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New York Times, Tuesday, July 3, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 744

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Across
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He wrote "The Caine Mutiny." : WOUK
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Treasurer of the U. S. : CLARK
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Mrs. Roosevelt's first name. : ANNA
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Other than. : ELSE
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Snow leopard. : OUNCE
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Ring out. : PEAL
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Observed. : SEEN
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Part of a church. : ALTAR
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Refugee from Lhasa. : LAMA
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Mexican corn cake. : TORTILLA
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Overacts. : EMOTES
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American Indians. : UTES
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Part of French Indo-China. : ANAM
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A method of gold mining. : PLACER
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"My Fifty Years in ___," by Ed Barrow. : BASEBALL
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Parts of the Panama Canal. : LOCKS
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Agricultural tools. : FORKS
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U. N. spokesman. : LIE
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Fresh and breezy. : AIRY
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Brass or pewter. : ALLOY
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Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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Indian ___. : OCEAN
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Administrative divisions: Greece. : DEMES
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Diligent; persevering. : SEDULOUS
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Quietude. : REPOSE
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Make indistinct. : BLUR
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Distant: Prefix. : TELE
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Shinbones. : TIBIAS
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Gun gadget. : SILENCER
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Woodwind. : OBOE
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Vast evergreen forests of subarctic lands. : TAIGA
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That dumb Miss. : DORA
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Man's nickname. : MILT
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Small, isolated spot. : ISLET
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Wield the blue pencil. : EDIT
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
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Tedious task. : CHORE
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Unit of force, in physics. : DYNE
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Part of the U. S. : WEST
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Butter substitute. : OLEO
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Utilizer. : USER
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Frankfort is its capital. : KENTUCKY
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Fueling ship. : COALER
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Brief respites. : LULLS
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Theatrical group. : ANTA
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Radio group. : RCA
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Russian premier overthrown by Lenin in 1917. : KERENSKY
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Self-assurance. : APLOMB
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Trim and tidy. : NEAT
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Appellation. : NAME
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Woe is me! : ALAS
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Inhabitants of: Suffix. : ITES
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Miss Murray and Miss West. : MAES
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Composer Copland. : AARON
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Land maps. : PLATS
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The longest river in France. : LOIRE
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Bitterly pungent. : ACRID
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Weapons made of stones and cord, hurled by Gauchos. : BOLAS
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Shrine in San Antonio. : ALAMO
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Salesman's wares. : LINES
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Apartment contract. : LEASE
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Mrs. Gardner Cowles, of "Flair" fame. : FLEUR
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Of the science of sound. : ACOUSTIC
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Was contingent. : DEPENDED
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Earthen jar. : OLLA
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Omit: Printing. : DELE
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Condition with respect to place. : UBIETY
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Have reference to. : RELATE
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Bob Cain, for instance. : TIGER
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Large volume. : TOME
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In the same place: Latin abbr. : IBID
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Winner of the 1951 Preakness. : BOLD
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Farm storage place. : SILO
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Buffalo Bill. : CODY
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___ go brath. : ERIN
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Degree of speed. : RATE
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Cigarette end. : ASH

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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