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TIPS FROM THE TELETYPE

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1949

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42
Alberta N. Burton has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 383
Across
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British Ambassador to U. S. : FRANKS
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She fell in love with Bottom. : TITANIA
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City of China, now Communist-occupied. : PEIPING
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Austro-Hungarian. : SLOVENE
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Pressing. : IRONING
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Extremist. : RADICAL
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Meal and meat steamed in corn husks: Var. : TOMALES
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"Johnny ___." : BELINDA
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Cabinet. : ETAGERE
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Milk fish. : AWA
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One of the five rivers of Hades. : LETHE
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Crazy: Colloq. : LOCO
31
Days before. : EVES
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Brother. : FRA
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Decades. : TENS
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Distrustful: Slang. : LEARY
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Nine-sided figure. : NONAGON
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Accommodation. : LOAN
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Of a part of the eye. : IRIAN
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Essays. : TRIES
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Earn. : MERIT
45
Formerly, the government of Turkey. : PORTE
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Recurrent at stated periods. : CYCLIC
48
African tribesman. : BANTU
50
His: French. : SES
51
Furbished. : DECKED
52
Symbol of manly beauty. : ADONIS
54
The opposition. : ANTIS
56
Valuable fur. : MINK
57
Oxford college. : MAGDALEN
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Within. : INTRA
61
Chinatown phenomenon. : TONG
62
Military police. : MPS
65
Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
66
Something inert. : LOG
67
Death personified: Brittany. : ANKOU
68
Premier of Israel. : BENGURION
70
The ___: Fabulous gold fields near Johannesburg. : RAND
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Author of "The Unity of India." : NEHRU
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Complete. : UTTER
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Reddish brown. : SIENNA
77
Submits to. : OBEYS
79
Frogs. : BATRACHIANS
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Puts in order. : NEATS
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Important source of perfume base. : CIVETS
85
Cogs. : TEETH
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Melancholy. : DREAR
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Calcined material of which glass is made. : FRIT
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Merry-go-round. : CARROUSEL
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French news agency. : HAVAS
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Native of Indo-China. : LAO
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Compass point. : ENE
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Girl's name. : ONA
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Musical work. : OPUS
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He patented dynamite, 1862. : NOBEL
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Regions of the earth. : CLIMATES
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"Rock of ___." : AGES
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Thread. : LISLE
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Tomboy. : HOYDEN
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Horn. : ANTLER
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M. D.: Colloq. : DOC
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Baseball term. : ERROR
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Shows contempt. : SNIFFS
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Sudden successful strategic moves. : COUPS
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Native of Oriente. : CUBAN
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Al Capp's latest whimsy. : SHMOO
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Indifferent to pleasure or pain. : STOIC
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He accompanied FDR to Yalta. : HISS
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Spanish council chambers. : CAMERAS
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Anoints: Archaic. : OINTS
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Famous galley. : ARGO
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Letter. : ESS
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Subtle emanation. : AURA
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Latest discovered source of energy. : ATOM
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Where Zululand is. : NATAL
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Large cask. : TUN
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Capable of being explained. : SOLUBLE
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Philippe ___, Duke d'Orléans, guillotined in 1793. : EGALITE
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Egg dishes. : OMELETS
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Wheels. : RUNDLES
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Arroyos. : RAVINES
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Cuddles. : NESTLES
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Wedding saris: India. : PATOLAS
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Formulated. : SHAPED
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The ___ kingdom: China. : FLOWERY
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Relating to an ancient city. : ROMANIC
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Miss Gardner of the movies. : AVA
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Kit Nubbles waited on her. : NELL
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Genuflect. : KNEEL
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Part of the Italian sonnet. : SESTET
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Another name for the Sea of Galilee. : TIBERIAS
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Wrath. : IRE
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Tax. : TOLL
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Negative ion. : ANION
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Silly person: Colloq. : NINCOM
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Dutch will transfer sovereignty to these islands in 1950. : INDONESIA
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___ Khan, who receives his weight in gold. : AGA
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French provost. : PREVOT
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Corroded. : EATEN
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Cousin of Castor and Pollux. : IDAS
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Rough cast ingot. : PIG
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Serrated chisel. : ICEFORK
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Recount. : NARRATE
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Collected. : GLEANED
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Radio nuisance. : STATIC
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Commercial city in Manchuria. : HARBIN
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Shield. : EGIS
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Dieter's meal. : SALAD
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50c piece of Japan. : YEN
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Wrestling hold. : LOCK
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Like a nest. : NIDAL
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Evidenced corruption. : STANK
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Denizen of the Antarctic. : PENGUIN
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Atlantic entrance to Panama canal. : COLON
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Caste recently abolished. : UNTOUCHABLE
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Clangs. : DINGS
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Disputed area in Palestine. : NEGEB
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Pilate's question, "What is ___?" : TRUTH
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___ Wallgren, former Governor of Washington. : MON
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Where Tangier is. : MOROCCO
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Native of Mecca. : ARABIAN
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The tragic bride who hid in the chest. : GINEVRA
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Habituate. : INURE
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Coat with alloy of tin. : TERNE
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Mosque tower. : MINARET
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Italian marshes. : PONTINE
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Snuffs from candles: Dial. Eng. : SNASTES
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Russian guild. : ARTEL
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UCLA's Golden ___. : BEARS
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Norman's Woe. : REEF
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Colorer. : DYER
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Causes of war. : HATES
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___ basin, Washington, D. C. : TIDAL
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Foils for comedians. : STOOGES
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Character in "Twenty Years After." : ATHOS
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Axis ___. : SALLY
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Bobby-soxers' word. : SUPER
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Forays. : RAIDS
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Genus of swine. : SUS
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Shifts . : VEERS
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Portents. : OMENS
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Costa Rica's neighbor. : NICARAGUA
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The sun's envelope. : CORONA
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___ Louise of stage and screen. : ANITA
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Matterhorn and Jungfrau. : ALPS
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Part of the ear. : LOBE
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Intimacy. : HOMINESS
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Dean Gooderham ___. : ACHESON
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Obnoxious. : NOISOME
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Struggles. : TUSSLES
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Russian parliament. : DUMA
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Destiny. : FORTUNE
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Computed. : FIGURED
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Tea cakes. : SCONES
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Fondle. : CARESS
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Swimming. : NATANT
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Paravanes. : OTTERS
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Worship: Fr. : CULTE
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Italian copper. : SOLDO
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She cast Hagar into the wilderness. : SARAH
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Walter ___. : ABEL
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John Stuart ___. : MILL
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Output of Mauna Loa. : LAVA
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Last month. : ULT
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The Marshall Plan. : ERP
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___ party. : TEA
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Taste. : SIP

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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