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New York Times, Monday, August 27, 1951

27-Across : Switzerland's popular tourist resort.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 799
Across
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Bernard Baruch's middle name. : MANNES
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Troubles. : AILS
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Where Daniel was cast. : DEN
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Fly in a glider. : AVIATE
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"Not a ___ was stirring, not even a mouse." : CREATURE
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Revolutionary device for avoiding buttons. : ZIPPER
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Our Ambassador to Ireland. : MATTHEWS
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___ Quam Videri: motto of North Carolina. : ESSE
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Bearings. : MIENS
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Designated group. : UNIT
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Swindles. : ROOKS
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Lagoons or marshy lakes in Russia. : LIMANS
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Switzerland's popular tourist resort. : LUCERNE
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Handful of straw. : WISP
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River from the Alps to the Rhine. : ISERE
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Adjunct to the Big Top. : SIDESHOW
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It opens November 13th with "Aida." : MET
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Gold or silver cup given as prize in horse racing. : PLATE
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Before. : ERE
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Made suitable for use. : PREPARED
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Pertaining to the sense of hearing. : AURAL
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Watched closely. : EYED
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New Secretary of the Navy. : KIMBALL
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Goes wide of the mark. : MISSES
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Change the color of. : REDYE
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Stage organization. : ANTA
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Porcupine's quill. : SPINE
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Event at Baltimore's Bowie. : RACE
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New king who will be 21 on September 7. : BAUDOUIN
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Greek god of fine arts. : APOLLO
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Made beloved. : ENDEARED
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Native of Germany. : TEUTON
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Willy ___, expert in rocket travel. : LEY
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Messrs. Rolfe, Ruffing, Schoendienst. : REDS
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George Orwell wrote them. : ESSAYS
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Perplexing state of things. : MAZE
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Rara ___. : AVIS
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Checks in growth. : NIPS
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Major-domo of a royal household's table linen. : NAPERER
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Summertime, in France. : ETE
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Serious exhortation. : SERMON
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The highest points. : ACMES
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Trouble spot in the Near East. : IRAN
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Allow to go unnoticed: 2 wds. : LETSLIDE
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Rested. : SAT
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Landlady of an inn: Spain. : DUENA
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Charles Wilson's middle name. : ERWIN
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Ingredients for a certain kind of soup. : NESTS
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Makes dull sounds. : THUMPS
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Dwight's nickname. : IKE
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Senator Cordon's state: Abbr. : ORE
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Bay on Honshu Island. : ISE
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Walk with a halt. : LIMP
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Availer of services, or things. : USER
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A whale. : CETE
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Ingenuity. : WIT
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Deplorably bad. : SAD
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Queen of Olympus. : HERA
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A kind of examination. : ORAL
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Result of a dowser's activities. : WELL
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A kind of cooker. : PRESSURE
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Commanded. : LED
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The rearing of a horse. : PESADE
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Always: Poetic. : AYE
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Girl's name meaning beloved. : AMY
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Fruitful; plentiful. : UBEROUS
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Senator Wherry to his friends. : KEN
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Use one's imagination. : IDEATE
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Girl's name meaning lovable. : MABEL
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Devoid of sense. : INANE
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Mental absorption. : STUDY
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Lemon peelings. : RINDS
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Like the Piper of Hamelin. : PIED
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Where Edmonton is: Abbr. : ALTA
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Cause to feel satiated. : CLOY
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Time out of mind. : EONS
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Member of the varsity eight. : OAR
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Spanish coin: Abbr. : PES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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