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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,109
Across
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Helps in difficulty. : SUCCORS
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City near Potsdam, part of Berlin since 1920. : SPANDAU
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Live. : INHABIT
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Garble. : MISTELL
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Gov. Warren's state. : FLORIDA
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Herring at a cocktail party. : ANCHOVY
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Card played no more. : TAROT
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The Hebraic law. : TORAH
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___ Plaines, near Chicago. : DES
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Cheese in a red coat. : EDAM
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Facetious. : WITTY
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D. H. Lawrence's New Mexican home. : TAOS
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Having connection: Abbr. : REL
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A young pig: Var. : SHOTE
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A former Governor of Pennsylvania. : EARLE
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Quietly crash the gate: 2 wds. : SNEAKIN
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Goddess of retribution. : NEMESIS
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Epithet for a "ten-twenty-thirty" villain. : CUR
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Clip the edges of coins. : NIG
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Inflationary convolutions. : SPIRALS
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Run in triumph, à la Lewis Carroll. : GALUMPH
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Sea birds. : ERNES
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First decisive battle in England's 100-Year War, 1346. : CRECY
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Gen. Eaker, of W. W. II. : IRA
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Loch in Scotland. : NESS
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Parent of bridge. : WHIST
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Smug obnoxious one. : PRIG
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Manufacturing commune in Belgium. : ATH
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Stole on all fours. : CREPT
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Brazen clamor. : CLANG
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Ladies' rendezvous. : TEAROOM
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Georgia's largest city, pop. 331,314. : ATLANTA
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Pay the penalty. : EXPIATE
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Long-distance swimmer. : LEANDER
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A fast base-runner. : STEALER
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English stein. : TANKARD
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Searchers in sand. : SIFTERS
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With empty holds. : UNLADEN
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Composition for voices. : CHORALE
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Bounce, in billiards. : CAROM
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Notice on a certain page of a newspaper. : OBIT
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Free of pests. : RID
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Post of vigil. : STATION
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Spruce up. : SMARTEN
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French Premier since March. : PINAY
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Polish novelist writing in Yiddish, living in U. S. : ASCH
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Superlative in degree. : NTH
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The cedars of India. : DEODARS
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Tooth sockets, anatomically speaking. : ALVEOLI
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Joyce's main claim to fame. : ULYSSES
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Popular Giant of yesteryear. : OTT
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Rotate with great speed. : WHIRL
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War-torn city, South Korea. : TAEGU
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Jaeger gulls. : SKUAS
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Post for manners. : EMILY
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Farm lands. : ACRES
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Legislate. : ENACT
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Legislative bodies. : SENATES
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Excuse to cloak one's real intention. : PRETEXT
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In fine fettle: 2 wds. : INSHAPE
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Wily dreamer. : SCHEMER
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German school of psychology based on "A whole is more than the sum of its parts." : GESTALT
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Heroine of "The Tempest." : MIRANDA
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Benjamin Franklin was one. : PRINTER
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He wrote "King Solomon's Mines." : HAGGARD
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Cloth parting. : RIP
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Emulated Emerson. : WROTE
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Board provided for candidates. : PLANK
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A relative of diamonds. : COAL
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The Campbells, for instance. : CLAN
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Creek. : RIA
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A mate of maté. : TEA

Answer summary: 15 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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