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New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 787

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Across
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Former member of Attlee's cabinet. : CRIPPS
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Well-known lost and found articles. : MITTENS
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Premier of Belgium. : PHOLIEN
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Pertaining to Hades. : AVERNAL
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Liable to fall or break down. : RICKETY
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Italian city near Naples. : CASERTA
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Artist's medium. : INK
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Long, narrow chain of hills. : RIDGE
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The Japanese call it Keijo. : SEOUL
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Mr. Barkley. : VEEP
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Earth. : TERRA
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Hard: Ital. : DURO
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Senator Kefauver. : ESTES
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Hampton ___ in Chesapeake Bay. : ROADS
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Kind of headgear. : TAM
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Examined by trial. : TESTED
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Manager of the Bronx Bombers. : STENGEL
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Important official of the United Nations. : TRYGVELIE
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Bridge linking New Jersey and Staten Island. : BAYONNE
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On shipboard. : AFLOAT
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Nickname of Eire's premier. : DEV
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Causes to turn away. : WEANS
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Unscrupulous bettor. : FIXER
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Extent of surface. : AREA
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Take at one stroke. : SWOOP
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Drastic. : DIRE
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Courage in adversity. : NERVE
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Mr. Shaw of "The Troubled Air." : IRWIN
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Man's name: Abbr. : DAV
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Grade-crossing guards. : GATEMEN
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Raise in quality. : ELEVATE
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Busy time on the Great White Way. : EVENING
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Changes in regular order. : ROTATES
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Values anew. : RERATES
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Cubic meters. : STERES
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Victims of communism. : CHINESE
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Jet-propelled missiles. : ROCKETS
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Family; sort. : ILK
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Square pillar. : PIER
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Minor, as larceny. : PETIT
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Secretary of the Treasury. : SNYDER
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Soften by steeping in a liquid. : MACERATE
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The yellow bugle. : IVA
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : TESS
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Cornered, as a raccoon. : TREED
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On the way. : ENROUTE
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Free from affectation. : NATURAL
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Skiing in a zigzag downhill. : SLALOM
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Shrub much used for hedges. : PRIVET
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Well-known square in London. : GROSVENOR
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Artist of popular pin-up girls. : PETTY
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Authoress St. John. : ADELA
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Goat-antelope of Japan. : SEROW
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Try the smell of. : SNIFF
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Units of force in physics. : DYNES
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Cold as ice. : GELID
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Feelings of hunger. : GNAWINGS
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Leave desolate. : BEREAVE
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Parrier. : AVERTER
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Combine with a certain gas. : OXIDATE
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Treats with carbon dioxide. : AERATES
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City in Germany, on the Moselle: Fr. Spelling. : TREVES
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Sign on a dynamite box. : DANGER
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Agriculturists. : SOWERS
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Oat genus. : AVENA
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One of Vandenberg's men. : PILOT
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Give off. : EMIT
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Upper note of ancient tetrachord. : NETE
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Compass point. : ENE
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Department of France, where Toulon is. : VAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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