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New York Times, Wednesday, June 13, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { B J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 724
Across
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U. S. Ambassador to Korea. : MUCCIO
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City in Mexico. : LEON
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Apart: Prefix. : DIS
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Newton and Marcosson. : ISAACS
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Rude. : IMPUDENT
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Parts of the Rockies. : RANGES
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John A. of Eire. : COSTELLO
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Secret. : INNER
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Damp. : WET
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Technique of the witch-hunt. : SMEAR
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Goodman of radio. : ACE
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Baking-powder biscuits with currants. : SCONES
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Fire: Comb. form. : IGNI
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Net. : MESH
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Betsy and her family. : ROSSES
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American humorist. : ADE
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Slur over. : ELIDE
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What Nehru is trying to do away with. : CASTES
36
Burmese rebels. : KARENS
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Bad golf player. : SLICER
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British island off Malaya. : PENANG
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Mrs. Ben-Gurion. : PAULA
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Toward the stern. : AFT
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Uphold. : DEFEND
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Markers on a map. : PINS
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A very small distance. : HAIR
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Careful eater. : DIETER
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Word of denial. : NOT
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Stringed instruments. : LUTES
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Southern constellation. : ARA
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Aristocracy. : ELITE
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Fade away. : EVANESCE
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Nova ___. : SCOTIA
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Poisoners. : VENOMERS
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Vincent of France. : AURIOL
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Annoy. : IRK
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Sheep. : EWES
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What Crosby does. : CROONS
Down
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Miss Hopkins. : MIRIAM
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Time allowed for payment of foreign bills of exchange. : USANCE
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French coastal resort near Nice. : CANNES
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Batting practice enclosure. : CAGE
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Coolers. : ICERS
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Wild Bill Donovan's outfit. : OSS
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Essential automobile accessory. : LICENSE
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Overacts: Jocose. : EMOTES
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DiSalle's agency. : OPS
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Gen. McAuliffe's historic reply. : NUTS
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Representative of a territory. : DELEGATE
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Resident of the Middle West. : INLANDER
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Horizontal building sections. : STORIES
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Half: Comb. form. : DEMI
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U. S. Housing Expediter. : WOODS
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Shrank from. : CRINGED
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Keep apart. : SECLUDE
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Wife of Zeus. : HERA
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Go boldly into action (with "in"): Colloq. : SAIL
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Contribute temporarily. : LEND
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Ridgway's title. : SCAP
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He wears a coonskin cap. : KEFAUVER
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Kind of weapons useful in Korea. : ANTITANK
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Man in red. : SANTA
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His country nationalized oil. : PAHLEVI
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Lady Astor, for instance. : PEERESS
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Hackney coach on the Champs Elysées. : FIACRE
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Ab ___; from the beginning. : INITIO
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Department store counter. : NOTION
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Advances a base without aid of a hit or an error. : STEALS
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It's north of Carson City. : RENO
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Come again. : RECUR
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Strewn with stars and flowers, in art. : SEME
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Common green-and-gray monk parrot. : LORO
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Hem. : SEW
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Black Hawk, for instance. : SAC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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