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New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,098
Across
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Sailboat maneuver. : JIBE
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Peddles. : HAWKS
10
Success is one. : LAKE
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Exorbitant. : STEEP
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Zoology suffix. : ACEA
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Assignments for Dever and MacArthur. : KEYNOTESPEECHES
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German port. : EMDEN
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Prime Minister of Canada. : STLAURENT
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Quilt, for instance. : SEW
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Therefore. : ERGO
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Rodgers' first lyricist. : HART
28
Rapunzel's pride. : HAIR
31
School homework. : ESSAY
35
___ Jima. : IWO
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Grocery store items. : CANS
37
Guarantee. : ENSURE
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Popular theatrical fare of 1910. : NAUGHTYMARIETTA
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Baghdad's river. : TIGRIS
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British composer. : ARNE
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Play about robots, 1923. : RUR
44
She wrote "Tender Buttons." : STEIN
45
Where Indian clubs are found. : GYMS
46
The tip of a continent. : HORN
47
Brown the surface of. : SEAR
49
Popular iced beverage. : TEA
51
What we all have. : ANCESTORS
56
The male duck. : DRAKE
60
Twilight of the gods. : GOTTERDAMMERUNG
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Cry of a bird. : HOOT
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Bring on one's self. : INCUR
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Virginia willow. : ITEA
65
Handle: French. : ANSE
66
Viereck, Brooks, Moore. : POETS
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Place for keeping wood. : SHED
Down
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Hope's specialty. : JOKE
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The same: Latin. : IDEM
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Hopalong Cassidy. : BOYD
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Senator McFarland of Arizona. : ERNEST
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Newsworthy initials. : HST
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Comedian Roscoe. : ATES
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NATO countries. : WEST
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One of the fathers of modern astronomy. : KEPLER
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A blade of grass. : SPEAR
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American Indian ball game. : LACROSSE
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Pain's brother. : ACHE
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Enthusiastic. : KEEN
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Iron Curtain countries. : EAST
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Empress who was a leader of fashion. : EUGENIE
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"___ cooking?" : WHATS
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Suggestions. : HINTS
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Expect. : AWAIT
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Baton ___, capital of Louisiana. : ROUGE
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In whatever degree. : ANY
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Secretary-general of NATO. : ISMAY
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British playwright.. : SUTRO
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Pianist Rubinstein. : ARTUR
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Long for. : YEARN
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475 million people. : CHINESE
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Mayor Reuter of West Berlin. : ERNST
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French working girl. : GRISETTE
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Inlet or cove. : ARM
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City on the Niemen River, formerly in Poland. : GRODNO
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Julie who made a hit in "I Am a Camera." : HARRIS
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Anchor's position: Naut. : ATRIP
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Attlee Cabinet member. : EDE
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Turkish title. : AGHA
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Lunchtime. : NOON
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Concertos: Abbr. : CTOS
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Marathon. : RACE
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Disease of plants. : SMUT
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Writer: Abbr. : AUTH
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Joint. : KNEE
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Minced oath. : EGAD
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Helen Hayes' title. : MRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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