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New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1951

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 578
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Coming agreement with Japan. : TREATY
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Models or nations. : POWERS
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Boxers over 174 pounds. : HEAVIES
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Republic in the Balkan Peninsula. : ALBANIA
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Adapt, as music. : ARRANGE
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Adds condiments to. : SEASONS
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Soldiers. : MEN
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Rita Hayworth's father-in-law. : AGAKHAN
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Indian's grunt of assent. : UGH
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Noted British M. P. : EDEN
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Kind of plum. : SLOE
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Hollywood's Miss Baxter. : ANNE
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Servant in Plautus's play, "Amphitruo." : SOSIA
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Examples. : INSTANCES
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Putting on a play. : STAGING
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Letters of the alphabet. : ESSES
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Mr. Tunney. : GENE
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The El in Texas. : PASO
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Beer served in India. : CHANG
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Sea that is part of the Arctic Ocean. : BARENTS
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Abridger. : SHORTENER
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Shoes. : TIRES
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Baby's word. : TATA
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Formerly. : ERST
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English river. : AIRE
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___ gallery. : ART
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Hollywood's Mr. Peck. : GREGORY
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Richard Skelton's nickname. : RED
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Dimmed. : BLEARED
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Of a geologic period. : NEOCENE
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School exercises. : LESSONS
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Norse bard. : SAGAMAN
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Property. : ESTATE
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Most drastic. : DIREST
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A Yale-Harvard rowing course. : THAMES
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Screen, behind an altar. : REREDOS
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"Life is real! Life is ___!" : EARNEST
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Miss Gardner. : AVA
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Girl's nickname. : TINA
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Burglars. : YEGGS
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Prayer. : PLEA
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Oval gold coin of old Japan. : OBAN
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Used to be. : WAS
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Utter. : ENOUNCE
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Arctic islands, N of Canada. : RINGNES
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Scarves worn around the waist. : SASHES
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Horizon at sea. : SEALINE
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Etnean deposit. : ASHES
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King ___, movie ape. : KONG
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New York-Canada power source. : NIAGARA
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Industrial city in Connecticut. : ANSONIA
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Deputy. : AGENT
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Salt drop. : TEAR
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Resource. : ASSET
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Former Dean of St. Paul's, London. : INGE
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Radio's Louella of Hollywood. : PARSONS
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Top heavyweight. : CHARLES
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Fieriest. : HOTTEST
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Hazard in the North Atlantic. : BERG
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Roman galley, with three banks of oars. : TRIREME
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Night love songs. : SERENAS
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Citation's home. : STABLE
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Necessities. : NEEDS
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Sitting, as Lincoln's statue in Newark, N. J. : SEDENT
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Thickened face of an auto tire. : TREAD
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Cave. : GROT
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M. Pleven, of France. : RENE
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Hindu ascetic. : YOGI
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Man's name. : ASA
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Coupe. : CAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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