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FACTS ON PARADE

New York Times, Sunday, August 5, 1951

Author: Samuel K. Fliegner
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 629 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 777
Across Down
1. Extend beyond the edge. : OVERLAP
8. Maestro Noro ___. : MORALES
15. Where the Statue of Freedom is. : CAPITOL
22. Closely woven cambric. : PERCALE
23. Lawyer: Span. : ABOGADO
24. Flatter servilely. : ADULATE
25. Mrs. Charles P. Taft. : ELEANOR
26. Cronin's subject, 1937. : CITADEL
27. Fuchsine. : MAGENTA
28. Jamaica's famous product. : RUM
29. Angular piece of material. : GUSSET
31. Source of Bolivia's wealth. : TIN
32. Intentions. : AIMS
33. Mt. Olympus dweller. : GOD
34. Not producing vegetation. : ARID
36. Came to an end. : DIED
37. Money in Mexico. : CENTAVOS
39. A monkey. : SIME
40. Heads: French. : TETES
42. Characteristic quality. : AROMA
44. Early authority on medicine. : GALEN
45. Jump over. : CLEAR
46. Famous name in swimming. : EDERLE
48. Knot in a tree. : GNARL
50. ___ Vegas. : LAS
51. Children. : BAIRNS
52. Norse god, son of Mundilfare. : MAANE
54. Sound of surf. : ROAR
56. The Narrows, for instance. : STRAIT
58. Surprising. : STRANGE
61. Discrimination. : ACUMEN
63. Affected manners. : AIRS
64. Measure of yarn. : LEA
67. Rather than. : ERE
68. He sponsored the Federal Reserve system. : GLASS
70. Mediterranean port for pipeline from Saudi Arabia. : SIDON
72. Author of 1951 best seller. : BOSWELL
74. Prevalent. : RIFE
76. Asmara is its capital. : ERITREA
78. Hit over the head: Slang. : BOP
80. ___ school. : NORMAL
81. Source of sugar. : BEETS
83. Pass gradually. : STEAL
84. Former member of Attlee cabinet. : BEVIN
86. Navigator: Fr. : NAUTE
87. Home of the Mapai party. : ISRAEL
89. Unit of work. : ERG
90. Spirals. : HELICES
92. Punctilious person. : PRIG
93. Workshop. : ATELIER
95. Elegy: Rare. : NENIA
97. Famous royal family of France. : CAPET
99. Miss Brooks, radio singer. : EVE
100. Born. : NEE
101. Sole parent of Athena. : ZEUS
103. Long bench: British. : SETTLE
105. Stimulated. : AROUSED
107. Moves. : BUDGES
109. Gumbo. : OCRA
110. Shears. : CLIPS
111. Representative from Colorado. : ROGERS
114. Benumb. : NIP
116. Native of Pakistan. : HINDU
118. James Jordan's radio name. : FIBBER
122. Decree. : IRADE
123. Man's name meaning bold. : CALEB
125. Villein. : CEORL
127. Articles made of wax: Latin. : CERAE
128. Father of modern surgery. : PARE
129. Usurp. : ARROGATE
131. Island near Sumatra. : NIAS
133. Substance of a matter. : GIST
134. Famous name in baseball. : OTT
135. British statesman, tried to avert war, 1914. : GREY
136. Mr. Burrows of TV. : ABE
137. Decrees. : UKASES
139. P. A. C. sponsor. : CIO
140. Feldspar-containing rock: Var. : SIENITE
142. Stupid. : ASININE
144. South African traveler. : TREKKER
146. Socket for an insect's antenna. : TORULUS
147. It's named after a war god. : TUESDAY
148. Famous surveyor of India. : EVEREST
149. Inveigle. : ENSNARE
150. Bony. : OSSEOUS
151. Retires. : DEPARTS
1. Bring about. : OPERATE
2. Brushed with a hatter's pad. : VELURED
3. Recluse. : EREMITE
4. One of N. Y.'s tall buildings. : RCA
5. He wrote "The Blue Fairy Tale Book." : LANG
6. Vociferously. : ALOUD
7. Where Kerman is. : PERSIA
8. Where Alexander the Great ruled. : MACEDON
9. Date of a person's death. : OBIT
10. Nonsense. : ROT
11. Size of type. : AGATE
12. Freight. : LADING
13. Toothless. : EDENTAL
14. Silver coin in Peru. : SOL
15. Army truck. : CAMION
16. Governor at Concord. : ADAMS
17. Small dogs. : PUGS
18. ___ de France. : ILE
19. Internationalized seaport of Morocco. : TANGIER
20. Turk. : OTTOMAN
21. Editorials. : LEADERS
30. Man's name. : SERGE
32. Persian bible. : AVESTA
35. Layer of skin. : DERMA
37. Cavalry tournament. : CAROUSEL
38. Interjection. : ALAS
39. Narrow opening. : SLIT
41. Argot. : SLANG
43. Man's name. : MARC
45. Ammunition wagon. : CAISSON
47. National emblem. : EAGLE
49. Witch in Keats poem. : LAMIA
51. Powerful industrialist. : BARON
53. Approaches. : NEARS
55. Current headline word. : RED
57. Curved timber. : RIB
58. Balkan native. : SERBIAN
59. Free Territory of ___. : TRIESTE
60. Football official. : REFEREE
61. Abaft. : ASTERN
62. Famous Swedish chemist. : NOBEL
64. Roman nocturnal spirits. : LEMURES
65. Absolute superlative. : ELATIVE
66. Asserted without proof. : ALLEGED
69. Local position. : SITE
71. Tenderfoot. : NOVICE
73. Cloak. : WRAP
75. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
77. Spreads with destructive effect. : RAGES
79. Typewriter type. : PICA
82. Regulated by Article IV, Bill of Rights. : SEIZURE
84. Subject of Dante's "La Vita Nuova." : BEATRICE
85. Home of the Gurkhas. : NEPAL
88. Nina ___, heroine of "Strange Interlude." : LEEDS
90. Obstruction. : HITCH
91. Finishing line in type faces. : SERIF
94. Oriental. : RUG
96. Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
98. Subject. : TOPIC
102. Group of six. : SENARY
104. Part of a highway. : LANE
106. Language of Turkestan. : USBEG
107. Adam the carpenter. : BEDE
108. Airtight storehouse. : SILO
110. Papal court. : CURIA
111. Witty answer. : RIPOSTE
112. Harangue. : ORATION
113. Symbols of the highest order of British knighthood. : GARTERS
115. Poetic animal. : PEGASUS
117. Stupid people. : DONKEYS
119. Dewey's running mate, 1944. : BRICKER
120. Least burdensome. : EASIEST
121. Distillation vessels. : RETORTS
123. Dagger. : CREESE
124. There are more than 3½ million in U. S. : BABIES
126. Held out. : LASTED
129. Maestro Rodzinski. : ARTUR
130. Past, present or future. : TENSE
132. Tennis term. : SERVE
135. River near Phoenix, Arizona. : GILA
137. Sloth. : UNAU
138. Percolate. : SEEP
141. Religieuse. : NUN
142. Town division: P. I. : ATO
143. Form of Esperanto. : IDO
145. Isthmus in Siam. : KRA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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