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New York Times, Thursday, June 26, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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Across
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German exclamations. : ACHS
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Peggy Wood on TV. : MAMA
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Expressed in deeds. : ACTED
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Item on a sports program. : BOUT
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Gardenia or lilac, for instance. : ODOR
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Comique. : DROLE
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Girl's name. : IRMA
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Fortune's caprice. : LUCK
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Affected with great excitement. : MANIC
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"Wefwigewator," for instance. : BABYTALK
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Buzzer of the summer night. : CICADA
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Smallest amount. : LEAST
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The "quiet man" of Washington. : BARKLEY
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Favorites of Paris. : CHERIS
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Parks in London and Dutchess County. : HYDES
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Casual event. : HAP
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Authorized. : LEGAL
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Hayseeds. : RUBES
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Wanting in interest. : ARID
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Common wayside plant. : SUMAC
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A district beyond which one should not go. : PALE
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Longhorn. : STEER
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Rich, retired Anglo-Indian. : NAWAB
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Famous name in the U. N. : LIE
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Playact. : FEIGN
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Overcoat named after a British general. : RAGLAN
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Dictator in Havana. : BATISTA
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What Vivian is to Margaret. : UNCLE
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His mother was Myrrh. : ADONIS
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A size of town. : ONEHORSE
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Lukewarm. : TEPID
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No place for shore-leave : BRIG
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Determination. : WILL
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With hopeful spirits. : ELATE
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Egypt's cow-horned goddess. : SATI
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Adam's long-lived grandson. : ENOS
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Dumfounds. : DAZES
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On the low side of a racing boat. : ALEE
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Vogue. : RAGE
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First month of spring in old Hebrew calendar. : ABIB
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The girl in "The Last of the Mohicans." : CORA
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Distasteful diet: 2 wds. : HUMBLEPIE
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One with powers of endurance. : STAYER
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Slow-flower in January. : MOLASSES
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Over twenty-one. : ADULT
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Mimic derisively. : MOCK
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Unusual boat. : ARK
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One who sends flowers. : ADMIRER
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Has a collision. : CRACKSUP
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Of sound quality. : TONAL
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Nullify. : ELIDE
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"Change and ___ in all around I see . . . " : DECAY
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Occasional dog-wagger. : TAIL
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Role for a heavy. : CAD
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Clause for a constitution. : BYLAW
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Part of Dickens' signature. : CHAS
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Racket-wielder Doris. : HART
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Esther's archenemy. : HAMAN
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Part of the name of Kipling's famous water boy. : GUNGA
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Maria Tallchief, for instance. : BALLERINA
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Friend of S. T. Coleridge. : ELIA
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Quietly noted. : SEEN
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Sharply outlined. : DEFINITE
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Library "angel." : CARNEGIE
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Lives at. : RESIDES
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German church organist of the 18th century. : BACH
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Frown blackly. : GLOWER
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Moderated. : BATED
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Color of a cat's eyes. : TOPAZ
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Act in concert. : UNITE
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Spoken test. : ORAL
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Plod doggedly. : SLOG
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If the facts were different. : ELSE
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Youth group that camps out. : BSA

Answer summary: 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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