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TAPESTRY OF WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 61, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 45
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 763
Across
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French statesman in the headlines. : PETSCHE
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Seals, as on letters. : CACHETS
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Signer of Truman's pay check. : CLARK
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Peak in the Cascade Range. : RAINIER
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Controversial figure in Washington. : ACHESON
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Safe harbor. : HAVEN
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Eccentric. : ERRATIC
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Co-countrymen of the Castilians. : LEONESE
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Huffy. : IRATE
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Fall with a smack. : PLAP
27
"Legend of ___ Hollow." : SLEEPY
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Lorelei river: Ger. : RHEIN
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Part of Poland: Abbr. : SIL
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Relief. : AID
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Author of "Le Rouge et le Noir." : STENDHAL
35
Apparatus used in muscular-exercise cures. : ERGOSTAT
37
Fluty in tone. : REEDY
39
Philosophical Porch. : STOA
40
Strong poison. : ARSENIC
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Traveling, as a medieval knight. : ERRANT
44
Thin medieval dagger. : ANLACE
46
Amounts of medicine. : DOSAGES
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High-minded. : MORAL
52
Self-styled curmudgeon. : ICKES
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Relax. : RELENT
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Runaway. : ESCAPER
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Distance on the speedometer: Var. : MILAGE
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Copperfield's first wife. : DORA
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Spirited horses: Poet. : COURSERS
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Apostate. : RENEGADE
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Mr. Milland. : RAY
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John ___, religious endower of Cambridge (1708–90). : HULSE
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Church recess. : APSE
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Western story writer. : GREY
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Shelf. : LEDGE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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D. C. ball team. : SENATORS
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French lady on a sofa. : RECAMIER
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Fasten with cord. : LASH
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Service ___. : STRIPE
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Meddles. : TAMPERS
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Attacks. : ONSETS
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Exhausted. : SPENT
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Neighbor to Palestine: Fr. : SYRIE
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In more desperate case. : NEEDIER
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Undergo. : ENDURE
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Parts of Sam Browne belts. : STRAPS
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Italian. : GENOESE
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Fragrant ointment of the Bible. : NARD
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Lofty dwelling. : EYRIE
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Grew calm. : QUIESCED
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Canine canters. : DOGTROTS
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Cult of Japan. : TEA
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"Blut ___ Eisen"—Bismarck. : UND
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Tree yielding angico gum. : CEBIL
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Exclamations of impatience. : PSHAWS
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President von Steiger's city. : BERN
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Gov. Jordan's state. : IDAHO
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Usefulness: Fr. : UTILITE
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Expressed in digits. : NUMERIC
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Containing silver. : LUNAR
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Inquest holder. : CORONER
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Ivory-cement compound. : EBURINE
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Hades' amnesic river. : LETHE
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Scandinavian sea monsters. : KRAKENS
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Rabbles. : RAGTAGS
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Pave the way. : PREPARE
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More recent. : EARLIER
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Angry speechmaker. : TIRADER
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Sinecure. : SNAP
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Town dweller. : CIT
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Hijack: Slang. : HEIST
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Hercules: Shakespeare. : ERCLES
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S. African river. : CALEDON
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Fabulous headless people. : ACEPHALI
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E. Indian red-dye herb: Var. : CHOYA
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Coop dweller. : HEN
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Danish weights. : ESER
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Portable baths, in Britain. : TOSHES
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Taunted. : SNEERED
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Chinese female: Fr. : CHINOISE
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Household god. : LAR
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Nautical cry to stop. : AVAST
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Networks. : RETIA
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Bent reverently. : KNELT
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Inner: Anat. : ENTAL
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Passed by. : IGNORED
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Brief outlines. : SYNOPSES
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Shortcomings. : LACKINGS
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Norse bard. : SCALD
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Resins from Kauri trees: Var. : DAMARS
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Spool winder. : REELER
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Shoe shaper. : TREE
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Peak. : ACME
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Geo. Stephenson's safety lamp for miners. : GEORDIE
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Breeder of ire. : ENRAGER
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Guests who don't go. : STAYERS
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Out-and-out. : ARRANT
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Wiser. : SAGER
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Flying formation of planes. : ECHELON
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Cassock. : SOUTANE
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Jewel facet: Fr. : CULASSE
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Joie de vivre. : GAYETY
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Coast Guard women. : SPARS
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Started in business again. : REOPENED
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Ancient neighbors of Babylon. : ELAMITES
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Family stock: Law. : STIPES
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Sovereignty. : EMPERY
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Gist. : ESSENCE
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Tear apart. : REND
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F. O. B. Detroit. : CARS
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To safeguard bets. : HEDGE
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This means extra innings. : TIESCORE
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Metal for lamp filaments. : TUNGSTEN
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Sawtooth formation. : SERRA
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Small deer. : ROEBUCK
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Preferences: Dial. : RATHERS
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Blood vessel from the heart. : ARTERIA
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Putting up a wharf. : PIERING
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Meetings. : SEANCES
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Man in the green eyeshade. : EDITOR
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Successful tackler. : DOWNER
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Kind of pen. : QUILL
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Not warranted. : UNDUE
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Chromosome. : IDANT
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Suppose. : OPINE
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Ornamental guard of Japanese sword. : TSUBA
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Italian coin. : LIRA
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Mr. Lahr. : BERT
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Cry of triumph. : HAH
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Evil Norse god: Var. : LOK
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Photograph for the police. : MUG

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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