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New York Times, Thursday, August 7, 1952

6-Down : Great pitcher of the 1931 Athletics.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,145
Across
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Natterjack. : TOAD
5
Borodin's operatic prince. : IGOR
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Play a piano unskillfully. : STRUM
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City in India. : AGRA
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Heraldic bearing on a shield. : ORLE
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Large city in Bombay. : POONA
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Time-tested slogan. : CRIMEDOESNOTPAY
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City the Israeli are proud of. : TELAVIV
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___ Miscellany, first important poetic anthology, 1557. : TOTTELS
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Math students use them. : SINES
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Suffix for explosives. : ITE
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Puts up a structure. : ERECTS
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Maintained by words. : ASSERTED
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Locale of "Kiss Me, Kate." : PADUA
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Larry of the harmonica. : ADLER
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
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Trespasses. : SINS
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Cavity in the skull. : SINUS
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Revolve. : SPIN
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Girl's name. : OSA
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Famous German engraver. : DURER
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Tantalize. : TEASE
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Salutation for a letter to a woman's club. : MESDAMES
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Fads. : CRAZES
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Bank payment: Abbr. : INT
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Belt. : STRAP
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Important foot positions in golf. : STANCES
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Thrusts to parry lunges. : RIPOSTS
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Stock trading maneuver. : CORNERTHEMARKET
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Muscle man of the comics. : ABNER
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A high rating. : AONE
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One question mark of Europe. : TITO
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Equals. : PEERS
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Second in a series. : BETA
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Synonym for 43 Down. : STEW
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Intuitive appreciation of what is proper. : TACT
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Blunderbore was one. : OGRE
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Accessory covering of a seed. : ARIL
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One of oldest cities of the world. : DAMASCUS
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Elements added to some table salts. : IODINS
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Great pitcher of the 1931 Athletics. : GROVE
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Bairnsfather's "Better ___." : OLE
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Prescription for a good vacation. : REST
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Member of Operation Airwatch. : SPOTTER
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Walk unsteadily. : TOTTER
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Cowboy's equipment. : ROPE
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Single. : UNAL
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Giant who is now in the Army. : MAYS
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Girl's name. : EVITA
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These are measured in decibels. : NOISES
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Usual post-vacation feeling. : SADNESS
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Where "The Oaks" is run. : EPSOM
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Good news at the office. : RAISE
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Miss Ferber and others. : EDNAS
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Part of a smear. : SLUR
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Prince Charlie's birthstone. : TOPAZ
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Girl's name. : ELISE
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Members of the Rigsdag. : DANES
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It flows through Leeds, England. : AIRE
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Where the Civil War started, April 12, 1861. : SUMTER
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Halifax and San Francisco. : SEAPORTS
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Astaire and others. : DANCERS
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Aquatic plant with edible seeds. : TRAPA
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Blue plate special. : DINNER
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Where Yalta is. : CRIMEA
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City on the Adige. : TRENT
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Acronym formerly used in the Pacific. : SCAP
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Important infinitive. : TOBE
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He set "Rule Britannia" to music. : ARNE
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A fumbling try: Colloq. : STAB
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Revue offering. : SKIT
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Mal de ___. : TETE
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Put away. : STOW
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Blade on a handle. : HOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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