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New York Times, Monday, September 10, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 813
Across
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Raspberry or blackberry. : BRAMBLE
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Distinctive garments in certain uniforms. : SHIRTS
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Actor Francis ___. : LEDERER
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Vessels for serving soup. : TUREENS
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Shunning. : EVADING
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Mrs. Adams, second First Lady. : ABIGAIL
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Evil spirit. : DEMON
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Feel the absence of. : MISS
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Vichy, for one. : SPA
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Fighter who was killed in an air crash. : CERDAN
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Spot where water or oil oozes out. : SEEP
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Twitching. : TIC
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Stitched. : SEWN
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Bird talk. : COO
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Those streaks on the TV screen. : SNOW
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German knight and minnesinger in Wagnerian opera. : TANNHAUSER
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Judge. : ARBITER
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Ethereal. : AIRLIKE
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Confers advantages again. : REBENEFITS
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Hurried. : SPED
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Shavetails: Abbr. : LTS
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American pugilist. : BAER
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Selective Service agency. : SSS
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Scottish navigator and pirate. : KIDD
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He painted "The Angelus." : MILLET
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Taro root: Var. : EDO
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Reimbursed. : PAID
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Make fretful: Colloq. : PEEVE
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Baudouin replaced him. : LEOPOLD
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Affirmed. : AVERRED
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Decorated with wainscoting. : PANELED
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Refraining. : CEASING
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Bequest. : LEGACY
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Agreement, especially between nations. : ENTENTE
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Drained or emptied of liquid. : BLED
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Dream: French. : REVE
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Man's name. : ADAM
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Wine from a region of France. : MEDOC
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Salty waters. : BRINES
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Unit of work. : ERG
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Dye or pigment. : STAIN
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Central parts of wheels. : HUBS
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Goddess of the rainbow. : IRIS
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One who keeps records: Abbr. : REG
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Harass. : TEASE
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Bird related to the woodcock. : SNIPE
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Action in a popular card game. : SLAP
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Contemporary German novelist. : MANN
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Sets up a golf ball again. : RETEES
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Dopey or Grumpy. : DWARF
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"These are the times that try men's ___." : SOULS
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Peter was a famous one. : TSAR
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Concerning: Latin. : INRE
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Famous name in baseball. : COBB
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Tool used in working stone. : CHISEL
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Sweep used to propel a craft. : OAR
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Handle with skill. : WIELD
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Part of the Union of South Africa. : NATAL
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Drinks through a straw. : SIPS
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Supplements (with "out"). : EKES
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Vermilion, madder, etc. : REDS
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Contents of an explosive shell. : TNT
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Abbr. found in footnotes. : IBID
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Say over from memory. : REPEAT
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Large brown seaweed. : KELP
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A standard of perfection. : IDEAL
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Richard Blackmore's Lorna. : DOONE
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Student at Annapolis: Colloq. : MIDDY
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Compact. : TERSE
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Girl's name. : POLA
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First name of blind pianist. : ALEC
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Mother Machree's land. : ERIN
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Small opening. : VENT
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Border. : EDGE
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Laurette Taylor's famous early role. : PEG
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Good Canasta card. : ACE
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Archdeacon's title: Abbr. : VEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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