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New York Times, Thursday, July 10, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,117
Across
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Lofty reputation. : FAME
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Incantation. : SPELL
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Senior member of any body. : DEAN
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Mr. Schram, former head of N. Y. Stock Exchange. : EMIL
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Office on the 100th floor. : AERIE
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Ready to eat. : RIPE
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Biologic theory that acquired characteristics may be inherited. : LAMARCKISM
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One third of the earth's land. : ASIA
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José Ferrer's recent hit. : THESHRIKE
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Work of art with finger paints. : SMEAR
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Common noun suffix. : TION
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Mr. O'Casey, playwright. : SEAN
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He wrote "Born Yesterday." : KANIN
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Old-fashioned ammunition. : GRAPESHOT
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Subject of Sir John Tenniel's art. : ALICE
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Second-hand. : USED
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Where Eugene is: Abbr. : ORE
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The Caucasian ibex. : ZAC
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Established. : BASED
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Gain the favor of. : WIN
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M. D. group. : AMA
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Seaport in Eire. : CORK
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John Carter's solo. : TREES
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Where the Mounties ride. : NORTHWEST
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Uncle Miltie. : BERLE
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Sounds of surprise. : AHAS
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Mr. Gibson of long ago Westerns. : HOOT
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Counterfeit. : BOGUS
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Part of the title of a current revival. : THEANIMAL
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Bitter substance used in dyes. : ALUM
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Giving refuge to. : SHELTERING
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Thick slice. : SLAB
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The period of greatest vigor. : PRIME
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Home of 11 down: Abbr. : KANS
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Pertaining to Indians of California. : YUMAN
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Man's name. : SETH
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A nonwoven fabric. : FELT
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Children's nurse in the Orient. : AMAH
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Jester. : MIME
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Highly flexible. : ELASTIC
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Holy: Comb. form. : SACRO
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One of the most ancient cities in the world. : PEKING
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One of Ibsen's male characters. : ERIK
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Diminutive of Elizabeth. : LISE
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Gen. Shepherd's nickname. : LEM
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Real life situations. : DRAMAS
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College president or ___? : EISENHOWER
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Seaport of Samoa. : APIA
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Closely related. : NEAR
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Home of Lorelei. : RHINE
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Gardener's purchase. : SEED
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Made haste. : SPED
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He directed "Death of a Salesman." : KAZAN
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Texan's war cry, "Remember the ___." : ALAMO
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Constituent of President Somoza. : NICARAGUAN
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Slices of sweet toasted bread. : RUSKS
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One of Ibsen's female characters. : ASE
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Large bay window. : ORIEL
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In a state of strain. : TENSE
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Curtain calls. : BOWS
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Exist. : ARE
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Cartoonist Addams. : CHAS
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A cut of steak. : TBONE
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Puts out, as a batter. : RETIRES
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Hitchhikes his way. : THUMBS
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Miss Ritter of the films. : THELMA
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Made of a cereal. : OATEN
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Enjoy a pleasant situation. : BASK
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Earthen water jar. : OLLA
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All the way, in space-saving spelling. : THRU
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Home: German. : HEIM
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Small creature. : MITE
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Artist's subject: Abbr. : ANAT
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A measurement: Abbr. : LGTH
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Secret agent. : SPY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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