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New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,140
Across
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Harrisburg's leading Republican. : FINE
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Navy girl. : WAVE
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Sure-footed beasts. : ASSES
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Solar disk: Var. : ATON
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Recitation. : ORAL
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Strong voice in Asia. : NEHRU
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Fire-eaters of Chicago. : DEMOCRATS
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Popular flavoring. : ANISE
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Symbol for the 55th wedding anniversary. : EMERALD
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Chief of the Indians. : ALLOPEZ
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Man of great wealth. : MIDAS
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Noun suffix. : IOR
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Victorian ladies' fainting fits. : SWOONS
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Rank outsider, in racing: Slang. : LONGSHOT
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The ___, northeast of Rotterdam. : HAGUE
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Songstress Carson. : MINDY
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Time. : ERA
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Conclusions. : ENDS
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By accident. : HAPLY
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Foremost. : MAIN
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Hot weather drink. : ADE
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Mythical winged monster with a woman's head. : HARPY
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Rescued. : SAVED
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Burlesque specialty. : FANDANCE
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Nimbly. : SPRYLY
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Vessel. : ARK
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Label again. : RETAG
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Describing the musical style of the West Indies. : CALYPSO
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French statesman. : BIDAULT
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He taught Stradivarius violinmaking. : AMATI
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Actor who played in "Scaramouche." : MELFERRER
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Joseph Broz, Schipa, and others. : TITOS
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Brother of Volund, William Tell of Norse myth. : EGIL
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He sold his birthright. : ESAU
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E. C. Bentley's detective. : TRENT
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Cyrano's misfortune. : NOSE
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Recording equipment. : TAPE
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Disappear. : FADE
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News titbit. : ITEM
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Mining town on the Seward Peninsula. : NOME
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Bigger than big. : ENORMOUS
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Members of the universe. : WORLDS
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Plowed land: Span. : ARADA
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Tanner's tub. : VAT
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Mrs. Charles Laughton. : ELSA
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Resemblance of things. : ANALOGY
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Men from Monterrey. : SENORS
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Airplane. : SHIP
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Gaelic tongue. : ERSE
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Bone of contention in Anglo-Egyptian relations. : SUEZ
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Wouk's 11 Down. : CAINE
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Nickname of "We" author. : LINDY
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Important clue in an ancient story. : SLIPPER
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Symbol of the harvest. : SHEAF
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Landowska, famed player of the harpsicord. : WANDA
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City in Utah, pop. 57,112. : OGDEN
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Single. : ONLY
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The villain in a melodrama. : HEAVY
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Bay window. : ORIEL
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Actress Jessica. : TANDY
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Man's name. : MARC
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Messrs. Greenberg and Fonda. : HANKS
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Mary ___ of Independence. : MARGARET
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Occupation of one of the Marx brothers. : HARPIST
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Symbol on a card. : SPADE
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Where Wright Field is. : DAYTON
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Suffocate. : STIFLE
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Angel turned into a devil: Arabian myth. : EBLIS
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Famed suffragette. : CATT
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Mohammedan noble. : AMIR
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Recent. : LATE
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Handwriting on the wall. : OMEN
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Astronomical bear. : URSA
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Vault. : LEAP
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Faithful. : TRUE
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Selfishness: Colloq. : EGO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 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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