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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,091
Across
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Mr. Kinder of the Red Sox. : ELLIS
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Weakens. : SAPS
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Discover the meaning of. : READ
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T. R.'s daughter. : ALICE
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Section. : AREA
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Site of Vulcan's workshop. : ETNA
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Less hazardous. : SAFER
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One of a race of noble horses in "Gullliver's Travels." : HOUYHNHNM
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Uncle, in Aberdeen. : EME
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Herr's spouse. : FRAU
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Fabric with glossy surface. : SATEEN
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Virginia ___. : DARE
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Birds of the sea. : ERNS
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Crooner Torme. : MEL
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Bizet or Hemingway character. : MATADOR
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Uninteresting. : DRAB
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Native of Godthaab or Godhavn. : ESKIMO
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Too much: French. : TROP
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Part of one's character. : EGO
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Youngsters' popular game. : FOLLOWTHELEADER
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Uncle or old man: Spanish. : TIO
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Withered. : SERE
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Annie Laurie's friends. : LASSES
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Upper classman: Abbr. : SENR
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Rule behind the Iron Curtain. : DICTATE
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Instrumental twosome. : DUO
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Promptly. : SOON
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Snakes. : ASPS
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Middle parts of ships and planes. : WAISTS
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Ukraine legislative body. : RADA
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Bubble bum sound. : POP
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Symbols of the writer's craft. : INKSTAINS
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Sebastian's twin sister. : VIOLA
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Snick and ___. : SNEE
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Marianne Moore, for instance. : POET
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Church official. : ELDER
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Product of Oporto. : PORT
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Pronoun. : OURS
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Peewee of Flatbush. : REESE
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Pulled one's punches. : EASED
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South American wool-producer. : LLAMA
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Man sentenced under the Baumes Law. : LIFER
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Dick Button's medium. : ICE
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Feudal worker. : SERF
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3,500,000 miles of sand. : SAHARA
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Where prosperity has often been. : AROUNDTHECORNER
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A little: French. : PEU
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Declares. : SAYS
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Took a lease. : RENTED
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Men named after "the Unready" king. : ETHELREDS
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Miss Baxter. : ANNE
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"___ with faint praise."—Pope. : DAMN
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Amateur of the airways. : HAM
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Made the tug do a second job. : RETOWED
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Mr. Verban of baseball. : EMIL
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Boiling mad: Colloq. : SORE
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Man's name. : AMOS
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Author of "Jean-Christophe." : ROLLAND
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To one side. : AGEE
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Knight of the Round Table, Lancelot's nephew. : BORS
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Newts in the land stage of development. : EFTS
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Silk: French. : SOIE
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A seeker after gold. : KLONDIKER
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Fuel from bogs. : PEAT
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Mr. Speaker. : TRIS
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Bewildered. : ASEA
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A winter apple. : RUSSET
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Banquet compliments. : TOASTS
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Famous name in baseball. : OTT
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Fine English pottery. : SPODE
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Natives of Przemysl. : POLES
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Equipment for a car. : SPARE
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Fragment or shred. : WISP
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___ Domini. : ANNO
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A cleansing agent, in pharmacy. : SAPO
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Declare confidently. : AVER
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Acknowledgment of debt. : IOU
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___ de la Cité, in Paris. : ILE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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