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New York Times, Monday, September 17, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 820
Across
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Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
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Barge. : SCOW
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Cram. : PACK
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Descriptive of certain weather. : RAINY
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Sport from India. : POLO
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Statesman from Tennessee. : HULL
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Make amends for an offense. : ATONE
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Jakarta is its capital. : INDONESIA
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On ___ (it is said): Fr. : DIT
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Touches a base runner. : TAGS
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Builder of the "Clermont." : FULTON
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Jacob's twin. : ESAU
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Toddlers. : TOTS
28
Any tribunal. : BAR
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More cockeyed. : NUTTIER
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Appoint. : NAME
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Gap. : LACUNA
38
Former deduction for weight. : TRET
40
Leo Durocher. : LIP
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America's projected undersea craft. : ATOMICSUBMARINE
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Sea: Fr. : MER
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The one there. : THAT
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Oleic acid salt. : OLEATE
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Picnic welcoming committee. : ANTS
49
Formal letter. : EPISTLE
51
Chill. : ICE
53
Filleted fish. : SOLE
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Rumor, personified. : FAMA
58
Engross wholly. : ABSORB
61
Stool pigeon, in England. : NARK
63
Bao ___ of Vietnam. : DAI
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Favoring H. S. T. : PROTRUMAN
66
Living spaces. : ROOMS
68
Part of a fork. : TINE
69
Sea tang. : SALT
70
Of the city. : URBAN
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One gifted with second-sight. : SEER
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Cowpoke's critter. : HOSS
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Honkers flying south. : GEESE
Down
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Commerce. : TRADE
2
American in a Czech prison. : OATIS
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The flora and fauna of a region. : BIOTA
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River flowing into the Danube. : INN
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Russian "no." : NYET
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Faucet. : SPIGOT
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Health walks. : CONSTITUTIONALS
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Antiquated. : OLD
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Warp and ___. : WOOF
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Yankee football coach. : PHELAN
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Scene of this year's Davis Cup match. : AUSTRALIA
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Muse of history. : CLIO
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Secret society forbidden by state laws. : KLAN
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Gist. : NUB
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Member of ambassador's staff. : ATTACHE
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E pluribus ___. : UNUM
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Croat's co-countryman. : SERB
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Any complete mechanism. : UNIT
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More aloof. : REMOTER
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Money-making plant. : MINT
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Fencing foil. : EPEE
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Tibetan priest. : LAMA
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Solar disk. : ATEN
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New drug for arthritis. : CORTISONE
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Over six feet. : TALL
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Undermines. : SAPS
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Australia's Great Barrier ___. : REEF
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Large sea duck. : SCOTER
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Aims at a particular audience. : SLANTS
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Slip. : ERR
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Building mud. : ADOBE
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Mothers. : MAMAS
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River in Northern France. : AISNE
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Housing units: Abbr. : APTS
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Soft French cheese. : BRIE
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Minor league. : BUSH
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Former Secretary of the Interior. : KRUG
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Chinese dictator. : MAO
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Crude metal. : ORE

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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