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New York Times, Monday, December 17, 1951

62-Across : Free from hypocrisy.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 911
Across
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Sour. : ACERB
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Food in the Army. : CHOW
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Something soothing. : BALM
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Pewter is one. : ALLOY
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Gardener's gear. : HOSE
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Sector. : AREA
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Order received, in aviation parlance. : ROGER
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Holy City on the Ganges. : ALLAHABAD
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Eggs. : OVA
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Sorrow over. : DEPLORE
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The uncertain candidate. : IKE
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Role in "Quo Vadis." : NERO
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By way of. : VIA
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Piquancy. : SALT
29
City in ¾ time. : VIENNA
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Fresh-water spiny-finned food fish. : PERCH
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Discriminate. : SECERN
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Acted. : DID
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Just sufficient. : BARE
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Bordeaux wines. : CLARETS
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Akin. : RELATED
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River islets. : AITS
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Man. : SIR
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Muscular. : SINEWY
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Has a certain standing. : RATES
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The Venus ___. : DEMILO
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Retreat. : LAIR
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Droop. : SAG
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North Atlantic organization. : NATO
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Pronoun.. : SHE
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Free from hypocrisy. : GENUINE
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Possessed. : HAD
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Successor to the Comintern. : COMINFORM
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Pronoun. : THESE
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Aboveboard. : OPEN
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Advantage. : EDGE
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Go sleigh riding. : COAST
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A moment of sleep. : WINK
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Yellow fever hero. : REED
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American general, former negotiator in Korea. : HODES
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Composer Copland. : AARON
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Pungent spice. : CLOVE
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Composer of "Pomp and Circumstance." : ELGAR
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Small deer. : ROE
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Senator from Virginia. : BYRD
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Hoover's last Secretary of Commerce. : CHAPIN
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Queen Juliana's country. : HOLLAND
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Formerly Christiania. : OSLO
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Lasts well. : WEARS
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Bleat. : BAA
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Settle differences by mediation. : ARBITRATE
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Gap in the security chain. : LEAK
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Created. : MADE
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A great number: Colloq. : HEAP
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History day-by-day. : EVENTS
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Across the wide Pacific. : OVERSEA
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Beirut is its capital. : LEBANON
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Dander. : IRE
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Earth's envelope. : AIR
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Kind of haircut. : CREW
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She starred in "Ecstacy." : HEDY
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Steep rocky place. : SCAR
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Mary's Lamb. : ELIA
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Prime factors in the meat situation. : CATTLEMEN
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Blueprint. : DESIGN
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Caesar on TV. : SID
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Girl's nickname. : LIL
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Rise again. : RESURGE
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Guidepost. : SIGN
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Crippled. : MAIMED
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Allude. : REFER
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Winning in the game. : AHEAD
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Cup: French. : TASSE
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He wrote "The Country Girl." : ODETS
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Flatboat. : SCOW
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Indian associated with the Navajos. : HOPI
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Knot. : NODE
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Engrave with a stylus. : ETCH
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Cuttlefish's protective fluid. : INK
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Cry of a night bird. : HOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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