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New York Times, Friday, August 3, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 775
Across
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French cabinet member. : PETSCHE
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Famous name in boxing. : SHARKEY
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Speech. : ORATION
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Short stories, like Boccaccio's. : NOVELLE
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Bacchus, in two words. : WINEGOD
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Site of Mt. Suribachi. : IWOJIMA
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Glance over. : SCAN
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Rhythmic beats: Music. : TEMPI
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Unwritten narrative poetry. : EPOS
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"Hansel and Gretel," for instance. : OPERA
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Tactical Air Command. : TAC
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Cold. : ALGID
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Official publications. : GAZETTES
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Sheen. : GLOSS
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In the opposite way. : INVERSELY
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Decision of Congress. : ACT
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Portuguese island in the Atlantic. : MADEIRA
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God after whom sudden, groundless fear is named. : PAN
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Timorousness. : MOUSINESS
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Corny. : TRITE
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Delicatessen smoked beef. : PASTRAMI
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English author, appropriately named. : READE
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Soak flax. : RET
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Decree. : UKASE
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___ Scotia. : NOVA
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Gil Hodges' specialty. : HOMER
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The incomparable Johann Sebastian. : BACH
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Modifier. : AMENDER
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Cloudy luminosities of night skies. : NEBULAE
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Sham battle: 2 wds. : WARGAME
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First lady of old Russia. : TSARINA
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Arms depot. : ARSENAL
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More flinty. : STONIER
Down
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Prisoners of war. : POWS
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Economic Stabilizer Johnston. : ERIC
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Lake in Ethiopia, source of the Blue Nile. : TANA
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Takers of dictation: Colloq. : STENOGS
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A short smoke. : CIG
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Shouted in disapproval. : HOOTED
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Concluder. : ENDER
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Cut. : SNIP
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High-angle type of cannon. : HOWITZER
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Small coin of Macao. : AVO
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An author's unpublished works. : REJECTS
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Cliff: So. Africa. : KLIP
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Patron saint of sailors. : ELMO
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Affirmative votes. : YEAS
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Light-weight alloy metal. : MAGNESIUM
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Ant. : PISMIRE
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Charges with air. : AERATES
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Town in Tennessee. : ALCOA
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Water lily of Egypt. : LOTUS
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Bird: Latin. : AVIS
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Not hot, not cold. : TEPID
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Uplift. : ELATE
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"For auld lang ___." : SYNE
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Sairey, in "Martin Chuzzlewit." : GAMP
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The same: Latin. : IDEM
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Execration. : ANATHEMA
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Bizarre. : STRANGE
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Scottish portrait painter, 1756–1823. : RAEBURN
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Scarcest. : RAREST
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British ducal family. : KENTS
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Capital of Okinawa: Var. : NAWA
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Rep. Burleson of Texas. : OMAR
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Poetry: Fr. : VERS
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Russian town of war fame. : OREL
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Et ___. : ALII
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Sugar source. : CANE
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Give audience to. : HEAR
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___ Kimball, New Navy Secretary. : DAN
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___ Dal of Vietnam. : BAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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