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New York Times, Saturday, June 28, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,105
Across
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Subject of a "South Pacific" song. : DAME
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It hooks the fish. : BARB
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Late warden of Sing Sing. : LAWES
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Significant times. : ERAS
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Coloratura's specialty. : ARIA
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Have effect. : ENURE
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Informer in "Frankie and Johnny." : BARTENDER
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One of Ethel Merman's roles. : ANNIE
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Mary Dugan's ordeal. : TRIAL
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Famous first word. : ONCE
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Brabant town. : UDEN
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Offshore island. : SANDBAR
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Oil: French. : HUILE
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Sweep. : OAR
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Not at all civilized. : BARBARIC
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Sailors. : HATS
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Cleaning woman in London. : CHAR
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Michigan's Ann. : ARBOR
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Dined. : ATE
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Kind of member. : CHARTER
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Where the Azalea Trail is: Abbr. : ALA
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Rosen or Sauer specialty. : HOMER
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Hornet hangout. : NEST
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"The Sheik," for instance. : ARAB
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Praises in any way. : APPLAUDS
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Nothing. : NIL
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With the law's blessing. : LEGAL
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Item of gymnasium equipment. : BARBELL
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Ski maneuver. : STEM
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Have been. : WERE
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Free-for-all. : MELEE
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A tort or a crime. : LIBEL
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Town on Mt. Desert Island, Maine. : BARHARBOR
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Arabians. : OMANI
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Florentine bridges cross it. : ARNO
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"___ Bungay," by H. G. Wells. : TONO
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Tiger slugger. : WERTZ
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Yellow fever doctor. : REED
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Out of town. : AWAY
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Trespasses. : DEBTS
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Macaw. : ARARA
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Famed 72-year-old water-colorist. : MARIN
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___ Unidos. : ESTADOS
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Prohibition. : BAN
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Warmth of feeling. : ARDOR
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Graphic representations by researchers. : BARCHARTS
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He wrote "The Brave Bulls." : LEA
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Marked with rings. : ANNULAR
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German adjective, title of Cole Porter song. : WUNDERBAR
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Ashtabula's lake. : ERIE
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Observed. : SEEN
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It's between Corsica and Italy. : ELBA
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A continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Part of the foot. : ARCH
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Piece of metal of a certain shape. : IBAR
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Uncovers. : BARES
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City in Kansas, south of Topeka. : IOLA
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Horseshoe or soft shell. : CRAB
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Wall set in a ditch, to avoid marring the landscape. : HAHA
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Over. : ATOP
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Legal section of London. : TEMPLEBAR
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Kind of mustache. : HANDLEBAR
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Jutting rock. : CRAG
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Laboratory equipment for heating liquids. : ETNA
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Environment adapted to any person or thing. : ELEMENT
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Edmonton is its capital. : ALBERTA
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Reuther's union. : UAW
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Miss Wilson's Miss Peterson. : IRMA
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President Kobelt's capital. : BERNE
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Shape for macaroni. : ELBOW
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Girl's name. : LEONA
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He directed "Quo Vadis." : LEROY
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Road sign. : SLOW
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"An ever-rolling stream." : TIME
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Highly distinguished. : RARE
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Nickname for Mrs. M. Wilding. : LIZ
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Mason's necessity. : HOD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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