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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, October 21, 1951

Author:
J. L. Wilkinson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 678 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 854
Across
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The fourth Secretary of Defense. : LOVETT
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King Gustav's people. : SWEDISH
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Gridiron performer. : ATHLETE
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Things that are alike: Lat. : SIMILIA
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Sicilian capital. : PALERMO
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Movie teaser. : TRAILER
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Mao's capital. : PEIPING
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Zulu spear. : ASSEGAI
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Fight trainer. : HANDLER
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Actress Sheridan. : ANN
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Decisive battle of Franco-Prussian War, 1870. : SEDAN
30
2800-mi. Siberian river. : AMUR
31
Summoning gesture. : BECK
32
Thus: Latin. : ITA
33
Chess piece. : ROOK
35
Hindu woman's wardrobe. : SARIS
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Starter in a race. : ENTRANT
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For all comers. : OPEN
40
Main line of a railroad. : TRUNK
42
The snows of ___ year. : YESTER
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Town in northern France. : LOOS
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Sheathed. : CASED
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Yield. : ASSENT
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The one there. : THAT
49
Passed, in bridge. : BYED
50
Fondle. : CARESS
51
Unsecured. : LOOSE
53
Sacred books of the Hindus. : VEDA
55
The nearly vertical walls of a canyon. : DALLES
57
Render unfit to drink. : POLLUTE
60
Mark of the TV home. : AERIAL
62
Notes of debt. : IOUS
63
W. S. Gilbert's "___ Ballads." : BAB
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Gold: Span. : ORO
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Performer in an animal act. : TAMER
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Twangy of speech. : NASAL
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Convert into money. : REALIZE
73
Product of Akron. : TIRE
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Pronounced with the tongue. : LINGUAL
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Take part in democracy. : VOTE
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Picture puzzle. : REBUS
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Scythe shafts. : SNEADS
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Averell Harriman's forte. : DIPLOMACY
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Say. : ASSERT
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Sweet: Music. : DOLCE
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Money in Lima. : SOLS
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Ingredient of ice cream. : GELATIN
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Nickname for a thin man. : SLIM
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Rating tops. : ACEHIGH
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Fatty matter. : SEBUM
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Circus equipment. : TENTS
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United. : ONE
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"Après ___ le déluge." : MOI
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Musical staff sign. : CLEF
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High-pitched. : TREBLE
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Discipline. : CHASTEN
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Given by document. : DEEDED
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Pup. : WHELP
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Open area in a city. : SQUARE
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Varnish for airplane wings. : DOPE
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___ avis. : RARA
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Dealer in cloths. : MERCER
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French North African capital. : TUNIS
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Deadly company. : BORE
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Go upward. : ASCEND
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Union general at Gettysburg. : MEADE
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Relieves of. : RIDS
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Citizens under Allied occupation. : GERMANS
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Pulled. : HALED
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Heroic. : EPIC
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Take place. : ARE
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Distinctive character. : AURA
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Tosspots. : SOTS
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Sago palm. : CYCAD
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Japanese name. : ITO
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Flame-brightened. : FIRELIT
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Protective wall. : PARAPET
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One of Gen. LeMay's men. : AVIATOR
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This week's voters. : ENGLISH
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Come uninvited. : INTRUDE
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Lack of harmony. : DISCORD
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Denizens of Camp Dix. : ROOKIES
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Rarefied, celestial. : ETHERED
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Merman and Waters. : ETHELS
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Holders of legal claims. : LIENORS
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Portentous. : OMINOUS
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A big wheel. : VIP
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Coach Hickman's men. : ELIS
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Prongs. : TINES
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Time to contribute to Red Cross. : TAGDAY
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Natives of the Canary Islands. : SPANISH
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Existed. : WAS
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Miss Lanchester. : ELSA
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Judger. : DEEMER
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Terrorist group of Israel. : IRGUN
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Briskly. : SMARTLY
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___ polloi. : HOI
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Field Marshal Papagos' capital. : ATHENS
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Pamphlet. : TRACT
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Wallace's nickname. : HANK
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Cover. : LID
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Oval figure. : ELLIPSE
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Small monkeys: Var. : TEETEES
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Work for messengers. : ERRANDS
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Stoic Greek nation of old. : SPARTA
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Rugged crest. : ARETE
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Vietnam chief. : BAODAI
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Mournful sound. : KNELL
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Cudgel. : STAVE
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Filled with fish eggs. : ROED
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Sweeps. : OARS
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Russian whip. : KNOUT
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Like Rome. : ETERNAL
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Dictators. : CAESARS
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Aggregates. : TOTALS
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Term of address in Capetown. : BAAS
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Guide for Perry Mason. : CLUE
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Held colloquy. : DIALOGUED
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Agreement under which John J. McCloy is operating. : POTSDAM
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Tucupita's river. : ORINOCO
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Carol Channing role. : LORELEI
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Potters' clays. : ARGILS
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French collaborator-politician. : LAVAL
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Knickknack. : BIBELOT
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Sky-blue. : AZURINE
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Members of the weddings. : BESTMEN
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Within: Anat. : ENDO
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Station. : LOCATE
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Not as much. : LESS
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One and all. : EACH
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Underdog's triumph. : UPSET
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Quickly: Dial. : TYTE
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Devices unfreezing plane wings. : DEICERS
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Club personnel. : MEMBERS
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Star Spangled Banner. : ANTHEM
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Cast off. : SHED
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Big ___ pipeline. : INCH
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High-hearted mirth. : GLEE
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French cream cheese. : BRIE
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Gov. McKay's capital. : SALEM
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Bernhardt's famous Sardou role. : FEDORA
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Cary Grant's real name. : LEACH
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Berlin's river. : SPREE
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Speaker's stand. : DAIS
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Building on the campus: Colloq. : DORM
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Palely. : WANLY
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Machine-gunner. : STRAFER
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Philippine President. : QUIRINO
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Experience. : UNDERGO
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Tiller of the soil, in Europe. : PEASANT
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Responded. : REACTED
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The halls of government. : CAPITOL
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Men of the galleys. : EDITORS
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R.P.M. item. : RECORD
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Places; jobs. : BERTHS
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Popeyed. : ASTARE
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Century unit. : DECADE
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Semblance. : GUISE
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Part of the U. S. : NORTH
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Arm supporting a lifeboat. : DAVIT
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Et ___. : ALII
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Horse accelerator. : SPUR
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Platter. : DISH
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Shoe leather. : ELK
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Layer cake with cream. : PIE
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Britain's Home Secretary. : EDE
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Prize pilot. : ACE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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