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New York Times, Tuesday, May 29, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 709
Across
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Spanish surrealist. : DALI
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Girls named after Miss Chase. : ILKAS
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Grate. : RASP
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Adam Smith's subject: Abbr. : ECON
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Senator taking Vandenberg's place. : MOODY
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Girl's nickname. : ETTA
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In company with. : AMID
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Prerequisite for joining the P. T. A. : PARENTHOOD
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Turncoat. : RENEGADE
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Good bridge cards. : TRUMPS
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Where rings are worn. : EARS
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Louise ___, heroine of the heart fund. : BAER
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Learned man. : PUNDIT
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Varnish sprayed on drawings. : FIXATIVE
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Blackbird. : ANI
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Dogma. : TENET
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Fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel. : SLOOP
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Short space of time: Colloq. : TICK
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Italian literary figure. : DANTE
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Girl's nickname. : EDIE
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Miss Waters. : ETHEL
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Cake decorators. : ICERS
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___ de France. : ILE
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Empower again. : REENABLE
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Weapons carried by cavalrymen. : LANCES
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Man's name. : OTIS
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Celestial regions, in Old English. : SKIE
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Weasel-like animal. : MARTEN
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First two words of well-known spiritual. : SWINGLOW
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A wandering from the norm. : ABERRATION
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Operatic heroine. : AIDA
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He founded Stoicism. : ZENO
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Enter again in ship's diary. : RELOG
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Feminine suffix. : TRIX
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Eden's school. : ETON
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Squeals. : YELPS
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First word of counting-out rhyme. : EENY
Down
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First word of most letters. : DEAR
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Highest point. : ACME
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Cut of meat. : LOIN
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Well! : INDEED
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Gave. : IMPARTED
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Encumbers. : LOADS
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Persephone's other name. : KORE
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He wrote "Fables in Slang." : ADE
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Sentence structure. : SYNTAX
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Jump again. : REHURTLE
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Word in everyone's vocabulary. : ATOM
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Traffic sign. : STOP
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Shoulder shapers. : PADS
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Corporation officer: Abbr. : TREAS
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Manner of walk. : GAIT
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Please: German. : BITTE
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Walter ___, essayist and stylist. : PATER
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Come together. : UNITE
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Place for a statue. : NICHE
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Receiver of stolen goods. : FENCE
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What seaweed is. : IODIC
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Summer dress goods. : VOILE
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Fencing swords. : EPEES
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Carpenter's equipment. : NAILS
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Vacuum tube used in television. : KENOTRON
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Mischievous spirits in German folklore. : ERLKINGS
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Not now. : LATER
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Pitcher for the Boston Braves. : SAIN
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Consisting of two things. : BINARY
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Cancel out. : NEGATE
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Sweep down. : SWOOP
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Labyrinth. : MAZE
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Encourage. : ABET
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Part of a window. : SILL
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Money in Leghorn. : LIRE
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One-eyed Norse god. : ODIN
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Shiny, as floors. : WAXY
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Mark in quoits. : TEE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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