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New York Times, Saturday, October 6, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 839
Across
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Premier of the Union of South Africa. : MALAN
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Platter. : DISH
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Statesman from Cincinnati. : TAFT
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Large serpent. : ABOMA
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"Day ___ day." : UNTO
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Native dance. : HULA
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The Jolly Roger. : PIRATEFLAG
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Of an age. : ERAL
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Dispatched. : SENT
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Much-used Russian word. : NYET
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The island where Truman met MacArthur. : WAKE
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Native of northern Japanese islands. : AINO
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Rates of speed in music. : TEMPI
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He's from Shropshire. : LAD
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Demand. : ASK
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Nymph attendant on Dionysus. : MAENAD
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Subject of Gertrude Stein repetition. : AROSE
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Native of Cork. : IRELANDER
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Debatable. : MOOT
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Task. : STINT
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Queen Wilhelmina's mother. : EMMA
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Summer headgear. : PANAMAHAT
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Bopeep's accessory. : CROOK
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Sensitive coating of the eye. : RETINA
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Watering place near Liege, Belgium. : SPA
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Compass point. : NNE
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City northeast of Venice. : UDINE
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Jai ___, Cuban handball. : ALAI
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Annie Laurie, for instance. : LASS
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Laboratory liquids. : DYES
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Biblical name. : ESAU
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Its capital is Bagdad. : IRAQ
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Costumes for circus aerialists. : SKINTIGHTS
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General Manuel Odria's country. : PERU
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Considerate. : KIND
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Menus for health. : DIETS
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Starch used for thickening soups. : SAGO
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Participial suffixes. : INGS
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Ancient capital of Assyria. : ASSUR
Down
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What topographers make. : MAPS
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Man's nickname. : ABIE
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Famous fictional heroine. : LORNADOONE
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Famous make of violin. : AMATI
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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French artist who conquered arthritis. : DUFY
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Arm of the sea. : INLET
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Financial reports. : STATEMENTS
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Berkshire or Tamworth. : HOG
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Sugar Ray, for instance: 2 wds. : THEWINNER
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Particular atmosphere. : AURA
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Anti-aircraft fire. : FLAK
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Yarn. : TALE
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Mr. Slaughter of St. Louis. : ENOS
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Scottish 21 Across. : NAE
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Ingredient of beer. : MALT
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Variety of soup. : PEA
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Bridge ___. : LAMP
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Bellowing. : AROAR
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Friends and relatives. : KITHANDKIN
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Rebukes gently. : ADMONISHES
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Friend of Beelzebub. : DEMON
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What conservatives wish to maintain. : STATUSQUO
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Inlet. : RIA
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A gay blade. : RAKE
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Prefix meaning health. : SANI
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In between. : MID
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Mr. Tinney. : CAL
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Time gone by. : PAST
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Watching. : EYING
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A protecting power. : AEGIS
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Margins. : LIPS
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Open space in a building. : AREA
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Tony ___, late puppeteer. : SARG
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Football players. : ENDS
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Pacific island, scene of World War II action. : ATTU
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Member of the U. N. : USSR
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Torger Tokle used to do this. : SKI
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Miss Wylie, authoress. : IDA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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