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New York Times, Saturday, March 10, 1951

Author:
Edward Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 629
Across
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Arlene Dahl is one. So is Arthur Godfrey. : REDHEAD
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Steering gear of a plane. : STICK
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Presumptive. : APRIORI
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Communist opposition to Moscow doctrine. : TITOISM
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Make crude. : COARSEN
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Deficiency. : ABSENCE
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Behold!: Latin. : ECCE
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Grasslike plant. : SEDGE
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Gordon ___, chairman of A. E. C. : DEAN
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Dinah ___, singer. : SHORE
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What saws and laws have. : TEETH
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___ Grundy. : MRS
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Graded. : RATED
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Siliceous gem. : OPAL
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Made importunate demands. : CLAMORED
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Striker. : SMITER
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Summer houses. : PAGODAS
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Descendant of Abel's frater. : CAINITE
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Goes fishing. : ANGLES
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Joins. : CONNECTS
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Gramp's wife. : GRAN
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Receiver of gift. : DONEE
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Ranks. : TIERS
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"The Divine ___." : SARAH
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Rumple. : MUSS
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Rabbit's fur. : LAPIN
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Golfer's warning. : FORE
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Lost. : MISLAID
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Mode of scenic representation. : DIORAMA
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Stimulation. : AROUSAL
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Inveigler. : ENTICER
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On guard. : READY
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Pawl or click that works with wheel. : RATCHET
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Preakness, Derby, etc. : RACES
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Event marking a new period. : EPOCH
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Northern constellation, The Dragon. : DRACO
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Employer. : HIRER
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Goddess of dawn. : EOS
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Son of Zeus and Hera. : ARES
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Alcoves for eating in small apartments. : DINETTES
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Arranged to take place dramatically. : STAGED
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It's "Out of This World." : TIBET
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Possessive pronoun. : ITS
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Betty ___, in a song. : COED
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Pertaining to motions of bodies. : KINEMATIC
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Fictional heroine. : SCARLETT
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Kind of ware a haberdasher sells. : MENS
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Legal instrument. : DEED
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Caustic. : ERODENT
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Men. : HOMINES
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Blue-and-yellow macaws. : ARAS
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Symbol of Maine. : PINE
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Letters designating an accountant. : CPA
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Noted scientist heading intensive study of weather control. : LANGMUIR
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Communist China, by U. N. vote of 44-7. : AGGRESSOR
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A millstone: Latin. : MOLA
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Sensible. : SANE
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Matter, in legal phrases. : RES
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Ponder. : CONSIDER
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Non-commissioned officer: Abbr. : CORP
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Implacable. : DEADLY
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Ack (or pip) ___. : EMMA
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Homeric epic. : ILIAD
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Of a continent. : AFRIC
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What "cucaracha" means. : ROACH
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La Grande ___, organized by Napoleon. : ARMEE
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Symbol of affection. : HEART
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Swing about fixed point. : SLUE
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Miss Foch, actress. : NINA
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Name meaning physician. : ASA
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New member of baseball Hall of Fame. : OTT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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