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WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, June 3, 1951

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 38
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 714
Across
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First name of J. C. S. head. : OMAR
5
Graf ___. : SPEE
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Social levels. : STRATA
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Sen. Morse's state. : OREGON
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Formerly ruled by King Carol. : RUMANIANS
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A man of rating. : HOOPER
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Thigh bones. : FEMORA
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Czech Foreign Minister charged with treason. : CLEMENTIS
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Tennessee's claim to fame. : ESTESKEFAUVER
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Where Nish is. : SERBIA
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Author of "The Shape of Things to Come." : WELLS
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Fended. : STAVED
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Old age: Poetic. : ELD
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Money drawer. : TILL
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Easily bribed. : VENAL
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Great expert: Slang. : ONER
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Irish. : ERSE
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Ray ___, popular fight trainer. : ARCEL
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Brain canal. : ITER
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Gainza Paz's paper. : PRENSA
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Made with rattan. : CANED
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European industrial basin. : SAAR
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She wrote "A Mouse Is Born." : LOOS
45
Where Yalta is. : CRIMEA
46
Marcus Porcius. : CATO
47
Bolivian export. : TIN
48
Defraud. : BILK
49
Long river in W. Canada. : PEACE
50
Designating troops transplanted by ship. : SEABORNE
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Garlands: Poetic. : ANADEMS
56
Heavyweight champ turned wrestler. : CARNERA
58
Star of "The Men." : BRANDON
59
Anne Baxter's role. : EYE
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Pick-me-ups. : TONICS
61
Despotic. : CRUEL
63
Greek letter. : ETA
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Popular comedian. : JIMMYDURANTE
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Legally questionable. : SHADY
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Emulated Eleanor Holm. : SWAN
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Premium exchange. : AGIO
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Volcano on Martinique. : PELEE
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Greek pillar. : STELA
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Whale: Comb. form. : CETO
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Character in a favorite fairy tale. : PUSS
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Cut. : SEVER
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Romantic cinema hero. : CHARLESBOYER
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Owns. : HAS
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___ Sanctum. : INNER
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Bottle for corrosive liquids. : CARBOY
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St. Anthony's Cross. : TAU
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Isolated. : ENISLED
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Of the author of "Pygmalion." : SHAVIAN
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Soldiers' identifications. : DOGTAGS
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Most sapid. : TASTIEST
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Theban goddess with a sheep's head. : AMENT
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Cogs. : CAMS
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Erin's outlawed army. : IRA
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Rise. : SOAR
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Wrinkle. : RUMPLE
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Island in the Hebrides. : IONA
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Fall. : DROP
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Conical heap of stones. : CAIRN
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Pertaining to the ankle. : TARSAL
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Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
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Prepares flour for baking. : SIFTS
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Greek flask. : OLPE
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Silicate. : MICA
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Chases away. : SHOOS
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Aesop character. : HARE
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Willie ___, boxer. : PEP
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Atoll of A-bomb fame. : BIKINI
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Anti-unionist hoodlums. : GOONS
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Scene of Marine landing, 1943. : TARAWA
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Dr. Malan, for instance. : PRIMEMINISTER
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Anatolia. : ASIAMINOR
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Card game for two. : ECARTE
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An artificial sugar. : GULOSE
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Author of "The Little World of Don Camillo." : GUARESCHI
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More thickly populated. : DENSER
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What a blast furnace does. : SMELTS
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Helot. : ESNE
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Hero of opera by Rossini. : TELL
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Grampuses. : ORCS
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Popular Western song. : MULETRAIN
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Our folklore. : AMERICANA
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Notre Dame athlete. : RAMBLER
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Where the Ten Commandments were given: Var. : SINA
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Sen. McCarran. : PAT
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Pacific scene of A-bomb test. : ENIWETOK
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Hebrew sectarians. : ESSENES
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Conch. : SHELL
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Pitch. : TOSS
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Balderdash. : ROT
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Tarzan's friends. : APES
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Old Italian coin. : TESTONE
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Sen. Fulbright's state. : ARKANSAS
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Propose. : OFFER
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George ___, a signer of the Declaration. : READ
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Zoo bird. : EMU
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Earl Warren's 1948 running mate. : GOVERNORDEWEY
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An implied threat. : ORELSE
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Anointed. : NARDED
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Part of the name of a noted playwright. : NEILL
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Genus of tropical shrubs. : EVEA
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Gibbon. : LAR
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Stringed instruments. : VIOLS
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Representative from N. J. : EATON
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The Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
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Move with a swagger. : PRANCE
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Betty Field and Elmer. : RICES
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Irish heroine. : EMER
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Political intrigue. : CABAL
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Smeared with a viscous substance. : LIMED
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A silicate. : CERITE
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CIO's Secretary-Treasurer. : CAREY
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Group of girls. : BEYY
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Gold prospector. : PANNER
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Ancient name of Hebrides. : EBUDAE
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Add explanatory remarks. : NOTATE
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Captivate. : ENANOR
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The populace. : DEMOS
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Fueling vessels. : COALERS
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The River of Woe. : ACHERON
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___ de Dieu (Truce of God). : TREVE
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Political hustings. : RALLY
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Son of Noah. : JAPHET
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Lizard. : IGUANA
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Congressman Rankin, for instance. : MISSISSIPPIAN
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Overturns. : UPENDS
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___ Mater, Latin hymn. : STABAT
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Advance man in sports. : SCOUT
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Order of the Mystic ___. : SHRINE
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Scornful look. : SNEER
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Heroine of 1915. : CAVELL
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Leaf aperture. : STOMA
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Luggage. : BAGS
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Pertaining to Ancient Troy. : ILIAN
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Indian of Peru. : CAMPA
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Bon Marché, for instance. : STORE
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Amateurs in radio. : HAMS
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Frederik and Ingrid. : DANES
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Auriol's planes. : AIRFRANCE
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East German Premier. : GROTEWOHL
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Ninnies. : SAPS
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Copies. : TRACINGS
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One of the Seven Wonders. : COLOSSUS
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Element in pitchblende. : URANIUM
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Archaeological period. : IRONAGE
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Boswell, for instance. : DIARIST
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Nabbed. : COPPED
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Chilean arborvitae. : ALERCE
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Stone image, in Heyerdahl's story. : TIKI
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Exclamation. : OHO
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Feeling of guilt. : SHAME
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Copycat. : MIMER
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Tender spots. : SORES
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Stupid: Fr. : BETE
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Capri. : ISLE
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Exploit. : GEST
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Biblical weed. : TARE
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Married woman. : MRS
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Sanskrit college. : TOL
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Mr. Keith or Mr. Hunter. : IAN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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