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New York Times, Thursday, August 2, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 774

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Across
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All right: Slang. : ROGER
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George Fazio's sport. : GOLF
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Seaport in Brazil. : PARA
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American journalist, secretary to F. D. R. : EARLY
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Dust bowl fugitive. : OKIE
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Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
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Riding horse. : STEED
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Borough of London, source of the right time. : GREENWICH
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Setting of the Henley Regatta. : THAMES
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Insect's feelers. : ANTENNAE
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Peace treaty provisions. : TERMS
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A good cry. : WEEPS
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City on the Rhine. : BONN
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Antiquate. : OUTDATE
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Give aid, usually to a bad cause. : ABET
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Flogging weapons. : KNOUTS
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Handy sailboat. : CAT
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Medics. : DOCS
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Pedestrians' safety zone, for Londoners. : ISLET
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Port in SW Eire. : COBH
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Cartoonists' word for a squeal. : EEK
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Garment workers' trade designation. : NEEDLE
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The true olives. : OLEA
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Part of a Hopalong outfit. : PISTOLS
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Electromotive unit. : VOLT
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American painter, born 1871. : SLOAN
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Different in nature. : OTHER
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Characters of a play: Latin. : PERSONAE
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Mexican blanket. : SERAPE
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F. F. Gosden and C. J. Correll. : AMOSNANDY
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Rootlike part. : RADIX
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"___ Bungay." : TONO
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Girl's name. : INGA
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Banded quartz marble. : AGATE
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Man's name. : ENOS
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Ingredient of vichyssoise. : LEEK
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"Fold their ___, like the Arabs . . . " : TENTS
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First half of a vacation. : REST
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"A good mouth-filling ___." : OATH
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L. I. residential center. : GREATNECK
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Earth, air, fire, and water. : ELEMENTS
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___ Cup, British-American golf trophy. : RYDER
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Colossal wooden statue in the London Guildhall. : GOG
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Pods used in soups. : OKRA
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Legal claim. : LIEN
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Charlie Chaplin's lowly breadwinners. : FEET
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Indian of the Wild West. : PAWNEE
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Stage designer Bernstein. : ALINE
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Make over an old tire. : RECAP
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Pains. : ACHES
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Salamanders. : NEWTS
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Famous southern range, in North Carolina and Tennessee. : SMOKIES
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Popular promenade in Hollywood. : SUNSET
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Ordered. : BADE
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Reedy-toned instrument. : OBOE
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South American Indian tent. : TOLDO
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Rules of single combat. : DUELLO
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Bears witness. : ATTESTS
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Interior Secretary Chapman is one. : COLORADAN
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Actor, first name, Walter. : ABEL
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Conjunction. : THAT
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Area reached by certain advertising media. : COVERAGE
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Curtain fabric. : NINON
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John Dos ___, novelist. : PASSOS
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A rush, as of words. : SPATE
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Faulty auto: Slang. : LEMON
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Site of The University of Maine. : ORONO
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Historic city of Afghanistan. : HERAT
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Brad; spike. : NAIL
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Princess ___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
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Sharpness. : EDGE
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He said, "Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the mind of those who possess it." : PITT
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They mark spots. : EXES
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Russian fighter plane. : YAK

Answer summary: 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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