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New York Times, Wednesday, July 4, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 745
Across
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Disputed drainage project in Israel. : HULEH
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Egypt's Nationalist party. : WAFD
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Coast Guard girl. : SPAR
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Honshu seaport. : OSAKA
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Medicinal lily plant. : ALOE
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Form of Ernest. : ERNO
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More sprightly. : GAYER
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Fireworks for sidewalk celebrators. : TORPEDOES
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Factor in voting. : AGE
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Famous actor, uncle of the Barrymores. : DREW
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Swelters. : ROASTS
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More brazen. : NERVIER
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Christopher Robin's brain-father. : MILNE
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Connective. : AND
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Prize U. S. hopes to wrest from Australia. : DAVISCUP
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Special vocabulary of a group. : SLANG
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Royal relatives. : DUKES
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Lemon and ___. : LIME
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Navy girls. : WAVES
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Lone party man. : STAG
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Soul: French. : AME
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City duct. : SEWER
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Tableau. : SCENE
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"Mud-and-foxhole" general : VANFLEET
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U. S. housing authority. : FHA
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Cornices to throw off rain water. : DRIPS
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Agricultural planner in the Cabinet. : BRANNAN
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Ponce de Leon's fountain-of-youth isle. : BIMINI
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German industrial basin. : SAAR
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West coast state: Abbr. : ORE
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Steady-floating ships: 2 wds. : EVENKEELS
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Destiny: Hinduism. : KARMA
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Sharp taste. : TANG
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David's enemy. : SAUL
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Playwright Rice. : ELMER
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Opening stake. : ANTE
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Arborvitae, for instance. : TREE
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Irish poet (1865–1939). : YEATS
Down
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He won the National Open for the third time. : HOGAN
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Custom. : USAGE
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Kind of cake. : LAYER
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Piece out. : EKE
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"Normalcy" President. : HARDING
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Contents of old swimming hole. : WATER
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Opposite of aloft. : ALOW
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Pro. : FOR
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Takes away from. : DEPRIVES
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Family cars. : SEDANS
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Subject to trial. : PROSECUTE
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Dill. : ANET
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Nellie Tayloe ___, chief of the U. S. Mint. : ROSS
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Ancient Greek settlement in Asia Minor. : EOLIS
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Mr. Barber, baseball broadcaster. : RED
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Weathercock. : VANE
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Manufacturer. : MAKER
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Down quilt. : DUVET
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___ Bator Khoto, capital of Mongolia, formerly called Urga. : ULAN
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Joe ___, ex-Yankee pitcher now with Kansas City Blues. : PAGE
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Eastern European. : SLAV
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Peruvian capital. : LIMA
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The Twenty-second is the most recent. : AMENDMENT
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Vice President recently dead. : DAWES
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Nearest to tears. : WEEPIEST
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Read rhythmically. : SCAN
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Walk sinuously. : SLINK
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Heavyweight champion in 1932. : SHARKEY
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Decoration for a surrey. : FRINGE
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Monk's title. : FRA
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Swiss city on the Rhine: Fr. spelling. : BASLE
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Bellini opera. : NORMA
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Medieval visored helmet. : ARMET
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Designating second-brightest star. : BETA
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Author Turgenev. : IVAN
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Swing round. : SLUE
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Piece of corn. : EAR
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Beer's first cousin. : ALE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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