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New York Times, Wednesday, July 23, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,130
Across
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Weather prediction. : WARM
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Indian province, tea-growing center. : ASSAM
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Telephone man. : BELL
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Word sometimes heard at weddings. : OBEY
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Kin of the camel, but humpless. : LLAMA
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Old-time name for malaria. : AGUE
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Frees. : RIDS
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Milky liquid yielding rubber. : LATEX
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Prong. : TINE
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It's named after a famous Navy man. : DESTROYER
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Droops. : WILTS
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Sign for a diner. : EATS
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Where the Oxonian rows. : ISIS
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Phil of the radio. : HARRIS
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Fate of the Graf Spee. : SCUTTLED
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Chemical mixture added to gasoline. : ETHYL
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Part of a radio. : DIAL
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Aborigine of Japan. : AINU
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Novel title. : SHE
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Breastbone. : STERNUM
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Where the Oxonian's rival rows. : CAM
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Hernando de ___, Mississippi discoverer. : SOTO
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Improves by gradual change. : AGES
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First name of Lorelei's creator. : ANITA
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Native of Tallinn. : ESTONIAN
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Lists of candidates. : SLATES
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Maglie and others. : SALS
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Mackintosh. : COAT
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What George Washington did in many places. : SLEPT
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Follower of a South American dictator. : PERONISTA
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Josip Broz of Belgrade. : TITO
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The Pleiades, for instance. : SEVEN
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Early type of bow instrument. : VIOL
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Poet of the twelfth century. : OMAR
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Wrathful. : IRATE
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Set in order, as a MS. : EDIT
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Ridge in cloth. : WALE
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Truck driver's haven. : DINER
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Grain storage place. : SILO
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Household article. : WORD
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Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
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Judge Medina's convicted eleven. : REDS
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Favorite hammock reading. : MYSTERY
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Parcels out. : ALLOTS
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Kills. : SLAYS
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Satisfy to the full. : SATE
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150,697,361 plus. : AMERICANS
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Man's name. : MAX
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Dictator Fulgencio. : BATISTA
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Archer of Norse myth, ancestor of William Tell. : EGIL
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Alfred of the stage. : LUNT
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Members of the F. F. V. : LEES
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Class of stocks for investment. : RAILS
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Waggishness. : WIT
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Sea between the Philippines and Borneo. : SULU
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German state in American occupation zone. : HESSE
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One of a famous trio. : ATHOS
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A fictional Butler. : RHETT
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Popular type of fictional heroine. : SIREN
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Permitted. : LICIT
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Growing out. : ENATE
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"The Fourth Musketeer." : DUMAS
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Italy's Premier. : DEGASPERI
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Dog's means of expression. : TAIL
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South Africa's "apartheid" champion. : MALAN
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The germ of a future plant. : OOSPORE
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All-year-round people. : NATIVES
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Native of Oklahoma. : SOONER
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Its capital is Canea. : CRETE
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Put away compactly. : STOW
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President Manuel Odria's capital. : LIMA
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And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Welsh name. : EVAN
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Title of honor in India. : SIDI
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Arduous labor. : TOIL
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Musical part. : ALTO
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Mr. Caesar of TV. : SID

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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