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New York Times, Thursday, July 17, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,124

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Across
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He went to Washington. : MORRIS
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Communist-dominated European. : RUMANIAN
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Poet's heroine who died for love. : ELAINE
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Disappear gradually. : EVANESCE
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Belgian city on the Meuse. : DINANT
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Fine cotton fabrics. : PERCALES
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Describing Mary's pet. : OVINE
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Accomplishment. : FEAT
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Cosmic or light. : RAYS
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Part of a continent. : CENTRALASIA
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Hit a fly. : SWAT
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Legal tender up to 25 cents. : NICKEL
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Miss Skinner's middle name. : OTIS
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Double curve. : ESS
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Type of farm. : DAIRY
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Ismet Inonu's nationality. : TURKISH
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School book. : SPELLER
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Of the heaviest known substance. : OSMIC
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It is between upsilon and chi. : PHI
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Warning shout. : FORE
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Man on wheels. : SKATER
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Artist's medium. : OILS
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The Old Guard. : REPUBLICANS
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Japanese seaport and naval base. : KOBE
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Satisfy to the full. : SATE
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Red ink item. : DEBIT
60
Fatigue too much. : OVERTIRE
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Plant related to chicory. : ENDIVE
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Miss Jones of the screen. : JENNIFER
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School book. : READER
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Treaties. : ENTENTES
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Marine: Army slang. : GYRENE
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Claret wine from France. : MEDOC
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Garnish for a salad. : OLIVE
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Visited: 2 wds. : RANIN
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Smiling and gay. : RIANT
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Parts near the center. : INNERS
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Social group. : SET
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Does it again. : REPEATS
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Layers of the iris. : UVEAS
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Republican Senator from Pennsylvania. : MARTIN
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Definitely not new: Abbr. : ANC
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Approximating the genuine. : NEAR
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___ de Pinos. : ISLA
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___ deucey. : ACEY
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Common noun suffix. : NESS
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Adventurer of the comic strips. : FLASH
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Inspires with dread. : AWES
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Harry Vaughn's assignment. : AIDE
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Farm animal. : CALF
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About 2 lbs., in France. : KILO
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Sooner: Obs. : ERER
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Harplike instrument. : LYRE
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Oklahoma Indians. : OTOS
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Pride of elephant or walrus. : TUSK
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"My Friend ___." : IRMA
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Part of a revue. : SKIT
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Freezer. : ICER
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Baseball park in Philadelphia. : SHIBE
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Tablet. : PILL
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Pigeons with distensible crops. : POUTERS
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Examine again minutely. : RESIFT
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Governor McMath of Arkansas. : SIDNEY
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Gay city. : PAREE
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Wood for cigar boxes. : CEDAR
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First word of H. F. Lyte's hymn. : ABIDE
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English actor. : NIVEN
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One cubic meter. : STERE
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Brig. Gen. Boatner's assignment. : KOJE
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Where Gretel put the Witch. : OVEN
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Crooked. : BENT
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White-tailed sea eagle. : ERNE
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Bolivia's chief product. : TIN
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Energy unit. : ERG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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