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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 Down
1. 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
108. 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
113. Without examination. : APRIORI
115. "All ___." : ASHORE
117. Spools: Var. : BOBINS
119. Norman Thomas's middle name. : MATTOON
120. Laboratory vessel. : BEAKER
121. Verve. : BOUNCE
122. Chester Nimitz, for instance. : SEADOG
123. Buries. : INTERS
124. High times. : SPREES
1. Captain's command post. : BRIDGE
2. Anodynes. : EASERS
3. Lincoln's Sec'y. of Navy. : WELLES
4. Girl's name. : ADA
5. Income: Fr. : RENTE
6. Earth goddess. : ERDA
7. Bird dog. : SETTER
8. English name for Danish port. : ELSINORE
9. Vestment. : AMICE
10. Influence, usually unfairly. : BIAS
11. Man's name: Abbr. : ERN
12. Figurative name for Napoleon's son. : EAGLET
13. The Hesperus. : SCHOONER
14. Malayan palms. : IROKS
15. People of Persia : LURS
16. By way of. : VIA
17. Prizes. : ESTEEMS
18. Furnish again. : REINDUE
22. Polyantha, Noisette, and tea. : ROSES
28. Denizens of the fo'c'sle. : CREW
30. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
33. Goes with "call." : BECK
35. Part of a make-up kit. : MASCARA
36. U. S. budget units of yesteryear. : MILLIONS
38. Author of "Under the Sea Wind." : CARSON
39. Happy hunting grounds for 107 Across. : SPANISHMAIN
40. Dead: Spanish. : MUERTO
42. Northern constellation. : LEO
44. Cuttlefish's protection. : INK
46. Indulge. : PET
47. Proposed U. S.–Canadian project. : SEAWAY
48. Novelist de Balzac. : HONORE
49. Bothers. : ANNOYS
50. Kitchen gadget. : MASHER
51. Important happening. : EVENT
55. Impudence. : SASS
57. Enriches. : ENDOWS
59. Philip II's fleet. : ARMADA
60. Ate by rule. : DIETED
61. Tendons. : SINEWS
63. Water: Colloq. : ADAMSALE
65. Mah-jongg pieces. : TILES
67. Operatic slave. : AIDA
70. Decrees. : ENACTS
71. A stern fast. : PAINTER
72. British warship. : RENOWN
78. Baseball league: Abbr. : NAT
80. Man's nickname. : SID
82. Over: Prefix. : TRA
85. Keeping order. : POLICING
87. Chautauqua performer. : LECTURER
89. Sword used by French duelists. : EPEE
90. Mistake. : FAUXPAS
91. French luxury liner. : LIBERTE
92. Touchwood. : PUNK
94. Margaret Truman's operetta role. : SARI
95. Phenomenon of Fulton's Folly. : STEAM
97. ___ Range, highest point in Minnesota. : MESABI
99. Employers. : HIRERS
101. Piracy. : RAPINE
102. Wall bracket for lights. : SCONCE
103. Postulates. : THESES
105. Dry tableland of South Africa. : KAROO
106. Vancouver Indian. : SOOKE
107. Company. : TROOP
109. British battleship sunk by the Bismarck. : HOOD
110. Small talk. : CHAT
111. Recedes, as the tide. : EBBS
114. Eskimo. : ITA
116. Japanese coin. : SEN
118. 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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