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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,188
Across
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Pix. : FOTOS
6
Twenty quires. : REAM
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Distance between the wing tips of a plane. : SPAN
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Avoid answering directly. : EVADE
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Actress Best. : EDNA
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He composed "Rule, Britannia." : ARNE
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He wrote "Cry the Beloved Country." : PATON
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Senators' 3rd baseman. : EDDIEYOST
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Mrs. Anthony Eden. : CLARISSA
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Line ___. : DRIVES
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Compete. : VIE
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Italian Socialist. : NENNI
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Man at the plate. : BATTER
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Graciously. : BENIGNLY
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The doughboy's "Wipers." : YPRES
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Mad or reckless: French. : FOLLE
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Author Charles Francis ___. : COE
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Neat and trim. : TRIG
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Stout and sturdy. : BURLY
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Turkish pound. : LIRA
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A joint. : HIP
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Yankees' pilot. : CASEY
40
Edna Ferber's new novel. : GIANT
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Senator from Louisiana. : ELLENDER
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Typical Riviera abodes. : VILLAS
44
Run to beat the banns. : ELOPE
45
Thor's spouse. : SIF
46
Attribute. : IMPUTE
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Authoress Jean. : STAFFORD
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Symbol on the President's flag. : BALDEAGLE
55
Television dragon. : OLLIE
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Dies ___ (day of wrath). : IRAE
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Senator from Tacoma. : CAIN
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Lear's "most barbarous" daughter. : REGAN
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Titles in Tripoli. : DEYS
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Poll man Roper. : ELMO
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Does business. : DEALS
Down
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Important campaign issue. : FEPC
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A football: Colloq. : OVAL
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Word of casual farewell. : TATA
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Fragrance. : ODOR
5
Cashmore will run against him. : SENIVES
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Brooklyn's "Little Colonel." : REESE
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Norse epic. : EDDA
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Together with. : AND
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Gentle or modest. : MAIDENLY
10
Byword. : SAYING
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Countrified. : PROVINCIAL
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Handle: French. : ANSE
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Meshed fabrics. : NETS
19
Man's nickname. : ERNIE
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Dear ___. : SIR
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Diminutive of Helen. : NELLY
25
First two words of "Mandalay." : BYTHE
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Time to be in Paris. : APRIL
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Seldom-seen feat on the diamond. : TRIPLEPLAY
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Two-year-old sheep. : TEG
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Weevil. : BORER
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She married John Ridd. : LORNA
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He wrote "Kathleen ni Houlihan." : YEATS
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Paper match. : FUSEE
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"There never was a good war or a ___."—Franklin. : BADPEACE
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___ Abner. : LIL
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$100 bill: Slang. : CNOTE
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Our Ambassador to London. : GIFFORD
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Slips away from. : ELUDES
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___ Appia. : VIA
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Shorthander. : STENO
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In the same book: Abbr. : IBID
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Island in San Francisco Bay. : MARE
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He has been appointed Governor General of Australia. : SLIM
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Run away. : FLEE
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Actress San Juan. : OLGA
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Silver coin in Teheran. : RIAL
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Snuggeries. : DENS
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Dame or doll. : GAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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