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New York Times, Friday, July 11, 1952

29-Down : Baseball curve.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,118
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Dodger no-hit hero. : ERSKINE
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Giant. : WESTRUM
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Show. : MATINEE
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Atone for a crime. : EXPIATE
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Object of California-Florida rivalry. : ORANGES
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Gum-yielding bully trees. : BALATAS
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Took care of. : TENDED
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Proofreader's direction. : DELE
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Questioning utterances. : EHS
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___ Stanley Gardner. : ERLE
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Composer of "Begin the Beguine." : PORTER
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Price Stabilizer. : ARNALL
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Animals à la Lewis Carroll. : SNARKS
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Price of Fort Worth. : TCU
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Mrs. Perón. : EVITA
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Big-toe ailment. : GOUT
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Famous name in golf. : SARAZEN
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Alluring prospect for vacation. : LEISURE
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Summer beverages. : ADES
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Port on the Black Sea. : YALTA
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Unused. : NEW
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Getting one's dander up. : RILING
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Inclined. : LEANED
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Member of Gen. Weyland's command. : AIRMAN
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Pitcher for the Senators. : SHEA
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A person of solemn appearance. : OWL
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Sweet ___. : PEAS
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Kickback. : RECOIL
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Ivy or couch grass. : CREEPER
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Reversed a movie film. : REWOUND
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Think carefully. : REFLECT
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Supervise. : OVERSEE
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Star that is as red as Mars. : ANTARES
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Popular form of fiction. : WESTERN
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Overact. : EMOTE
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Scarcer. : RARER
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Movie comedian. : STANLAUREL
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Red Sox pitcher. : KINDER
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Famous British dean. : INGE
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Exigency. : NEED
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Scottish eyes. : EES
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Oldtime comedian. : WEBER
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Raises high up. : EXALTS
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Bad temper. : SPLEEN
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___ Juana, in California. : TIA
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Have standing. : RATE
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Where colorful Bryce Canyon is. : UTAH
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A quantity of fish. : MESS
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Blockhead. : DOLT
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Latin author of a famous natural history. : PLINY
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The opposite of riches. : RAGS
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Pince-___ (they clip on the nose). : NEZ
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Thoroughfare: Abbr. : AVE
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Baseball curve. : ROUNDHOUSE
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Seaport on Honshu Island. : KURE
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Mulligan. : STEW
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Former ruler. : TSAR
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Judge among the Moslems. : CADI
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Sen. Frear of Delaware. : ALLEN
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Huge land mass. : ASIA
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Zeta, ___, theta. : ETA
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Man's name. : IAN
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Exclamation of concern. : ALAS
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A small boy. : NIPPER
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Where Paul and Frederika rule. : GREECE
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A destroyer's role. : ESCORT
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Emporia. : MARTS
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One, in Germany. : EINER
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Name of a passenger on the Mayflower. : ALDEN
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Soup ingredient. : OCRA
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Jenny ___, doll's dressmaker. : WREN
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Political position. : LEFT
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French dream. : REVE
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Members of the flock. : EWES
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Oldtime note. : ELA
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Brawl. : ROW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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