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New York Times, Friday, February 2, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 593

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Students & seniors
Across
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Remove from active service. : RETIRE
7
Elephant in a series of children's books. : BABAR
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Enjoyed to the full. : SAVORED
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Steeped in a bitter potash. : ALUMED
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Vice-Chief of Staff, U. S. A. F. : TWINING
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Colorful cotton dresses. : CALICOS
18
Connective. : AND
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Support for a lollypop. : STICK
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Layer of dirt. : GRIME
22
Low in pitch, as a voice. : DEEP
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Angry utterance. : SNARL
26
Black marketeer: British slang. : SPIV
27
"The fault, dear Brutus, ___ in our stars . . . " : ISNOT
29
Curve formed by two vaults: Architecture. : GROIN
31
Compass point. : ENE
32
They made fortunes in furs. : ASTORS
34
His fists are his fortune. : ROBINSON
36
Christmas show in London. : PANTOMIME
38
Author and social reformer of 18th-century France. : ROUSSEAU
41
Humbles. : ABASES
45
Chinese dynasty that introduced Buddhism. : HAN
46
Stringent. : HARSH
48
Citizen of Bagdad. : IRAQI
49
Inventor of automatic safety device for elevators, 1854. : OTIS
51
Hollywood light. : KLEIG
53
Go with the wind. : SCUD
54
Every taxi has one. : METER
56
Cousin of the birch and hazel. : ALDER
58
He said, "I do not choose to run." : CAL
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What paratroopers do. : BAILOUT
61
Stripped of wings. : DEALATE
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Fish that attaches itself to sharks. : REMORA
64
Landed properties. : ESTATES
65
Smooth as silk. : SATIN
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Had to have. : NEEDED
Down
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The roughness of winter. : RAWNESS
2
Patent. : EVIDENT
3
A good measure. : TON
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Zeus's swift-footed messenger. : IRIS
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Moneys for lodging. : RENTS
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Piping. : EDGING
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"The boys in the ___." : BACKROOM
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Wing. : ALA
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Soviet satellite: Abbr. : BULG
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Afghan princes. : AMIRS
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Cook's literature. : RECIPES
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College sports arenas. : STADIA
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Half-mask worn at masquerades. : DOMINO
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Time to get up. : SEVEN
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Renovated roundabout for Central Park. : CARROUSEL
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Decks on sailing ships. : POOPS
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African colony eyed by Italy: Ital. sp. : LIBIA
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Contents of scrap baskets. : TRASH
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Clouds of glory. : NIMBI
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A furtive move. : SNEAK
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Stiffened gauze used in millinery. : TARLATAN
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Slanted equilateral parallelogram. : RHOMB
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Spike of cereal grass: 2 words. : OATEAR
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Agreements. : UNITIES
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Pouch-shaped. : SACCATE
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Made equal. : EQUATED
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Edges toward. : SIDLES
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Concealed. : HIDDEN
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Author Lagerlof. : SELMA
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Members of a gaggle. : GEESE
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Elihu ___, Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1912. : ROOT
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Appraise. : RATE
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Canton in Switzerland. : URI
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Boy. : LAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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