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New York Times, Friday, July 4, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,111
Across
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Outfielder Pafko. : ANDY
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Nickname of Reds' general manager. : GABE
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Assertion of a right. : CLAIM
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Nonstop talker. : BORE
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Teacher's exam. : ORAL
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Girl's name. : HULDA
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A grain of rice in China, for instance. : DROPINTHEBUCKET
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The catcher's shadow. : UMP
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Kind of shirt. : TEE
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He wrote "Mr. Midshipman Easy." : MARRYAT
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Pitchers that go the whole way. : LASTERS
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Thrall. : ESNE
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Architectural moldings. : TORI
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Heraldic term. : ENTE
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Degree for a specialist. : DDS
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Black: Fr. : NOIR
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P. O. mail depository. : LETTERDROP
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Group of eight. : OCTAD
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Cachinnatory exclamation. : AHA
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What Sir Joseph Porter never did. : SWORE
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Giants and Dodgers, for instance. : ARCHRIVALS
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Fencer's weapon. : EPEE
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Exclamation of discovery. : HAH
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The attic in summer. : OVEN
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___ Mall, London's club street. : PALL
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Sacred bull of ancient Egypt. : APIS
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Dorothy's hen, in "The Wizard of Oz." : BILLINA
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Fought with the umpire: Slang. : HASSLED
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Common noun suffix. : INE
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Harden or set. : GEL
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Right off the bat. : ATTHEDROPOFAHAT
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Treat with disdain. : FLOUT
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Court cry for silence. : OYEZ
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City in northwest France. : STLO
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Johnnie Ray's specialty. : TEARS
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Pastoral staffs. : PEDA
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"___ Death," by Grieg. : ASES
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___ the Bul Bul Ameer. : ABDUL
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Miss Shearer. : NORMA
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Kind of knitting design. : DROPSTITCH
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Righto. : YEP
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One of King Lear's daughters. : GONERIL
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___ emolliunt mores (the arts civilize manners). : ARTES
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Exclamation of contempt. : BAH
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Primary. : ELEMENTAL
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Makers of butter. : CHURNERS
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Money. : LUCRE
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Bootleg. : ALKY
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Impression. : IDEA
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Mr. Connelly of the White House staff. : MATT
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Brain passage. : ITER
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Sew. : BASTE
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The five books of Moses. : TORAH
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Frome or Allen. : ETHAN
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Overhead chandeliers. : DROPLIGHTS
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Mr. Schary of Hollywood. : DORE
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German vice admiral, Maximilian von ___. : SPEE
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First name of famous lexicographer. : NOAH
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Pods for soup. : OCRA
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Hear no good of oneself. : EAVESDROP
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Reside. : DWELL
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Rain. : DROPLETS
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Descriptive of old colleges. : IVIED
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Dutch philosopher of the 17th century. : SPINOZA
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First Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Supreme god of Assyria. : ASHUR
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Man, for instance. : BIPED
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Hymn writer. : NEALE
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Members of the glee club. : ALTOS
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Handle of an ax. : HAFT
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Tamarisk tree of India. : ATLE
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Athenian porch. : STOA
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"___ of little faith . . . " : OYE
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Man's name. : ASA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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