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New York Times, Friday, June 15, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 726
Across
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Chief of Naval Operations. : SHERMAN
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Wears down by friction. : ABRADES
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Golden. : AUREATE
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Menu item, full of paprika. : GOULASH
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Work together for mutual political gain. : LOGROLL
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Remove loose stitches. : UNBASTE
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Pitcher handle. : ANSA
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Harry's understudy. : ALBEN
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Shot off the target. : MISS
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Plastic for records. : VINYL
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Conceit. : EGO
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Knowing, skillfull: Rare. : SCIENT
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"Everything's ___ in Kansas City." : UPTODATE
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U. S. plane of World War II. : HELLDIVER
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Birthplace of Columbus. : GENOA
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Faulty. : ILL
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Summer home for a polar bear. : ICEBERG
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Possessive pronoun. : ITS
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Feature of an accordion. : PLEAT
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Popular color. : ROYALBLUE
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Cathedral city and seaport on the Bay of Naples. : SORRENTO
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Godly creeds. : DEISMS
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Fruit drink. : ADE
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Village chiefs: No. Africa. : KAIDS
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Rebuke: Scot. : SNIB
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Groundwork. : BASIS
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Be apathetic. : MOPE
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Fish of the Grand Bank. : HALIBUT
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Revival singer. : SHOUTER
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Horse of the year, 1946. : ASSAULT
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Readers, in a church. : LECTORS
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Artist's brown shades. : SIENNAS
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Enjoyer of the artistic. : ESTHETE
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Room: Spanish. : SALA
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Gulf, inlet of the Coral Sea. : HUON
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Units of work. : ERGS
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Unweave again. : RERAVEL
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Arch Chinese Communist. : MAO
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Admiral Fechteler's domain. : ATLANTIC
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Miss Bly. : NELLY
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A chill. : AGUE
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French Ambassador to U. S. : BONNET
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Polish up. : RUB
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In the latest style. : ALAMODE
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Female servant in Hindu countries. : DASI
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Superlative suffixes. : ESTS
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Females. : SHES
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Social registers. : BLUEBOOKS
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Wrote. : INDITED
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Stared popeyed. : GOGGLED
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"America," "United States," etc. : SHIPS
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Casals' instrument. : CELLO
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River flowing into the Danube near Ulm. : ILLER
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Victim. : PREY
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Indigos. : ANILS
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All; the whole: Latin. : TOTUM
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Relaxes. : EASES
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Heraldic green. : VERT
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Ornaments in the salad bowl. : RADISHES
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___ Sea, NW part of the Indian Ocean. : ARABIAN
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Metallic element, poorest heat conductor. : BISMUTH
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Cloudy celestial body. : NEBULA
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Road to matrimony. : AISLE
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Shinto temples. : SHAS
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Nose: Comb. form. : NASI
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German Elizabeth. : ILSE
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Siamese coins. : ATTS
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Nebraskan Sioux. : OTOE
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Saucy. : PERT
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Bread roll. : BUN
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Crisp month: Abbr. : OCT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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