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New York Times, Monday, August 6, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 778

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Across
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Crucial part of the Far Eastern problem. : FORMOSA
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Governor Persons' state. : ALABAMA
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Having interstices. : AREOLAR
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American who was ransomed from Hungary. : VOGELER
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Material used for circus rings. : TANBARK
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Mollusk with a spiral shell. : ABALONE
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Purposes. : ENDS
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Scolder. : RAILER
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Corrode. : EAT
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Friend of Herman and Verman. : PENROD
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She wrote "Kiss the Boys Goodbye." : LUCE
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Microscopic animal. : AMEBA
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___ Fernando Valley. : SAN
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Ornamental vessels. : VASES
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Sen. Dick Russell, for instance. : GEORGIAN
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Small mass of cotton, wool, etc. : WAD
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Uncomfortable finger ailments. : AGNAILS
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Heroine of a medieval romance. : HELOISE
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Cuttlefish's protective fluid. : INK
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Gen. Lucius Clay's middle name. : DUBIGNON
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Truman's labor mediator. : CHING
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Expert golfer's score. : PAR
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Where swimmers congregate. : SANDS
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Electrified particles. : IONS
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Young man of Glasgow. : LADDIE
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Direct the steering of a ship. : CON
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Songs for December. : CAROLS
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Waste. : LOSE
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Slackers. : EVADERS
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Appropriate to summer. : ESTIVAL
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V. I. P.'s traveling companions. : RETINUE
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Destroyers. : RUINERS
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White Sox player, ___ Minoso. : ORESTES
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River in Mongolia, flows into Lake Baikal. : SELENGA
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Clotho or Lachesis or Atropos. : FATE
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Algerian seaport. : ORAN
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Cleave. : REND
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Attacks with riotous violence. : MOBS
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Norse name. : OLA
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River from the Vosges to the Moselle. : SARRE
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Gov. McMath's state. : ARKANSAS
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Popular song of nostalgic memory. : AVALON
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Having rounded divisions. : LOBED
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Shirley Temple's former name. : AGAR
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Physics unit named after an inventor. : BEL
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Son of Poseidon. : ALOEUS
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Threat. : MENACE
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Sharp mountain spurs. : ARETES
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Crucial part of the Near Eastern problem. : IRAN
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Seeking by calling aloud. : PAGING
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Largest lake in Europe. : LADOGA
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Oriental title. : AGA
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The eldest Miss March. : MEG
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A very long time. : EON
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Important possession of a former "trust." : BRAINS
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Traveler's bag. : VALISE
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Kind. : ILK
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"The ___," TV mystery program. : WEB
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Forrest Towns and William Porter, for instance. : HURDLERS
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Summer hotel. : INN
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Sward. : SOD
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Broad lower part of an interior wall. : DADO
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Scene of riots near Chicago. : CICERO
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Head of a famous Commission. : HOOVER
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Natural. : INNATE
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Describes grammatically. : PARSES
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Grace ___ of the stage. : LARUE
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Point in dispute. : ISSUE
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Copper. : CENT
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TV program, "What's My ___?" : LINE
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Hot room. : OVEN
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Famous puppet maker. : SARG
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Mrs. Charles Laughton. : ELSA
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Apart: Prefix. : DIS
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Sesame plant. : TIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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