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New York Times, Friday, July 13, 1951

22-Across : Beach joshed by comedians.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 754
Across
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Senator from Rhode Island. : PASTORE
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Fireside ___. : CHATS
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She loved Hamlet. : OPHELIA
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She loved Abelard. : HELOISE
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Comedian's stock in trade. : DIALECT
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TV "queen." : EMERSON
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Indistinguishable. : SAME
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Composer of "Ol' Man River." : KERN
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Beach joshed by comedians. : PISMO
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Changing direction. : VEERING
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Watches closely. : EYES
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It should be big and happy. : FAMILY
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Where bruins hibernate. : LAIRS
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Get up. : ARISE
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Give the slip. : ELUDE
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Globe. : ORB
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A Swiss. : GENEVAN
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He loved Hero. : LEANDER
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Posed. : SAT
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Brilliance of success. : ECLAT
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He wrote in "times that try men's souls." : PAINE
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An Eastern Christian. : UNIAT
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Held one's horses. : REINED
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Hidden hindrance. : SNAG
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Dealers in cattle. : DROVERS
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The "Law of Moses." : TORAH
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Investigator for Mr. Hoover. : GMAN
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Gunder Haegg, in 4:01.4. : MILE
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Flow forth. : EMANATE
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Dyer. : STAINER
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Traveling retailer. : PEDDLER
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Popular park. : CENTRAL
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Stopovers for caravans. : OASES
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Common feldspar. : ORTHOSE
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Seed vessels. : PODS
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Samoan seaport. : APIA
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Humbug. : SHAM
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Next season the Met may. : TELEVISE
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Norse name. : OLE
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He left Brooklyn for Pittsburgh. : RICKEY
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Trencherman. : EATER
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"Flying Tigers" leader. : CHENNAULT
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Utterance to attract attention. : HEM
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Aleppo: French. : ALEP
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Members of the far right. : TORIES
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He-man's antithesis. : SISSY
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More than a little. : SOME
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Slugger Slaughter. : ENOS
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Brook. : RILL
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Team in "Tournament of Roses." : ELEVEN
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He won the Nobel Prize at 78. : GIDE
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Tires. : FAGS
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District. : AREA
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Bureau that makes G. I. medals. : MINT
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McCormick's invention. : REAPER
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They "blow up" photos. : ENLARGERS
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Valhalla host. : ODIN
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M. Pleven of France. : RENE
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Raised. : BRED
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Etcher's equipment. : ACID
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He invented basketball. : NAISMITH
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Dr. Oppenheimer's forte. : ATOM
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British protectorate south of the Sudan. : UGANDA
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Tenant. : RENTER
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Chassé. : STEP
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Former Alaskan capital. : NOME
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Tilled land. : ARADO
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___ da Gama, Portuguese navigator. : VASCO
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He painted "The Laughing Cavalier." : HALS
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Box for perfumes. : INRO
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Grasslands. : LEAS
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Al Jolson's widow. : ERLE
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Golfer's cheapest purchase. : TEE
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Resident of a hill. : ANT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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