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New York Times, Friday, August 10, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 782
Across
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M. D.'s round. : CALLS
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400,000,000 are sold a year: Slang. : CIGS
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Recess in a church. : APSE
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Profit. : AVAIL
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Muddy up. : ROIL
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Peter Lorre look. : LEER
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Hyde Park Corner to Regent Street. : PICCADILLY
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Statue in a Greek church. : ICON
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Spent the summer. : ESTIVATED
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Give another hint. : RECUE
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Prong. : TINE
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Local anesthetics. : SPINALS
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Please: Fr. abbr. : SVP
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F. D. R.'s mother. : SARA
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Mild oath. : EGAD
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Edinburgh's port. : LEITH
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Counterfeit. : IMITATIVE
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Early movie star, Ralph ___. : INCE
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Becomes a member. : JOINS
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Mr. Kazan. : ELIA
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Things of very small value. : PICAYUNES
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Mr. Harmonica. : ADLER
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Acidity. : ACOR
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Pre-eminent person. : STAR
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He went to sea with a pussycat. : OWL
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Ladies of Latin America. : SENORAS
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Full-bodied beers. : ALES
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Answer the alarm. : ARISE
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Native of Asia. : MONGOLIAN
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Singer Arden. : TONI
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A relish made of chopped vegetables and spices. : PICCALILLI
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Serf. : ESNE
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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In the ocean. : ADEEP
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Former governors of Algiers. : DEYS
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"___ Who." : WHOS
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Thurber's great battle, in cartoons. : SEXES
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Ann or May. : CAPE
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Girl's name. : AVIS
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Milk: Comb. form. : LACT
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Legitimate. : LICIT
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Obsequious. : SLAVISH
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Yardstick. : CRITERION
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Hercules won her in an archery contest. : IOLE
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Glosses over. : GILDS
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Christopher, in "The Taming of the Shrew." : SLY
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Estranged. : ALIENATED
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A trifling sin or fault. : PECCADILLO
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City much in the news. : SEOUL
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Sea eagles. : ERNES
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Famed editor of "The Sun." : DANA
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Latvian capital and port. : RIGA
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Hamsters, guppies, spaniels, etc. : PETS
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Ferryboat landing. : SLIP
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First word of Caesar's report. : VENI
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What Topsy was. : PICCANINNY
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French friends. : AMIES
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They keep pots hot. : TEACOSIES
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Examples put forth in illustration. : INSTANCES
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Green Mountain specialty. : VIEW
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Bertrand Russell's title. : EARL
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Mountain range between France and Switzerland. : JURA
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Olden days. : YORE
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Small spaces. : AREOLAS
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Seaweed. : ALGA
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Full up. : SATED
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Senator from Maine. : SMITH
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A Jackie Robinson specialty. : SLIDE
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Eight: Prefix. : OCTO
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Holly. : ILEX
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On the sheltered side. : ALEE
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Pinches. : NIPS
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He tipped Billy Bones the black spot. : PEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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