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New York Times, Tuesday, April 3, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 653

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Across
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Word for the twin olive branches on the U. N. flag. : EMBLEM
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Heroine of May 13. : MOTHER
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Wearers of the eagle, anchor and globe. : MARINES
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Compounds occurring in natural gas. : ETHANES
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New Orleans confection. : PRALINE
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Brooklynese, for instance. : DIALECT
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Man's name. : ELI
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Adherent of a twofold system. : DUALIST
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Chief's title in India and Persia. : MIR
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Repose. : REST
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Astound. : STUN
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Yugoslav marshal. : TITO
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Big shots: Slang. : ONERS
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Name for a dog. : TRAY
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"Read 'em and ___." : WEEP
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A return bid at bridge. : REDOUBLE
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Their President serves for one year. : SWISS
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Sequoia. : TREE
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Letters. : DEES
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Founded. : BASED
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Popular Red Cross course. : FIRSTAID
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Airport wind cone. : SOCK
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Small shields. : ECUS
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Succinct. : TERSE
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American chemist, Nobel prize winner, 1934. : UREY
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College yells. : RAHS
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American statesman, Nobel peace prize winner, 1912. : ROOT
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An O'Brien of Hollywood. : PAT
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Food delicacy from the Hudson. : SHADROE
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Anthony Eden is one. : ETONIAN
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Handicraftsman. : ARTISAN
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Status of the National Guard. : RESERVE
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Highest peak in Wyoming. : GANNETT
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Long benches: Var. : SETEES
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A Department in S W France. : LANDES
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Hirohito's title. : EMPEROR
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First name of a movie star. : MARLENE
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Pot-roasted. : BRAISED
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Famous Mae West role. : LIL
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Important railway center in Oklahoma. : ENID
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Dinner cards. : MENUS
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Judge at the American Communist leaders' trial. : MEDINA
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Elevator safety-device inventor. : OTIS
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Relative pronoun. : THAT
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Detroit pitcher Newhouser. : HAL
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Antagonists. : ENEMIES
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Narrates. : RECITES
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Pacific coast port. : SEATTLE
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Razor edger. : STROP
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Artificial fly. : LURE
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He was Leiba Bronstein. : TROTSKY
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Whirlwind. : TWISTER
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Confident. : SURE
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River in France and Belgium. : YSER
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George Eliot's Adam. : BEDE
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Rebecca ___. : WEST
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Platter clout. : DISHRAG
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Salts of a certain acid. : BORATES
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Vinegary. : ACETOSE
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Father of King Farouk of Egypt. : FUAD
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Awakened. : AROUSED
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Insulate. : ISOLATE
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Ratchet-wheel pins. : DETENTS
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Teen-age lingo for "tops." : SUPER
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Long-legged birds. : CRANES
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Pertaining to fern spores. : SORAL
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Fair Play's relation to Man o' War. : SIRE
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"To ___ and to hold." : HAVE
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Volcano in Sicily. : ETNA
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Mosquito ___. : NET
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Fraunces Tavern, for instance. : INN

Answer summary: 16 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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