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New York Times, Friday, October 19, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B Q }, Scrabble score: 333 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 852
Across
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Diplomatic asset. : TACT
5
Mercator made them. : MAPS
9
Result of steel on flint. : SPARK
14
Opposite of a twinge. : ACHE
15
On. : ATOP
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Claw. : TALON
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With discretion. : PRUDENTLY
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What "To the West Wind" is: 2 wds. : ANODE
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For aye: Poetic. : EER
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Faithful: Scot. : LEAL
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Anti-aircraft gun: British slang. : ARCHIE
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Believed. : CREDITED
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A German or Dutchman. : HANS
27
Moral. : ETHIC
29
American Indian in need of Federal aid. : NAVAJO
31
General trends. : DRIFTS
33
Alien; strange: Comb. form. : XENO
34
Snow slide. : SKI
37
Swallowing up, as in an abyss. : GULFING
39
Intrigued. : SCHEMED
41
Voracious fish. : EEL
42
Court bailiff's cry. : OYEZ
44
Whole. : ENTIRE
45
Patron saint of Scotland. : ANDREW
47
Combers on the beach. : SURFS
48
Material for newsprint. : PULP
51
Forcible. : EMPHATIC
53
Romantic runaway. : ELOPER
55
Aura of glory. : HALO
56
Fortified seaport, French Indo-China. : HUE
59
New Yorker recently in Japan. : DEWEY
60
Piston chambers of an engine. : CYLINDERS
62
Agreeable. : AMENE
63
Mine products. : ORES
64
Island group in Galway Bay. : ARAN
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Enriches with pork or bacon. : LARDS
66
Peer of Ibsen and Grieg. : GYNT
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Capri, for instance. : ISLE
Down
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Finish line. : TAPE
2
43,560 sq. ft. : ACRE
3
His articles appear currently. : CHURCHILL
4
Slugger Williams. : TED
5
With a fine head of hair. : MANED
6
Arrive at. : ATTAIN
7
Prerequisite to voting, in seven states. : POLLTAX
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Secret agent. : SPY
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Brigadier general's insigne. : STAR
10
Segura of the courts. : PANCHO
11
Island farewell. : ALOHA
12
"Thinker" sculptor. : RODIN
13
Sharp bends or crooks. : KNEES
18
Drama in November. : ELECTION
22
Blithely tripping. : ADANCE
24
Tribesman of North Africa. : RIFF
25
Women incarnate. : EVES
27
Cutting side of a blade. : EDGE
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Constant. : TRUE
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Economic Stabilizer. : JOHNSTON
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Treasury chief. : SNYDER
34
Smearers. : SMIRCHERS
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Cut made by a saw. : KERF
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Caesar's hard times. : IDES
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A beginning or rudiment. : GERM
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Fancy case for small articles. : ETUI
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Like light summer breezes. : ZEPHYRY
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Affix. : APPEND
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New York City's official greeter of V. I. P.'s. : WHALEN
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Travel by bike. : PEDAL
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Learned Moslem religious body. : ULEMA
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Berth on a train. : LOWER
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Heeling over. : ALIST
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Second word of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." : EYES
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Eurasian boundary range. : URAL
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Anglo-Saxon serf. : ESNE
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Small but necessary part. : COG
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___ Nippon, or Greater Japan (now a forbidden term). : DAI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 14 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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