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New York Times, Wednesday, May 23, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 703
Across
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Refused to support one's party. : BOLTED
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The latest in submarines. : SNORKEL
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Reluctant. : AVERSE
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They wall off the Spanish peninsula. : PYRENEES
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Editors do it. : REVISE
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One way to order a dinner. : ALACARTE
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Tricky: Slang. : SNIDE
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V. I. P. : LION
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Ceremony. : RITE
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"The Perfect Fool." : EDWYNN
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Joseph Short's White House assignment. : PRESS
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Mr. Baruch. : BERNARD
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Auction. : SALE
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Flourish exceedingly. : RIOT
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One of the orders on a firing range. : AIM
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Popular German biographer. : LUDWIG
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Prepare for effective use. : ARM
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Goods in steady demand. : STAPLES
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Golfer's hole-in-one. : ACE
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Scarcity. : DEARTH
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Speaker Rayburn. : SAM
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Norse name. : SVEN
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Player in hypothetical bridge game. : EAST
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Ben Hogan's triumph at Augusta. : MASTERS
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Describing a soda fountain specialty. : MALTY
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Smoother. : EVENER
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Agreeable scent. : ODOR
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Stassen's title: Abbr. : PRES
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Jansen, for instance. : GIANT
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Samoset was one. : SAGAMORE
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Fanning device used in India. : PUNKAH
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The flag of France. : TRICOLOR
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Greek from Argos. : ARGIVE
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Donald Oenslager's forte. : SCENERY
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Non-professionals. : LAYMEN
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Browning automatics. : BARS
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Part of a range. : OVEN
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Noted Italian author. : LEVI
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Britannia's emblem of sea mastery. : TRIDENT
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Chariot of old times. : ESSEDA
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River in Scotland. : DEE
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Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
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They have denier sizes. : NYLONS
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African seaport. : ORAN
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Kind of secretary: Abbr. : REC
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Burred, like wood. : KNARRED
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Spine-chilling. : EERIE
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People behind the Iron Curtain. : LETTS
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Discerns. : SEES
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King Croesus' domain. : LYDIA
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Violent angers. : WRATHS
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Having a greater value than usual. : PLUS
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Man's nickname. : BRAD
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Republic since April 18, 1949. : EIRE
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Einaudi's capital. : ROMA
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Miguel of Mexico. : ALEMAN
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Special policemen. : MPS
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She's in the navy. : WAVE
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Cooling device. : ICER
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People: French. : GENS
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Sojourn. : STAY
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Ornamental fabrics with metal threads. : LAMES
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Go back step by step. : RETRACE
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Thin and long. : STRINGY
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Weapon of a dictator. : TERROR
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Champion tennis player. : SEGURA
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Nearly: Colloq. : MOST
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Months in Jewish calendar. : ADARS
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The science of reasoning. : LOGIC
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The Wilson's thrush. : VEERY
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Native of Lwow. : POLE
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Mr. Tamiroff of the movies. : AKIM
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Center of a wheel. : NAVE
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At that time. : THEN
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___ Wallgren, former Governor of Washington. : MON
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Sidekick. : PAL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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