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New York Times, Monday, May 21, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J M Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 701
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Proxies for parents. : SITTERS
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Hallowed. : BLESSED
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Coming. : ARRIVAL
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Baby's first trousseau. : LAYETTE
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What the babies of 1937 are today. : TEENAGE
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What some rayon is made of. : ACETATE
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Intuition is the sixth. : SENSE
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Snap up bargains as a curio collector. : SNUP
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Pet name for a child. : PATSY
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Its birthstone is chrysolite or sapphire: Abbr. : SEPT
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The British call them feeders. : BIBS
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Borders on. : ABUTS
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Baby's stamping grounds. : PLAYPENS
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What parents deserve lots of. : CREDIT
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Jolly good! : RIPPING
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Tell in secret. : CONFIDE
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Trees with tremulous leaves. : ASPENS
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Portable baby's bed. : BASSINET
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Card, as wool. : TEASE
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The Grant who took Hollywood. : CARY
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Girl's name. : TESS
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More dreadful. : DIRER
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Outlay. : COST
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Persian coin. : DARIC
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Where baby is dandled. : KNEE
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Celebrated. : HONORED
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A birth certificate is one. : ARCHIVE
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Embroidered letter. : INITIAL
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Blue white opal. : GIRASOL
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Hiawatha at an early age. : PAPOOSE
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Trees yielding valuable wood. : EBONIES
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Surfeit. : SATE
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Angers. : IRES
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___ bien. : TRES
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Part of a fork. : TINE
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Topsy's playmate. : EVA
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What some dolls are made of. : RAGS
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Baby's favorite pastime. : SLEEPING
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Explosions. : BLASTS
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Frilly fabrics. : LACES
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Observe. : EYE
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Outfits. : SETS
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Man's nickname. : STAN
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Caesar said it. : ETTU
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Heartfelt. : DEEP
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Catches: Colloq. : NABS
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From which "little things" are made. : YARNS
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Baby herring. : SPRAT
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Girl's name. : ELISE
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He hands out cigars. : PAPPA
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What a stenographer does. : TYPES
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Nevis and Lomond. : BENS
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Be suitable. : BEFIT
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City in northern Italy, near Trieste. : UDINE
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They wait for nobody. : TIDES
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Proofreader's marks. : STETS
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Longed. : PINED
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Comfortable. : COSY
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Stroller. : CARRIAGE
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Max or Buddy. : BAER
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Old-fashioned bed. : CRADLE
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Thoughts. : IDEAS
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"___ off the old block." : CHIP
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Mrs. Charlie Chaplin. : OONA
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Cut. : SNIP
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Clown's name. : TOTO
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Nursery necessity. : CRIB
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Oriental chief. : KHAN
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Unless: Latin. : NISI
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Cry of the bacchanals. : EVOE
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Wrigglers. : EELS
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Copacabana city. : RIO
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___-Magnon. : CRO

Answer summary: 13 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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