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New York Times, Saturday, July 21, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 762

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Students & seniors
Across
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Heavenly being: French. : ANGE
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Quickly: Slang. : PDO
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Usual addendum to a written invitation. : RSVP
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Gull-like sea bird. : TERN
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"Every day in every way I am becoming better and better." : COUE
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Part of a flower. : PETAL
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The horse, for instance. : QUADRUPED
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Think. : OPINE
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Leatherneck's outfit. : USM
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Goddess of discord. : ERIS
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Historic Greek city. : SPARTA
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Especially: Abbr. : ESP
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Flagpole on a golf course. : PIN
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Horrified. : SHOCKED
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Flying machine. : AERO
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"Doctor" with a fake diploma. : QUACK
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What the Barrymores send each other on opening nights. : APPLE
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Pseudonym of popular authoress. : OUIDA
30
Railway depot: Abbr. : STA
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Author of a famous diary. : PEPYS
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Egg of an insect. : NIT
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City on the Loire, Balzac's birthplace. : TOURS
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Undertake. : TRY
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M. Zola. : EMILE
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Silas Marner's little girl. : EPPIE
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Nosy person. : SNOOP
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He; himself: Latin. : IPSE
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A braid used in lacemaking. : HONITON
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Fruit drink. : ADE
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Party of the first part, in the color controversy. : RCA
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Wood sorrel, used as a window plant. : OXALIS
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Ink spatter. : BLOT
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Soft food. : PAP
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Dictator Juan. : PERON
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Very large numbers. : TRILLIONS
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Staring at. : EYING
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Girls in uniform. : WACS
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Italian wine city. : ASTI
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Companion of dem and dose. : DESE
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Be beholden to. : OWE
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People interested in new things. : NEOS
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And also: Latin. : ATQUE
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City in Rhenish Prussia. : NEUSS
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Hillbilly's relative. : GRAMPAPPY
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Football linesman. : END
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Make a surprise visit: 2 wds. : POPIN
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Union collections. : DUES
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Addendum to Euclid's theorems. : OED
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Fill the valise again. : REPACK
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Young bullock or heifer. : STIRK
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Praise: French. : VANTE
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Beg. : PLEAD
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Unusual object of art. : CURIO
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Perpetually snowcapped volcano in Mexico. : POPOCATEPETL
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Speaking or acting for. : REPRESENTING
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Fish full of bones. : SHAD
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Series, such as the Peer Gynt ___. : SUITE
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Mr. Culbertson. : ELY
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Villainous dwarf in "The Old Curiosity Shop." : QUILP
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Pat. : APT
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By means of. : PER
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Cousin of the leek. : ONION
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Place above. : SUPERPOSE
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE
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Target of the cattleman's lobby. : OPS
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Barn noises. : MOOS
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Noted Italian author, "The School for Dictators." : SILONE
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Graven images. : IDOLS
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Expected with confidence. : HOPED
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The black-eyed susan. : OXEYE
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Nostril. : NARIS
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T. R.'s daughter. : ALICE
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Part of a long poem. : CANTO
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The apogee or perigee of the moon. : APSIS
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"A ___ bricht moon-licht nicht." : BRAW
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Company. : TWO
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Man's name. : IAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 18 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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