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New York Times, Saturday, August 11, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 783
Across
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One of the Katzenjammer Kids. : HANS
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Muscular marvel. : ATLAS
10
Large barrels. : VATS
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Its tones are reedy. : OBOE
15
New York's riverside road. : DRIVE
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Opera solo. : ARIA
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R. A. F. motto ("to the stars by hardship's way"). : PERARDUAADASTRA
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Deletions. : ERASURES
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Greater and ___ Antilles. : LESSER
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Careful consideration. : HEED
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Miss Zorina, dancer. : VERA
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Victuals. : FOODS
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Adherent of George III in '76. : ROYALIST
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Sound of a spinning wheel. : BIRR
31
A slaty rock, easily split. : SCHIST
33
Bureau controlling priorities. : NPA
34
Fisherman's bait. : LURES
36
___, haec, hoc. : HIC
37
Large sea duck, : EIDER
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Friend. : AMI
40
Groups of threes. : TRINES
43
Ruffle one's feathers. : RILE
44
Stepped over. : BESTRODE
46
Gilbert and Sullivan's "___ by Jury." : TRIAL
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Product of New York State. : WINE
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Rivers: Span. : RIOS
50
Site of the League of Nations. : GENEVA
53
The American coot. : MARSHHEN
57
Annual "Scrooge." : LIONELBARRYMORE
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Leave out. : OMIT
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Receiver of gifts. : DONEE
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Most populous continent. : ASIA
62
Tough: sinewy. : WIRY
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Bergen's "Mortimer." : SNERD
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___-do-well. : NEER
Down
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Fast-talking comedian. : HOPE
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But: German. : ABER
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The "doll" in "A Doll's House." : NORA
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Vacation spot. : SEASHORE
5
A formal speech. : ADDRESS
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Adjusted precisely. : TRUED
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Geological division. : LIAS
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"Show Boat" star. : AVA
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Friends of Becky Sharp. : SEDLEYS
10
Slave. : VASSAL
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Seven are "liberal." : ARTS
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Akron product. : TIRE
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European coal basin. : SAAR
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Regretted. : RUED
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Make effervescent. : AERATE
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Sinatra. : VOICE
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Seaport in Yugoslavia. : FIUME
25
Plant with a fragrant root stock. : ORRIS
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Cologne's river. : RHINE
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Mrs. Edwards, Vice Chairman of the Democratic National Committee. : INDIA
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Enchantment. : SPELL
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Biblical weed. : TARE
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Talk indiscreetly. : BLAB
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Take to task. : CHIDE
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Put up a fight. : STRIVE
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Sean O'Kelly, for instance. : IRISHMAN
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Messrs. Colman and Reagan. : RONALDS
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Got a move on. : STIRRED
45
Only bill bearing a picture of the White House. : TWENTY
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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More uncommon. : RARER
50
Brightness of color. : GLOW
51
Book by e. e. cummings. : EIMI
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Black: French. : NOIR
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Simba's pride. : MANE
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Nylons. : HOSE
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Buffalo's lake. : ERIE
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Stingy. : NEAR
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___ vivant. : BON

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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