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Thomas Meekin
Thomas Meekin

New York Times, Thursday, January 4, 1951

53-Across : Bemelmans' juvenile heroine.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 564
Across
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President of U. M. W. : LEWIS
6
Lower House of the Polish Parliament. : SEJM
10
He wrote "The Young Lions." : SHAW
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City near Venice. : UDINE
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Opposite of aweather. : ALEE
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Ring round the moon. : HALO
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Rooms in the Tombs. : CELLS
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Game of marbles. : MIBS
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Palo ___. : ALTO
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Make precious. : ENDEAR
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Celebrated. : OBSERVED
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Most resolute. : GAMEST
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Rulers of Sind. : AMEERS
27
Of a point in the moon's orbit. : APOGEAL
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A shield. : EGIS
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___ En-lai, Mao's Foreign Minister. : CHOU
31
Spanish man's name. : MANUEL
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Part of a British judge's dress. : WIG
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Nine sister goddesses. : MUSES
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Department in Southern France. : VAR
39
Loud, uncouth individual, sometimes a politician. : YAHOO
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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A seismograph records it. : TREMOR
45
Fighter plane maneuver. : ROLL
46
Bock. : BEER
47
Conditionally released. : PAROLED
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Turkish inn. : IMARET
52
A summing up. : RESUME
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Bemelmans' juvenile heroine. : MADELINE
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Growing in meadows. : PRATAL
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Related. : AKIN
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King of Siam. : RAMA
61
A pygmy. : ATOMY
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Excellent. : GOOD
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Man's name. : EVAN
64
Ocean greyhound. : LINER
65
Giants piled Pelion on it. : OSSA
66
Unit of force in physics. : DYNE
67
Setting of a story. : SCENE
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Clare ___ who wrote "The Women." : LUCE
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English statesman. : EDEN
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A kind of futile chase. : WILDGOOSE
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To ally (with). : INLEAGUE
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"___ and Lilies," by John Ruskin. : SESAME
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Calling Mr. Goldwyn. : SAM
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He said "the world ends not with a bang but a whimper." : ELIOT
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Britain's U. N. Voice. : JEBB
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Presidential word to Congress. : MESSAGE
10
Stock market items. : SHARES
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Cut equally in two. : HALVE
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Change. : ALTER
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Bretton ___, N. H. : WOODS
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Quantity of paper. : REAM
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The "Etiquette" Post. : EMILY
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Ship engaged in chattle trade. : SLAVER
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Highest point. : ACME
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Sound of a bursting bullet. : PHUT
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Where the next General Assembly will be held. : EUROPE
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Powerful businessmen's group. : NAM
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Interval of two semi-tones, in music. : WHOLETONE
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Hercules' prize. : IOLE
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This cannot be exported. : GOLD
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A leading U. S. industry. : STEEL
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Fragrant. : AROMATIC
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Relieved from active duty. : RETIRED
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Grate. : RASP
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Miss Starr, comic-strip reporter. : BRENDA
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Country dwellers. : RURALS
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Adult insect. : IMAGO
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Large sharks. : MAKOS
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Farewell in Mexico. : ADIOS
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Supply with defenders again. : REMAN
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Secretary Matthews' department. : NAVY
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So be it. : AMEN
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Instrument like the harp. : LYRE
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One: Scot. : ANE

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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