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New York Times, Monday, January 15, 1951

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 575

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Military Traffic Service chief, member of "Shadow Cabinet." : PLOWMAN
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Trunks, valises and other impedimenta. : BAGGAGE
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Winter playground of Italy and France. : RIVIERA
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First name of founder of Dartmouth College. : ELEAZAR
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Fancy. : IMAGINE
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British soldiers. : TOMMIES
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It seeks $750,000. : MET
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Indian of New Mexico or Arizona. : NAVAHO
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500 lbs. of cotton. : BALE
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Court crier's "Hear!" : OYES
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Utilitarian. : USEFUL
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Entertains. : AMUSES
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Sinclair ___. : LEWIS
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Star of "Call Me Madam." : MERMAN
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6th Jewish month. : ADAR
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Close to the answer, in games. : HOT
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Site of Diana's temple, in Asia Minor. : EPHESUS
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Where Coolidge Dam is. : ARIZONA
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Timid. : SHY
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Autocratic leader. : TSAR
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Glacier climbers. : ICEMEN
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Maker of waste. : HASTE
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Area between Dakar and Timbuktu: Fr. spelling. : SOUDAN
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Oliver Warbucks' "Annie." : ORPHAN
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Disclosed: Poetic. : OPED
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Stately bird. : SWAN
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King of ancient Egypt. : RAMSES
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First on the list. : ONE
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He wrote "Resurrection," 1899. : TOLSTOY
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Part of N. Y.'s water system. : ASHOKAN
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Name on a famous New Orleans restaurant. : ANTOINE
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Apprehensive people. : FEARERS
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Raged. : STORMED
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Graceful denizen of Central Park: 2 wds. : ELMTREE
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Boxer Carnera. : PRIMO
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British sailor: Slang. : LIMEY
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Peruke. : WIG
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Chow ___. : MEIN
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The arnee's mate. : ARNA
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Mole or beauty spot: Var. : NAEVUS
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Site of naval medical center, near Washington. : BETHESDA
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Reserved. : ALOOF
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Work of art. : GEM
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Take a risk. : GAMBLE
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Biblical name. : AZIA
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Scottish Celt. : GAEL
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Highland Gaelic. : ERSE
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On the deep. : ASEA
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Identical with. : SAME
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Old woman in "Ivanhoe." : ULRICA
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Term of address for a young man. : MASTER
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One: Latin. : UNUS
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Second word of a Hemingway title. : WHOM
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She married Glaucus, in "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
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Mr. Laurel, cinema comic. : STAN
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Netting. : MESH
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Hebrew grain measure of 18 cabs. : EPHA
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___ Davies, author of "Jubilee Blues." : RHYS
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Thirsty. : ARID
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Tripped the light fantastic. : SASHAYED
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Founder of stoicism, circa 308 B. C. : ZENO
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Wander about. : ROAM
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Barber: Latin. : TONSOR
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Hazardous. : UNSAFE
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Lying face downward. : PRONE
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Popular card game. : POKER
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Large lake in Finland. : ENARE
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Stupid. : DENSE
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Stations: Abbr. : STAS
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Custom; habit. : WONT
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Voice in a glee club. : ALTO
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Donkey: German. : ESEL
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Not genuine. : SHAM
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Tiny ___ rockets. : TIM
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Scrap of food. : ORT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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