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New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 858

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Where Britons go today. : POLLS
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Pension benefiters. : AGED
10
Plane of 1917. : SPAD
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Profit. : AVAIL
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Fish and chips. : MENU
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Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
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Cat. : TABBY
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England's Gloomy Dean. : INGE
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Property right. : LIEN
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Variety of plum. : SLOE
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Member of House of Lords. : PEER
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Make up for. : ATONE
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The national language of Pakistan. : URDU
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Watched by Francis Scott Key. : RAMPARTS
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Its Government is modeled partly on Britain's. : ISRAEL
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Par ___, on French airmail. : AVION
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Steps. : STILES
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Israeli port. : ACRE
36
Coped with. : MET
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___ medica. : MATERIA
40
Secretary of State under McKinley and T. R. : HAY
41
Measure or action. : STEP
43
Metal cymbals of India. : TAL
44
Hemlock's cousin. : SPRUCE
46
The retired Astaire. : ADELE
48
Wept. : TEARED
49
Now and again. : SPORADIC
52
Blore or Ambler. : ERIC
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Worn by a dilemma. : HORNS
54
"___ of India." : STAR
56
One of the "Queens." : SHIP
59
Wings. : ALAE
60
Ludwig or Jannings. : EMIL
61
It snakes through Paris. : SEINE
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Tiger hitting star. : KELL
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New Mexican pueblo, N. E. of Santa Fe. : TAOS
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He wrote "Stormy Weather." : ARLEN
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Russian city. : OREL
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In the year: Latin. : ANNO
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The British ___. : ISLES
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Butter squares. : PATS
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Not quite round. : OVAL
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Member of Atlee's party. : LABOURITE
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Britain's third party. : LIBERAL
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Wily. : SLY
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French friend. : AMIE
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One of today's headlines. : GENERALELECTION
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Mint worker. : ENGRAVER
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Looked for. : DUE
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Small seedless raisin. : SULTANA
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Coadjutor of an abbot. : PRIOR
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British secret service man. : AGENT
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Jutlanders. : DANES
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Throbbed. : PULSATED
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Army mail address. : APO
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Consider. : DEEM
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A cabinet member, in Britain. : MINISTER
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Ideologies. : ISMS
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Let it stand. : STET
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Britain's Opposition leader. : CHURCHILL
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Election contest. : RACE
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Looked longingly. : EYED
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The magic "Lee penny" in one of Scott's novels. : TALISMAN
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Mimic. : APER
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Irish statesman once played by Gable. : PARNELL
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Optimistic poker players. : RAISERS
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The: German. : DAS
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Plumed military cap. : SHAKO
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Navigator of a punt. : POLER
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Papal cape. : ORALE
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Besides. : ALSO
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Poison for arrow tips. : INEE
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Besters of swords. : PENS
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Long-tailed monkey. : SAI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 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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