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New York Times, Wednesday, August 8, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 780

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Across
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Strategist in Korea. : RIDGWAY
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Price control expert of O. P. A. days. : BOWLES
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Royal awaiter of peace treaty. : HIROHITO
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They go out: Latin. : EXEUNT
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Navigated a plane. : AVIGATED
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Canal-street city. : VENICE
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Small horse used for courier service. : BIDET
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Russian hero. : LENIN
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Portuguese India. : GOA
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Dregs. : LEES
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Convicted criminal. : FELON
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"Sugar and spice." : GIRL
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Gold colors: Heraldry. : ORS
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Well-known comedian. : OLSEN
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Sweet Afton flows among green ones. : BRAES
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Seaport on Puget Sound. : TACOMA
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Interview again. : RESEE
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Austere. : SEVERE
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Man of learning. : SAVANT
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Hostile force. : ENEMY
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Natives of Crimea. : TATARS
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Apprehensions. : FEARS
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Fisherman's shack. : CABIN
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A political party: Abbr. : REP
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Transported. : RAPT
48
Bird related to the canary. : SERIN
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Title of respect, in India: Var. : SREE
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Viper. : ASP
51
Farm buildings. : SHEDS
52
Musical stairway. : SCALE
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Bluish gray Indian antelope. : NILGAI
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Prompted. : ACTUATED
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Cling to. : CLEAVE
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Without tracks. : RAILLESS
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Tidbit for the Walrus and the Carpenter. : OYSTER
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Numberless hordes. : MYRIADS
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French and Italian coasts on the Mediterranean. : RIVIERAS
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Flash like the rainbow. : IRIDESCE
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Magistrates of old Venice. : DOGES
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A stairway on the Ganges. : GHAT
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G. B. S. or Oscar Wilde. : WIT
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Genus of spider monkeys. : ATELES
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Hillbilly falsetto singer. : YODELER
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Britain's late Foreign Secretary. : BEVIN
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Farm animals. : OXEN
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Small excrescence. : WEN
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Louisa in Italy. : LUIGIA
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Additional piece, as at a Stadium concert. : ENCORE
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Purloins. : STEALS
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___ Knight Browne, illustrator of Dickens novels. : HABLOT
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Ninth day before the ides. : NONES
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Very gun signal. : FLARE
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Renowned. : GREAT
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Prophetic signs. : OMENS
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Britain's former Health Secretary. : BEVAN
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Manifest. : OVERT
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Wedding dress material. : SATIN
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Master of ceremonies. : EMCEE
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Told. : NARRATED
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Descriptive of the tundra. : TREELESS
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Pirate's gibbet. : YARDARM
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Courses swiftly. : SPEEDS
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He seeks a bid from the U. N. : FRANCO
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Without impediment. : EASILY
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Symbols in Greek myth. : APPLES
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Bay that borders France and Spain. : BISCAY
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Less bold. : SHIER
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World-famous opera house. : SCALA
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Rescue. : SAVE
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Greek mountain stronghold in Epirus. : SULI
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Gun: Slang. : GAT
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Shooting match: Fr. : TIR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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