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New York Times, Saturday, September 1, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 804
Across
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Future visitor to Mars? : ROCKET
7
Red Sox ace southpaw. : PARNELL
14
He helped set our China policy. : ACHESON
16
Small spaces. : AREOLAE
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Alarm. : STARTLE
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New York hockey team. : RANGERS
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Writer of best-selling mystery stories. : CARR
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Marguerite ___, F. D. R.'s secretary. : LEHAND
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Fuel. : GAS
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Turkish officer. : AGA
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Whey of milk. : SERUM
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Ignominy. : SHAME
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Established in a place. : LODGED
29
Baby talk. : GOO
31
United: French. : UNIE
32
Three-time winner of P. G. A. tournament. : SNEAD
33
Monte Carlo gambling games. : ROULETTES
35
Cape in Newfoundland. : RACE
37
"___ as a pin." : NEAT
38
Last word of "A Visit from St. Nicolas." : GOODNIGHT
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It may steer 1 Across. : ROBOT
46
Port near Haifa. : ACRE
47
"___ Fledermaus." : DIE
48
Lake in Switzerland. : GENEVA
49
A singing Frankie. : LAINE
51
___ days, or time of youthful inexperience. : SALAD
53
Allow. : LET
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Where income taxes go: Abbr. : IRO
55
Being the second mentioned of two. : LATTER
57
Offended. : HURT
58
Loot. : PILLAGE
60
Colony in French West Africa. : SENEGAL
62
Adornment on brigadier general's shoulder strap. : ONESTAR
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Type of battery. : STORAGE
64
Food samplers. : TASTERS
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Attractions at Hialeah. : HORSES
Down
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They ran "around the ragged rock." : RASCALS
2
Eight-sided polygon. : OCTAGON
3
Parlor game. : CHARADE
4
Senator from Oklahoma. : KERR
5
Superlative ending. : EST
6
Rang, as a big bell. : TOLLED
7
Times Square landmark. : PARAMOUNT
8
___ Isles, in Galway Bay. : ARAN
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Tears asunder. : RENDS
10
Eggy drink. : NOG
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Tasteful. : ELEGANT
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Site of University of Wyoming. : LARAMIE
13
Tenants under contract. : LESSEES
15
___-do-well. : NEER
21
Supreme Court Justice Black. : HUGO
24
Family car. : SEDAN
26
Betty or Babs. : HUTTON
28
American soprano, born 1877. : GARDEN
30
Bairnsfather's "The Better ___." : OLE
33
City records of births, marriages, etc. : REGISTERS
34
Auriculate. : EARED
36
Important department of Scotland Yard. : CID
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Crude turpentine oleoresin. : GALIPOT
39
Musical "potato." : OCARINA
40
Babe Ruth once played for them. : ORIOLES
41
Trial race in track meet. : HEAT
43
White whales. : BELUGAS
44
Too old. : OVERAGE
45
Tells secrets. : TATTLES
48
Nephew of King Arthur. : GARETH
50
Make exultant. : ELATE
52
Not so much. : LESS
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Substance from seaweed. : AGAR
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German "Mr." : HERR
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Landing ship. : LST
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Mrs. Nussbaum's favorite word. : NOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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