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WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, July 6, 1952

7-Down : Dismiss.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,113
Across
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Governor at Tallahassee. : WARREN
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Shaft pieces. : CAMS
11
Fatal to Juliet. : STAB
15
Queen in "Titus Andronicus." : TAMORA
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Stimulate. : AROUSE
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On the highest level. : ATOP
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Where Ottumwa is. : IOWA
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Spanish novelist. : IBANEZ
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Untruths. : FABLES
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Nickname of wrestler Lewis. : STRANGLER
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___ Convention. : GENEVA
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Emancipate. : FREE
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He's in 119 Across. : TAHITIAN
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Bjornson hero. : ARNE
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Contemporary of Bonaparte. : NIEL
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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Candidate. : ASPIRANT
37
Royal crown. : TIARA
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New Guinea port. : LAE
40
Girl's name: Spanish. : ESTER
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Biblical mount. : SEIR
43
Measures of rainfall. : INCHES
46
Mexico's "Pancho." : VILLA
48
Nautical direction. : ASTERN
50
British statesman. : HOARE
51
Spanker. : SAIL
53
Typewriter part. : SPACER
56
Husbandman. : GRANGER
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26,166 sq. mi. of water. : ARALSEA
62
Sly humor. : ARCHNESS
65
Actor Welles. : ORSON
66
Atlantic City boardwalk specialties. : AUCTIONS
67
Holiday for an Etonian. : VAC
68
Captivate. : ENAMOUR
70
John Hunt Morgan's raiders. : REBS
72
Beethoven's Opus 27. : SONATA
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___ St. Lawrence. : AYOT
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Work of the President and the Senate. : TREATY
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Boat landings. : SLIPS
78
Straw vote man. : ROPER
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Rescinds. : REPEALS
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Auto section. : CHASSIS
83
Doctor in "Don Quixote." : PEDRO
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Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
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British naturalist. : SLOANE
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Emblem on Cuba's flag. : STAR
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M. d'Herblay. : ARAMIS
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Hireling. : ESNE
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A Greek. : HELLENE
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Rio de ___. : ORO
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Ominous. : SINISTER
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Brother-in-law of Oedipus. : CREON
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Fish spears. : TRIDENTS
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Sailors' mementos. : TATTOOS
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Palmer of dice. : FOISTER
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Fairy tale scarebabe. : OGRESS
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Grant of land: Hindu law. : ENAM
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Country ways. : LANES
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Pigments. : OCHRES
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Spring up. : ARISE
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Spellbinder. : ORATOR
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Melville novel. : OMOO
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Peruses. : READS
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Douglas is its capital. : MAN
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Snare again. : RENET
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Blind alleys. : IMPASSES
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Fourth word of Hamlet's soliloquy. : NOT
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Bathtub: Spain. : TINA
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Says further. : ADDS
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Consecrated. : ANOINTED
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Timber tree: Spanish. : PINO
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Wild ass. : ONAGER
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Arcaro's specialty. : HORSERACE
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Soldier. : WARMAN
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Part of a tennis rally. : RETURN
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Cry of pain. : OUCH
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Tribal father: Bib. : ATER
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Preconceive. : IDEATE
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Spinach. : GREENS
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King Lear's dog. : TRAY
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Fewer. : LESS
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Bay where Capri is. : NAPLES
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Batter cake. : WAFFLE
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Palm cockatoos. : ARARAS
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Candidate's first name. : ROBERT
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Administer. : RULE
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Common suffix. : ESE
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Hens' homes. : NESTS
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Dismiss. : CASHIER
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Dressing. : ATTIRING
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Bed for a brick. : MORTAR
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Artago's country. : SPAIN
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Straw in the wind. : SIGN
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Sanskrit school. : TOL
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A position of the helm. : AWEATHER
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Creator of Maggie Wylie. : BARRIE
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Kipling's Shere Khan. : TIGER
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"___ Martin." : ABE
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Creator of Hans Castorp. : MANN
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Creator of Nina Leeds. : ONEILL
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Disclose. : REVEAL
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Pinkster flower. : AZALEA
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States. : NATIONS
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Church part. : APSE
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Where Windsor ruled, 1940-45. : NASSAU
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Detective Lupin. : ARSENE
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Gen. Weyland's men. : AVIATORS
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Apiece. : EACH
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Reedbucks. : NAGORS
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Embrasure in a parapet. : CRENEL
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Where Kankakee is. : ILLINOIS
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Thirty: French. : TRENTE
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Senator Byrd. : HARRY
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Curves. : ARCS
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Tributary of the Danube. : SAVA
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Supplicate. : PRAY
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Harmonious. : ACCORDANT
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Defeat utterly. : ROUT
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Slate pencil. : SOAPSTONE
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Eskers. : ASAR
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Wife of Abraham. : SARAI
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Cat's whisker. : SMELLER
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Product of Trinidad. : ASPHALT
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Spot on Mars. : OASIS
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Christian Malay of Luzon: Var. : BICOL
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Destructive insects. : TERMITES
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Not so daft. : SANER
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Word for the witch in "Snow White." : POISONER
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Father. : SENIOR
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Days of yore. : PAST
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Silk producer. : ERIA
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Deprive of a garment. : UNCOAT
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Breed of sheep. : MERINO
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Film records. : SHOTS
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Unaspirated. : LENE
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The humanities. : ARTS
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Former editor of "The New Yorker." : ROSS
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Greek portico. : STOA
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Cement finisher's tools. : EDGERS
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Thackeray hero. : ESMOND
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Drug used in eyedrops. : ESERINE
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Irish Gaelic. : ERSE
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Fermentation in canned goods. : FLATSOUR
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Summer fiction. : ROMANCES
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Apple sellers of London. : COSTERS
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Nylons. : HOSE
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Russian trading company. : AMTORG
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Cloud seeder. : RAINER
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Natural. : INNATE
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Furious. : REDHOT
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Narcotic. : OPIATE
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Kingdom of Moby Dick. : ANIMAL
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Bestow. : DONATE
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Assemblage on Salisbury Plain. : STONES
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Acquires. : EARNS
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Characteristic of McGuffey's Readers. : MORAL
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Sen. Johnson. : EDWIN
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An ailment. : AGUE
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Whitish. : ASHY
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Kind of school: Colloq. : PREP
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Man's name: Abbr. : ERN
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Broadcasting group. : RCA
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Girl's name. : ADA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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