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New York Times, Tuesday, January 16, 1951

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 576
Across
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Key to the "Wealth of Nations." : TRADE
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Early English king. : ALFRED
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He said, "Give me liberty or give me death!" : HENRY
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Yellowish-green color. : VIRIDIAN
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A title of Syngman Rhee's. : DOCTOR
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Disappear, like vapor. : EVANESCE
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Cockney's dwelling. : OME
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Almost at hand. : NEARING
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Actor's spoken thought. : ASIDE
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Noted British film producer. : RANK
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Notice of decease. : OBIT
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___ Scotia, province of Canada. : NOVA
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Second-story man. : YEGG
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Bisect. : HALVE
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Weaken. : ENERVATE
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A diplomat's profession. : CAREER
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Glib persuasive talk: Slang. : LINE
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Water will, at 212 degrees F. : BOIL
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Season to visit Paris. : SPRING
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Splendor in June. : REDROSES
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The girl who sang "Throw him down, McClosky." : CLINE
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Dream: French. : REVE
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Girdle worn in ancient Rome. : CEST
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Incline downward. : HANG
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Son of Jacob and Leah. : LEVI
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Do this at the Wollman Memorial in Central Park. : SKATE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Popular name for Russian cities. : LENINSK
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Native of part of Germany: Abbr. : BAV
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Batches of molten metal. : MELTAGES
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Bind together. : LIGATE
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Injure. : ENDAMAGE
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Rub out. : ERASE
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Papal capes. : ORALES
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Formal costume. : DRESS
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He wrote the music for "Four Saints in Three Acts." : THOMSON
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Accept. : RECEIVE
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Hill dweller. : ANT
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Sound of motors in the sky. : DRONE
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Charlotte Brontë's Jane. : EYRE
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Ordinary; typical. : AVERAGE
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The "l" in h. c. l. : LIVING
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Mr. Merriwell. : FRANK
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Prizefighting. : RING
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Commune in Holland. : EDE
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Incapacitate. : DISABLE
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Not retired. : ACTIVE
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Seine fisherman. : NETTER
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Noted hymnist, author of "Ancient of Days." : DOANE
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Rugged mountain crest. : ARETE
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Term of endearment. : DARLING
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A pair of tholepins. : OARLOCK
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Honk of the wild goose. : YANG
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Kind of shirt worn as penance. : HAIR
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Hollywood and ___. : VINE
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Aircraft carrier landing signals. : CODE
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Britain's Foreign Secretary. : BEVIN
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Intrigue. : SCHEME
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Printing-press part. : PLATEN
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Hero in Tasso's "Jerusalem Delivered." : RINALDO
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Emends. : REVISES
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Marine food fish. : SEABASS
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Country homes. : ESTATES
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Mr. Early. : STEVE
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A don't at bridge. : RENEGE
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Within the law. : LEGAL
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Sound of birds in flight. : SKIRR
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Ruler of Tibet. : LAMA
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Ice racer at Lake Placid. : SLED
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Old salt. : TAR
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Go: Scot. : GAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 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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