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New York Times, Saturday, July 19, 1952

53-Across : ___ Dai of Annam.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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J
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N
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M
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,126
Across
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Mrs. MacArthur. : JEAN
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Mrs. Eisenhower. : MAMIE
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Mrs. Truman. : BESS
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Mrs. Laughton. : ELSA
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He works for a principal. : AGENT
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Where Rainbow Bridge is. : UTAH
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Group of co-religionists. : SECT
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First baseman's asset. : REACH
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The "n" in n.b. : NOTA
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It's stylish in Malaya. : SARONG
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It masquerades as chicken. : TUNA
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___ Lajoie, famous ballplayer. : NAP
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Zoology suffix. : INI
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Feed bag unit. : OAT
28
Lettuce. : ROMAINE
30
Where kernels grow. : COB
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"A primrose by the river's ___." : BRIM
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Profit. : AVAIL
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War god. : ARES
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Mr. Johnston. : ERIC
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Mrs. Kefauver. : NANCY
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Undisputed bosses. : AUTOCRATS
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Mr. Arnall. : ELLIS
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Not of the clergy. : LAIC
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Brimless hats. : TAMS
50
Pagliacci item. : LAUGH
51
Mr. Shriner of TV. : HERB
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___ Dai of Annam. : BAO
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Benders of the longbow. : ARCHERS
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Grow fainter. : DIE
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"They lived happily ever after." : END
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Kind of monkey. : SAI
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Tear. : REND
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Mrs. Taft. : MARTHA
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Cash box. : TILL
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Il Duce henchman. : CIANO
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On. : ATOP
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Intimately. : INLY
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Front of a stage. : APRON
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Without a crew. : SOLO
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Report card grades. : CEES
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Mrs. Ridgway. : PENNY
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Kind of school. : PREP
Down
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Mrs. Cronyn. : JESSICA
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Mrs. R. : ELEANOR
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Attribute. : ASCRIBE
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A group of fourteen nations. : NATO
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Mrs. Smith. : MARGARET
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Candles on a birthday cake. : AGE
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Heart of the matter. : MEAT
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Contract. : INCUR
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Race: Comb. form. : ETHNO
10
Chignon. : BUN
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Young English gentleman. : ETONIAN
12
Devilish. : SATANIC
13
Well-formed. : SHAPELY
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San Francisco hill. : NOB
23
Lover: Fr. : AMANT
27
Austrian Alps. : TIROL
29
Yachtsman's yell. : AVAST
32
Book of the Old Testament. : MICAH
35
Owner of the Cardinals. : SAIGH
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Shouted. : CRIED
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Young man with a flashlight. : USHER
41
Bitterness. : ACRIMONY
42
Item of office supplies. : ELASTIC
43
Mrs. Durocher. : LARAINE
44
Mrs. Arnaz. : LUCILLE
47
Helper. : ABETTOR
48
Favorite device in the cartoonist's repertoire. : MANHOLE
49
Refreshing drink. : SODAPOP
52
Lady Peel. : BEA
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Summary: Colloq. : RECAP
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Long-billed bird. : SNIPE
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Sock chore. : DARN
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Soda flavor: Abbr. : RASP
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River in France and Belgium. : LYS
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___ sequitur. : NON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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