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New York Times, Thursday, May 17, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J K Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 697
Across
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French representative at the Paris conference. : PARODI
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The winged fruit of the maple. : SAMARA
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Where U. S. troops landed recently. : ICELAND
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Vicar's assistants. : CURATES
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Describing dirt roads after rain. : MUDDIER
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Composer of "The Red Mill." : HERBERT
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Mel ___, now in the Baseball Hall of Fame. : OTT
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Famous Dutch philosopher (1632–77). : SPINOZA
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Household god of Roman myth. : LAR
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Pasture lands. : LEAS
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Briny drop. : TEAR
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First magnitude star in Virgo. : SPICA
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Greek letter. : ALPHA
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Mix. : STIR
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Unit of film. : REEL
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One's age. : YEARS
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Nominators. : NAMERS
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Mendacious one. : LIAR
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Wife of Geraint. : ENID
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Denounce or accuse. : DELATE
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Vacation jaunts. : TRIPS
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One of about 45 million in the U. S. : AUTO
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Miss Ferber. : EDNA
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Having much land. : ACRED
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Thin, clear soup. : BROTH
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Miss Stevens of the Met. : RISE
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Piece of gossip. : TALE
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Prohibit. : BAN
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Absence of harmful micro-organisms. : ASEPSIS
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___ freedom ring. : LET
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Isolates. : ENISLES
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Any large building. : EDIFICE
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Rude people. : STARERS
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Occupants. : TENANTS
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Spanish title. : SENORA
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Try the "mike" again. : RETEST
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A stuffed olive. : PIMOLA
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Very sharply. : ACUTELY
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Unpopular government product. : REDTAPE
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What Father William was. : OLD
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Speakers' platform. : DAIS
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Absurd or foolish. : INEPT
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Strategic canal. : SUEZ
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City of northern France, noted for tapestry. : ARRAS
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"Her chariot is an empty hazel nut." : MAB
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Artist's studio. : ATELIER
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Runs a heat over again. : RERACES
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Of the stars. : ASTRAL
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Wipes the dishes. : DRIES
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Singing lady: Slang. : CHORINE
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Any National League ballplayer. : NAT
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Member of the onion family. : SHALLOT
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Foretell the future. : PREDICT
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The "Bell Song," for instance. : ARIA
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Speak violently. : RANT
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Fill to repletion. : SATE
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Girl's name. : MIRA
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Relief from a wrong. : REDRESS
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Popular comedian on TV. : DURANTE
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Graduate of a certain school. : ETONIAN
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Pecan candy confection. : PRALINE
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Culls. : SELECTS
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Supervisor of a convent. : ABBESS
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It goes with tuck. : NIP
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Single item of property. : ASSET
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Dislike thoroughly. : DETEST
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Healthier. : HALER
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Large sea duck. : EIDER
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Liquids left from the manufacture of cheese. : SERA
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Without: Latin. : SINE
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Sign of the times at hit shows. : SRO
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Like Falstaff. : FAT

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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