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New York Times, Friday, June 1, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 712
Across
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U. S. Under-Secretary of State. : WEBB
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The late great Nazimova. : ALLA
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Mute Mr. Marx. : HARPO
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Ancient name of the Saone River. : ARAR
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Industrial necessity. : COAL
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Close by: Poet. : ANEAR
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Target of U. S. Forest Service. : FIRE
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Successor to Ali Razmara in Iran. : HUSSEINALA
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Dispose of finally. : SETTLE
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Warbled. : SANG
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Chuck Dressen's Newcombe. : DON
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Clears from weeds. : HOES
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Pumpkin month: Abbr. : OCT
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Part of the U. S. : WEST
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Light-colored. : BLOND
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One kind of baseball fan. : JEERER
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Slippery customer. : EEL
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"Peck's ___ Boy." : BAD
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Authoress Glyn of "Three Weeks." : ELINOR
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Champion of the featherweights (126 lbs.). : SADDLER
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Natives of Valletta. : MALTESE
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Steal. : THIEVE
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Hedda Hopper's specialty. : HAT
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General ___ Fleet. : VAN
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Major-domo of the Pittsburgh Pirates. : RICKEY
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Mortimer of the high I. Q. : SNERD
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Piece in Botvinnik's game. : PAWN
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Man's nickname. : HAL
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Clodhopper. : BOOR
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Egg-shaped ornaments. : OVA
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Gourd, melon, cucumber, etc. : PEPO
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Free from an obligation. : EXEMPT
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One of Truman's economic advisers. : KEYSERLING
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Far-to-the-right politician. : TORY
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Senator McFarland, to his friends. : ERNIE
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On the main. : ASEA
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Mineral essential in the diet. : IRON
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Precipitous. : STEEP
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Sign light. : NEON
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Give up. : CEDE
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Women in the U. S. Air Force. : WAFS
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Buffalo's lake. : ERIE
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He sculptured the lady of Bedloe Island. : BARTHOLDI
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Native of France. : BRETON
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Yearns for. : ACHES
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Bud Abbott's partner. : LOU
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Roped a dogie. : LASSOED
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Region in France. : ALSACE
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England's field marshal, 1915–18. : HAIG
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Actress Dvorak. : ANN
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He wrote "The Cloister and the Hearth." : READE
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Columbus sailed from here, Aug. 3, 1492. : PALOS
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Greek pictorial figure. : ORANT
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Solicit earnestly. : ENTREAT
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Shepherded. : LED
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Document of the court. : WRIT
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Actress Edna. : BEST
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Jacob's subsitituted bride. : LEAH
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Cookie holder. : JAR
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45 inches, in England. : ELL
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Celebrated preacher of Brooklyn (1813–87). : BEECHER
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Famous bird's saying. : NEVERMORE
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Ridges of glacial sand. : OSAR
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Sever. : REND
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F. D. R.'s first secretary of war. : DERN
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Fifty-six. : LVI
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Colonel in charge of 1 Down. : MAY
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Girl's name. : HELOISE
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"The Education of H*Y*M*A*N ___." : KAPLAN
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White or Red men. : SOX
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Apprehended only by the intellect. : NOETIC
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Goes slowly. : POKES
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Turn away. : AVERT
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Senator Morse of Oregon. : WAYNE
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Originated. : BEGAN
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A kind of show. : PEEP
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Pointed instrument. : PROD
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Newcastle's river. : TYNE
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She: German. : SIE
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Adherent of the new. : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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