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New York Times, Friday, July 20, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 761
Across
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Capital of Turkey. : ANKARA
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Rode the Mississippi like Huck Finn. : RAFTED
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Recorded, as music: Slang. : CANNED
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Regainer of losses. : RECOUPER
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He wrote "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse." : IBANEZ
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Too finicky. : OVERNICE
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French title. : DUC
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Tenant's document. : LEASE
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French wine district. : MEDOC
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F. D. R.'s Secretary of the Interior. : ICKES
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Nightingale. : BIRD
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Earl ___ Biggers, creator of Charlie Chan. : DERR
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Expense. : COST
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Dissolved. : MELTED
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Red China ruler. : MAO
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Tim ___, first governor-general of Irish Free State. : HEALY
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Republican congressman from N. Y. : JAVITS
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Former Governor of Oregon. : SPRAGUE
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Spirals. : HELICES
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Grounds for battle. : ARENAS
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Led the field. : PACED
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French article. : LES
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Israeli reclamation project. : DESERT
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Brink. : EDGE
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Roosting on. : ATOP
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Remarkable. : RARE
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Ponchielli's ballet theme. : HOURS
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Postal districts. : ZONES
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A rough deal: Slang phrase. : RUMGO
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A netcord service. : LET
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Cobwebby. : ARANEOUS
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Fly-caster. : ANGLER
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Of circular shape. : RINGLIKE
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Enid Bagnold's Miss Blandish. : SERENA
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Eniwetok, Bikini, etc. : ATOLLS
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Nice-nice. : PRISSY
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Sour as vinegar. : ACIDIC
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Brazil's Ambassador to U. S. : NABUCO
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Special aptitudes. : KNACKS
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Massachusetts Cape. : ANN
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Country dances. : REELS
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Wood-trimming tool. : ADZE
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Go back to. : REVERT
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Capt. James Jabara, first jet ___. : ACE
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Mode of conduct. : FORM
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Turned to a station. : TUNED
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Widespread ailment. : EPIDEMIC
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Embellish. : DECORATE
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Through a glass, brightly. : ROSILY
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Traverse again. : RECROSS
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Edith Wharton's "Frome." : ETHAN
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Dishearten. : DEJECT
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Repeating firearm. : MAUSER
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Valley. : DALE
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Minced oath. : EGAD
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Newest entertainment. : VIDEO
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Portugal's dictator. : SALAZAR
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Joint capital with Cape Town of Union of So. Africa. : PRETORIA
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Vibrant. : RESONANT
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Group of females in a zenana. : HAREM
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Read. : PERUSE
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Fine Persian rugs. : SARUKS
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U. S. negotiator with Japan. : DULLES
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Fresh vegetables. : GREENS
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Lost sheep. : ESTRAY
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Hungary's coin. : PENGO
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Razor sharpener. : HONER
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Market. : SELL
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Breath of shock. : GASP
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Iran's wealth. : OIL
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Horse: Gypsy. : GRI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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