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New York Times, Thursday, May 24, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 704

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Across
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Subject of Braden investigation. : CRIME
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Behold: Latin. : ECCE
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Menu item. : SLAW
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The language of Homer. : IONIC
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Girl's name meaning honor. : NORA
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City in S. W. Colombia. : CALI
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Officer who checks expenditures. : CONTROLLER
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For both pros and amateurs. : OPEN
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Collective bargainers. : UNIONS
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Former Japanese naval base in the Carolines. : TRUK
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Soaks. : RETS
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Anglo-Saxon slave. : ESNE
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Let it stand. : STET
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Echo was one. : OREAD
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Denoting a purpose. : TELIC
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The tang in cheese. : NIP
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Horizontal. : LEVEL
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Sarah Blanding's domain. : VASSAR
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Slipped away. : ESCAPED
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Captain's command. : COMPANY
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Trifling ornament: Colloq. : DOODAD
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One of the Marx brothers. : HARPO
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Spa in Germany. : EMS
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Fast car. : RACER
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Forte of 54 Across. : SONGS
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Homme d'___. : ETAT
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Bauxite, cinnabar, etc. : ORES
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Composer of "Ol' Man River." : KERN
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Portland's spouse. : FRED
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In India, servants or disciples, as Kim was to the wise man. : CHELAS
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Murmuring sound. : COO
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___ of Man. : ISLE
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Tennessee Williams' latest. : ROSETATTOO
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Dickens heroine. : NELL
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Goddess of discord. : ERIS
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Overwhelm. : SWAMP
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Portico. : STOA
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Summers, on the Riviera. : ETES
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Fond of the race track. : HORSY
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His orations were a pre-college requisite. : CICERO
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Member of the cheering section. : ROOTER
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Existing from birth. : INNATE
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With: German. : MIT
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Pongee color. : ECRU
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Kind of man the G. I. is. : ENLISTED
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Rank of MacArthur's physician, Canada. : COLONEL
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Open space of a battlement. : CRENEL
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What little pitchers have. : EARS
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Ex-Senator Lucas. : SCOTT
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Mourned by the newspaper world. : LAPRENSA
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U. S. A. 1200-mile archipelago. : ALEUTIAN
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Twinkle. : WINK
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United. : ONE
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Dieter's delight. : SALAD
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Rascals. : SCAMPS
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Take leave. : DEPART
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Man's name. : IVOR
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Move with a lever. : PRY
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The four Books of Wisdom: Hindu. : VEDA
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Ghost. : SPOOK
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Member of British Cabinet. : EDE
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First name of author of "The Moon and Sixpence." : SOMERSET
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Television attraction in March. : COSTELLO
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Negligent. : CARELESS
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Unorthodox opinion: French. : HERESIE
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Group of warriors. : COHORT
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Honey is made out of this. : NECTAR
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Racing stable men. : GROOMS
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Inclined to sly prowling. : SNOOPY
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___ Rogers St. John. : ADELA
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Was in session. : SAT
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Projecting ribs of a radiator. : FINS
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Algonquin tribe. : CREE
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Cummerbund. : SASH
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Proverbially, this is 40 Across. : TWO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later.

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