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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 862
Across
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Tongue of 90,000,000 people. : SPANISH
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Atomic research center in England. : HARWELL
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Famous Skyway. : PULASKI
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One from whom property title is transferred. : ALIENEE
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Beseech. : ENTREAT
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Beachhead arrival. : LANDING
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Be afoot. : STIR
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Telescope users. : GAZERS
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Fit of pink elephants. : DTS
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Welcoming wholeheartedly. : OPENARMED
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Toward the ocean. : SEAWARDS
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Did business. : DEALT
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It flows past Berne. : AAR
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Burst in. : IRRUPT
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Afghan ruler. : AMIR
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German city, assigned to Poland, 1945, now called Wroclaw. : BRESLAU
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Propositions for peace in the church. : IRENICA
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City of the great divide. : RENO
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Rascals. : KNAVES
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Drink. : SIP
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Colorful cheeses. : EDAMS
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Is composed of. : CONSISTS
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Sweet liqueurs. : ANISETTES
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Arab garment. : ABA
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Sour and astringent. : ACERB
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Money mogul. : NABOB
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Signify. : BETOKEN
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Gangster deported to Italy. : LUCIANO
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Romantic refugees. : ELOPERS
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Certain acid salts. : OLEATES
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Woven like damask. : DAMASSE
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Hardware used in faucets. : WASHERS
Down
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Roman goddess of hope. : SPES
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Football play. : PUNT
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Contralto voices. : ALTI
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Lacking breadth of view. : NARROW
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Bay of S. E. Honshu. : ISE
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Arm of the North Sea between Norway and Denmark. : SKAGERRAK
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Baseball strategy. : HITANDRUN
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Healthier. : HALER
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Tocsin. : ALARM
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Washed lightly. : RINSED
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Join legally. : WED
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City in Oklahoma. : ENID
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Gave for a time. : LENT
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Underpinning. : LEGS
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Miss Pitts of the fluttering hands. : ZASU
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Simple Simon's fishpond. : PAIL
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Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. : DEAN
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It flies with the speed of sound. : SABRE
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Having tufts of feathers on the head, as certain owls. : EARED
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Ground for gladiators. : ARENA
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Wrong. : AMISS
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Permitted. : LICIT
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Dunnage. : TRAPS
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Sidewise punch, as the body wheels. : PIVOTBLOW
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Nottingham's river. : TRENT
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The body. : SOMA
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Vital spirits. : ESSENCES
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The maple tree: Latin. : ACER
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Progresses in a spiral. : SNAKES
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Great Biblical prophet. : ISAIAH
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Pastry makers. : ICERS
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Feel intuitively. : SENSE
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Having retired. : ABED
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Mr. Lugosi. : BELA
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Object of scientific scrutiny. : ATOM
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To moderate. : BATE
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Strong blow: Colloq. : ONER
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Hirer and firer. : BOSS
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Price office before OPS. : OPA
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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