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New York Times, Wednesday, June 27, 1951

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 738

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Students & seniors
Across
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First name of popular Duchess. : WALLIS
7
Pointed rod to keep a vehicle from running backward. : SPRAG
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Professional entertainer, such as Hildegarde. : DISEUSE
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Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
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Imposes. : ENTAILS
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Girl's name. : MARIANA
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Jeff Davis' government: Abbr. : CSA
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Arrangement. : SETUP
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Part of a printing press. : INKER
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Charles Lamb's pseudonym. : ELIA
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Mario Lanza's voice. : TENOR
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Essence of a matter. : GIST
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Hollywood's Miss Shearer. : NORMA
28
Neophytes: Var. : TIROS
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Educational group. : NEA
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Suits made from Scottish materials. : TWEEDS
33
Resident of Gotham's art colony. : VILLAGER
35
Follower of F.D.R. : NEWDEALER
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More expensive. : COSTLIER
40
Leatherneck's "always." : SEMPER
44
Regal title: Abbr. : HRH
45
Out of order. : AMISS
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Minister Mesta. : PERLE
48
Wide streets: Abbr. : AVES
50
Indian trophy. : SCALP
52
Slightly foolish. : DAFT
53
Sweet thick liquid. : SIRUP
55
Pertaining to part of the hip. : ILIAC
57
800-mile river of Central Asia. : ILI
58
Sam Clemens was one. : ELMIRAN
60
Playbill. : PROGRAM
62
Writing down for nomination or appointment. : SLATING
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Russia's "breadbasket." : UKRAINE
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Opponent. : ENEMY
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Expanded with unnecessary words. : PADDED
Down
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British play, "The ___ Boy." : WINSLOW
2
Star in "Royal Wedding." : ASTAIRE
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He wrote "The Brave Bulls." : LEA
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Mr. Firpo. : LUIS
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Insular dot. : ISLET
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Part of a sonnet. : SESTET
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Saratoga attraction. : SPA
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___-mutuel machine. : PARI
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Being sorry for. : RUING
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Creamed with pimento or green pepper. : ALAKING
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River in Pennsylvania and New York, flows into Lake Ontario. : GENESEE
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Good enough. : DECENT
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Home town of William Allen White. : EMPORIA
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Mongol tribesman. : TARTAR
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All-pervading. : UNIVERSAL
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Catkin. : AMENT
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Parker House ___. : ROLLS
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Girl's name. : ADELA
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Result of counting sheep. : SLEEP
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Emulates Florence Chadwick. : SWIMS
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___ Forces. : ARMED
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Ridding plane wings of sleet, etc. : DEICING
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Decorates by tooling. : CHASES
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Famous name in aviation. : ORVILLE
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Chief of Naval Operations. : SHERMAN
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___ schooner. : PRAIRIE
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Where Queen Mab rules. : ELFLAND
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Use a stopwatch again. : RETIME
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Mistake. : SLIPUP
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Group of attendants. : SUITE
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Hooded jacket. : PARKA
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Proper or formal. : PRIM
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128 cu. ft. of wood. : CORD
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Whatever it may be. : ANY
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Ramble about idly. : GAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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