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New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,088
Across
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Port on the Tagus estuary. : LISBON
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Territorialist not yet a citizen. : ALASKAN
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Name for New York and Georgia. : EMPIRE
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Country of 1 Across. : PORTUGAL
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At the apex. : APICAL
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Final abode of the righteous. : PARADISE
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Candidate's desire. : VOTE
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Lonesome and blue. : LORN
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___ percha. : GUTTA
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Suffix denoting a people. : ESE
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Religious councils. : SYNODS
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Whirl. : SPIN
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Family car. : SEDAN
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Political leader in Australia. : EVATT
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Out of active life: Abbr. : RET
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Eisenhower boomer. : LODGE
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Full of songs, as an opera. : ARIOSO
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Tropical hazard. : MALARIA
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Inspires. : PROMPTS
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Devotee. : ADORER
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A straw man to knock down. : SETUP
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Art of seafaring: Abbr. : NAV
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Object. : DEMUR
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Praise to the Lord. : PSALM
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Western world: Abbr. : AMER
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Belonging to the frog family. : RANINE
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Wrestling hold. : TOE
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River flowing into the Gulf of Guinea. : NIGER
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Trifling. : IDLE
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Give a wide berth. : SHUN
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Fleet Greek princess. : ATALANTA
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Mean. : INTEND
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Union Theological, for instance. : SEMINARY
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Lodge of the Patrons of Husbandry. : GRANGE
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Porch furniture. : SETTEES
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Witch outwitter. : HANSEL
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Blades for Whitman. : LEAVES
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Be presumptuous. : IMPOSE
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Thwarted with malice. : SPITED
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Malachite green. : BICE
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___ et labora (pray and work). : ORA
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Nice ___, a prim person. : NELLY
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Sanction officially. : APPROVE
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Capital of Portuguese Angola. : LOANDA
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Arrival: Abbr. : ARR
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Wallflower's hope. : STAG
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Striped antelopes with wavy horns. : KUDUS
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Serving to promote agitation and propaganda: Theat. : AGITPROP
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Worst and meanest. : NASTIEST
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Sheds with roofs of single pitch. : LEANTOS
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Second largest lake in Europe. : ONEGA
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Breathed hoarsely. : SNORED
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Sudden fright. : START
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Winglike. : ALAR
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Road company. : TROUPE
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More fateful. : DIRER
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Gamins. : IMPS
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Tomorrows, in Spain. : MANANAS
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Human beings. : ADAMITES
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When a tennis player makes no score. : LOVEGAME
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Great risk. : PERIL
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Septuagesima and Quinquagesima. : SUNDAYS
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___ d'hotel. : MAITRE
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Where King Paul rules. : ATHENS
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Hotel reception room. : LOUNGE
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He stated the laws of heredity. : MENDEL
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Rekindled. : RELIT
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Nicker. : NEIGH
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Vehement talk. : RANT
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"___ the Man" Musial. : STAN
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Scottish denial. : NAE
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An F. D. R. project, 1933–35. : NRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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