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New York Times, Saturday, April 12, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 23, Avg Word Len: 5.94, Missing: { D J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,028

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Across
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Proper attire for football games. : RACCOON
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Descriptive of Satchel Paige. : AGELESS
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Unsettle, as one’s mind. : UNHINGE
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City near Cheyenne. : LARAMIE
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One of the sights of Washington. : STATUEOFLINCOLN
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“High ___.” : TOR
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Thoroughly in earnest. : SERIOUS
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Agency providing farm electricity. : REA
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Miss Lee of Hollywood. : LILA
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Sound, healthy: Latin. : SANUS
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Well-known Ibsen character. : GYNT
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Opposing army. : ENEMY
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Doily. : MAT
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Carol or Virginia of Hollywood. : BRUCE
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Curve upward again. : RESPIRAL
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Des ___. : MOINES
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A constellation, the Wolf. : LUPUS
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A tree: Comb. form. : PALMI
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More vapid. : STALER
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Deprives of hope. : BEREAVES
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Puts a straight edge on, in carpentry. : TRUES
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Drop a pop fly. : ERR
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Trail followed by bloodhounds. : SCENT
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Fantastic costumes. : RIGS
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Uncle Tom, for instance. : SLAVE
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Girl’s name. : ERMA
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Book of the New Testament: Abbr. : EPH
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Governor of Texas. : SHIVERS
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Speaker Rayburn. : SAM
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The end of freedom. : TOTALITARIANISM
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Method of ending a filibuster. : CLOTURE
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___ Khama, deposed African ruler. : SERETSE
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Suggestion-makers. : HINTERS
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One who makes a try. : ESSAYER
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Villain in Western novel. : RUSTLER
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Common French given name. : ANTOINE
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He plays “Don Juan in Hell.” : CHARLESLAUGHTON
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Townsman. : CIT
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Burden. : ONUS
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Two-curve moldings. : OGEES
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Views of building interiors. : NEORAMAS
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Complete, total: 2 wds. : ALLOUT
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Julius Caesar’s first name. : GAIUS
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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Ingredient of sealing wax. : LAC
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Educational institution in Georgia. : EMORYUNIVERSITY
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No comment. : SILENCE
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Upper houses. : SENATES
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Last bout on a boxing card. : FINAL
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Sealed glass vials. : AMPULES
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Unhappy facial expression. : GRIMACE
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Comic strip exclamation of joy. : YIPES
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Tree trunks. : BOLES
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Capek play about robots. : RUR
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Deface. : MAR
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Stubbornly wrong. : PERVERSE
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Seventh inning tradition. : STRETCH
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Capital of Libya. : TRIPOLI
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Shout of applause to an actress. : BRAVA
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All together. : ENMASSE
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Speech defect. : STAMMER
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Choicest parts. : ELITES
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Poach in cream, as eggs. : SHIRR
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American Indians. : ERIES
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Swing around. : SLUE
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Natives of an Italian island: Abbr. : SARS
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Educational group. : NEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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