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New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 790
Across
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Meeting place in the headlines. : KAESONG
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Head of the Falange. : FRANCO
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Its capital is Erivan. : ARMENIA
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Glorious. : RADIANT
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Unruly mobs. : RABBLES
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Taskmaster. : EXACTER
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Arab's sleeveless garment. : ABA
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Where the Klondike is. : YUKON
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Biblical land of a famous queen. : SHEBA
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Round figure: Var. : CIRC
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Famous name in old-time vaudeville. : WEBER
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Composer Coates. : ERIC
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Walter ___, golf immortal. : HAGEN
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Heads: Fr. : TETES
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Chemical found in the muscles. : INOSIN
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Treated as a member of the family. : SISTERED
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Fragmentary, as literary works. : ANALECTIC
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Shopkeeper. : STOREMAN
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He wrote "The Seven Lively Arts." : SELDES
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Half-acre plot in So. Africa. : ERF
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Becomes withered. : SERES
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___ Arabia. : SAUDI
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Difference, for short. : DIFF
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Summer rug. : SISAL
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Decorate. : TRIM
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In a vertical line: Naut. : APEAK
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Burned out. : ASHED
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Archbishop: Abbr. : ABP
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Downpour. : TORRENT
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Friendly. : AMIABLE
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One soon to take office. : ELECTEE
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Character in a Western. : RUSTLER
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Having notions. : IDEAED
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Naive. : ARTLESS
Down
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Pakistan capital and airport. : KARACHI
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Desert horse. : ARABIAN
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Ban on shipping. : EMBARGO
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Egyptian god: Var. : SEB
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"___ a Rose." : ONLY
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New, in Dutch names. : NIEUW
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Rubber circle used as a packing. : GASKET
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Distraught. : FRENETIC
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"Rackety ___," Joel Sayre's satire. : RAX
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Girls named after Miss Rehan. : ADAS
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Special place. : NICHE
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Purveyor of food. : CATERER
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Best way to eat a canape. : ONEBITE
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Followed the track of. : TRACED
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Corpulence. : OBESENESS
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Composer Franck. : CESAR
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Musical pauses. : RESTS
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Ball teams. : NINES
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Farm enclosures. : STIES
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Personalities. : NAMES
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Splendor. : ECLAT
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Lassoed. : LARIATED
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Dignified. : SEDATE
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Capital of Libya. : TRIPOLI
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Presented. : OFFERED
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Long-wearing. : DURABLE
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Items on the grocery list. : EDIBLES
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Smiles in a silly manner. : SIMPERS
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Any arid waste. : SAHARA
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Ludicrous comedy. : FARCE
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Long-tailed Madagascar animal. : LEMUR
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Gold Coast seaport. : KETA
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Section of a city: Abbr. : DIST
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Born. : NEE
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The Big Pond: Abbr. : ATL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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