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New York Times, Thursday, August 30, 1951

60-Across : St. ___, oldest town in the United States, founded 1565.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { H J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 802
Across
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Housing units in the Iron Age. : CAVES
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List of dishes. : MENU
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"Madam, I'm ___." : ADAM
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Come into view. : ARISE
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Equable. : EVEN
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Take a meal. : DINE
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Smallest. : LEAST
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Grady, Dunn, Muccio, et al. : DIPLOMATS
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___ de mer. : MAL
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Attribute of the "talking Francis." : TAIL
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Spring flowers. : IRISES
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Actress Raines. : ELLA
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Symbol of military rank. : STAR
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John Lewis' middle name. : LLEWELLYN
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Entice to what is wrong. : TEMPT
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Ships using a certain fuel. : OILERS
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It flows into the Seine. : OISE
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Oriental name. : ALI
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Dogs, cats, canaries, etc. : PETS
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Break out. : ERUPT
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Seaport in Algeria. : ORAN
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In the past. : AGO
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Be busy. : STIR
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North, East and West divisions of Yorkshire. : RIDING
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Strained. : TENSE
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Colleague in office. : ASSOCIATE
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Work units. : ERGS
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Part of a stove. : OVEN
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Mayor Impellitteri's mansion. : GRACIE
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Walter ___, actor. : ABEL
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Disposed. : APT
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St. ___, oldest town in the United States, founded 1565. : AUGUSTINE
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Chicago was, in 1871. : AFIRE
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Symbol of Russia. : BEAR
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City in Bohemia. : USTI
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The lowest point. : NADIR
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Move little by little. : EDGE
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Place at which a soldier is stationed. : POST
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Robert Sherwood's forte. : DRAMA
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Peaceful. : CALM
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Zone. : AREA
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Bottle for perfume. : VIAL
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Double curve. : ESS
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Colonist. : SETTLER
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Situated in the middle. : MEDIAL
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Calamitous. : EVIL
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Herb that cats like. : NEP
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Dark. : UNLIT
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Regard highly. : ADMIRE
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Portuguese who discovered the Cape of Good Hope. : DIAS
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Poker payment. : ANTE
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Where soldiers eat. : MESS
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Talk like Demosthenes. : ORATE
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Ready and eager: 2 wds. : ALLSET
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Members of the flock. : EWES
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Cut with a scissors. : SNIP
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He pitches for the Yankees. : LOPAT
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Fortress city in Belgium, on the Meuse. : LIEGE
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Salt lake in the Lower Volga region. : ELTON
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Sign-off for a letter. : YOURS
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Black ___. : MARIA
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Factory. : PLANT
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Slight degree of coloration. : TINGE
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Tried hard. : STROVE
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Inlets. : RIAS
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Frigga's husband. : ODIN
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Mexican Indians. : SERIS
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Base for U. S. troops. : ICELAND
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Free from care. : SECURE
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Amen. : SOBEIT
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Appearance: Colloq. : GETUP
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Man's nickname. : GABE
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Regretted. : RUED
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Biblical king. : AGAG
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Household pest. : ANTS
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Popular Met offering. : AIDA
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Stiffly neat. : PRIM
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Buddhist church in Japan. : TERA
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Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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___ East. : FAR

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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