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New York Times, Saturday, August 25, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 797

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Across
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Pinza, Kipnis, etc. : BASSOS
7
Make a summoning gesture. : BECKON
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Of the Seven Seas. : OCEANIC
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Monastery dwellers. : OBLATES
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Optimistic line from a nursery rhyme. : WHATAGOODBOYAMI
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Permit. : LET
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Miss Winters of Hollywood. : SHELLEY
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The thing: Lat. : RES
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City near Padua. : ESTE
24
Bill of sale. : DEED
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Greeting for the villain. : HISS
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Work out the answer to. : SOLVE
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Capuchin monkey. : SAI
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Rupee, dinar, escudo, etc. : MONEY
30
Requires. : NEEDS
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Dispositions. : NATURES
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Tumult. : RIOT
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Ibsen's Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
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Competed in a "bee." : SPELLED
40
Gnawed away. : EATEN
43
Herb of the carrot family. : ANISE
44
Part of "to be." : ARE
46
Gareth was her champion. : LINET
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One of Britain's great P.M.'s. : PITT
49
And others: Abbr. : ETAL
50
Fragrance. : ODOR
51
River between Brazil and Paraguay. : APA
52
Outcasts. : PARIAHS
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Frigid. : ICY
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Javits, Vinson, F. D. R. Jr., etc. : REPRESENTATIVES
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Soldier at boot camp. : TRAINEE
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Clear to vision and mind. : EVIDENT
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Booths for business. : STANDS
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Rubs out. : ERASES
Down
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He headed the O. P. A. : BOWLES
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Ass't Secy of State, 1941-45. : ACHESON
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Port on Puget Sound. : SEATTLE
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Little Miss Muffet did. : SAT
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Tribe of Tierra del Fuego. : ONAS
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Emotional outlet. : SIGH
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Oxford's famous library. : BODLEIAN
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Waned. : EBBED
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Surfeit. : CLOY
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Winsor or Armen. : KAY
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Eared seal. : OTARINE
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Inflicters of retribution. : NEMESES
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Girls at 48 Across. : COEDS
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"Little Lord Fauntleroy." : SISSY
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City southeast of Buffalo. : OLEAN
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British engineer for whom a mountain is named. : EVEREST
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Hamlet's friend. : HORATIO
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Roman official. : EDILE
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Diego Rivera masterpiece. : MURAL
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Monetary unit of Peru. : SOL
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"On the light fantiastic ___." : TOE
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Valuable Chinese shrubs. : TEATREES
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Hidden marksmen. : SNIPERS
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In a flutter. : PITAPAT
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Deprive of moisture. : DRAIN
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Salad ingredients. : ENDIVES
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Geological period. : NEOCENE
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Separated. : APART
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Puff up. : ELATE
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Lovers' meetings. : TRYSTS
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Alleviated. : EASED
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Football power in Ivy League. : PENN
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Enjoy. : HAVE
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Be in circulation. : STIR
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Inlet. : RIA
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Gov. Jordan's state: Abbr. : IDA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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