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New York Times, Tuesday, February 6, 1951

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { G K Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 597

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Staff surmounted by an eagle, displayed during session of House of Representatives. : MACE
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Hope of mankind. : PEACE
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Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson's role in 82d Congress. : WHIP
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Soldier in absentia. : AWOL
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Machine tool. : LATHE
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Cache. : HIDE
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Prime Minister Nehru. : JAWAHARLAL
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Emerald ___. : ISLE
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Cinnabar. : ORE
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Superior. : BETTER
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Repair shoes. : RESOLE
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Grocery. : STORE
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Pressure cookers, for instance. : POTS
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National Chairman of 1951 Red Cross fund campaign. : SARNOFF
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Lowell Thomas Jr.'s subject. : TIBET
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Encourages. : ABETS
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Kentucky bluegrass. : POA
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Part of a range. : OVEN
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Small pieces of ground. : PLATS
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Birthstone for July or December. : RUBY
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Evil: French. : MAL
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Niobe's forte. : TEARS
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Postmaster General Donaldson. : JESSE
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Iran delegate to U. N., president of General Assembly. : ENTEZAM
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Feathery friends from Australia. : EMUS
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Behind the times. : PASSE
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False. : UNTRUE
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Heat: Comb. form. : CALORI
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Lot's wife's make-up. : SALT
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Without exception. : ALL
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Black. : EBON
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What pennies were, and may be again. : ZINCCOATED
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He wrote the "History of Rome." : LIVY
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First president of the German republic, 1919–25. : EBERT
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Citrus fruit. : LIME
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Pour. : TEEM
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Treats medically. : DOSES
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Adonis was slain by a wild one. : BOAR
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Wearer of gold maple leaves. : MAJOR
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Cognizant of. : AWARE
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Seaport on Isle of Wight, yachting resort. : COWES
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High note of Guido's scale. : ELA
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Mars, for instance. : PLANET
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Gain by toil. : EARN
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Cartographer's book. : ATLAS
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Chinese rolled tea. : CHA
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Dutch coasting vessels. : EELBOATS
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Blanch. : WHITEN
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Hark! : HIST
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Run slowly, as a motor. : IDLE
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John Garfield's role. : PEER
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Serf in ancient Sparta. : HELOT
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Deviates from the right. : ERRS
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Ready for business. : OPEN
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Fly whose bite is fatal to livestock. : TSETSE
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Bows in oriental manner. : SALAMS
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Musical composition. : OPUS
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Watch chain ornaments. : FOBS
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Miss Emerson of TV. : FAYE
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Big book. : TOME
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Russian. : IVAN
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Orlon's is made of stars. : BELT
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Legal profession. : BAR
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Diminutive. : PEASIZED
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Be satisfied. : REST
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Title of Nicholas II: Var. : TZAR
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Political group concerned with party intrigue. : JUNTO
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Presumed ancestor of a race, nation, etc. : EPONYM
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Deprives of by trickery. : MULCTS
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Anglo-Saxon slaves. : ESNES
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Relation of one thing to another. : RATIO
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Body of Moslem scholars. : ULEMA
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Church official. : ELDER
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Irishman. : CELT
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Hero of Anne Nichols' long-run play. : ABIE
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This conquers all. : LOVE
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Port captured by Israeli forces. : ACRE
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Tribesman of lower Niger. : IBO
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White linen vestment. : ALB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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