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New York Times, Sunday, February 4, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 595
Across
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Parental relatives. : AUNTS
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Alice ___ in the center of Australia. : SPRINGS
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G. O. P. elder statesman. : HOOVER
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Creator of Greatheart. : BUNYAN
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Wingedness. : ALATION
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Man in the iron mask. : UMPIRE
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M. Leblanc's detective. : ARSENE
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Domesticable. : TAMABLE
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Make a new revision. : REEDIT
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Bestow: Scot. : GIE
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Subject of Marx tome. : KAPITAL
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Ornamental scheme. : DECOR
30
Her maiden name was Duarte. : EVA
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Ararat his destination. : NOAH
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Wind-swept. : DRAFTY
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Cereal. : BRAN
35
High bridge. : SLAB
36
Learned man: Irish Antiq. : OLLAV
38
Siouan Indian. : OTOE
39
Loser to Jim Braddock, June 13, 1935. : BAER
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John Barrymore's daughter. : DIANA
41
Oregon, the ___ state. : BEAVER
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Sneeringly derisive. : SARDONIC
45
Trap. : SPRINGE
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Baseball equipment. : MITTS
50
Knocked down. : LEVELED
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French-speaking Caribbeans. : HAITIANS
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Desert alkali. : REH
57
Will. : PLEASURE
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Granite poryphyries. : ELVANS
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Georgia Neese Clark. : TREASURER
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Tennis court equator. : NET
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Jockey's lines. : REINS
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Dr. Wallace (Pluvius) Howell. : RAINMAKER
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Spindrift. : SPUME
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Nature of: Suffix. : ITE
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Material assets. : TANGIBLES
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Pert. to saliva. : SIALIC
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Avert. : FOREFEND
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Narrow bed. : COT
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Creator of Humphrey Clinker. : SMOLLETT
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Products of Praxiteles. : STATUES
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Noxious atmosphere. : MIASM
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Conceives thoughts. : IDEATES
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Pleasure's slave. : HEDONIST
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What Manhattan is. : ISLAND
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By word of mouth: Law. : PAROL
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Trade center. : MART
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Besought. : PLED
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Like ocean's flux. : TIDAL
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Winthrop ___, theatrical producer (1871–1937). : AMES
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Actor Lytell. : BERT
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Frank ___, famous narrator in Wilder's "Our Town." : CRAVEN
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Nasal: Comb. form. : NASO
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Big business group: Abbr. : NAM
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Roost. : PERCH
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Renovation. : RENEWAL
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Wages: New Zealand. : UTU
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Detractor. : ABUSER
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Army brass. : OFFICER
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Vietnam ruler. : BAODAI
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Lorenzo the Magnificent. : MEDICI
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Conjecture. : SURMISE
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Aquatic animals. : OTTERS
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Scene of Arctic. : ALASKA
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Passed. : ELAPSED
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Miss Davis. : BETTE
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French President. : AURIOL
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Break open. : UNSEAL
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Aneurin Bevan's nickname. : NYE
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Amtrack. : TANK
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Sam ___, golf champion. : SNEAD
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Glut. : SATIATE
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Declaration of a political party. : PLATFORM
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Branched. : RAMATE
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Croce's country. : ITALY
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Penpoint. : NIB
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Captain's insignia. : GOLDBARS
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Taunted. : SNEERED
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Great Lake connecting with three others. : HURON
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Biblical sheaf. : OMER
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Unlock: Poet. : OPE
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President of Chile. : VIDELA
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Armenian capital. : ERIVAN
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The Jerusalem thorn. : RETABA
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Mineral springs: in Italian place names. : BAGNO
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Tested. : PROVEN
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Songster. : CAROLLER
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French settler in Canada or Louisiana. : HABITAN
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Sixpences: Slang. : SICES
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Toxic substances. : VENINS
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Fragrant water softeners. : BATHSALTS
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Prima donna. : DIVA
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Turkish officers. : AGAS
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Predecessor of the Queen Mary. : STEAMBOAT
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Not e'er. : NEER
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Arab chiefs. : SHERIFS
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Loose overcoat. : PALETOT
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The Coast of Blue. : RIVIERA
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Peace-lover. : IRENICIST
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Small crescent-shaped spot. : LUNULET
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A solitary. : EREMITE
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Gumshoes. : DETECTS
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Area of timber. : STAND
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Hildy Johnson's brethren. : PRESS
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Particular set of sails. : RIG
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Musical instrument. : UKE
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Kidnap payer. : RANSOMER
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Stealthy. : SILENT
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Knightly champion. : PALADIN
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Propped a golf ball. : TEED
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Pop. : SODA
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Spiritual essence. : ETHOS
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Commodity for power. : FUEL
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Spoilage fungus. : MILDEW
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Jovial. : MIRTHFUL
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Patrons of La Scala. : MILANESE
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In a stupor. : NARCOSE
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Sundered. : SEVERED
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Where Balboa is. : PANAMA
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Girl's name, meaning lovable. : AMABEL
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String of saddle horses. : REMUDA
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Brief summary. : PRECIS
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Creator of Tartaran of Tarascon. : DAUDET
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Popeyed. : ASTARE
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Victor over Braddock, June 22, 1937. : LOUIS
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The Soviet "kingmaker." : BERIA
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Fold or pleat. : CRIMP
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Millionaire. : NABOB
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Movie hero. : PECK
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Recent. : LATE
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Daughter's nickname. : SIS
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Monk's title. : FRA
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Durocher succeeded him. : OTT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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