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New York Times, Wednesday, June 6, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 717
Across
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Maurice Evans role. : RICHARD
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Star of "No Way Out." : WIDMARK
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Member of the U. S. A. A. F. : AVIATOR
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King Farouk, for instance. : AFRICAN
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Current best seller. : KONTIKI
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Segregate. : ISOLATE
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Before. : ERE
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___ and image. : SPIT
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Relatives of the agouti. : PACAS
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Uprisings. : RIOTS
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Artistic creation. : POEM
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His ___, meaning a personage, humorously. : NIBS
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Word in the Psalms. : SELAH
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Where the Ganges flows. : INDIA
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Half of a half-and-half. : ALE
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Serious addresses. : SERMONS
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Hollywood boulevard. : SUNSET
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General's nickname. : DOUG
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Flying machine. : AERO
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Phenomenon of the Yellowstone. : CANYON
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Describing a certain unfortunate feline. : CURIOUS
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Arab's sleeveless garment. : ABA
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Rizzutto's way of running. : SCOOT
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Ready for use: 2 wds. : ONTAP
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Coal mines. : PITS
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Man's name. : ELMO
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Girl's name. : LEILA
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10-point typewriter type. : ELITE
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Part of the Capitol Building. : DOME
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Portion of land. : LOT
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Gear shift. : REVERSE
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Valuable radio commodity. : AIRTIME
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Combatants. : ENEMIES
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Governor Driscoll's capital. : TRENTON
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Dieter's nemesis. : DESSERT
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Mariner's instrument. : SEXTANT
Down
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Lawn cleaners. : RAKERS
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The musical 88. : IVORIES
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Camphorlike liquid. : CINEOLE
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Panama. : HAT
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Native of Panay. : ATI
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South Korean troops. : ROKS
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Wet. : DRIPPING
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Rested in expectation. : WAITED
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Suppositions. : IFS
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A football kick. : DROP
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Cathedral city of Italy. : MILAN
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Locust trees. : ACACIAS
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Proportional. : RATABLE
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Israeli parliament. : KNESSET
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Electric particles. : IONS
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Dilatory. : TARDY
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Al Capp creations. : SHMOOS
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Jack Benny's pretended role. : MISER
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Foreign President. : AURIOL
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Small portion. : OUNCE
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Who wants war? : NOONE
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Eating places. : AUTOMATS
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Frolicked. : CAPERED
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Eisenhower's home town. : ABILENE
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Inhabitants. : NATIVES
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Popular singer. : COMO
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Usefulness: Italian. : UTILITA
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American financier and Revolutionary patriot. : SALOMON
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Most venerable. : OLDEST
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Kind of leather. : PATENT
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Checks. : STEMS
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Where Drogheda is. : EIRE
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Indian weight. : SER
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Lilli Palmer's husband. : REX
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Powerful explosive. : TNT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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