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New York Times, Tuesday, August 19, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,157
Across
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Part of a banjo. : DRUM
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River across the U. S. desert plains. : GILA
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To the degree that. : UNTIL
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Opera star Stevens. : RISE
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Land of the Majlis : IRAN
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Europeans. : NORSE
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Far from the nursery. : AGED
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Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, 1951. : LAGERKVIST
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Standard rifle for all NATO ground forces. : GARAND
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Justice Roberts. : OWEN
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Not wrought or hand-made. : CUT
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World Bank's business. : LOANS
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Yankee catcher, now coach. : DICKEY
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Rovert Lovett's responsibility. : DEFENSE
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What one is bound to do. : DUTY
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Baffle. : ELUDE
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Easy elegance of manner. : CHIC
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The boys in gray. : REBS
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Symbol of obstinacy. : ASS
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Imitation of closely woven glossy silk. : SATINET
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Underworld weapon. : GAT
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Harum-scarum. : RASH
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Port on the Orne river. : CAEN
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___ things! : OFALL
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Winged child, in art. : AMOR
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President Quirino of the Philippines. : ELPIDIO
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Describable by a number. : SCALAR
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The President's weekly session. : PRESS
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Detruncate. : LOP
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Curtsy. : KNEE
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One of an esoteric group. : MYSTIC
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Rudolph Bing, for instance. : IMPRESARIO
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Anything small or insignificant. : IOTA
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Weblike. : TELAR
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Early. : SOON
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Pierre de Ronsard's forte. : ODES
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Hasenpfeffer and mulligan. : STEWS
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River flowing into the Danube. : ENNS
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Miner's city. : NOME
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Trail along the ground. : DRAG
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Capital under Red domination. : RIGA
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Employer. : USER
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Decorated. : MEDALED
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Whose father was Rigoletto? : GILDAS
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Man's name. : IRA
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Capital of Nigeria. : LAGOS
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Freshly. : ANEW
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Separate. : UNKNIT
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Month: Abbr. : NOV
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A batch of playing cards. : TRICK
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Essential point in pleading or debate. : ISSUE
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Girl's nickname. : LETTY
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Dwindle. : REDUCE
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Calends, ___, ides. : NONES
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Honey of plants. : NECTAR
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St. ___, the West Point of France. : CYR
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Highly esteemed. : DEAR
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Actress Lanchester. : ELSA
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Disorderly bustling about. : FUSS
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Blue plate item. : DINNER
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Be in a hurry. : HIE
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Old-fashioned expression. : EGAD
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One of the most important islands of Indonesia. : BALI
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French town in the hedgerow country. : STLO
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Feast for the squirrels. : ACORNS
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Symbol of spontaneous origin. : TOPSY
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Prince in "Henry IV." : HAL
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A splitting into parts. : FISSION
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Constructors. : MAKERS
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Source of citric acid. : LEMONS
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Narrow apertures. : SLITS
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British jet plane. : COMET
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A Ben Davis or Gravenstein. : APPLE
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Buenos Aires chief. : PERON
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Utopian situation. : EASE
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Fuss. : TODO
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Paragraph. : ITEM
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South Dakotan at the Capitol. : CASE
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In the natural state. : RAW
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Son of Apollo. : ION

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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