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New York Times, Saturday, July 7, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 748
Across
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North African country. : ALGERIA
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Fodders for winter use. : SILAGES
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Feminine V. I. P. : LIONESS
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Illustrious. : EMINENT
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New York mayoralty candidate, 1950. : FERDINANDPECORA
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In addition. : AND
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Legal minorities. : NONAGES
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King: French. : ROI
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Mr. Durocher and Mr. Wolman. : LEOS
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Bound with adhesive. : TAPED
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Biblical name. : AGUR
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Perennial herb with aromatic seeds: Var. : FENEL
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Lugubrious. : SAD
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Greek island in the Mediterranean. : CRETE
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Analyzes and appraises. : ASSAYS
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Desisted. : CEASED
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Where the penny goes. : SLOT
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___ mater. : ALMA
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Rathskeller mugs. : STEINS
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Whiten by removing color. : BLANCH
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Grants by the R. F. C. : LOANS
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Rubles: Abbr. : ROS
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Long-podded Philippine herb. : SITAO
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Force onward. : URGE
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Send down. : DEMIT
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"___ Nome," from "Rigoletto." : CARO
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Steamer: Abbr. : STR
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Disease prevented by proper diet: Var. : PELAGRA
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Affirmative reply: Colloq. : YEP
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Popular pianist and composer. : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
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Wrap up. : ENVELOP
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Part of a TV set. : ANTENNA
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Slenderizers. : DIETERS
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Document issued to neutral vessel in time of war. : SEAPASS
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"___ Bill" Murray, former Governor of Oklahoma. : ALFALFA
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Those whose property is subject to seizure. : LIENEES
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The "Burma Surgeon." : GORDONSSEAGRAVE
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Pass receiver in football. : END
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Bridle strap. : REIN
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Lacks being: 2 wds. : ISNOT
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Timber trees of the Philippines. : ASANAS
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Bordered with marsh plants. : SEDGED
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Acted like a gremlin. : IMPED
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Whoppers. : LIES
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Army nurses' group: Abbr. : ANC
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Author of "The Last Puritan." : GEORGESANTAYANA
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On the way. : ENROUTE
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Equipped with steps. : STAIRED
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Manufacturing city in California. : NAPA
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Oceanic horizon. : SEALINE
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The language spoken by Jesus. : ARAMAIC
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Third largest city in France. : LYONS
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Small compartments. : CELLS
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Paved ways: Abbr. : STS
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Relative of the jitney. : CAB
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Splashed with mud. : SLUSHED
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Italian dessert. : TORTONI
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Heels over. : CAREENS
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Exclamations of delight. : HOOPLAS
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Passes the field again in a race. : RELAPS
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General Bradley. : OMAR
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Greek letters. : SIGMAS
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Ornamental ensemble. : DECOR
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Triple. : TRINE
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Beloved war correspondent. : PYLE
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Judicial proceedings. : ACTA
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Capture. : GET
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Well-informed: Slang. : HEP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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