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HIDDEN MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 1951

Author:
Nancy W. Atkinson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 48
Nancy W. Atkinson has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 735
Across
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He wrote "The Egyptian." : WALTARI
8
Knight of the price war. : DISALLE
15
Foreign Minister of France. : SCHUMAN
22
Thinks. : IDEATES
23
Native of Abadan. : IRANIAN
24
Simple sacred tune. : CHORALE
25
Open-air galleries. : LOGGIAS
26
Our Ambassador to London. : GIFFORD
27
Curly lock. : RINGLET
28
Pilfer: Slang. : SNIG
29
Capek's play. : RUR
31
Mended place. : DARN
32
Uncover: Arch. : OPE
34
Fore-and-aft rigged vessel. : KETCH
35
Green places. : OASES
37
Sandy place. : SAHARA
39
Dehydrated. : DRIED
41
Nerve network. : RETE
42
Nickel: Abbr. : NI
43
___ de veau. : RIS
45
Cuplike depression in coral. : CALICLE
47
Literary collections. : ANAS
49
European beetle. : DOR
50
Salicylic acid. : ASPIRIN
52
Astounds. : STUNS
54
Of a dark or black color. : EBON
56
Life: Comb. form. : VIT
58
Creeps along furtively. : SNEAKS
60
___ Nations. : UNITED
62
Free. : LOOSE
66
Wild ox. : ANOA
68
Oriental metal cymbals. : TAL
69
Liveried servants. : FOOTMEN
71
Soft and wet. : MARSHY
72
Large cannon. : LONGTOM
74
Counterfeit. : BOGUS
75
Edith Wharton's hero. : ETHAN
77
Letter. : CEE
78
Ideal. : EDENIC
79
Flows with curling motions. : PURLS
80
Man's name. : BRIAN
81
Tug with force. : PULL
82
Greek provinces. : NOMES
83
Explain away. : GLOZE
84
Sack for use with a packsaddle. : KYACK
85
Marble slab. : DALLE
86
Exceedingly: Fr. : TRES
87
Daughter of Njord. : FREYA
88
Become absorbed. : MERGE
89
Senator from Ohio. : RATAFT
90
Electrified particle. : ION
91
Well done! : BRAVA
92
Velvet. : PANNE
93
Canadian policeman. : MOUNTIE
94
City in New Jersey. : NUTLEY
96
Liberté, ___, fraternité. : EGALITE
98
Scrap of cloth. : RAG
99
Tributary of the Aisne. : AIRE
100
Letters. : ESSES
101
Slavic princes. : KNEZES
102
Meadowsweet. : SPIREA
105
Poetic over. : OER
106
Fly. : SOAR
108
Sable: Russian. : SOBOL
110
Spread rapidly. : OVERRAN
112
Irving hero. : RIP
115
Crux of the price control problem. : MEAT
117
Stalk of a plant. : TENACLE
119
Diego and Francisco. : SAN
120
Left-hand page: Abbr. : VO
122
Mild oath. : EGAD
124
___ Department. : STATE
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Rejoices. : EXULTS
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John L. Lewis man. : MINER
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Draw off liquid. : UNTAP
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Man's name. : IRA
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Active volcano. : LINA
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Capuchin monkey. : SAI
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Star in Cetus. : MIRA
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Whirlwind. : TORNADO
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Domestic pigeons. : POUTERS
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Democrat from Connecticut. : MCMAHON
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Wearing away of soil. : EROSION
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That which is taken in. : INGESTA
146
Pulsation. : BEATING
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Becomes more mild. : RELENTS
148
Try again. : REESSAY
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Interstices. : AREOLAS
Down
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Mobilizer chief. : WILSON
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Elohim. : ADONAI
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Assembly: Abbr. : LEGIS
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Thin sheets of iron. : TAGGERS
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Negrito. : ATI
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Bring up. : REAR
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Ancient town in Asia Minor. : ISSUS
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Verbal thrust. : DIG
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Of the rainbow. : IRIDAL
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Hunting expeditions. : SAFARIS
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Circuitous; sinuous. : ANFRACTUOUS
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British emblem. : LION
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Tutelary god. : LAR
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Where Saul visited the witch. : ENDOR
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Photographed. : SCREENED
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Cry of the wild goose. : HONK
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Earnest insister. : URGER
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Fountain drink. : MALTED
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One of the furies. : ALECTO
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Infernal. : NETHER
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Of a family of men. : RACIAL
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Mrs. Vogeler's sister. : PIA
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Drinks little by little. : SIPS
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Definite length of yarn. : HANK
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Overall material. : DENIM
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Flatfish. : DAB
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Aromatic bark used as spice. : SINTOC
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They appeared together in "Amphitryon." : LUNTS
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The gannet. : SOLAN
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Reparations for wrong. : ATONEMENTS
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Twenty quires. : REAM
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Part of a ship. : STEERAGE
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Where Bergen is: Abbr. : NOR
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He was succeeded by Eric Johnston. : VALENTINE
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Scentless. : INODOROUS
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Italian anti-Fascist leader. : SFORZA
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Attract. : ENTICE
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Kiss. : OSCULATION
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Artillery action. : SHELLFIRE
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Bodkin. : EYELETEER
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Miss DeMille. : AGNES
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Look at impertinently. : OGLE
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Isle of ___. : MAN
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Common contraction. : TIS
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Channel-marking systems. : BUOYAGES
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Legal claim, in India. : HAK
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Ex-Premier of France. : PLEVEN
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Governor of S. Carolina. : BYRNES
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City on the Ganges. : PATNA
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Love: Anglo-Ir. : GRA
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Where Maidstone is. : KENT
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Member of the family: Abbr. : DAU
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He wrote "The Lady's Not For Burning." : FRY
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Duplex apartments. : MAISONEITES
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Cowboy philosopher. : ROGERS
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Broom made of twigs. : BESOM
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Freshman at West Point. : PLEBE
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___ Island, U. S. Navy yard. : MARE
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Article: Fr. : LES
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Nitrogen. : AZOTE
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Fastens firmly. : RIVETS
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Army emergency food. : KRATIONS
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Gallup's forte. : POLL
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Ancient Syria. : ARAM
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Roman bronze. : AES
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Negligence. : LAXNESS
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Spirited: Mus. : ANIMATO
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Mayor of Berlin. : REUTER
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Snub. : IGNORE
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Go the rounds. : PATROL
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Pitch. : TAR
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Rawhide whip of the Southwest. : CUARTA
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City on the Adige. : VERONA
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Long-armed apes. : ORANGS
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___ Russe. : DANSE
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Animal with a flexible snout. : TAPIR
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Brazilian dance. : SAMBA
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A thing of no value. : NIHIL
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Distress. : PAIN
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Well done!: Rare. : LUGE
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Cooler. : ICER
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Dowry. : DOT
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Certain thing. : ONE
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Remark. : SAY
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Girl's name. : MAE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 36 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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