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New York Times, Monday, December 3, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 897
Across
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Army Chief of Staff. : COLLINS
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Powerful Premier of Portugal. : SALAZAR
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Of the high seas. : OCEANIC
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Revealing character sketch. : PROFILE
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Voyage across the sea. : PASSAGE
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Channel entrance to N. Y. Harbor, at Sandy Hook. : AMBROSE
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Baltic native. : ESTH
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Related on the mother's side. : ENATE
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Chemistry suffix. : INOL
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Wight, Pines, etc. : ISLES
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Mail: India. : DAK
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Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. : STONE
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Drink through a straw. : SIP
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Valetta is its capital. : MALTA
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Wild animal of the cat family. : COUGAR
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The aoudad, wild sheep of North Africa. : ARUI
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Lay doggo. : HID
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Timely. : APT
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Chiang's stronghold. : FORMOSA
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Swedish name for Finnish port of Turku. : ABO
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J. Bracken ___, Governor of Utah. : LEE
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To me: French. : AMOI
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Self-humbler. : ABASER
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A President, recently re-elected. : PERON
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German news agency. : DNB
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Find out about. : LEARN
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Monogram for American ships. : USS
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Where caravans have rested. : OASES
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Babe Ruth's sultanate. : SWAT
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Shipload. : CARGO
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Ancient Greek wine pitcher. : OLPE
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Deceive. : MISLEAD
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Shorter and shorter. : DUMPIER
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Miss Winwood, actress. : ESTELLE
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Trial sessions in England. : ASSIZES
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Most advanced U. S. poet of his day. : WHITMAN
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The soprano part. : DESCANT
Down
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Deal with. : COPE
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South American vegetables. : OCAS
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For fear that. : LEST
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Fastening with rope. : LASHING
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"___ Little Spanish Town." : INA
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Mr. Bruce, otherwise, Dr. Watson. : NIGEL
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Public showings of private dramas. : SCENES
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Petty dispute. : SPAT
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Ready for battle. : ARMED
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Toss. : LOB
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Rommel's ___ Korps. : AFRIKA
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Israel. : ZION
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Moreover. : ALSO
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Country dance. : REEL
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Peninsula between the Black and the Mediterranean Seas. : ASIAMINOR
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Marine animals that grow in a certain shape. : SEAFANS
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Friendly. : AMIABLE
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Overcharge for tickets. : SCALP
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Sun helmet. : TOPEE
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___ darkness. : OUTER
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Chips-are-down player. : PRO
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The Forbidden City. : LHASA
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244-mi. river in Italy. : TIBER
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Deck with fancy. : ADORN
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Book of the New Testament: Abbr. : ROM
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Monogram for 1 Across. : USA
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5½ yds. : ROD
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Pertaining to the great fabulist. : AESOPIC
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Way of release. : OUTLET
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Iraqi capital, on the Tigris. : BAGDAD
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Musical center of Italy. : SCALA
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Pig's feet steeped in pickle. : SOUSE
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Small saw-billed duck. : SMEW
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Horse for a beggar. : WISH
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Italian wine city. : ASTI
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Neighbor of Yemen. : ADEN
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : LIZA
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Sharp end of the head of a hammer. : PEEN
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Formerly. : ERST
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Shade tree. : ELM
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Author's papers. : MSS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 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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