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New York Times, Monday, January 1, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 561

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Students & seniors
Across
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U. S. Ambassador designate to Spain. : GRIFFIS
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Near Easterners who fought for U.N. in Korea. : TURKS
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Gearshift position. : REVERSE
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Garland in leis. : WREATHE
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Declarations. : AVOWALS
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Irksome. : ONEROUS
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Neither's mate. : NOR
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A size of larceny. : PETIT
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Leafy ornamental plants. : FERNS
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Suave-tongued. : GLIB
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Finishing stroke on printers' type. : SERIF
27
Hills of Assam and Burma. : NAGA
28
Tinker's link to Chance. : EVERS
30
Malay island where Kupang is. : TIMOR
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Pretty: Scot. : GEY
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Upshot. : RESULT
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Obtainers. : SECURERS
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___ Bayes. : NORA
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Wool over the eyes. : RUSE
40
Words under pictures. : CAPTIONS
44
Opposite of Federal. : STATAL
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Stout. : ALE
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Factotum; general manager. : DOALL
51
Five-and-ten. : STORE
52
Britain's Chief of Imperial General Staff. : SLIM
54
Forte of Lindsay and Crouse. : PLAYS
56
Theatre group. : ANTA
57
Province in central China. : HUPEH
59
"Wipers," of World War I. : YPRES
61
From the Patino mines. : TIN
62
Eyeshade brigade. : EDITORS
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Investigator of molecular problems. : ATOMIST
66
The "d" in L. s. d. : DENARII
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Canadian metropolis. : TORONTO
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Flowers of the iris family. : GLADS
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Menu items. : ENTREES
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Farmer in the dell. : GRANGER
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Turn. : REVOLVE
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Tinkling 88s. : IVORIES
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How many are chosen? : FEW
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Tighten, as tackle: Naut. : FRAP
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___ of the Blest. : ISLES
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Summation of a sonnet. : SESTET
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A gay deceiver: Slang. : TWOTIMER
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Grecian inspiration for Keats. : URN
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Reduce the area of a sail. : REEF
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Danish girl's name. : KAREN
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___ battery. : STORAGE
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What U. S. loan battles in Yugoslavia. : HUNGER
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George Orwell wrote them. : ESSAYS
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Rainbow. : IRIS
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Full force of impact. : BRUNT
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Concentrate light upon. : FOCUS
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Swedish system of manual training with tools. : SLOID
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Flakes like iron. : RUSTS
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32 Boy Scouts. : TROOP
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Extension of a cowpoke's arm. : REATA
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Breakdown and explanation. : ANALYSIS
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Converted the chips. : CASHED
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Refer learnedly. : ALLUDE
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Nerve center of Red China. : PEIPING
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Sarcastic rebuke. : SLAP
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Group life insurance policy. : TONTINE
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Chanteuse. : ARTISTE
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One-walled sheds. : LEANTOS
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Shaped like Homer's instrument. : LYRATE
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Cast iron. : METAL
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Put fixedly upon something: 2 wds. : SETON
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Hour: Latin. : HORA
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Kind. : SORT
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Free of. : RID
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Where Casablanca is: Abbr: : MOR

Answer summary: 21 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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