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New York Times, Thursday, June 14, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 725
Across
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Subject of famous F. D. R. epigram. : FEAR
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Unruffled. : CALM
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Supposedly extinct sea bird, recently seen in Bermuda. : CAHOW
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Culmination. : ACME
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Elaborate melody. : ARIA
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Small tree found in Texas and Mexico. : ANAMA
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Delicious dessert. : CREAMPUFF
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Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
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Revolving structure for naval guns. : TURRET
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___ Juana. : TIA
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Ceremonial procedure. : RITE
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Resort town in Suffolk County, Long Island. : ISLIP
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Guardian spirits. : ANGELS
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Medic. : DOC
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Egg-shaped. : OVAL
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Part of the city fleet. : TAXI
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Association of doctors. : AMA
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Title of the Emperor of Ethiopia. : NEGUS
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Dumb bunnies. : SIMPS
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British movie producer. : RANK
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Became withered. : SERED
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Plane. : AERO
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War: German. : KRIEG
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Having a pleasing flavor. : SIPID
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Our: French. : NOS
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Ardor for a person or cause. : ZEAL
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Cupola. : DOME
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Deuce. : TWO
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Kind of military engineer. : SAPPER
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Seaport in the Crimea. : YALTA
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Cart wheels, cloches, etc. : HATS
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Jack-in-the-box, for instance. : TOY
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___ bread. : GLUTEN
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Epic of the siege of Troy. : ILIAD
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Sometimes yellow, sometimes white. : MARGARINE
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Call forth. : EVOKE
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Mountains N. of Aral Sea. : ALAI
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Small beds. : COTS
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Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
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Captain of Jules Verne's submarine. : NEMO
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Singles. : ONES
Down
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Reality. : FACT
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Color of raw silk. : ECRU
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Preparation for U. S. citizenship. : AMERICANIZATION
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Constructs. : REARS
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Prisoners. : CAPTIVES
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Indeed: Anglo-Irish. : ARU
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The historic Berlin air ___. : LIFT
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Secret criminal organization. : MAFIA
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Tabby. : CAT
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Loss of appetite, in medical parlance. : ANOREXIA
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The arts connected with the manufacture and use of clothes. : HABILIMENTATION
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Fails to do. : OMITS
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Opposite of wax. : WANE
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Casaba. : MELON
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___ hill. : ANT
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Congressional messengers. : PAGES
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Petrol. : GAS
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Alvin of the Giants. : DARK
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Famous tentmaker. : OMAR
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Ghastly. : LURID
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Native soldier of India. : SEPOY
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Place for the figurehead. : PROW
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Indifferent. : SOSO
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Token of friendship. : KEEPSAKE
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Boston ballplayer. : DIMAGGIO
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Breach. : GAP
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Perry Mason's girl Friday. : DELLA
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Rent. : LET
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Burst of shots. : SALVO
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Ruth ___ of the films. : ROMAN
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French Algerian soldier, with zouave uniform. : TURCO
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Hurried. : HIED
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Lovett's alma mater. : YALE
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Grafted: Heraldry. : ENTE
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Suffix to form abstract nouns. : NESS
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River in Wales and England. : DEE
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Aries. : RAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 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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