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New York Times, Saturday, July 26, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,133
Across
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French cleric. : ABBE
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Articles. : THES
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Gremlins. : IMPS
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Music for bird watchers. : TWEETTWEET
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Romantic isle of the Pacific. : BALI
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City in Washington, south of Spokane. : WALLAWALLA
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Any club from one to nine. : IRON
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Tributary of the Volga. : OKA
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Anchor for a Daché creation. : HATPIN
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Cartoonist J. Darling. : DING
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Paving block. : SETT
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Machine for pitting cherries. : STONER
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Epistolary addendum. : PPS
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Appear. : SEEM
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Drag along. : LUG
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City in Italy, near Salerno. : EBOLI
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Sublease. : RELET
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Gov. Driscoll's predecessor in New Jersey. : EDISON
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Brazenfaced. : CHEEKY
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British island off the coast of Malay Peninsula. : PENANG
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The Half Moon's master. : HUDSON
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Last King of Troy. : PRIAM
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City south of Buffalo. : OLEAN
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Nigerian tribe. : ARO
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English essayist. : LAMB
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Succeed (with "out"). : PAN
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Old French dances. : GAVOTS
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Nostril. : NARE
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Seed used in beverages in Mexico. : CHIA
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Handbook. : MANUAL
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Villain of a melodrama. : CAD
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Shanties. : HUTS
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Perfume distilled from a Philippine tree. : ILANGILANG
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The olive genus. : OLEA
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Child's exclamation of delight. : GOODYGOODY
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Football play. : PASS
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Handle. : ANSA
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Descriptive of a buttinsky. : NOSY
Down
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Starts the day. : AWAKES
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Delay. : BELATE
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Barbara ___ Geddes. : BEL
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Greenland settlement. : ETAH
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Chitter-chatter. : TWATTLE
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Lend a hand: 2 wds. : HELPOUT
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Spitchcock fishing. : EELING
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Rock, in Scotland. : STANE
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Footnote word. : IBID
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Famous redwood center in California. : MARIPOSA
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Sobriquet of Napoleon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte. : PLONPLON
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Onetime bailiwick of Lewis E. Lawes. : SINGSING
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Doubletons (a clue for this puzzle). : TWOS
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First word of Clement Moore's poem. : TWAS
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Miss Wright of the movies. : TERESA
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New shuffle. : REDEAL
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2,600-mile-river from Tibet to South China Sea. : MEKONG
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Coal loader. : BINMAN
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Waterfall: Var. : LYN
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Finial. : EPI
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Lickety-split. : CHOPCHOP
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Entertainment in Honolulu. : HULAHULA
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Followers of a conservative Englishman. : EDENITES
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Portico of a Greek temple. : PRONAOS
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Room in the Capitol. : ROTUNDA
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King Arthur's abode. : AVALON
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Gambling games, named after a city in China. : MACAOS
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Spiritous liquor. : BRANDY
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Spanish girlfriend. : AMIGA
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Seasoned, as stuffing. : SAGY
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Irritable. : EDGY
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Men named after a Biblical king. : ASAS
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Wood: Comb. form. : LIGN
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Card game. : LOO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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