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New York Times, Thursday, August 9, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 781
Across
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Our Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. : HARE
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Stories of heroic exploits. : SAGAS
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Col. Mary Jo Shelly is their leader. : WAFS
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Leave undone. : OMIT
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Traffic stopper. : TRUCK
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Region. : AREA
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Descriptive of Tibet's governmental status. : SUZERAINTY
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Be emotionally affected by. : FEEL
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Senora: Abbr. : SRA
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Red man. : UTE
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Hero of Moliere's "Le Misanthrope." : ALCESTE
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Bestow good upon. : BLESS
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Swiss river. : AAR
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Is very fond of. : ADORES
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In shreds. : TORN
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Go: Scot. : GAE
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Symbols of peace. : DOVES
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Tennis and baseball necessities. : BACKSTOPS
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Famous nom de plume. : ELIA
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Tapestry, named after French city. : ARRAS
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Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
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Hosts at the Festival. : LONDONERS
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One of the four "musts" for a reporter. : WHERE
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Before. : ERE
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Commanded. : BADE
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Lex Barker's role. : TARZAN
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Dodgers' Hodges. : GIL
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Something to wear. : DRESS
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Phil Rizzuto. : SCOOTER
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900-mile river in China. : HAN
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Frantic. : MAD
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Knight of the road. : HOBO
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Poetically, where the swallows come back to. : CAPISTRANO
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Times. : ERAS
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Threefold. : TRINE
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G. B. S. lived here. : AYOT
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Elizabeth's daughter. : ANNE
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Fills to repletion. : SATES
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Departed. : GONE
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Cowboy's steed. : HOSS
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River in Siberia. : AMUR
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Shah Mohammed ___ Pahlevi. : RIZA
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Cotton, Sunset, Empire, etc. : STATES
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Spring sign of the zodiac. : ARIES
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Long Tom. : GUN
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Things done: Latin. : ACTA
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Frolics boisterously. : SKYLARKS
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Thin cake. : WAFER
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Mars. : ARES
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The four young Oysters hadn't any. : FEET
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One way of getting rid of white elephants. : SALE
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One of the standing committees of Congress. : RULES
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Occupants of the pantry shelf. : CANS
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Subject of a recent strike in N. Y. : BREAD
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Played the chief role. : STARRED
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Role in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
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Sadness. : DOLOR
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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South American vegetables like potatoes. : OCAS
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President of Colombia. : GOMEZ
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Armadillo. : APARA
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German city in the Western Zone. : ESSEN
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Reared. : BRED
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Beardless wild goats of Asia. : TAHRS
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Seleted passages from the writings of an author. : ANALECTS
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Notice of decease. : OBIT
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"The little man who ___ there." : WASNT
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Plagues. : TEASES
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Farm bird. : GOOSE
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Strategic defense line in Europe. : RHINE
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Frank of the Yankees. : SHEA
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Iowa's pride. : CORN
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Seaport in Scotland. : OBAN
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___ avis. : RARA
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Well-known county in Eire. : MAYO
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Shakespeare's "soon." : ANON
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Love to distraction. : DOTE
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Popular game, vintage of "Authors." : PIT
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___ doll. : RAG

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

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