted. : EON
54
Peak in Greece. : OSSA
56
Picture card. : KNAVE
58
Musical chords. : TRIADS
62
Stamp money in India. : ANNA
64
Tobacco kiln. : OAST
66
Spenser's Ireland. : IRENA
68
Shinto temple gateways. : TORII
69
Characterization of the old sailing days. : WOODENSHIPSANDIRONMEN
73
Indo-European. : ARYAN
74
Psalmists' word. : SELAH
75
Sled for hauling logs. : TODE
76
Glut. : SATE
77
Bootlicker. : YESMAN
79
French cathedral city. : REIMS
81
"Freedom from ___." : WANT
83
An emblem of dawn. : DEW
84
Ridgway's former title. : SCAP
86
French delicacy. : SNAILS
88
Echo and her friends. : OREADS
90
Guadalcanal or Wasp. : FLATTOP
93
Flood ___. : TIDE
94
Exchange. : SWAP
95
Royals, jibs and spankers. : SAILS
96
Light unit. : LUMEN
98
Fictional detective. : CHAN
100
Formerly. : ERST
104
Torpedo ___. : TUBE
105
Pittsburgh Pirate. : KINER
106
Ado. : STIR
107
Famous English pirate. : TEACH
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55-mile English river. : EXE
109
Drives a taxi. : HACKS
110
"Voice of America" Coast Guard cutter and floating transmitter. : COURIER
112
He wrote "Ms. Found in a Bottle." : POE
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Without examination. : APRIORI
115
"All ___." : ASHORE
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Spools: Var. : BOBINS
119
Norman Thomas's middle name. : MATTOON
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Laboratory vessel. : BEAKER
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Verve. : BOUNCE
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Chester Nimitz, for instance. : SEADOG
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Buries. : INTERS
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High times. : SPREES
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Captain's command post. : BRIDGE
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Anodynes. : EASERS
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Lincoln's Sec'y. of Navy. : WELLES
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Girl's name. : ADA
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Income: Fr. : RENTE
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Earth goddess. : ERDA
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Bird dog. : SETTER
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English name for Danish port. : ELSINORE
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Vestment. : AMICE
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Influence, usually unfairly. : BIAS
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Man's name: Abbr. : ERN
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Figurative name for Napoleon's son. : EAGLET
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The Hesperus. : SCHOONER
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Malayan palms. : IROKS
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People of Persia : LURS
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By way of. : VIA
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Prizes. : ESTEEMS
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Furnish again. : REINDUE
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Polyantha, Noisette, and tea. : ROSES
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Denizens of the fo'c'sle. : CREW
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Goes with "call." : BECK
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Part of a make-up kit. : MASCARA
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U. S. budget units of yesteryear. : MILLIONS
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Author of "Under the Sea Wind." : CARSON
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Happy hunting grounds for 107 Across. : SPANISHMAIN
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Dead: Spanish. : MUERTO
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Northern constellation. : LEO
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Cuttlefish's protection. : INK
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Indulge. : PET
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Proposed U. S.-Canadian project. : SEAWAY
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Novelist de Balzac. : HONORE
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Bothers. : ANNOYS
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Kitchen gadget. : MASHER
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Important happening. : EVENT
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Impudence. : SASS
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Enriches. : ENDOWS
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Philip II's fleet. : ARMADA
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Ate by rule. : DIETED
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Tendons. : SINEWS
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Water: Colloq. : ADAMSALE
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Mah-jongg pieces. : TILES
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Operatic slave. : AIDA
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Decrees. : ENACTS
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A stern fast. : PAINTER
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British warship. : RENOWN
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Baseball league: Abbr. : NAT
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Man's nickname. : SID
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Over: Prefix. : TRA
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Keeping order. : POLICING
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Chautauqua performer. : LECTURER
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Sword used by French duelists. : EPEE
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Mistake. : FAUXPAS
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French luxury liner. : LIBERTE
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Touchwood. : PUNK
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Margaret Truman's operetta role. : SARI
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Phenomenon of Fulton's Folly. : STEAM
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___ Range, highest point in Minnesota. : MESABI
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Employers. : HIRERS
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Piracy. : RAPINE
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Wall bracket for lights. : SCONCE
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Postulates. : THESES
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Dry tableland of South Africa. : KAROO
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Vancouver Indian. : SOOKE
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Company. : TROOP
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British battleship sunk by the Bismarck. : HOOD
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Small talk. : CHAT
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Recedes, as the tide. : EBBS
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Eskimo. : ITA
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Japanese coin. : SEN
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Sticker. : BUR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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