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New York Times, Tuesday, September 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,171
Across
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Secretary General of NATO. : ISMAY
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Ingredient of Irish stew. : SPUD
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Rise and fall. : TIDE
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George Meredith heroine. : DIANA
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Appropriated without right. : ARROGATED
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What an élève learns. : LECON
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Popular beverage. : GINGERALE
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That which feels, thinks and acts. : EGO
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City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
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City of the Ukraine. : STALIN
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Well-known Italian painter of 17th century. : RENI
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An autocratic leader. : TSAR
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Drink heartily: Colloq. : SWIG
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___ Woods, N. H., scene of the 1944 monetary conference. : BRETTON
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Yearn: Colloq. : ACHE
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Straight two-edged sword. : RAPIER
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Japanese statesman (1841–1909). : ITO
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Native of Tabriz. : PERSIAN
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John Q. Public. : CITIZEN
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Weather seen on some TV screens. : SNOW
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Vertical faces of stair steps. : RISERS
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Body of an animal: Zool. : SOMA
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Washington's campaign hat. : TRICORN
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A fashionable promenade. : MALL
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Native of the Balkans. : SERB
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Half of the name of a certain law. : TAFT
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City of four zones. : BERLIN
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Mr. Hamilton of Hollywood. : NEIL
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Box for the weather report on the front page of a newspaper. : EAR
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Causes to whiten by excluding light. : ETIOLATES
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F. E. P. C., for instance. : ISSUE
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Squealing fans. : TEENAGERS
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She sings "Kind Hearts." : SHORE
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Untroubled. : EASY
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Writes with both hands. : TYPES
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An empty railroad car. : IDLER
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Prolonged endeavor to overcome resistance. : SIEGE
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City of 70,252 in Georgia. : MACON
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Up: Comb. form. : ANO
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Member of the 8th Army. : YANK
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Wisest. : SAGEST
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A kind of eye. : PRIVATE
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Coffee-making utensil. : URN
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Pointers. : DOGS
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One of the Gilbert Islands. : TARAWA
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Underscore with a single line. : ITALICIZE
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One who gives pleasure. : DELIGHTER
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Clarissa ___. : EDEN
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Prepares. : GETS
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Repeating. : ITERANT
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A wading bird. : IBIS
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Student military organization. : ROTC
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Former Portuguese money of account. : REIS
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Capital of Kenya, British East Africa. : NAIROBI
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Long periods of time. : EONS
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Reports: Abbr. : RPTS
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Instrument for finding the weight or density of a gas. : AEROMETER
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Important political events. : PRIMARIES
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To-do. : STIR
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Correlatives. : NORS
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"There ___ any more." : ISNT
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Beach party favorites. : WIENERS
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Of the same or equal consequence. : ALLONE
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Place of English victory over French, 1346. : CRESSY
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Miss Lee of Hollywood. : LILA
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Storyteller akin to La Fontaine. : AESOP
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President of France, 1895–99. : FAURE
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Popular poem and songs. : TREES
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Animal: French. : BETE
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Swimming: French. : NAGE
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Subject of one of Ko-Ko's songs. : LIST
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Kind of party. : TEA
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Recoil. : SHY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 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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