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New York Times, Saturday, July 12, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,119
Across
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Wigging. : LECTURE
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Mountains forming part of the Rockies. : TETONS
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Served. : AVAILED
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Peace pipe of North American Indians. : CALUMET
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Wine of quality. : VINTAGE
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Largest of the Ryukyu Islands. : OKINAWA
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Some boys in the choir. : ALTI
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Point of view. : ANGLE
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Minding another's business. : NOSY
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Residence of a Foreign Service officer. : CONSULATE
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A former Cuban President. : GRAU
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Child of the mist, in Teutonic myth. : NIBELUNG
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Responds. : REACTS
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Bell note. : PEAL
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San, in Portuguese. : SAO
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Contractual proviso for meeting the h.c.l. : ESCALATORCLAUSE
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Supped. : ATE
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In a rank. : AROW
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Measures for gold content. : KARATS
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Refused submission. : RESISTED
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Girl of the valley. : LILY
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State of the stew after a dinnertime phone call. : STONECOLD
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Face shape. : OVAL
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More tempting to collectors. : RARER
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Captain of the 1870 Nautilus. : NEMO
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The "d" in l.s.d. : DENARII
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Stuck to. : ADHERED
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Ingredient of certain cookies. : OATMEAL
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Cape May or Montauk Point. : SEASIDE
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Mr. Crouse, playwright. : RUSSEL
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They can be raven. : TRESSES
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Hot rock. : LAVA
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Baneful business. : EVIL
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Oily talk. : CANT
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Highest large lake in the world. : TITICACA
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Lear's "most barbarous" daughter. : REGAN
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Martin and Anthony. : EDENS
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Give pause: 2 wds. : TAKEABACK
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Winner of the crew race. : ELI
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The Lincoln or Holland. : TUNNEL
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Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
12
"Man bites dog." : NEWS
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Guy rope. : STAY
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Ship from Newcastle. : COLLIER
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Diabolical Chinese invention. : GUNPOWDER
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Wear better. : OUTLAST
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Confess everything: 2 wds. : TELLALL
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"Beau ___." : GESTE
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Hopeful Stakes or Youthful Stakes. : RACES
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Routine. : USUAL
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Inclement. : NASTY
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Works. : GOES
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Establish. : REAR
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Pertaining to the tailor's art. : SARTORIAL
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Pedicurist's problem. : TOENAIL
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Paucity of interest. : ARIDNESS
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Mohammed is ___ prophet. : ISLAMS
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Stopt. : CEAST
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Salesman's goal. : ORDER
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Millefleurs, for instance. : ODOR
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Veal, on a French menu. : VEAU
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Pantry pests. : ANTS
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Goddess of discord. : ERIS
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Early resident of Ecbatana. : MEDE
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The "Commemoration" and others. : ODES
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Arikara Indian. : REE
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Have: Scot. : HAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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