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NEWS AND VIEWS

New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1951

36-Down : Arouse.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 627 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 749
Across
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Treat with obsequious deference. : KOWTOW
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Pre-nylon fabric. : ALPACA
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A Douglas C-54 has four. : MOTORS
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Awakened. : AROUSED
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Simplest. : PLAINEST
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Cookbook item. : OMELET
24
The one that got away. : NIBBLER
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Needle-shaped. : ACICULAR
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Cut of meat. : SADDLE
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Sound of sorrow. : SOB
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Net. : OPENWORK
30
Blackboard accessory. : ERASER
32
Part of Poland: Abbr. : SIL
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In the (style of). : ALLA
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Their day is Nov. 1. : SAINTS
36
Dwellings. : ABODES
37
Legendary site of the forges of Vulcan. : ETNA
38
Looks. : SEEMS
40
Welcome. : MEET
41
Kind of motion picture. : SCENIC
42
Ruler of Sind. : AMEER
43
Each. : APIECE
45
F-86's. : JETS
46
Illicit gambling game. : NUMBERS
48
Whimsical. : BIZARRE
50
Japanese ending of ships' names. : MARU
51
She played Mrs. Miniver. : GREER
52
One of Poe's ladies. : LENORE
53
Important Chilean product. : NITRATE
56
Enter in. : ENLIST
59
Signal. : EMINENT
61
Mongols, for instance. : ASIATICS
63
Frustrating road sign. : DETOUR
65
Very determined: Dial. : SOT
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What George Abbott does. : DIRECTS
68
Girl's nickname. : ETTIE
70
Billow. : SURGE
71
Capuchin monkeys. : SAIS
73
Fruit juice. : CIDER
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Novices. : TYROS
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Kinsmen. : SIBS
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Legislate. : ENACT
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Covered with hair. : PILED
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Thinks better of. : REPENTS
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Exclamation of mild wonder: Slang. : COO
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Obstruct. : RETARD
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King Claudius' castle. : ELSINORE
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The common lupine. : SUNDIAL
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Challenged. : DEFIED
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Comes through the Iron Curtain. : ESCAPES
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Dolce far ___ (delightful idleness). : NIENTE
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Lays a rope in coils. : FAKES
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Attached. : TIED
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Menu item. : POTPIES
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Caustic: Med. : ERODENT
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Vulgarians. : CADS
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Money prizes. : PURSES
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Contents of Pandora's box. : EVILS
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Menservants. : VALETS
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The Greek 2. : BETA
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Razor edger. : STROP
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"The Swedish Nightingale." : LIND
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Former grain measure of France. : HEMINE
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Detesting. : HATING
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Chapter of the Koran. : SURA
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Site of Ohio Northern. : ADA
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Sailor: Humorous. : TARPOT
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Mixtures. : MELANGES
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Member of the family. : SIS
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Suspension car up a mountain. : TELFER
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Applier of paint. : ENAMELER
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Ranks. : ESTATES
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Value highly. : ENDEAR
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Disclosed. : REVEALED
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City in the Donets Basin. : STALINO
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"___ Weather." : STORMY
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Gifford's ambassadorial post. : LONDON
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Sets upright. : ERECTS
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Governor Arn's state. : KANSAS
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Yellow bird. : ORIOLE
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Rock. : WOBBLE
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Old-fashioned laundromat. : TUB
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Haakon's capital. : OSLO
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Emulates Niobe. : WEEPS
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Creator of the March family. : ALCOTT
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Dens. : LAIRS
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___ and Pat, radio comedians. : PICK
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Ancient sky god. : ANU
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Odd-shaped island E. of Borneo. : CELEBES
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Kind of camphor. : ASARON
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Israel's first lawgiver. : MOSES
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Persian name. : OMAR
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Mr. Husing. : TED
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Nonagenarian for instance. : OLDSTER
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Repairs a car's brakes. : RELINES
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Astral. : STELAR
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Lewis Carroll's Alice. : DREAMER
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Indian of Oklahoma. : PAWNEE
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Basis of international economy. : TRADING
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Eleanor Roosevelt's relationship to T. R. : NIECE
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In safe keeping. : SECURE
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Aggressive woman. : AMAZON
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Arouse. : ACTUATE
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Retired from office with honors. : EMERITUS
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Dispensed with. : SPARED
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Sawfish's saw. : SERRA
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White poplars. : ABELES
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Peaceful. : IRENIC
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Castes in India. : JATIS
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Recover. : MEND
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Deplored. : BEMOANED
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Set going. : INITIATE
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Pistol's wife, ___ Quickly. : MISTRESS
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___ Slave Lake, Canada. : LESSER
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Housing for plane engines. : NACELLE
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Giggled. : TITTERED
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Copies of artists' originals. : ECTYPES
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Resembling a shrew. : SORICINE
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Salvage vessels. : TUGBOATS
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Vacation. : TRIP
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What Fair Play was to Man o' War. : SIRE
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Repair shoes. : RESOLE
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Girl's nickname. : EDIE
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Trillions of years. : EONS
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Painter's structure. : SCAFFOLD
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Loops the loop. : STUNTS
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Musical chords. : TRIADS
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What bosses do. : DICTATE
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Lassoes. : ROPES
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Takes pot shots at. : SNIPES
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Member of a national fraternity: Colloq. : DEKE
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Freshwater annelids. : NAIDS
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Believers in God. : DEISTS
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City having a U. S. mint. : DENVER
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P. O. canceler. : STAMPER
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Bay on Lake Erie island; Perry's victory, 1813. : PUTIN
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Communities in New Jersey. : ORANGES
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Obvious. : EVIDENT
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Hero of medieval romance. : RINALDO
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Small coin. : CENTAVO
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G. I. "pineapple." : PETARD
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Puffs up. : ELATES
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Man's name. : LIONEL
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Whalebone. : BALEEN
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Unpolished. : RUSTIC
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Part of the world. : ORIENT
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John Dos ___. : PASSOS
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Name meaning ruler of private property. : HARRY
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Exclamation of surprise. : HELLO
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Beau ___. : GESTE
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The Reds, for instance. : TEAM
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Largest artificial lake, at Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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Electra, for instance. : STAR
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Iron: French. : FER
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Sons of Adam. : MEN
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Brew. : ALE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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