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New York Times, Monday, June 23, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,100

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Comic man. : CAPP
5
Part of a rubber. : GAME
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Dweller in one of the Iron Curtain countries. : LETT
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Sector. : AREA
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What to call her. : MADAM
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Places to go in the summer. : INNS
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The gate. : ADMISSIONS
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That no-place-like-home feeling. : NOSTALGIA
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Slang. : ARGOT
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Soup dish. : TUREEN
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Additional clauses tacked onto legislative bills. : RIDERS
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Truman's press secretary. : SHORT
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Giants of olden days. : TITANS
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The best. : NICEST
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Spades or clubs. : SUIT
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Aberdeen's river. : DEE
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Bothers. : IRKS
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He wrote "O God, our help in ages past." : WATTS
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Temperate. : MILD
38
Something like a foot. : PES
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Hold up. : REAR
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Girl's name. : ELISSA
42
Mr. Almanac. : KIERAN
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The true Mohammedan faith. : ISLAM
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Subjoin. : APPEND
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Source of vitamin C. : TOMATO
50
Meals à la calorie. : DIETS
51
Gratiano quotes, "I am ___." : SIRORACLE
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A peak on the Swiss-Italian border. : MATTERHORN
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Tribal chief in Africa. : KAID
57
Deep blue. : ANIL
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Ancient region colonized by Greece. : IONIA
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To be: French. : ETRE
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Perceive. : NOTE
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Character in "Porgy." : BESS
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Close-fisted. : NEAR
Down
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Republican Senator from Tacoma. : CAIN
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River flowing through Florence. : ARNO
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Sluices or floodgates. : PENSTOCKS
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Farm lands. : PASTURES
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Contraption. : GADGET
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Groups of men entrusted with executive powers. : ADMINISTRATIONS
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Hermes' mother. : MAIA
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City in West Germany. : EMS
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Landowners of the Highlands. : LAIRDS
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Panegyria. : ELOGE
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Lanza or Peerce. : TENOR
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Aptitude ___. : TESTS
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Elliott Nugent's "The ___ Animal." : MALE
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Joan or Jerome. : SAINT
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Wiles. : ARTS
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Stir up. : RAISE
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Small piece of anything. : SNIP
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Charter. : HIRE
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King discovered by Lord Carnarvon, 1923. : TUT
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Product of Scotland. : TWEED
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Put out of place. : DISLOCATE
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Opera heroine. : ELSA
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Dutch cheese. : EDAM
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Bern's river. : AAR
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Understood wrongly. : MISTAKEN
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Wash out. : RINSE
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Follower of Ananias. : LIAR
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Necessity for a tea party. : KETTLE
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Former Senator from Nebraska. : NORRIS
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He's interested in media. : ADMAN
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Square or upright. : PIANO
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A form of larceny. : PETIT
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Girl's name. : MONA
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Gillie. : SHOE
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Money in Florence. : LIRA
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River in West Germany. : EDER
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Ridge. : RIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later.

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