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NEWS NOTES

New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 1951

Author: W. W. Webster
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 721
Across Down
1. Attlee's supporters. : LABOR
6. "___ virumque cano . . . " : ARMA
10. Greek letters. : PSIS
14. Baffled. : POSED
19. Atlantic Pact country. : ITALY
20. A Hollywood Marjorie. : MAIN
21. Man's name meaning rich. : OTTO
22. Edible stem of a fern: N. Z. : ARUKE
23. University at Nashville. : VANDERBILT
25. Othello. : MOOR
26. Mature. : RIPEN
27. Grows old: Obs. : ELDS
28. Word on a towel. : HIS
29. One of the Waugh brothers. : ALEC
31. "The Salesman" is one. : TRAGEDY
33. Chilean export. : SALTPETER
36. Miss Chase. : ILKA
38. Arabian ruler. : EMIR
39. Mr. Rochester's "Jane." : EYRE
40. Sound effect in "Emperor Jones." : TOMTOMS
42. Furniture-making Mr. Phyfe. : DUNCAN
45. Papal cape. : ORALE
47. Colors. : HUES
48. One of a famous trio. : ATHOS
50. Remain as before. : ARE
51. Byway. : SIDESTREET
54. Donlevy or Aherne. : BRIAN
55. Linen fabric. : CREA
56. What a tree's rings tell. : AGE
57. Fly high. : SOAR
58. In great frenzy. : AMOK
60. Sir ___ N. Rau. : BENEGAL
62. ___ avis. : RARA
64. Siouan tribe. : OTOS
66. Betel palm. : ARECA
68. Dote on. : ADORE
69. Office of the bishop of a chief city. : METROPOLITANATE
73. Large number. : SHOAL
76. Describing Chicago in 1871. : AFIRE
77. Worry: Coll. : STEW
78. World War I plane. : SPAD
82. Where MacArthur spent 14 years. : PACIFIC
84. Cozy cottage. : NEST
86. Captain Hook's nemesis: Coll. : CROC
88. Part of baseball box score. : RBI
89. Charge upon property: Law. : LIEN
90. Tallinn: Russ. : REVEL
92. Used for head colds. : INHALATORS
95. Thus: Latin. : ITA
96. Harass. : BESET
97. ___ Caliente racetrack. : AGUA
98. Pons role. : LUCIA
99. Dorothy's pal in "The Wizard of Oz." : TINMAN
101. Differ in opinion. : DISSENT
103. Roll call reply. : HERE
104. Protracted. : LATE
105. Oppositionist. : ANTI
106. Arm of the Atlantic. : CARIBBEAN
110. Prickly. : SPINOSE
113. German count. : GRAF
115. Electrical unit. : REL
116. Vainly. : IDLY
117. Russian idol. : LENIN
118. Wilt vs. Gehrmann. : MILE
120. Friend of Kit Nubbles. : LITTLENELL
123. White poplar. : ABELE
124. Bright thought. : IDEA
125. Mountains of Kirghiz. : ALAI
126. A sober comic. : SERIO
127. Unit of pressure. : BARAD
128. Popular subject in British poetry. : LARK
129. Persephone. : KORE
130. City near Duesseldorf. : ESSEN
1. Biographies. : LIVES
2. Book by Chateaubriand. : ATALA
3. Tommy Dorsey. : BANDLEADER
4. A pen name of Washington Irving. : OLDSTYLE
5. Maritime town in Sussex. : RYE
6. Precinct. : AMBIT
7. Make a hullabaloo. : RAISETHEROOF
8. .001 of an inch. : MIL
9. Helen Hayes' group. : ANTA
10. Grapefruit. : POMELO
11. Exchanges. : STOCKMARKETS
12. Zionist group. : ITO
13. Character. : SORT
14. Borough in New Jersey. : PARAMUS
15. Extraction. : ORIGIN
16. Officer on a merchant ship. : SUPERCARGO
17. Stretched the budget. : EKED
18. Abjure. : DENY
24. Controversial figure in Korea. : RHEE
30. Wagon ___ (French sleeping cars). : LITS
32. Performed anew. : REDONE
34. Rotary ___. : PRESS
35. Casanova. : ROUE
37. City near Alessandria. : ASTI
41. Goalpost for chariot races. : META
43. In the back. : AREAR
44. He wrote "Jerusalem the Golden." : NEALE
45. To dare: Sp. : OSAR
46. Port on the Dvina. : RIGA
49. Famous aria. : HABANERA
52. Sound the horn. : TOOT
53. Frustrating predicaments. : RATRACES
54. Spanish soprano. : BORI
55. Surrenders. : CEDES
59. Men. : MALES
61. Singer Cole. : NAT
63. Violently. : AMAIN
65. Whodunit. : SPINETINGLER
67. Assail one who proves too strong: 3 wds. : CATCHATARTAR
70. Sprite. : ELF
71. City 205 miles S of Moscow. : OREL
72. Military sin. : AWOL
73. Yugoslav seaport. : SPLIT
74. Its monetary unit is the gourde. : HAITI
75. "America." : OCEANLINER
79. Advancers. : PROCEEDERS
80. Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
81. Orchid, "Flower of the Gods." : DISA
83. Miss Bordoni and Mrs. Selznick. : IRENES
85. Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
87. Scout for Moses. : CALEB
91. Hindu sacred literature. : VEDA
93. ___ Dimittis. : NUNC
94. Engines in 75 Down. : TURBINES
96. Cudgeled. : BATONED
97. Tiger country. : ASIA
100. Replaced, as capital, by Quezon City. : MANILA
102. Go rapidly. : STREAK
103. Senator from Alabama. : HILL
107. Knot again. : RETIE
108. Pitcher Reynolds of the Yanks. : ALLIE
109. Coal, air and water. : NYLON
110. Place for toe of 108 Down. : SLAB
111. Armadillo of Texas. : PEBA
112. Met conductor Cooper. : EMIL
114. A. A. fire. : FLAK
119. Where Mt. Borah is: Abbr. : IDA
121. World-wide labor group. : ILO
122. Compass point. : ESE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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