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New York Times, Wednesday, February 7, 1951

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 598

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Students & seniors
Across
1
The Stone of Destiny, recently stolen. : SCONE
6
Hitlerite. : NAZI
10
French painter of horses, ___ Bonheur. : ROSA
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Levittown is full of them. : HOMES
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College on the Thames. : ETON
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Arctic islander. : ALEUT
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Atomic granary. : STOCKPILE
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Military science. : WAR
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Floor coverings. : MATS
23
Seventh major planet. : URANUS
24
An also ran in a fabled race. : HARE
25
Mardi ___. : GRAS
26
He wrote "Kubla Khan." : COLERIDGE
30
City on the Mohawk. : UTICA
34
Logical contender as 49th state. : ALASKA
35
Remainder. : REST
37
Woodpecker's knock. : TAP
38
Goddess of the Sacred Cow. : ISIS
39
Business end of a lariat. : NOOSE
41
Mr. Dubinsky to his friends. : DAVE
42
Soak. : RET
43
___ Minor. : ASIA
44
Crackerjack. : NAILER
46
Technical names, in biology. : ONYMS
48
Member of the "Pickwick Club." : SNODGRASS
50
Semicircular recess. : APSE
52
Cover with wax. : CERE
53
Animal in an American folk song. : WEASEL
56
Fairy of Persian myth. : PERI
57
Snaffle. : BIT
60
Government in the Dutch East Indies. : INDONESIA
62
Summer capital of Bombay. : POONA
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Mr. Musial of St. Louis. : STAN
65
Irving Bacheller's hero, 1900. : EBEN
66
Where the Chamber of Deputies sits. : PARIS
67
Borders of skirts. : HEMS
68
Thomas Hardy heroine. : TESS
69
Songs for the diva. : ARIAS
Down
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Late citizen of Ayot St. Lawrence. : SHAW
2
Tree of chocolate family. : COLA
3
Hebrew measure. : OMER
4
New: German. : NEU
5
Paper money of Estonia. : ESTMARK
6
Packed carefully one within another. : NESTED
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Siamese pewter coins. : ATTS
8
Bronx Park specialty. : ZOO
9
Become liable to. : INCUR
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Meal. : REPAST
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Mr. Downes, music critic. : OLIN
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Native of the Philippines. : SULU
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Robin Hood's beverages. : ALES
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Corned beef accessory. : KRAUT
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Followers of a 4th Century doctrine. : ARIANS
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Myra ___, piano virtuoso. : HESS
25
Turns to the right. : GEES
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Farouk's capital. : CAIRO
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Comedian bracketed with Johnson. : OLSEN
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The people, as distinguished from the clergy. : LAITY
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The language of the "rasslers." : GROAN
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Biblical version before the Vulgate. : ITALA
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Where stalactites are found. : CAVES
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Copycats. : APERS
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Wireless operator. : SENDER
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Awful. : DIRE
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Poplar tree. : ASPEN
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Roman general friend of Octavian. : AGRIPPA
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Members of a secret brotherhood. : MASONS
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Indian, Arctic, etc. : OCEANS
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Winter weather. : SLEET
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What the jinni offered Aladdin. : WISH
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Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
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Man's name meaning red earth. : ADAM
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Eskimo ___. : PIES
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Soprano Lucrezia ___. : BORI
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Dolphin-like species of the Amazon. : INIA
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Russian news agency. : TASS
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South by east: Abbr. : SBE
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Paddle. : OAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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