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New York Times, Thursday, August 16, 1951

15-Across : Counterfeit.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 788
Across
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Appearance of the American eagle. : BALD
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Anne ___ McCormick. : OHARE
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Chinese measure. : TSUN
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Star of "Strictly Dishonorable." : EZIO
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Counterfeit. : BOGUS
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River in Yorkshire, flowing into the Humber. : OUSE
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Certain Harvard men. : LAMPOONERS
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Ready: French. : PRET
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One of Christopher Robin's afflictions. : SNEEZLES
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Ministers to. : FEEDS
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He wrote "He Ran All the Way." : ROSS
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Seaport on Honshu Island. : OSAKA
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Subject of an opera by De Koven. : ROBIN
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These are brought up to the Supreme Court. : TESTCASES
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Hold an opinion: Humorous. : OPINE
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The mark on the 'scutcheon. : BLOT
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Plump. : FAT
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Molly, off TV. : BERG
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Sudden, swift descent. : SWOOP
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Down; against: Prefix. : CATA
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Sea eagle. : ERN
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Island, republic since 1944: Abbr. : ICEL
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Producer of action or power. : MOTOR
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Controversial region in Europe. : SAARBASIN
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Prophetic signs. : OMENS
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Intended. : MEANT
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Greek fabulist: Var. : ESOP
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Engaged in hostilities. : ATWAR
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Former Army captain, World War I. : HSTRUMAN
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Part of a barrel. : HOOP
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A bridge in the Bronx. : WHITESTONE
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The century plant. : ALOE
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Mythological maiden who fled on the Golden Ram. : HELLE
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Miss Maxwell. : ELSA
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Mr. Schulberg. : BUDD
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Web-footed animal. : OTTER
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Membership in a stock exchange. : SEAT
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Power units named after a great scientist. : BELS
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Call to prayer from a mosque. : AZAN
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Oxide used in cement and mortar. : LIME
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Target of the F. B. I.: 2 wds. : DOPERING
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Ancient Greek coins. : OBOLS
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Having integrity. : HONEST
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Many years. : AGES
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Capek's robot drama. : RUR
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Letter of the alphabet. : ESS
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Capital of Kansas. : TOPEKA
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Certain to happen: Phrase. : SUREASFATE
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Secondhand. : USED
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Hair ___. : NETS
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Pure air: Colloq. : OZONE
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Something known to be true. : FACT
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Haakon's capital. : OSLO
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Punctuation in a telegram. : STOP
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Ceremonial costumes. : ROBES
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___ bouffe. : OPERA
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It came to Dunsinane. : BIRNAMWOOD
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City near Salerno. : EBOLI
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Peggy O'Neill's second husband. : EATON
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Marks with an asterisk. : STARS
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Glance over hastily. : SCAN
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Popular actress. : WEST
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What the M. I. T. "brain" does. : COMPUTES
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Girder of a certain shape. : IBAR
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Where Heathcliffe met Kathy. : MOORS
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Harvested. : REAPED
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Snuggle up. : NESTLE
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Take the wheel. : STEER
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Pursuer of Moby Dick. : AHAB
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Tree yielding balsam. : TOLU
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Part of a sword or dagger. : HILT
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A massive breakwater. : MOLE
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Handle. : ANSA
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Not untidy. : NEAT
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Song by Jerome Kern. : WHO
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Excited, usually with "up." : HET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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