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New York Times, Tuesday, September 9, 1952

21-Across : Australian Ambassador to U. S.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,178
Across
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Put on the brakes. : STOP
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Beautiful woman. : PERI
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Finger or toe. : DIGIT
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"Ach, Ich Liebte" is one. : ARIA
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Genus of the whistling swans. : OLOR
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Liquid used in perfumery. : IRONE
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Loaf on the job. : GOLDBRICK
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The largest river in Europe, 2,325 miles. : VOLGA
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Senator Dirksen. : EVERETT
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Australian Ambassador to U. S. : SPENDER
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Deposed African ruler. : SERETSE
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"___ and the Man." : ARMS
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Where to find plankton. : SEA
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Crosswords, bridge, etc. : PASTIMES
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C. G. S. unit. : ERG
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Flower. : LILAC
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Game bird of the marshes. : SNIPE
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Bad-mannered person, à la Gelett Burgess. : GOOP
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Popular game in pubs. : DARTS
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Type of jacket. : ETON
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Mr. Arnall, former O. P. S. chief. : ELLIS
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The farmer is an early one. : RISER
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Initials burned into the hull of the Nautilus. : HST
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Orange-shipping city in California. : REDLANDS
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The makings of a pipe. : COB
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He voted for the destruction of Carthage. : CATO
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Raced; galloped. : COURSED
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Tending to wear away. : EROSIVE
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Peace-loving. : ANTIWAR
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Gaucho's lariat. : REATA
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Period of prosperity and progress. : GOLDENAGE
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Small map within a larger one. : INSET
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Kittiwake or mew. : GULL
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Actress Raines. : ELLA
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Part of the name that made South Bend famous. : NOTRE
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Guy rope. : STAY
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Suppose. : DEEM
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Perspicacious people. : SAGES
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Treasure ___. : TROVE
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Vessel at Aruba. : OILER
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Mexican priests. : PADRES
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City at north end of Suez Canal. : PORTSAID
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The "400." : ELITE
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It carried Sindbad. : ROC
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Nettles. : IRKS
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Turns aside or amuses. : DIVERTS
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Minnesota form of production. : IRONMINE
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Creator of Tony Lumpkin. : GOLDSMITH
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England's former Dean. : INGE
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Sartorial tragedy. : TEAR
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Nut chewed in the East. : BETEL
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___ du tout (not at all): French. : PAS
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He loved Juliet. : PARIS
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"Strange Interlude" has nine. : ACTS
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Heroic poetry. : EPOS
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Broadcast. : SENT
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River in Bavaria. : EGER
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Function. : ROLE
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British colony on the Gulf of Guinea, W. Africa. : GOLDCOAST
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Stuff with bacon. : LARD
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Architectural column. : PILASTER
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In addition (used in a series). : SECONDLY
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Surfeit. : SATIATE
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Highway. : ROUTE
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Month of decision: Abbr. : NOV
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Pickled. : BRINED
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___ lily. : CALLA
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Small valley having rank vegetation. : SWALE
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Symbol on the U. S. seal. : EAGLE
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"Perchance to ___." : DREAM
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Land of the leprechaun. : ERIN
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Sen. McCarran's home address. : RENO
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The average American eats about 400 a year. : EGGS
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Baseball term. : OUT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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