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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Monday, May 7, 1951

15-Down : Admiration by post.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 687
Across
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Mexican smuggled over the Rio : WETBACK
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Counsel for Senate Crime investigators. : HALLEY
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Of moral worth. : ETHICAL
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Spring burgeoning. : FOLIAGE
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Divide in small portions: Rare. : SCANTLE
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Blooded horse. : ARABIAN
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Scrawny. : THIN
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Celebrities. : LIONS
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Totes up. : ADDS
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Big collection. : AMASSMENT
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Without delay. : APACE
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Chinese pagoda. : TAA
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Haunt-ridden. : EERIE
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The bottom of the league. : CELLAR
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Four operas by Wagner. : RING
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Macaw. : ARA
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Classic millionaire. : CROESUS
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British trucks. : LORRIES
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Mountain region of Morocco. : RIF
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American atomic scientist. : UREY
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Canadian phenomenon. : DIONNE
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Change. : ALTER
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Hijack. : ROB
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Trifled. : TOYED
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It changes mechanical energy into electrical energy. : GENERATOR
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Dross of metal. : SLAG
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Have a hint of: Dial. : INKLE
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Bundle. : BALE
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Moluccan island. : TERNATE
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Wyoming railroad city. : LARAMIE
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Calls for another song. : ENCORES
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Not seeking company. : ASOCIAL
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Scanty. : MEAGER
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Ships, vehicles, sandwiches. : DECKERS
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Rebecca ___, British novelist and critic. : WEST
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Draw finely. : ETCH
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Siamese. : THAI
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Stand containing the ship's compass. : BINNACLE
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Vaudeville turn. : ACT
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Lily plant. : CALLA
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Heinrich von ___, contemporary of Goethe. : KLEIST
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Roy Rogers' Trigger, for instance. : HORSE
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Where Montgomery is: Abbr. : ALA
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Pour wine in honor of a deity. : LIBATE
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Set down. : LAID
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Old saying. : EGAD
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Hankerings. : YENS
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Admiration by post. : FANMAIL
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Glacial ridges. : OSAR
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Word used twice in a Shakespeare title. : MEASURE
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Dwarfish native of Africa. : NEGRITO
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Capital of the Gold Coast. : ACCRA
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Ingredient of melodrama. : PERIL
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Up in the rigging. : ALOFT
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Bad weather for baseball. : RAINY
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Grecian princess, daughter of King Paul. : IRENE
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Let up. : EASED
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Drama about robots by Karel Capek. : RUR
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Dreamland. : NOD
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Calms. : SERENES
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Defamatory falsehood published for political effect. : ROORBACK
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Empire State's English namesake. : YORK
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Headliner on the New Year's day menu. : EGGNOG
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Popular song. : BALLAD
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Saltpeter. : NITER
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Irritate. : TEASE
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Main axis of a plant. : STEM
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Unaspirated. : LENE
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
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False propagandist. : LIAR
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Squirmers. : EELS
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Part of "to be." : ARE
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Bird that carried a sailor. : ROC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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