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New York Times, Friday, March 2, 1951

35-Down : Kind of crystalline rock.

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 621
Across
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Truman's foreign policy adviser. : DULLES
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Premier De ___ of Italy. : GASPERI
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American dramatist. : ONEILL
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Locale of world's largest airfield. : IDLEWILD
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Inefficiently. : LAMELY
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The "Little Flower." : FIORELLO
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Radio commercials. : PLUGS
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Virginia willow. : ITEA
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Speak indistinctly. : SLUR
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Engage. : HIRE
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Being three in one. : TRIUNE
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River in Germany. : EMS
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He heads allied armies. : IKE
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Sharp ends of masons' hammers. : PEENS
28
One mentioned in a military dispatch. : CITEE
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Very young child. : NESTLING
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Most stylish: Slang. : FLOSSY
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Famous college patron. : YALE
34
Capital of China's Shensi Province. : SIAN
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Puts into action. : STARTS
38
Creator of Hercule Poirot. : CHRISTIE
42
French landscape painter. : COROT
43
Shout of approval. : CHEER
44
Physician's association. : AMA
45
Possesses. : HAS
46
Repeats another's words. : ECHOES
48
Sports prizes. : CUPS
49
Impression. : IDEA
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Rested. : LAIN
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Ancient drink of honey flavored with mulberries. : MORAT
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Author of "The Jungle." : SINCLAIR
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Overwhelming maternal affection. : MOMISM
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Coffee shop's opposite. : TEAHOUSE
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La ___, Argentine newspaper. : PRENSA
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Transported during winter. : SLEDDED
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Lining fabric. : SATEEN
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Porpoise. : DOLPHIN
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Dissimilar. : UNALIKE
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Roman nocturnal spirits. : LEMURES
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Belgian city on the Meuse. : LIEGE
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House additions. : ELLS
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The tinker in "Taming of the Shrew." : SLY
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Endowing with talent. : GIFTING
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Leave-takings. : ADIEUS
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Chairman of the Metropolitan Opera Association. : SLOAN
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___ capita. : PER
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Sheep. : EWES
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Tiny streams. : RILLETS
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Makes brilliant. : ILLUMES
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Popular dance-band leader. : DORSEY
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Girl in the "Goodnight" song. : IRENE
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Linden trees. : TEILS
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Fancy dessert. : ECLAIR
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River of Nebraska. : PLATTE
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Atomic particles. : IONS
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Beginner. : TYRO
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What buffs delight in. : FIRES
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Author of "Peace of Soul." : SHEEN
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Kind of crystalline rock. : SCHIST
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Flatterers. : TOADIES
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Place for stockpiling ammunition. : ARSENAL
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Sang in concert. : CHOIRED
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Bull-like. : TAURINE
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Position from which there is no escape. : IMPASSE
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Inventor in photography. : EASTMAN
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___ longue. : CHAISE
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Man's name. : CLAUD
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One of St. Nick's reindeer. : COMET
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Heartbreak feeling. : ACHE
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Delay, in Roman law. : MORA
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Danish weight. : LOD
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Military police. : MPS

Answer summary: 12 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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