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New York Times, Thursday, September 6, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 809

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Across
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The summer theatrical circuit. : STRAWHAT
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Sudden bursts of activity. : SPASMS
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The Vicar of Wakefield. : PRIMROSE
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World's middle-weight champ. : TURPIN
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What Cancer Fund dollars go for. : RESEARCH
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Seaport in Italy, on the Adriatic. : ANCONA
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Artist's equipment. : INK
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Mom and pop. : PARENTS
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___ stick. : LIP
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Pours. : TEEMS
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Tennessee's flower. : IRIS
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Slender twisted piece. : WISP
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To be: French. : ETRE
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"___ le Roi!" : ABAS
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Talk too much. : PRATE
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Symbol of darkness. : RAVEN
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Tormentor. : BAITER
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Buck sergeants wear three. : STRIPES
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Trumpet blowers. : HORNERS
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More predisposed. : PRONER
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Eskimo canoe. : KAYAK
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The Ins in Britain. : LABOR
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Giants' star rookie. : MAYS
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Privation. : LOSS
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Girl's name. : AVIS
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Pipe part. : STEM
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Bahnhof; gare. : DEPOT
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Its symbol is Sn. : TIN
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Word used in Forster's and Roberts' title. : PASSAGE
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Golfer's goal. : PAR
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Dutchman, who gave his name to Australian state. : TASMAN
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Where Celeste Holm couldn't say "No." : OKLAHOMA
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Place at top end of Champs Elysées. : ETOILE
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Why we need psychiatrists. : NEUROSES
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Joel McCrea's radio role. : RANGER
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It's distinguished at the temples. : GREYNESS
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Goblin. : SPRITE
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French Sinatra. : TRENET
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Venturer. : RISKER
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Does parcels. : WRAPS
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Book of hours. : HORA
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Attributes. : ASCRIBES
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Mossadegh's capital. : TEHERAN
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Photoprints: Colloq. : STATS
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Ed Wynn-isms. : PUNS
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It helps flood victims: Abbr. : ARC
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Pillage. : SPOLIATE
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Member of a Cabinet. : MINISTER
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Party "crackers." : SNAPPERS
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Yugoslav city, once capital of Serbia. : NIS
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Sheep with wool over their eyes. : MERINOS
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Fad. : WRINKLE
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State, affirm. : AVER
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Brazilian city. : PARA
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Imitator. : APER
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They're aided by PAL. : BOYS
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Splash. : SPLATTER
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Licia Albanese's role. : TRAVIATA
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Victim of 16 Across. : ROBINSON
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Landed by Jersey Joe. : HAYMAKER
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City 45 miles north of Seoul. : KAESONG
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Catskill ___. : MTS
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Compete against. : OPPOSE
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One of Galsworthy's Forsytes. : SOAMES
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Glass that passes for gem. : STRASS
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Less wild-eyed. : SANER
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Pet name. : DEARY
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Colorless. : PALE
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Household mender. : GLUE
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Russian plane. : MIG
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Another pet name. : HON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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