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New York Times, Monday, June 18, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { B J X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 729

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Across
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Burden of an old-time song. : SMILE
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Washington, Madison, or Times. : SQUARE
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MacArthur's physician. : CANADA
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Window blinds. : SHUTTERS
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Tail part of a jet. : RUDDER
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Montana is the ___ State. : TREASURE
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Canton in E. Switzerland. : URI
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Fairly close by. : NEARISH
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Pike's in Colorado. : PEAK
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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Phenomenon of Chicago. : WIND
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Miss Horne, actress and singer. : LENA
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Peak in S. W. California. : LOWE
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Guarantors. : ENSURERS
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Luxuriant. : DENSE
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Nickname for a plump boy. : FATS
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___ Nez, French English Channel point. : GRIS
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Feathery. : PLUMY
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Caves. : GROTTOES
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Princesses of India. : RANAS
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Stuff. : CRAM
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Overgrown. : LUSH
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Green land. : ERIN
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Member of the Hindu trinity, represented with many arms. : SHIVA
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Girl's nickname. : ETTA
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Major baseball league: Abbr. : NAT
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Wealthy. : OPULENT
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Something that pacifies. : SOP
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Kindergarten finger-painters. : SMEARERS
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Element occurring in sea water. : IODINE
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Eisenhower's "Columbine." : AIRPLANE
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Seaport in Morocco. : AGADIR
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Natural fats. : ESTERS
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Genus of the elands. : OREAS
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Conscientious reluctance. : SCRUPLE
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Miss Stapleton of "The Rose Tattoo." : MAUREEN
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Cleveland's baseball team. : INDIANS
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Arthur MacArthur, for instance. : LAD
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British statesman. : EDEN
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Hallowed place. : SHRINE
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Search. : QUEST
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J. Bracken Lee is its Governor. : UTAH
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Siamese coins. : ATS
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Festival in June. : REUNION
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Jobs for messenger boys. : ERRANDS
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Tiny area of a leaf. : AREOLET
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Scatters. : STREWS
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Signer for a telegram. : SENDEE
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Then: French. : ALORS
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Co-author of "The Man Who Came to Dinner." : KAUFMAN
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What the Dusek brothers do. : WRESTLE
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Wield a blue pencil. : EDIT
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Violet and gamma. : RAYS
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Serious. : GRAVE
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Bucharest is its capital. : ROMANIA
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Printing press: Spanish. : PRENSA
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City in Wyoming. : LARAMIE
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Joiners. : UNITERS
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Young salmon. : GRILSE
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Edge of home plate farthest from the batter. : OUTSIDE
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Tallinn is its capital. : ESTONIA
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Modelers. : SHAPERS
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Butter beaters. : CHURNS
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What a super carries. : SPEAR
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A bearing: Heraldry. : ORLE
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Wallace Irwin's Jap schoolboy. : TOGO
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___ to rent. : APT
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Patriotic society. : DAR

Answer summary: 14 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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