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New York Times, Wednesday, July 9, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,116

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"When a Girl Marries," for instance. : SOAPOPERA
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Prepare the way. : PAVE
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Gov. McKeldin's capital. : ANNAPOLIS
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Moves toward. : COMES
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Jack's stairway to wealth. : BEANSTALK
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F. B. I. man. : AGENT
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"Ready to ___ and spread the alarm . . . " : RIDE
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The makings of Donald Duck. : INK
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Run. : SCORE
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Town in Holland. : EDE
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Fruit-shipping city in California. : MODESTO
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___ Gershwin. : IRA
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Boats on the Yangtze. : SAMPANS
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Like Thurston's art. : MAGICAL
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Cause to be. : GENERATE
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Numskull. : MORON
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Color. : HUE
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Sunburned features. : NOSES
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Site of Northwestern University. : EVANSTON
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One of the Gumps. : MIN
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Persephone's mother. : DEMETER
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Product of a cash register. : RECEIPT
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Kin of ECA and MSA. : ERP
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Guardians of the forests. : RANGERS
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Hardy annual cereal grass. : RYE
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Prehistoric dwellings. : CAVES
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Wartime agency. : OWI
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Fatigue. : TIRE
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Residence of Queen Juliana (with "The"). : HAGUE
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Travelers' impedimenta. : SUITCASES
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Small silvery food fish. : SMELT
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Goal of the G.O.P. convention. : AGREEMENT
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Chemical detection process. : TEST
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Noblewomen. : PEERESSES
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Scorpions, Shooting Stars, ___. : SABRES
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City between Utica and Syracuse. : ONEIDA
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Wreath: Poetic. : ANADEM
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Window part. : PANE
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Ellis Arnall's agency. : OPS
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Magic drafts. : POTIONS
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Large antelopes. : ELANDS
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Great German lyric poet (1875–1926). : RILKE
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Inquire. : ASK
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Harvard's candidate for President. : POGO
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The Western Hemisphere. : AMERICAS
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Regard with deep respect. : VENERATE
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Common suffix. : EST
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Science dealing with race deterioration. : CACOGENICS
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That man Musial. : STAN
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Story of Gopher Prairie, 1921. : MAINSTREET
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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Bottled beverages. : ALES
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Use an invention of 1876. : PHONE
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Liquid used in perfumery. : IRONE
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Long Tom. : GUN
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Conquered. : OVERCAME
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Rushes about wildly. : RAMPAGES
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Cape discovered in 1616. : HORN
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Products of Ceylon. : TEAS
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Earner. : MERITER
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Make electrical repairs. : REWIRE
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Handsome flowers. : IRISES
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A peach stone, botanically speaking. : PYRENE
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Tinsmiths' stakes. : TEESTS
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Overcharge: Colloq. : GOUGE
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Non ___ contendere. : VULT
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Items of millinery. : TAMS
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Headline initials. : HST
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Weaken. : SAP
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Third row. : CEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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