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New York Times, Friday, August 31, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F G J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 803
Across
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Destroys the self-possession of. : ABASHES
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Evian, for instance. : SPA
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Compass point. : SSE
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Member of the fox family: Fr. : RENARDE
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Villain in "The Last Days of Pompeii." : ARBACES
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Junior and Senior. : CLASSES
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One given to black magic. : WARLOCK
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School insignia. : TIES
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The proper study of mankind. : MAN
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"Samson" of the movies. : MATURE
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Widely known persons. : NAMES
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Implement for preparing apples. : CORER
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One of the Marx brothers. : CHICO
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La Peron. : EVITA
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Diminutive suffixes. : ETS
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Central figure of "Die Meistersinger." : SACHS
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Dodgers. : EVADERS
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Man's name. : OTTO
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Subject of King Feisal. : ARAB
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Mr. Melchior. : LAURITZ
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Leaf at the base of a flower. : BRACT
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Divinity school: Abbr. : SEM
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Mazo de la ___, author of the Jalna books. : ROCHE
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Having a certain sound. : TONED
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Small aperture in a leaf. : STOMA
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Cosmetic effect of the sun. : TAN
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Racing chariots of ancient Greece. : APENAS
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Mme. Pauker of Rumania. : ANA
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Something worthless. : DIRT
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He edited the S.E.P. for 37 years. : LORIMER
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Girl's name. : ERMINIE
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Legendary king of Britain. : ELIDURE
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More frightening. : SCARIER
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Degree on a dentist's diploma. : DDS
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Cast down. : SAD
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Donkey's claim to fame: 2 wds. : THEEARS
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Old-fashioned galoshes. : ARCTICS
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British statesman, Hore-___. : BELISHA
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Pale and spiritless. : ANAEMIC
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Be impudent: Colloq. : SASS
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Periods of time: Abbr. : HRS
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Swelling of the tissues. : EDEMA
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Magic door-opening word. : SESAME
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Maxim. : SAW
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Baby buggy. : PRAM
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Mystical word for incantations. : ABRACADABRA
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Household cleanser. : SCOURER
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Things not to be revealed. : SECRETS
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Glacial ridges. : ESKERS
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Palo ___. : ALTO
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Glacial snow. : NEVE
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French astrologer and maker of prophesies. : NOSTRADAMUS
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Member of the Hindu trinity. : SIVA
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Premier of the Chinese Reds. : CHOU
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Substance used on country roads. : TAR
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Spanish river flowing into the Mediterranean. : EBRO
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Indian sesame. : TIL
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Cornelia Skinner's middle name. : OTIS
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Baudouin's father. : LEOPOLD
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The king's daughter in "Aida." : AMNERIS
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Greek letter. : ZETA
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A sea anemone or related animal. : ACTINIA
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More careful. : CHARIER
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Campers out. : TENTERS
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Became dry and hardened. : STALED
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It is not: Latin. : NONEST
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Geraint's wife. : ENID
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"Stars and Stripes Forever," for instance. : MARCH
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Fluids used as antitoxins. : SERA
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Drastic. : DIRE
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Coach Blaik's nickname. : RED
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Miss West. : MAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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