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New York Times, Monday, September 3, 1951

73-Across : Chinese dollar.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { F H J Q }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 806
Across
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Master of the coal industry. : LEWIS
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Queen who loved Aeneas. : DIDO
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Teapot ___. : DOME
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Iron rust. : OXIDE
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Grain and oil city of Oklahoma. : ENID
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Of an epoch. : ERAL
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Pre-inflation nickel buy. : CIGAR
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Adm. Fechteler's successor as head of the Atlantic fleet. : MCCORMICK
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High-school math: Abbr. : ALG
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"Into the wild ___ yonder." : BLUE
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Lipstick companions. : ROUGES
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Minus. : LESS
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Decorative vessels. : URNS
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Three-way: Prefix. : TRI
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Condition useful in mystery plots. : AMNESIA
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Cinch. : SNAP
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Auctioneer in "Edwin Drood." : SAPSEA
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Comestibles. : EATS
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Fixes beforehand. : PRESETS
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Commissar at U. N. : MOLOTOV
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"First the blade and then the ___." : EAR
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Cattle: Poetic. : KINE
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Art of horsemanship. : MANEGE
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Coagulate. : CLOT
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Scheme. : CONNIVE
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Monomaniac: Slang. : NUT
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Tito's real name. : BROZ
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Poisonous vapor in coal mines. : DAMP
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French mayors. : MAIRES
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Say. : AVER
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___ Tse-tung. : MAO
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Belittle. : DISPARAGE
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Iridescent gems. : OPALS
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The opposition. : ANTI
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Land of innocence. : EDEN
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Newsman in Czech jail. : OATIS
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Chinese dollar. : YUAN
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Icelandic literature. : EDDA
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An ear, as of wheat. : SPIKE
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Branch of a union. : LOCAL
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Former status of King Leopold. : EXILE
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Cabbage-patch lady. : WIGGS
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Miss Lupino. : IDA
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Croat's co-countryman. : SERB
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Affectedly modest. : DEMURE
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Enrage. : INCENSE
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Word book, for short. : DIC
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Redolence. : ODOR
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Objects. : DEMURS
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Start. : ORIGINATE
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Spice like nutmeg. : MACE
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Benevolent Brotherhood. : ELKS
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Nonsense. : ROT
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Bedlamite. : LUNATIC
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Fresh talk. : SASS
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Where Yul Brynner reigns. : SIAM
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Earth's passive inheritors. : MEEK
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Reduce to particles. : ATOMIZE
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Excited. : AGOG
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Cover with bricks. : PAVE
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Wall Street gambling: Colloq. : SPEC
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Inland sea E. of the Caspian. : ARAL
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Supporter of Evita and Juan. : PERONISTA
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Ruthenian, Pole or Czech. : SLAV
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Admirer of rank and money. : SNOB
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United. : ONED
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Maddened. : ENRAGED
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He took Sugar Ray's measure. : TURPIN
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Nine-day devotion. : NOVENA
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British meal. : TEA
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Italian violin. : AMATI
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Colleague of 43 Across. : MALIK
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Sheriff and deputies. : POSSE
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When armies mobilize. : MDAY
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Japanese aborigine. : AINU
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Hindu title used by Nehru: Var. : SREE
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Marsupials: Colloq. : ROOS
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Increase. : ADD
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Soft food. : PAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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