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New York Times, Monday, October 1, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 834

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Vatican envoy. : LEGATE
7
City in Peru. : ICA
10
Part of the Navy. : SUBS
14
President in Mexico City. : ALEMAN
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Barely covering production costs. : MARGINAL
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Quondam ruler of Italy. : BENITO
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Part of the Constitution. : PREAMBLE
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First lady. : EVE
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Author of a Plan. : SCHUMAN
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Popular beverage. : ALE
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___ Porsena. : LARS
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He had only one life to give for his country. : HALE
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A lively dance. : GALOP
28
Public storehouse. : ETAPE
30
Island: Spanish. : ISLA
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Mr. Kelly. : GENE
33
Where Elbert Carvel is governor. : DELAWARE
35
Pantry. : LARDER
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Poultry. : HENS
38
Huge Mongolian desert. : GOBI
39
Difficult problems. : FACERS
42
Garments for babies. : CREEPERS
46
Dev serves again here. : EIRE
47
Italian commune, celebrated by Longfellow. : ATRI
49
Ornamental part of a chair. : SPLAT
50
Waste matter. : DROSS
52
Nothing: French. : RIEN
54
Thomas Edison's middle name. : ALVA
55
Highest note of the gamut. : ELA
56
Seeks satisfaction for. : AVENGES
59
Noun suffix. : IER
60
Snake's danger signal. : RATTLING
62
By whom our government is run. : PEOPLE
64
Liqueur. : ANISETTE
65
Entertainer. : AMUSER
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Kind of year 1952 will be. : LEAP
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Goddess of dawn. : EOS
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Liquid measures. : LITERS
Down
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Characterized. : LABELED
2
Transfer to a higher plane. : ELEVATE
3
MacArthur. : GENERAL
4
Friend, in law. : AMI
5
Makes lace with a shuttle. : TATS
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A law was named after this Tennyson hero. : ENOCH
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Sudden thought. : IMPULSE
8
Palestine mountain. : CARMEL
9
Two-dimensional extent. : AREA
10
Man's nickname. : SIM
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Not tied in bundles. : UNBALED
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Umpire's decision on a bad pitch. : BALLONE
13
Night train. : SLEEPER
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Neighborhood band of boys. : GANG
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Fine filaments. : HAIRS
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One-time Turkish cavalrymen: Var. : SPAHEES
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Roman general. : AGRIPPA
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Water jug. : EWER
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Fiber plant. : ALOE
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Projecting part of one of Saturn's rings. : ANSA
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Mr. Burrows and others. : ABES
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Composer of the "Peer Gynt Suite." : GRIEG
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Pertaining to our government. : FEDERAL
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Plane route. : AIRLANE
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Part of Tito's realm. : CROATIA
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Cowers before. : CRINGES
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Shape of the orbit of a planet. : ELLIPSE
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Neophyte knitter. : RAVELER
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Curious bystanders. : STARERS
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Italian city on the Adige River. : TRENTO
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Special disposal of goods. : SALE
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Where Mt. Everest is. : NEPAL
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Quickly: French. : VITE
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Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
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Cooking measurement: Abbr. : TSP
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Away from home. : OUT

Answer summary: 1 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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