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QUIZ PROGRAM

New York Times, Sunday, October 28, 1951

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 861
Across
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Its president is Otto Harbach. : ASCAP
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Asst. Sec'y of State in charge of "Voice of America." : BARRETT
13
Weapon of the cold war. : EMBARGO
20
Realities. : ACTUALS
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Transferor of property. : ALIENOR
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Good cats. : MOUSERS
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Late Chief of Naval Operations. : SHERMAN
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College event. : LECTURE
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Thoroughwort. : BONESET
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In the know: Slang. : HEP
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Chaotic: Mil. slang. : SNAFU
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Band instruments. : HORNS
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Conjunction. : AND
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Such a one: Lat. abbr. : TAL
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Vipers. : ASPS
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Newsstand. : KIOSK
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Farm machines. : REAPERS
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Final chess move. : MATE
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Indian cuckoos. : KOELS
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Most recent. : LATEST
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Disagreeably moist. : DANK
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Father. : PATER
46
Sword-shaped, as a leaf. : ENSATE
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Nothing more than. : MERE
49
Outlay. : COST
50
One side in a children's game. : HIDERS
51
Oldtimers. : VETS
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Boxer's asset. : REACH
55
Port near Gloucester. : SALEM
57
European woman: India. : MEMSAHIB
61
Sharpen. : STROP
63
Subjected to constraint: Rare. : DURESSED
68
Plural suffix. : ATA
69
Money in Belgrade. : DINAR
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Miss Haywood of Hollywood. : SUSAN
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Important factor in plowing to prevent erosion. : CONTOUR
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Condensing ring on a lamp. : CRIC
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Outrigger. : CANOE
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Governing body. : SENATE
80
Slight flavor. : TINGE
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Leading figure in Japanese peace treaty. : DULLES
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Hospital ship, first proposed site for ceasefire talks. : JUTLANDIA
85
Nursemaids. : BONNES
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Swampy forest region of Siberia. : URMAN
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Hunted insects. : MOTHED
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River in Prussia. : ALLER
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Numbers. : TENS
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Betrothed. : FIANCEE
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Break off. : SEVER
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Money used by our overseas troops. : SCRIP
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Situation requiring playoff. : TIE
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Hawthorne's first novel, 1826. : FANSHAWE
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Money in Bari. : LIRAS
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Children's favorite author. : ANDERSEN
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African seaport, site of first Italian settlement. : ASSAB
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Man's name. : ESTES
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Hindu wraparound. : SARI
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Product of petroleum. : OCTANE
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Parts of shoes. : TOES
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Literary pseudonym. : ELIA
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Paul Bunyan's probable vocation. : LOGGER
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Factory. : PLANT
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9.84 inches in Siam. : KEUP
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Contemptuous Mexican word for foreigner. : GRINGO
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European language. : NORSE
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Gasp. : PANT
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Weight carried by a vessel. : TONNAGE
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Hilarity. : MIRTH
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Grating sound. : RASP
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Usual practice. : RUT
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Indian weight. : SER
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Famous name in physics. : CURIE
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Glutted. : SATED
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Cluster of fibers. : NEP
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Descendant of Esau. : EDOMITE
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Polished. : ELEGANT
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Inspect. : EXAMINE
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Singing star. : SINATRA
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Debussy piece. : REVERIE
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Changed the time. : REDATED
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Extensive crop in Illinois and Indiana. : SOYBEAN
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More severe. : STERNER
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Crew of 83 Across. : DANES
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A major figure at San Francisco conference. : ACHESON
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Part of Russia. : STEPPES
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Mongrel. : CUR
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Old Dutch liquid measures. : AAMS
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Part of a political platform. : PLANK
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Support for a railing. : BALUSTER
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Part of half-and-half. : ALE
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Luxuriant. : RICH
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Distilling vessel. : RETORT
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Have effect. : ENURE
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Violent outburst. : TORNADO
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Sin. : TRESPASS
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Go aboard. : EMBARK
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Satellites. : MOONS
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Nazi-inspired organization on U. S. : BUND
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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Say again. : RESTATE
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___ Antilles. : GREATER
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Stablemen. : OSTLERS
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Quivering. : ASHAKE
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Drone. : SNAIL
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Spume. : FOAM
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Serbs, Croats, etc. : SLAVS
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Evil spirits: Greek Relig. : KERES
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Inward. : ENTAD
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Extravagantly gay. : MAD
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Place. : STEAD
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Ringside ___. : SEATS
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Spanish paprika. : PIMENTO
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Moral principles. : ETHICS
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Japan's name for Korea. : CHOSEN
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Beatrice's cousin in "Much Ado." : HERO
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Biblical mountain: Var. : SINA
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Freedom-lovers of past and present. : CRUSADERS
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She wrote "The Women." : LUCE
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Thane of Fife. : MACDUFF
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State of ancient Italy. : ETRURIA
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Civil Service employe. : MAILMAN
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Musical instrument. : BANJO
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Cousin of the raccoon. : PANDA
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Restrict. : STINT
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Elizabeth Browning's forte. : SONNETS
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Ambassadress Anderson. : EUGENIE
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Dodgers' pilot. : DRESSEN
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Defeats. : ROUTS
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Clouts. : NAILS
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Scotland's pride. : CLANS
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Miss Waters. : ETHEL
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Province in Chile. : TALCA
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Fascinate. : ENCHANT
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Imposes. : LEVIES
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___ Veil waterfall. : BRIDAL
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Seagulls. : MEWS
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Sea birds. : ERNS
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Comfort. : EASE
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Scolder. : RATER
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Subject of a recent revolt. : PERON
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Corroded. : EATEN
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Mr. Sarper of the U. N. : SELIM
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Austerity. : RIGOR
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Muscle-men employed to keep order. : BOUNCERS
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Left. : SINISTER
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Weigh down. : OPPRESS
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He loved 50 Down. : CLAUDIO
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Smallest pig of a litter. : TANTONY
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Insect. : ANT
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Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
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Indian city. : AGRA
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Symbol of New Hampshire. : GRANITE
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B. C. sect. : ESSENES
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Corded. : REPPED
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Language of 40 Down. : KOREAN
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___ counter. : GEIGER
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Valuable fur. : OTTER
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Four: Comb. form. : TETRA
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Town near Florence. : GREVE
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Bewitched: Colloq. : HEXED
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Location. : SITE
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Make. : EARN
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Baby's word. : DADA
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Subject of Mercutio's famous speech. : MAB
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No: German. : NIE
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Chess piece. : MAN

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 26 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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