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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 846
Across
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Cradle of liberty. : BOSTON
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Where we may establish naval and air bases. : SPAIN
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Land of peace and quiet. : ARCADIA
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Containing tin. : STANNIC
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Weapon of the "witch-hunters." : SLANDER
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A natural nets 500 points. : CANASTA
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Patriotic society. : SAR
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Annual Barrymore role. : SCROOGE
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Sea eagle. : ERN
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Solely. : ONLY
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Senator Clements of Kentucky. : EARLE
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Have a right to. : CAN
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Keats' "___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
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Unhappy. : SAD
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One of the world's greatest mining centers. : BUTTE
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Knickknack on a five-and-ten counter. : NOTION
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N. A. T. O. is building these. : DEFENSES
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Seafood delicacy. : CRAB
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Awful. : DIRE
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Unscrupulous adman: Colloq. : HUCKSTER
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Girls named after Mrs. Truman. : BESSES
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Worn away. : EROSE
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3 dots, 3 dashes, 3 dots. : SOS
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Poignant. : ACUTE
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Small ape. : LAR
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Madame de ___, authoress (1766–1817). : STAEL
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
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Annapolis graduate: Abbr. : ENS
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Mexico's mountain chains. : SIERRAS
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Tournament won three times by Snead. : PGA
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Temptation for daredevils. : NIAGARA
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Small interstice. : AREOLET
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Made predictions. : AUGURED
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Take to task. : CENSURE
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Part of New Mexico's topography. : MESAS
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Sarsaparillas to the soda jerk. : SASSES
Down
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Relative of the oboe. : BASSOON
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Citrus fruit center in Florida. : ORLANDO
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Color of autumn foliage. : SCARLET
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Quest of some vacationers. : TAN
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Gambler's concern. : ODDS
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Relative. : NIECE
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Carol Channing's bailiwick. : STAGE
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Glazier's installment. : PANE
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
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Man's tiny friends and foes. : INSECTS
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A Chilean source of wealth. : NITRATE
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French city noted for tapestries. : ARRAS
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Gave a verbal lashing. : SCOLDED
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French winter resort. : CANNES
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Toward the mouth. : ORAD
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Cry to the foxhounds. : YOICKS
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Pertaining to Haakon's land. : NORSE
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College in Kentucky. : BEREA
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U. N. agency for education, science and culture. : UNESCO
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Trivial lie. : FIB
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Serve, avail. : BESTEAD
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Capital northeast of 29 Across. : HELENA
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Valuable fissionable element. : URANIUM
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Coed's prom adornment. : CORSAGE
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Sound accompanying a touchdown. : ROAR
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Excess of assets over liabilities. : SURPLUS
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Open-shelved cabinet. : ETAGERE
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Law-making groups. : SENATES
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Pinnacle of ice. : SERAC
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Horse fathers. : SIRES
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___ and penates. : LARES
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Poetess Teasdale. : SARA
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Site of great Zambezi bridge. : SENA
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Man's nickname. : GUS
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Strategic Services group. : OSS

Answer summary: 7 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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