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New York Times, Monday, August 13, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 785
Across
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Scene of many Barrie stories. : THRUMS
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Pier. : WHARF
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Senator Capehart, for instance. : HOOSIER
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It broadens one. : TRAVEL
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Famous stone bearing hieroglyphics. : ROSETTA
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Gave a new title. : RENAMED
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City in Oklahoma. : ADA
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Co-owner of the Yankees. : TOPPING
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Keats wrote one on melancholy. : ODE
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"O ___ mio." : SOLE
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Aswan's river. : NILE
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Marsh grass. : SEDGE
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Raise by means of tackle. : HOIST
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Housewife's enemy. : DUST
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Malicious glance. : LEER
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Brown color used by artists. : SEPIA
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Promenades. : STROLLS
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Dismounted. : ALIT
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Book by e. e. cummings. : EIMI
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Mark W. Clark, for instance. : GENERAL
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Summoned by boatswain's whistle. : PIPED
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Of aircraft. : AERO
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Very short pencil. : STUB
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Peter I, Ivan IV, etc. : TSARS
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What the Brownies are. : GIRLS
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Waiter's burden. : TRAY
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Older brother of Jacob. : ESAU
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Turkish officer. : AGA
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Prettied up. : PREENED
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Waiter's pleasant burden. : TIP
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Qualifier for old-age pension. : RETIRER
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He lives alongside 24 Across. : CAIRENE
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Competitors. : RIVALS
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Pilot. : STEERER
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Chases kitty away. : SCATS
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Where homers often land. : STANDS
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Drub. : THRASH
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Jonahs. : HOODOOS
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A Cole Porter favorite. : ROSALIE
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Custom. : USE
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Wes Westrum's left hand. : MITT
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Author of "Foxfire." : SETON
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Author of "Beau Geste." : WREN
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Puts up pictures. : HANGS
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Actress Norring. : AVA
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Reconstruct. : REMODEL
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Cares for young birds. : FLEDGES
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Bob Feller's epithet ___ Robert. : RAPID
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Free Territory set up by Big Four, 1947. : TRIESTE
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Source of venison. : DEER
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___ fours. : PLUS
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Señor's language. : ESPANOL
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Oval. : ELLIPSE
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Mah-jongg piece. : TILE
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Vacation jaunt. : TRIP
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Affected manner. : AIRS
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Leave out. : OMIT
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Rags. : TATTERS
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Instruments detecting radioactivity. : GEIGERS
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Having no certain course. : ERRATIC
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Temptation. : LURE
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The E in E. S. T. : EASTERN
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Flowed off gradually. : DRAINED
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Substance from seaweed. : AGAR
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Judges' benches. : BANCS
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Extras at the Met. : SUPERS
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He ate no fat. : SPRAT
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Poet, Senator, Nobel prize winner. : YEATS
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Electrical units. : RELS
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Japan's assembly. : DIET
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Real name of "Tokyo Rose." : IVA
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Agency which electrified farm areas. : REA

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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