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MIDSUMMER MEDLEY

New York Times, Sunday, August 3, 1952

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.77, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 571 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 30
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,141
Across
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Speedy swim strokes. : CRAWLS
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Malayan seaport. : MALACCA
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Popular theatrical offering. : BALLET
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U. S. Pacific naval base. : HAWAII
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Escapers. : ELUDERS
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Fly. : AVIATE
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Made an ellipse. : OVALED
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Pampers. : DANDLES
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Small anchors. : KEDGES
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Kennan has replaced him. : KIRK
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Proclamation. : EDICT
29
Orleans' river. : LOIRE
31
Classify. : SORT
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Share: Colloq. : END
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Baseball's commissioner. : FRICK
34
Alberta city famous for western lore. : CALGARY
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Indivisible. : ONE
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Soaks again. : RESTEEPS
39
Shatter, as faulty glass. : SHREND
40
Usually a base hit. : LINER
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Biblical name. : AMAL
43
Go. : FARE
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Economizer. : SAVER
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Heaped cloud: Comb. form. : CUMULO
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Disregards. : OMITS
50
Strove to equal. : RIVALED
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Less flighty. : SANER
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Girls named for the bee. : MELISSAS
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___ Convention. : GENEVA
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___ Nelson Bradley. : OMAR
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Famous street in San Francisco. : MARKET
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Native methods of shampooing, in Hawaii. : LOMILOMIS
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Cut off. : LOP
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Persons of special enlightenment. : INTELLECTUALS
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Alas: Irish. : OCH
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San ___. : FRANCISCO
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Rackets. : NOISES
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Customary observance. : RITE
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Former President of Ecuador. : ARROYO
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Court of justice. : TRIBUNAL
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Clementine's papa. : MINER
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Diabolical. : SATANIC
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Anoint: Var. : ENELE
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Climbed. : SCALED
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Swedish explorer of the Gobi. : HEDIN
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Very: French. : TRES
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Dashed. : TORE
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Source of chlorophyll. : GRASS
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Horseman of Middlesex. : REVERE
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British general killed at Fort Duquesne, 1755. : BRADDOCK
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Teleost fish. : EEL
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Church dissenter. : SECTARY
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Native of N. Z. : MAORI
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Le dernier ___. : CRI
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Man's name meaning "serving". : OBED
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Wood-turning tool. : LATHE
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Important U. S. industry. : FILMS
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Make a photo copy: Slang. : STAT
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George Eliot's Florentine heroine. : ROMOLA
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Svelte. : LISSOME
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Condition of life. : ESTATE
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Kind of images violating 2nd Commandment. : GRAVEN
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Joiner. : ENTERER
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One with rude bus manners. : SHOVER
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Group of nine. : ENNEAD
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Nappers. : RESTERS
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Key pounders. : TYPERS
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Jeweled collar. : CHOKER
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Deep gorge. : RAVINE
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Oscar, Edgar, etc. : AWARDS
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Particular line of work. : WALK
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Norwegian diplomat. : LIE
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Of the stars. : SIDEREAL
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Wearers of the caduceus. : MEDICS
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Oldtime word of dismay. : ALACK
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Stage star and gourmet. : LUNT
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Do sums. : ADD
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Sideboards. : CELLARETS
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French language of Louisiana. : CREOLE
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Designates. : ASSIGNS
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Wilson's Secy. of War. : BAKER
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Welcome! : AVE
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Covers. : LIDS
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Part of an atoll. : LAGOON
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Forever: Poet. : ETERNE
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Bed canopy. : TESTER
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Men at the U. N. table. : DIPLOMATS
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Electronic detector. : RADAR
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Thigh bone. : FEMUR
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Boxing commissioner of N. Y. State. : CHRISTENBERRY
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Surveyors' instruments. : YLEVELS
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Clyde Beatty. : TAMER
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Simoon of Turkey. : SAMIEL
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Persian: Comb. form. : IRANO
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Part of everyone's education. : FOLKLORE
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Alert watches. : VIGILS
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Historic Italian gang. : CAMORRA
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Together. : UNAPART
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Crackers. : SALTINES
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French painter (1688–1737). : LEMOINE
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Put out. : EVICTED
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Courser for St. Nick. : DASHER
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Practices scales. : SOLFAS
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Build. : ERECT
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John Philip ___. : SOUSA
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Like moss. : MNIOID
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Norway's famous whirlpool. : MAELSTROM
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Arctic cold: Var. : ICYNESS
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Grand ___ Dam. : COULEE
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___ Ark. : NOAHS
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Peeved. : RILED
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Groups allied in business. : INTERESTS
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Little-known novel by Melville. : MARDI
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About: in dates. : CIRCA
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Least refined. : COARSEST
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Irritating fellow. : NETTLER
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Sen. Aiken of Vermont. : GEORGE
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Reincarnated. : REBORN
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Outgoing Mexican President. : ALEMAN
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Woman: Tahiti. : VAHINE
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Paper-packing devices. : BALERS
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From do to do. : OCTAVE
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Meteor's mark. : CRATER
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Passers of bad checks: Slang. : KITERS
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Oxlike antelope. : ELAND
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Buffoon. : MIMER
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Symbol of innocence. : DOVE
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Golf warning. : FORE
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Period. : STOP
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Meadow. : LEA
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Clique. : SET
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Throw something. : SHY

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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