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New York Times, Wednesday, June 20, 1951

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 731
Across
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Members of the Armed Forces: Abbr. : PFCS
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Mr. Canyon of the comics. : STEVE
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Wearies. : FAGS
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Whodunit Gardner. : ERLE
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Pertaining to the foot. : PODAL
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Country of the Fianna Fail. : EIRE
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Rely on something. : LEAN
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Storehouse. : ETAPE
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A branch of math. : TRIG
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Whispered name in "The Raven." : LENORE
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U. S. S. Missouri. : MIGHTYMO
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Followed the hounds. : RODE
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Part of a telephone. : DIAL
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Enfranchised members of a nation. : CITIZENS
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Ballplayers' favorite post-game food. : STEAKS
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Army group. : UNIT
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Order of birds, such as the ostrich, emu, moa, etc. : RATITE
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Abraham's nephew who lived in Sodom. : LOT
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Catamounts. : PUMAS
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Small boy. : TAD
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Unpleasantly conspicuous. : STARY
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Fighting temper. : IRE
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Smoothed out. : EVENED
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Russian city. : OREL
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Object wished for. : DESIRE
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Lil' Abner's girl. : DAISYMAE
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Trading center. : MART
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Circus performer. : SEAL
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Last major independent newspaper in Argentina. : LANACION
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Strums. : TWANGS
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In a flutter. : AGOG
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Go back in time. : TRACE
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Apportion by measure. : METE
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Paul Kelly, for instance. : ACTOR
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Sullen. : DOUR
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Lime and lemon beverages. : ADES
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Hangars. : SHEDS
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Snick and ___. : SNEE
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Street in New York's Chinatown. : PELL
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Independent. : FREE
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Clique. : CLAN
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Miss from Rio. : SENORITA
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Fine-payer. : SPEEDER
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Young 'un. : TOT
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Round Dutch cheese. : EDAM
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Having lost its zest. : VAPID
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Composer of laments. : ELEGIST
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State or condition, usually fine. : FETTLE
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Vivacious. : AIRY
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Uncompromising. : GRIM
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Lily symbolic of Utah. : SEGO
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Rosalind Russell. : ROZ
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What a misanthrope does. : HATES
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One related on the mother's side. : ENATE
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Appropriate decoration for a wedding cake. : CUPID
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Toughen. : INURE
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___ Square. : TIMES
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Become a candidate. : STAND
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Rising bell. : ALARM
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One of the U. N.'s big problems. : KOREA
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Valentina's forte. : STYLE
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Plans of action. : IDEAS
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Part of a glacier. : SERAC
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Santa's domain. : TOYLANDS
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Lux et ___. : VERITAS
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They watch their calories. : DIETERS
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Figures of speech. : IMAGES
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Musical instrument. : SAW
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Part of the Statue of Liberty. : TORCH
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Priest of Tibet. : LAMA
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Old as the hills. : AGED
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Diplomatic communication. : NOTE
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Man's nickname. : NATE
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Time of day. : NOON
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Stick together. : GLUE
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Distressing. : SORE
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Symbol of Boston. : COD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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