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New York Times, Monday, March 26, 1951

60-Across : Fifteenth letter of Greek alphabet.

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 645
Across
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Beetle used as a talisman in Egypt. : SCARAB
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Planetarium specialties. : COMETS
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Having unequal sides, as a triangle. : SCALENE
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Mercurous chloride. : CALOMEL
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Argentine seaport. : LAPLATA
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Product of a fissionable element. : URANITE
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Incumbents. : INS
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Kitchen gadget. : DICER
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Electrical unit of capacity. : FARAD
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Zoo specialties. : GNUS
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"Solid" portion of U. S. : SOUTH
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Farmers' expletive. : DANG
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Serves food. : HELPS
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Electric-sparked waves discovered by Blondlot, 1903. : NRAYS
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Day of the week: Abbr. : TUE
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Entertains. : TREATS
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Unctuous manner. : OILINESS
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This is guarded by Campanella. : HOMEPLATE
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Indian of Florida. : SEMINOLE
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Governor Russell's state. : NEVADA
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One: French. : UNE
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Clothed: Archaic. : YCLAD
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Rumanian tributary of the Danube. : SIRET
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___-a-brac. : BRIC
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Pittsburgh Pirate slugger. : KINER
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Word element meaning "standing." : STAT
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Famous tavern of Shakespeare's day. : MITRE
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Exclamation of impatience. : PSHAW
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Small shield. : ECU
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Overlooks. : IGNORES
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Fifteenth letter of Greek alphabet. : OMICRON
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Alias Jimmy Durante. : THENOSE
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Polish anew. : RESHINE
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Emphasize. : STRESS
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Dark brown prints. : SEPIAS
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TV "eye." : SCANNER
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One form of vitamin pill. : CAPSULE
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Any whatever. : ALL
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Discover the meaning of. : READ
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The opposition. : ANTIS
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City in Dutchess County, N. Y. : BEACON
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Station wagon. : CAR
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Crown Prince of Norway. : OLAF
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Single-celled plant or animal. : MONAD
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District under an Arabian chief. : EMIRATE
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Preventable disease. : TETANUS
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Arctic conveyances. : SLEDGES
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Not important. : SLIGHT
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Cut short. : CURTAIL
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People benefiting from Marshall Plan. : EUROPEANS
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Native Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
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He was Mayor of N. Y. C., 1918-25. : HYLAN
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___ Point, in Rockland County, N. Y. : STONY
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Local positions. : SITES
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Fashion item for artists. : SMOCK
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Scottish Ben. : NEVIS
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Shape of the orbit of a planet. : ELLIPSE
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Refers for consideration. : SUBMITS
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Former N. Y. C. police commissioner. : ENRIGHT
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Woman physicist who aided in atomic research. : MEITNER
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Blood vessel: Anat. : ARTERIA
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Temporal officers of a church. : DEACONS
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Harmonize. : ATTUNE
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Outside: French. : DEHORS
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Li'l Abner's Pansy, for instance. : CRONE
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Ouida was her pseudonym. : RAMEE
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Cupid to the Greeks. : EROS
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Slender twisted piece of something. : WISP
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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Where the Cubs play. : CHI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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