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New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.63, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 752

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Across
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Yogi Berra's disguise. : MASK
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Small venomous snake. : ADDER
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H. H. Munro's pseudonym. : SAKI
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River in Irish Free State. : ERNE
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Lift and throw. : HEAVE
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In the middle of. : AMID
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Follower of Ananias. : LIAR
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Creator of Iris March. : ARLEN
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Capital city of South America. : LIMA
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Man. : BEING
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Elizabeth ___, heroine of "Pride and Prejudice." : BENNET
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Why some people leave town in August. : ALLERGY
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Girls named after a Spanish saint. : TERESAS
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Gambling game. : LOO
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Wagner opera, based on Bulwer-Lytton romance. : RIENZI
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Small shield. : ECU
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Clown in "The Merchant of Venice." : GOBBO
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Kind of whip. : KNOUT
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Novel by Emile Zola. : NANA
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Iron: Comb. form. : FERRO
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Distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
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River in northern France. : AISNE
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Stool pigeons, in British mysteries. : NARKS
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Territory: Abbr. : TER
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Balance in one's favor. : CREDIT
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British defense group. : RAF
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Bullfighters on foot. : TOREROS
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Kneecap. : PATELLA
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Put in the post again. : REMAIL
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Mrs. Irving Berlin. : ELLIN
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Meadows. : LEAS
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City on the Rhone. : ARLES
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Product of Cluny. : LACE
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Man's name. : ELMO
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Twit. : TAUNT
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Send forth. : EMIT
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She wrote "Three Weeks." : GLYN
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First two words of an anthem. : OHSAY
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Soprano remembered on the menu. : MELBA
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He served Prospero. : ARIEL
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Slow-paced individual. : SNAIL
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Central part of anything. : KERNEL
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Exclamation of discovery. : AHA
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What Count Turf won. : DERBY
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Mr. Carnegie. : DALE
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Circumstance. : EVENT
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Former President of Austria. : RENNER
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Hero of "The Young Visitors," by Daisy Ashford. : SALTEENA
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Friend. : AMI
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Recent Kipling movie. : KIM
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Gilbert and Sullivan's "Princess ___." : IDA
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Sailors' drink. : GROG
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Ben Hecht's "___ Dorn." : ERIK
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Ninny. : GOOF
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Muzzle. : SNOUT
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Blue. : AZURE
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Hindu guitar. : SITAR
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Represent on the stage. : ENACT
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King Farouk's capital. : CAIRO
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Our: German. : UNSER
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Mr. Franklin. : BEN
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Lady's garment: Colloq. : BRA
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Lord Boyd ___. : ORR
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Eugenie ___, our Ambassador to Denmark. : ANDERSON
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Soup ingredient. : OKRA
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Country that has recently changed premiers. : EIRE
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Surfeit. : SATE
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Star of the kitchen garden. : TOMATO
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Pitcher of three no-hit games. : FELLER
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Miss Churchill. : SARAH
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Full assemblies. : PLENA
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Woolly-haired South American animal. : LLAMA
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Permitted. : LICIT
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Dutch news service. : ANETA
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Son of Tros, founder of Troy. : ILUS
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Part of a sailing race. : LEG
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House addition. : ELL
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Unhappy wife in "Kenilworth." : AMY
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Farm enclosure. : STY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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