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New York Times, Monday, July 28, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,135

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Across
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Broadway comedian. : LAHR
5
Educational organizations. : PTAS
9
Tell secrets. : BLAB
13
Character in Genesis. : ESAU
14
Without company. : ALONE
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Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
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Homework for musicians. : FINGEREXERCISES
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Small boy. : TAD
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The best workers use it. : ELBOWGREASE
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Accounts. : TALES
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Geological time division. : EON
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Peculated. : STOLEN
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Grow genial. : THAW
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Carry Nation enemy. : WET
31
Hungarian composer of operettas. : LEHAR
32
Its final encampment was in 1949. : GRANDARMY
34
"My Name Is ___," by Saroyan. : ARAM
35
Dishearten. : DAUNT
36
A college course: Abbr. : BIOL
37
Americans abroad, à la Mark Twain. : INNOCENTS
39
Stickum. : PASTE
40
Pitcher Garver. : NED
41
Oriental nurse. : AMAH
42
Rubbish. : LITTER
43
Common verb. : ARE
44
Nervous energy. : SINEW
45
Beguiling but tricky methods of reasoning. : SOPHISTRIES
50
Roman bronze. : AES
53
Vignette. : THUMBNAILSKETCH
55
Where Limerick is. : EIRE
56
Drug from a fungus. : ERGOT
57
Seaport near Mt. Carmel. : ACRE
58
Short talk. : WORD
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Fresh talk in Elsie Dinsmore's day. : SASS
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Dull sound. : THUD
Down
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Political wing. : LEFT
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Birthplace of civilization. : ASIA
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At close quarters. : HANDTOHAND
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Kurdistan or Bokhara. : RUG
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The common people. : PLEBS
6
Poison: Comb. form. : TOXO
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Again. : ANEW
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Alvin Cullum York. : SERGEANT
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Sen. McMahon of the Joint Atomic Energy Committee. : BRIEN
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Actress Kirk. : LISA
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Eisenhower, 61; Stevenson, 52. : AGES
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Station. : BASE
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British author, first name Michael. : ARLEN
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A certain piscator. : EELER
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The people on the beach. : CROWD
22
Texan shrine built in 1722. : ALAMO
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Annihilated. : SLAIN
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Coat with tin and lead alloy. : TERNE
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Veritas. : TRUTH
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Hero of "The Magic Mountain." : HANS
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Timely present. : WRISTWATCH
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Overact. : EMOTE
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Pres. Harrison's successor. : TYLER
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Ancient Sudanese kingdom. : GANA
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Decrease. : ABATE
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Realms of interest. : DEMESNES
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Brazilian Indian. : CARIB
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Polish city. : PINSK
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Say falsely: Poet. : LIEST
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Former Shah of Persia. : AHMED
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Airtight storehouses for grain. : SILOS
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State of agitation. : STEW
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Where Chillicothe is. : OHIO
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Low murmuring sound. : PURR
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Ancient capital of Irish monarchs. : TARA
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Manipulates by fraudulent means. : RIGS
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Unbleached. : ECRU
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Cast off. : SHED
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Partake of viands. : EAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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