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New York Times, Friday, December 14, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 908
Across
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British election figure. : ATTLEE
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Bitter complainers. : GRIPERS
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Young chickens. : FRIERS
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Excise, customs, income taxes, etc. : REVENUES
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Group of 21 islands between Great Britain and Iceland, independent since 1946. : FAROES
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Citizen under Mustafa Nahas Pasha. : EGYPTIAN
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Impetuous ardor. : ELAN
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Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
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Coherent meaning. : SENSE
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In the middle: Abbr. : CEN
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Oppressor. : TYRANT
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Cape at the S. E. extremity of Newfoundland. : RACE
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Impart knowledge. : TEACH
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Where Shoshone Falls is. : IDAHO
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Jolly Jack ___. : TAR
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Hair brightener. : HENNA
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Great stake in the "cold war." : EUROPE
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Lauded. : PRAISED
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Made certain. : ASSURED
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Sell to the public. : RETAIL
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Attack. : ONSET
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Eggs. : OVA
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Lacking in activity. : SLACK
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The Dalai Lama's capital. : LHASA
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Brtiain's U. N. man. : JEBB
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Blue-water pleasure craft. : YACHTS
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Any minute particle: Abbr. : MOL
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Put forth fruiting spikes. : EARED
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Luxuriant. : LUSH
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Cover up. : HIDE
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Pertaining to treatment of patients. : CLINICAL
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Like Adam's garden. : EDENIC
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Human hive. : TENEMENT
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"King of Egypt and the Sudan." : FAROUK
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Sows again. : RESEEDS
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British units of heat. : THERMS
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Produce a change in. : AFFECT
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"The Rose of ___," Irish song. : TRALEE
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Albanian capital. : TIRANA
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Ponce de ___. : LEON
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Try. : ESSAY
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A Windward Island, capital, St. George's. : GRENADA
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Saskatchewan capital visited by royalty. : REGINA
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Plant symbolizing college. : IVY
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Invigorates: Slang. : PEPS
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Gain admission. : ENTER
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Destroyer: Rare. : RUINATOR
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A Winslow Homer, for instance. : SEASCAPE
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Mocked. : SNEERED
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Hard-studying student. : GRIND
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Composition for a baccalaureate. : THESIS
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First or second Epistle of Paul: Abbr. : THESS
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Sage herb of Mexico. : CHIA
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European thrushes. : OUSELS
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Nickname for Eleanor. : NELLY
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"Dear ___," a wartime play. : RUTH
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Housing ___. : PROJECT
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Discloser. : REVEALER
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Tablet used against malaria. : ATABRINE
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Tau crosses, used as symbols in Egyptian art. : ANKHS
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Mysterious sciences such as alchemy, necromancy, etc. : OCCULTS
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Finnish island group in Gulf of Bothnia. : AALAND
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Key of Schumann's Piano Concerto, Opus 54. : AMINOR
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Constituent of salt. : SODIUM
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Smart ___ (wise guys). : ALECKS
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Martyred Czech statesman. : BENES
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A filching. : THEFT
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Phone toll. : DIME
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Where the gang is. : HERE
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Passing mark. : CEE
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Burmese knife. : DAH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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