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New York Times, Friday, August 24, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 796
Across
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Lower house of Iranian Parliament. : MAJLIS
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Short, blunt reminder. : STUB
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One of Hitler's henchmen. : LEY
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In the style of an elaborate melody. : ARIOSO
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Emperor who became mister. : HIROHITO
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Group of six. : SENARY
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Site of atomic weapon test. : ENIWETOK
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___ Rosa, California. : SANTA
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Spotted rodent. : PACA
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Left fielder's number. : NINE
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Greek goddess of marriage. : HERA
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Leather strap. : THONG
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Most newspaper stories have one. : DATELINE
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Furry gray animal with a pouch. : KOALA
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Play by Karel Capek. : RUR
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God of the air in Hindu myth. : INDRA
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He said "All power corrupts ... " : ACTON
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Axillary. : ALAR
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More terrible. : DIRER
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Our Ambassador in Moscow. : KIRK
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Dug for gold. : MINED
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Sound qualities. : TONES
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Product of Teapot Dome. : OIL
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Appraise. : ASSAY
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Answer. : RESPONSE
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Details. : ITEMS
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On the apex. : ATOP
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Middle name of author of "Peace of Mind." : LOTH
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Cornelia Skinner's father. : OTIS
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Japanese name for Seoul. : KEIJO
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Like simplest form of life. : AMOEBOID
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Large seaport near Hong Kong. : CANTON
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Way of speaking. : PARLANCE
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Discomfort. : UNEASE
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Peer inquisitively. : PRY
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Questions. : ASKS
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Milton and Adolf. : BERLES
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Gov. Dever's state: Abbr. : MASS
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Surface. : AREA
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Supernatural beings, such as Aladdin's benefactor. : JINN
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Abhor. : LOATHE
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Moshe Shertok, for instance. : ISRAELI
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Bean, from which cortisone may be derived. : SOY
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Frank ___, Yankee pitcher. : SHEA
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Color: Poetic. : TINCT
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Dickens' Mr. Heep. : URIAH
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Clara of early movies. : BOW
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Lawsuit. : LITIGATION
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English school. : ETON
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Part of a dress. : YOKE
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Woman appointed to Federal Court by President Truman. : HENNOCK
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What Nehru can be called. : PANDIT
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Peel. : RIND
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Tributary of the Volga. : OKA
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1951 Pulitzer Prize was not awarded in the field. : DRAMA
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"Iphigenia in ___," opera by Gluck. : AULIS
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Fleeting. : TRANSITORY
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Ballplayer's bobble. : ERROR
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Slow-moving nocturnal lemur. : LORIS
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Tarsus. : ANKLE
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Trojan hero. : AENEAS
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Margaret Truman's traveling companion, Miss ___ Odum. : REATHEL
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Repose. : REST
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Stain. : DYE
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City in Washington. : SPOKANE
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First game of a double-header. : OPENER
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Wanders about dreamily. : MOONS
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Adhere. : STICK
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Northern Scandinavian. : LAPP
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___ Khayyam. : OMAR
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Roman date. : IDES
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Slanting type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Mr. Ferrer. : JOSE
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Persons or things just mentioned. : ONES
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Bleat. : BAA
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Young reporter. : CUB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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