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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
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 777
Across
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Extend beyond the edge. : OVERLAP
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Maestro Noro ___. : MORALES
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Where the Statue of Freedom is. : CAPITOL
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Closely woven cambric. : PERCALE
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Lawyer: Span. : ABOGADO
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Flatter servilely. : ADULATE
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Mrs. Charles P. Taft. : ELEANOR
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Cronin's subject, 1937. : CITADEL
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Fuchsine. : MAGENTA
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Jamaica's famous product. : RUM
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Angular piece of material. : GUSSET
31
Source of Bolivia's wealth. : TIN
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Intentions. : AIMS
33
Mt. Olympus dweller. : GOD
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Not producing vegetation. : ARID
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Came to an end. : DIED
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Money in Mexico. : CENTAVOS
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A monkey. : SIME
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Heads: French. : TETES
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Characteristic quality. : AROMA
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Early authority on medicine. : GALEN
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Jump over. : CLEAR
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Famous name in swimming. : EDERLE
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Knot in a tree. : GNARL
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___ Vegas. : LAS
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Children. : BAIRNS
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Norse god, son of Mundilfare. : MAANE
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Sound of surf. : ROAR
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The Narrows, for instance. : STRAIT
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Surprising. : STRANGE
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Discrimination. : ACUMEN
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Affected manners. : AIRS
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Measure of yarn. : LEA
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Rather than. : ERE
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He sponsored the Federal Reserve system. : GLASS
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Mediterranean port for pipeline from Saudi Arabia. : SIDON
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Author of 1951 best seller. : BOSWELL
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Prevalent. : RIFE
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Asmara is its capital. : ERITREA
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Hit over the head: Slang. : BOP
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___ school. : NORMAL
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Source of sugar. : BEETS
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Pass gradually. : STEAL
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Former member of Attlee cabinet. : BEVIN
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Navigator: Fr. : NAUTE
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Home of the Mapai party. : ISRAEL
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Unit of work. : ERG
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Spirals. : HELICES
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Punctilious person. : PRIG
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Workshop. : ATELIER
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Elegy: Rare. : NENIA
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Famous royal family of France. : CAPET
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Miss Brooks, radio singer. : EVE
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Born. : NEE
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Sole parent of Athena. : ZEUS
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Long bench: British. : SETTLE
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Stimulated. : AROUSED
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Moves. : BUDGES
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Gumbo. : OCRA
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Shears. : CLIPS
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Representative from Colorado. : ROGERS
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Benumb. : NIP
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Native of Pakistan. : HINDU
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James Jordan's radio name. : FIBBER
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Decree. : IRADE
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Man's name meaning bold. : CALEB
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Villein. : CEORL
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Articles made of wax: Latin. : CERAE
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Father of modern surgery. : PARE
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Usurp. : ARROGATE
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Island near Sumatra. : NIAS
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Substance of a matter. : GIST
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Famous name in baseball. : OTT
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British statesman, tried to avert war, 1914. : GREY
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Mr. Burrows of TV. : ABE
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Decrees. : UKASES
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P. A. C. sponsor. : CIO
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Feldspar-containing rock: Var. : SIENITE
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Stupid. : ASININE
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South African traveler. : TREKKER
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Socket for an insect's antenna. : TORULUS
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It's named after a war god. : TUESDAY
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Famous surveyor of India. : EVEREST
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Inveigle. : ENSNARE
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Bony. : OSSEOUS
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Retires. : DEPARTS
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Bring about. : OPERATE
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Brushed with a hatter's pad. : VELURED
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Recluse. : EREMITE
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One of N. Y.'s tall buildings. : RCA
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He wrote "The Blue Fairy Tale Book." : LANG
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Vociferously. : ALOUD
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Where Kerman is. : PERSIA
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Where Alexander the Great ruled. : MACEDON
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Date of a person's death. : OBIT
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Nonsense. : ROT
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Size of type. : AGATE
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Freight. : LADING
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Toothless. : EDENTAL
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Silver coin in Peru. : SOL
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Army truck. : CAMION
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Governor at Concord. : ADAMS
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Small dogs. : PUGS
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___ de France. : ILE
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Internationalized seaport of Morocco. : TANGIER
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Turk. : OTTOMAN
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Editorials. : LEADERS
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Man's name. : SERGE
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Persian bible. : AVESTA
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Layer of skin. : DERMA
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Cavalry tournament. : CAROUSEL
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Interjection. : ALAS
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Narrow opening. : SLIT
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Argot. : SLANG
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Man's name. : MARC
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Ammunition wagon. : CAISSON
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National emblem. : EAGLE
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Witch in Keats poem. : LAMIA
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Powerful industrialist. : BARON
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Current headline word. : RED
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Curved timber. : RIB
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Balkan native. : SERBIAN
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Free Territory of ___. : TRIESTE
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Football official. : REFEREE
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Abaft. : ASTERN
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Famous Swedish chemist. : NOBEL
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Roman nocturnal spirits. : LEMURES
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Absolute superlative. : ELATIVE
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Asserted without proof. : ALLEGED
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Local position. : SITE
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Tenderfoot. : NOVICE
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Cloak. : WRAP
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Spreads with destructive effect. : RAGES
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Typewriter type. : PICA
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Regulated by Article IV, Bill of Rights. : SEIZURE
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Subject of Dante's "La Vita Nuova." : BEATRICE
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Home of the Gurkhas. : NEPAL
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Nina ___, heroine of "Strange Interlude." : LEEDS
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Obstruction. : HITCH
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Finishing line in type faces. : SERIF
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Oriental. : RUG
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Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
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Subject. : TOPIC
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Group of six. : SENARY
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Part of a highway. : LANE
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Language of Turkestan. : USBEG
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Adam the carpenter. : BEDE
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Airtight storehouse. : SILO
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Papal court. : CURIA
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Witty answer. : RIPOSTE
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Harangue. : ORATION
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Symbols of the highest order of British knighthood. : GARTERS
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Poetic animal. : PEGASUS
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Stupid people. : DONKEYS
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Dewey's running mate, 1944. : BRICKER
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Least burdensome. : EASIEST
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Distillation vessels. : RETORTS
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Dagger. : CREESE
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There are more than 3½ million in U. S. : BABIES
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Held out. : LASTED
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Maestro Rodzinski. : ARTUR
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Past, present or future. : TENSE
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Tennis term. : SERVE
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River near Phoenix, Arizona. : GILA
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Sloth. : UNAU
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Religieuse. : NUN
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Town division: P. I. : ATO
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Form of Esperanto. : IDO
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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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