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New York Times, Tuesday, July 10, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 751
Across
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Capital of Afghanistan. : KABUL
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DiSalle of the O. P. S. : MIKE
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Gen. Vandenberg of the U. S. Air Force. : HOYT
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Put in high spirits. : ELATE
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Arabian chieftain. : EMIR
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Siouan Indian. : OTOE
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Become delayed. : LATEN
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Prominent resident of the Waldorf. : MACARTHUR
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Allow or hinder. : LET
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The big bird. : STORK
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Everlasting: Poetic. : ETERN
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Command to troops: 2 wds. : ATEASE
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Reluctant. : AVERSE
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The best qualified. : ABLEST
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Man with a stop watch. : TIMER
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Boston Braves star. : SAIN
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Fur trader and financier. : ASTOR
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Sign the playwright loves. : SRO
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Conspired. : PLOTTED
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One who tries. : ESSAYER
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Serious transgression. : SIN
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Small marsh tree. : ALDER
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German biographer Ludwig. : EMIL
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Loud blowing of a horn. : BLAST
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Of the nostrils. : NARINE
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What the Bad Lands are. : BARREN
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Piece of "fruit salad." : RIBBON
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Bitter substance from aloes. : ALOIN
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Sandwich and a cup of coffee. : LUNCH
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He wrote "Pygmalion." : GBS
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Conn McCreary rode him in the Derby. : COUNTTURF
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A double quartet. : OCTET
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Small, pretty and dainty. : CUTE
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Having many underground parts, as plants. : ROOTY
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Roman date. : IDES
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Miserly. : NEAR
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Sounding device used in submarines. : SONAR
Down
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Detroit ballplayer. : KELL
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Winglike parts. : ALAE
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HQ and two or more companies. : BATTALION
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Indian. : UTE
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Parts of microscopes. : LENSES
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Interoffice notes. : MEMOS
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Turkish rest houses. : IMARETS
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Flutter ___. : KICK
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Period of time. : ERA
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Closer to the sought-for object. : HOTTER
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Different one. : OTHER
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Sign-off of a letter. : YOURS
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Coat with tin. : TERNE
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Coat lapels. : REVERS
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Make lace with a shuttle. : TAT
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Camper's refuge. : TENT
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Name meaning burden. : AMOS
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Cobras. : ASPS
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Island east of Java. : BALI
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Journey: Latin. : ITER
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Finds the sum. : ADDS
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New head of the R. F. C. : SYMINGTON
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Means of controlling. : REIN
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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What scouts hunt for. : TALENT
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Dash, ardor. : ELAN
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Plane. : AERO
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Ancient name of Tuscany. : ETRURIA
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Salty liquids. : BRINES
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Contender in the color controversy. : NBC
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Detests. : ABHORS
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Berry: Prefix. : BACCI
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Not whispered. : ALOUD
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Boston Post Road, for instance. : ROUTE
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Conclude from the evidence. : INFER
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Artificial fly. : LURE
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Letter before gamma. : BETA
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River in east Poland. : STYR
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When some banks open. : TEN
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Pigeon talk. : COO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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