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New York Times, Friday, September 7, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 810
Across
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Voice of Ezio Pinza. : BASSO
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League of which Jordan is a part. : ARAB
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One of the world's great oil ports. : BAKU
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Concerning. : ABOUT
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Slide ___. : RULE
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Greek political group. : ELAS
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Pods used in soups. : GUMBO
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Street in London, formerly a market square. : CHEAPSIDE
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Man's name. : STEVEN
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Great tributary of the Mississippi. : REDRIVER
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German river into North Sea. : WESER
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Playwright, author of "Waiting for Lefty." : ODETS
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Secretary of Treasury Snyder. : JOHN
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Popular sign for visitors. : WELCOME
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Dresses, size 44. : STOUTS
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Part of the Air Force. : WAF
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Chiefs, in India or Persia. : MIRS
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Boggy place. : MARSH
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Test flight for a pilot's license. : SOLO
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The king's nemesis. : ACE
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Cherrylike color. : CERISE
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Pioneer automobile maker. : OLDS
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First Monday after New Year's: Scot. : HANDSEL
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Pulpy fruits, such as grapes. : UVAS
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Dwarf tree area. : SCRUB
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Drudge. : SLAVE
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Resident of Dannemora. : PRISONER
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"Carmer," "Faust," "Don Carlo." : OPERAS
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At once: Colloq. : RIGHTAWAY
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Soul; life. : ANIMA
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Girl friend, in France. : AMIE
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Slender bristle. : SETA
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Slang for a zoo family. : RINOS
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Lewis and Husing. : TEDS
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Week-end motor drive home: Slang. : TREK
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Toppers of deuces. : TREYS
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Turning points of a home run. : BAGS
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Border on. : ABUT
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An undetermined place. : SOMEWHERE
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Gives aid, as funds to Europe. : SUBVENES
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Tribe living in Oklahoma. : OTOES
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Welder's fusing power. : ARC
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Area in Britain's German zone. : RUHR
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Turn of a helm. : ALEE
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Bubble. : BEAD
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"___ the still water . . . " : BESIDE
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Way to bring home lobster. : ALIVE
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Former Constitutional Democrat in Russia. : KADET
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Consumers. : USERS
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School class dances. : PROMS
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The President sees them often. : NEWSMEN
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Hinder. : RETARD
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Iwo ___. : JIMA
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Of a lyric poem. : ODIC
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Slow-moving lemur of India. : LORIS
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Bad hombres: Western U. S. : CUSSES
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Iago's dupe. : OTHELLO
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State name of Michigan. : WOLVERINE
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One of the guys in "Guys and Dolls." : ALDA
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A ditch or moat. : FOSS
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Remembrance. : SOUVENIR
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Senator Lodge's middle name. : CABOT
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Quiets. : HUSHES
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Herring-like fish. : SPRAT
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Theme of Estes Kefauver's book. : CRIME
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Discontinued type of dirigible. : RIGID
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Aside. : APART
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Originator of the G. O. P. elephant. : NAST
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Water pitcher. : EWER
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Fixed charge. : RATE
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Chinese port. : AMOY
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Back talk. : SASS
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Tibetan animal. : YAK

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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