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New York Times, Monday, December 24, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 918
Across
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Where the General Assembly is meeting. : PARIS
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He put Dogpatch on the map. : CAPP
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Contemporary of Chippendale. : ADAM
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Mrs. Robert A. Lovett. : ADELE
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The "Bell Song" is one. : ARIA
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Home site for a cliff dweller. : MESA
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Governor Carvel is one. : DELAWAREAN
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Met's conductor Cooper. : EMIL
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Diminutive noun suffix. : ULA
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French girl's name. : SIMONE
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Capital of Yemen. : SANA
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Civvies. : CITS
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Olives or pickles. : RELISH
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Umbrella part. : RIB
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Dutch news agency. : ANETA
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___ Vegas, Nevada. : LAS
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Former queen of Italy. : ELENA
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Give tidings of. : HERALD
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He wrote "Father of the Bride." : STREETER
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Son of Eric the Red. : LEIF
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Spanish dining hall. : SALA
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Jean Arthur's role. : PETERPAN
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Intellectual snob. : PEDANT
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Helium is an ___ gas. : INERT
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Baseball's "Splendid Splinter." : TED
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French girl's name. : RENEE
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Princess Margaret's 21st-birthday present from the King. : CAR
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Gave one the "creeps." : SCARED
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Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
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Highest point. : ACME
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Arranged in ranks. : ALINED
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Final element in certain names of holidays. : MAS
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A recipe direction. : STIR
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The Spewacks' popular musical. : KISSMEKATE
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Silk: Italian. : SETA
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Shipment from Valparaiso. : NITER
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They're written in strophes. : ODES
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Audrey Hepburn, for instance. : STAR
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Popular presents for young folks. : SLEDS
Down
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Kentucky birthplace of Irvin S. Cobb. : PADUCAH
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Heroine of a popular quartet. : ADELINE
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Teller of tales. : RELATER
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Bantu language. : ILA
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Uses Howe's machine. : SEWS
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From whence Elijah saw a little cloud, "Like a man's hand." : CARMEL
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Interstices. : AREOLAS
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Serkin, Casadesus, etc. : PIANISTS
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Cause of window washer's aches. : PANES
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Between Ben and Williams. : AMES
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Colorful "Masters" champ of 1950. : DEMARET
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Stubborn and stupid. : ASININE
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Southwest coast of India. : MALABAR
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Where some dogfights occur. : AIR
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Older, as news. : STALER
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Political parasite: Slang. : HEELER
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Puts on guard. : ALERTS
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Mitropoulos or Szell. : LEADER
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Short swim. : DIP
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The least bit. : RAP
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He believes his destiny is inevitable. : FATALIST
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Founder of cubism in art. : PICASSO
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Played a role. : ENACTED
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Tiny house wrecker. : TERMITE
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Bride of Gratiano. : NERISSA
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Disney's artists do this. : ANIMATE
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Nullified. : NEGATED
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Advertisements to arouse curiosity. : TEASERS
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More crowded. : DENSER
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Fruit ___. : CAKES
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Senator Lehman's party: Abbr. : DEM
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Epochs. : ERAS
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Retreats. : DENS
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Irish monk's cell. : KIL

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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