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LONGS AND SHORTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 28, 1951

Author:
Edward Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 681 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 45
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 588
Across
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TV question mark. : COLOR
6
New King of Sweden. : GUSTAF
12
Compact heaps. : WADS
16
Rodent-killers. : OWLS
20
Circus. : ARENA
21
Eulogies. : ENCOMIA
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Head of bear, wolf, or boar. : HURE
24
___ de vivre. : JOIE
25
They are being drafted. : VETERINARIANS
27
Rigid and unyielding. : IRONBOUND
29
Outside: Pref. : EXO
30
Word from which "admiral" comes. : EMIR
31
Covers. : LIDS
32
Composer of "The Last Song." : TOSTI
33
Henpeck. : NAG
34
Elevator. : LIFT
36
Subject to relentless questioning. : PUMP
38
Persons "on the fence." : NEUTERS
40
Governor at Hartford. : LODGE
42
Old lord in "All's Well That Ends Well." : LAFEU
44
Thrall. : SERF
46
City in N. J. near Elizabeth. : RAHWAY
47
Hydrogen, chlorine, etc. : GASES
48
Mme. Pauker. : ANA
50
British Field Marshal with memorial in Arlington. : DILL
52
The uprights. : GOAL
53
Drizzly. : WET
54
Rainbowing. : IRISING
58
Congress boots. : GAITERS
60
French philosopher. : DIDEROT
64
Managed. : RAN
65
70-mile English river. : TEES
67
Sophie ___ Underwood. : KERR
68
Tilt. : HEEL
70
Louis defeated him, 1941. : NOVA
71
Egyptian lizard. : ADDA
73
Boredom. : WEARINESS
76
Scrape. : RASP
78
Needle. : SEW
79
"Like ___, all tears." : NIOBE
81
Office workers: Colloq. : STENOS
82
Quilts. : COMFORTERS
85
Infirm. : ANILE
87
Cakemaker's gadget. : ICER
88
What Mme. Pandit wears. : SARI
89
Reaches culmination. : NOONS
90
Their 1950 production was highest in history. : STEELWORKS
92
___ rifle. : GARAND
94
Liabilities. : DEBTS
96
Sloths. : AIS
97
Partial. : SEMI
98
Winter emergency brigade. : SHOVELERS
101
Circus performer. : SEAL
102
Close-fitting cap. : COIF
104
Contest. : RACE
106
In India, a lady's maid. : AYAH
107
Cause of Button Gwinnett's demise. : DUEL
109
Route: Abbr. : RTE
110
Growler. : SNARLER
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Stately old dances. : PAVANES
115
Gasconaded. : BRAGGED
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Rower. : OAR
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Tear apart. : RIVE
119
Soapstone. : TALC
121
Prickly envelope of a fruit. : BUR
122
Vitreous. : GLAZY
125
Assigners. : CEDERS
127
Beetles. : DORS
129
Authoritative statements. : DICTA
133
Western show. : RODEO
134
Foreign. : OVERSEA
136
Speak shrilly. : PIPE
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233-mile French river. : TARN
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Of all: Scot. : AVA
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Introduce. : USHER
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Tart. : ACID
144
Male guinea pig. : BOAR
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Caesar of video comedy. : SID
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Any plant needing much heat and moisture. : MEGATHERM
149
Confirmatory. : CORROBORATIVE
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Monkshood. : ATIS
153
"Un Bel Di," for instance. : ARIA
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What an old-fashioned baker is. : KNEADER
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Craze. : MANIA
156
Plug. : STOP
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Slotted trap for fish: Eng. : WEEL
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Substances used in paints. : DRYERS
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Señora O'Dwyer. : SLOAN
Down
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English nurse executed by Germans, 1915. : CAVELL
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Appetite: Comb. form. : OREXIA
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Display of high spirits: Colloq. : LETOFF
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The same. : ONE
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Thin. : RARE
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Mental endowment. : GENIUS
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Defenseless. : UNARMED
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Scruple: Abbr. : SCR
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Strive. : TOIL
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With might. : AMAIN
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Discoverer. : FINDER
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Exonerate by superficial investigation. : WHITEWASH
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Rosy. : AURORAL
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Worthless. : DROSSY
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Drove. : SENT
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Oasis: Southwestern U. S. : OJO
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Hurts. : WOUNDS
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Number of rows of words. : LINAGE
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Rushlike plants. : SEDGES
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Appeasers. : ASSUAGERS
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Goblin. : IMP
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Failed in studies and had to resign: Annapolis slang. : BILGED
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Social affairs. : TEAS
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"Stuffed shirt." : PRIG
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Mr. Heyerdahl of Kon-Tiki. : THOR
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Avenaceous. : OATEN
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One. : UNIT
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Scaliness. : FLAKINESS
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Afresh. : ANEW
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Holder of a legal claim. : LIENOR
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Former office boy, now head mobilizer. : WILSON
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Recipient of recent $25,000,000 loan by U. S. : IRAN
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Hazardous consequence of new weapons. : RADIATION
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Sixtieth member of U. N. : INDONESIA
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Agrees: Slang. : GEES
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___ bien. : TRES
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Unheeding. : DEAF
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Member of Defense Dept. : ROSENBERG
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Exaggerate. : OVERSTATE
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Marbles. : TAWS
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Caustic. : SATIRIC
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Wearing fur. : ERMINED
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Rose's sweetheart. : ABIE
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Be aware: Archaic. : RECK
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Words in huge print. : SCAREHEAD
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Incite. : PROD
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Extensions to buildings. : ELLS
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Kicks. : TOES
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Servant who brought water for washing hands. : EWERER
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Learned man. : SAVANT
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Black Hawk's men. : SACS
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Man's name. : OMAR
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Spanish painter. : GOYA
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Defeat. : DRUB
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Pung. : SLED
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Bag for carrying provisions. : HAVERSACK
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Bosnian. : SERB
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Stabilized, as prices. : FROZE
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Cuticular. : EPIDERMAL
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Commend. : LAUD
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Arrangement. : LAYOUT
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Affirm. : AVER
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Loose garment, as a smock. : SLOP
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Intestinal fortitude. : GRIT
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State of being lost in thought. : REVERIE
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Cheater in school exam. : CRIBBER
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Pasture grasses. : GRAMAS
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Marshall's right-hand man. : LOVETT
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In easy, graceful manner: Dancing. : ADAGIO
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Hold fast. : COHERE
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Encourage. : SECOND
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Wild animal trails. : SPOORS
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Card game. : CASINO
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Petty matters. : TRIVIA
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Pertaining to certain mountains. : ANDEAN
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Exposer. : AIRER
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Attention. : EAR
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He had an inferiority complex, says Bertrand Russell. : SHAW
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Low wagon. : DRAY
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Stuffs. : RAMS
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"The pretty worm of Nilus." : ASP
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Pindaric ___. : ODE
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Fiber of palmyra palm. : TAL

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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