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New York Times, Wednesday, August 1, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 773
Across
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Senator from the Evergreen State. : CAIN
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Acheson's assistant in Far Eastern Affairs. : RUSK
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Senator from the Bay State. : LODGE
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Arm bone. : ULNA
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To me: French. : AMOI
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Giant constellation. : ORION
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Popular game. : BADMINTON
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Stupefy. : BESOT
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Grimaces. : SNEERS
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Part of the name of four States. : NEW
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Island near Venice. : LIDO
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Musical groups. : TRIOS
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The life of ___. : REILLY
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Governor of the Beehive State. : LEE
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
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"To ___ is human." : ERR
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Australian beefwood tree. : HEOAK
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Cuddles. : SNUGS
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U. S. admiral in World War I. : SIMS
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The common talk. : RUMOR
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Region of concern to 5 Across. : ASIA
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River through Paris. : SEINE
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Monk parrots. : LOROS
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Famous retired racehorse. : NOOR
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Hero of Hindu legend. : NALA
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Exclamations. : OHS
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Mr. Google. : BARNEY
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It's used for bristles. : NYLON
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Target of ridicule. : BUTT
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Its diameter is 866,500 miles. : SUN
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Civil. : POLITE
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Ellis Islander. : ALIEN
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Settles. : COLONIZES
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Greek market place. : AGORA
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Part of an ignition system. : COIL
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Mr. Barkley. : VEEP
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Comprehend. : SENSE
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Handy man. : ANDY
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Baritone of concert, air and screen. : EDDY
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Chicago ball team. : CUBS
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Mr. Milne. : ALAN
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A wavering state of mind. : INDETERMINATION
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Designator. : NAMER
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Redeemer. : RANSOMER
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Bill recently signed by Truman. : UMT
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Presently. : SOON
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Home-run king of 1950. : KINER
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Tennis shot. : LOB
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Spanish discoverer of the Amazon River. : ORELLANA
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Freed from enchantment. : DISILLUSIONIZED
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Word expressing delight. : GOODY
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Within: Comb. form. : ENTO
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Dubliners. : IRISH
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Minute. : WEE
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War-torn city. : SEOUL
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Fewer. : LESS
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Premier De Valera. : EAMON
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Sacred scripture of Islam. : KORAN
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Famous name in early movies. : GISH
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Rayburn, McConnell, Yorty, etc. : SAMS
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Loud laughers. : SNORTERS
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Good description of the Fat Man. : ROLYPOLY
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Geologic time span. : EON
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Drawing room. : SALON
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In medias ___. : RES
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Final German battle, December, 1944. : BULGE
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State flower of New Mexico. : YUCCA
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Popeye's lady. : OLIVE
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Term of address in South Africa. : BAAS
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The most important hour. : NOON
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Started a golf game. : TEED
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Catch sight of. : ESPY
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No: Scot. : NAE
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Box top. : LID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 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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