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New York Times, Tuesday, July 1, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J X Y }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,108

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Students & seniors
Across
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Eisenhower's current garb. : MUFTI
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Public way in a German city. : STRASSE
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Meatloaf ingredient. : ONION
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Hoxha, Drees, Mossadegh. : PREMIERS
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Stitches together with something soft between. : QUILTS
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His latest novel is "Spark of Life." : REMARQUE
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Joel Chandler Harris character. : UNCLE
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Lacking something. : MINUS
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Language of the Caucasus. : UDI
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Japanese name. : ITO
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Endures without change. : STANDS
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Two bits. : COIN
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Mohammedan spiritual guides. : PIRS
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Specialty of the Turkomans. : RUGS
28
Box: French. : BOITE
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Country enclosed by foreign territory. : ENCLAVE
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"Integer ___ scelerisque purus." : VITAE
32
Part of a regatta. : RACE
33
A full assortment of printing type. : FONT
34
Grand larceny. : CRIME
36
West Virginian in U. S. Senate. : KILGORE
39
Brilliant light. : FLAME
40
Blanc or Saint-Michel. : MONT
41
Leningrad's waterway. : NEVA
43
Sloping way. : RAMP
44
Come to nothing. : PERISH
46
Joined. : WED
47
Viper. : ASP
48
Copernicus, Kosciusko, Sienkiewicz. : POLES
49
Henry Wallace's middle name. : AGARD
51
Confident backer of Columbus. : ISABELLA
53
Way station in the Atlantic. : AZORES
54
Perle Mesta's headquarters in Luxemburg, for instance. : LEGATION
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Convalesces. : MENDS
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The dry, the rainy, and the cold. : SEASONS
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Made joyous. : BLEST
Down
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Policeman in a red coat. : MOUNTIE
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Supporter of the English shield since 1603. : UNICORN
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Enough to satisfy want. : FILL
4
Carries: Colloq. : TOTES
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The team at bat. : INS
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A gin to catch small game. : SPRINGE
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Moves in particular direction. : TRENDS
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One of a famous pair of twins. : REMUS
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Wine vessels. : AMAS
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Relative of Mynheer and Herr. : SIR
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California's redwood. : SEQUOIA
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Full of book learning. : ERUDITE
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480-mile river of France. : SEINE
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Clever remark. : QUIP
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Pale bluish-purple. : MAUVE
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Follow exactly. : TRACE
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Product of Alabama. : COTTON
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Actd like a nipcheese. : SCRIMP
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Man of the Metropolitan. : BING
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Not sound or efficient. : LAME
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Units of electrical force. : VOLTS
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Windup. : FINIS
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College doings. : CLASSES
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Reckless action or behavior. : RAMPAGE
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Natives of a troubled peninsula. : KOREANS
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Guerdons. : REWARDS
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The unclimbed. : EVEREST
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Not strong against temptation. : FRAIL
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U. S. Secretary of Treasury for eleven years. : MELLON
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Attaches. : ADDS
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Sister Kenny's concern. : POLIO
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Witch ___. : HAZEL
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Goldfish, white mice, etc. : PETS
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Characterized by faintness or weakness. : GONE
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Call from a Shropshire. : BAA
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John Muccio's title: Abbr. : AMB

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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