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New York Times, Tuesday, February 20, 1951

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 611

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Across
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City celebrating its 2000th anniversary. : PARIS
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Manufactured. : MADE
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Hollywood's Miss Baxter. : ANNE
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Proxy. : AGENT
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Seaport in Algeria. : ORAN
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Stolen goods. : LOOT
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The men who chase rustlers. : POSSE
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Character in Sinclair Lewis' forthcoming last novel, "World So Wide." : DODSWORTH
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Bring to perfection, as wine. : AGE
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Middle name of Treasurer of U. S. : NEESE
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British Ambassador to Spain, 1940–44. : HOARE
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Disconcert: Colloq. : RATTLE
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Slice of ham for frying. : RASHER
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Extravagant. : LAVISH
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Particle of floating dust. : MOTE
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In a little while : ANON
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Sweep of the scythe in mowing. : SWATH
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Islet in a river or lake. : AIT
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New press date line, since Jan. 9, 1951. : UNITEDNATIONSNY
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Patriotic society. : DAR
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Harmony. : PEACE
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Frank. : OPEN
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Coarse pile of a fabric. : SHAG
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Session of a legislative assembly. : ASSIZE
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Hero of "Tale of Two Cities." : CARTON
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Princeton University's stadium. : PALMER
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Henry Wallace's middle name. : AGARD
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Insects' feelers. : PALPI
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Gifford's rank: Abbr. : AMB
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Truman's plan for balancing the budget. : PAYASWEGO
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Bugle call to repair to quarters: Var. : TATOO
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Town on the Thames. : ETON
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Ambassador Grady's post. : IRAN
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Problem for the truant officer. : HOOKY
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Transmit. : SEND
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Prong of a fork. : TINE
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Scrap. : SHRED
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Ernest Hemingway's sobriquet. : PAPA
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All aflutter. : AGOG
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Croton, for instance. : RESERVOIR
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News-gathering agency. : INS
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Extends: Scot. : STENTS
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Performer at a fashion show. : MODEL
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Came into view. : AROSE
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Miami's county. : DADE
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Unconfined: Dial. : ALOOSE
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Girl's name. : NORAH
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___ Dame. : NOTRE
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Upper regions of space. : ETHER
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Hailing call. : WHATHO
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Suffix in Biblical verbs. : ETH
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"It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
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Roast meat, on a French menu. : ROTI
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Speak highly of. : LAUD
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Mrs. Rosenberg. : ANNA
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Skipper's assistant. : MATE
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Obstruction. : SNAG
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Col. Mary A. Hallaren's outfit. : WAC
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Suction pump. : ASPIRATOR
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___ Haynes Irwin. : INEZ
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Important river of northern England. : TYNE
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Surplices. : EPHODS
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Head of A. E. C. : DEAN
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Important part of Jose Ferrer's make-up. : NOSE
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London street from Fleet Street to Trafalgar Square. : STRAND
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Mont Blanc. : ALP
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They occupy seven pages in the Manhattan phone book. : SMITHS
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Parts of West Pointers' coats. : CAPES
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Playing marble. : AGATE
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Textile made from cellulose. : RAYON
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Irreligious person. : PAGAN
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Unaccompanied. : ALONE
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Persian fairy. : PERI
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Donkey: Slang. : MOKE
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Lord ___ Orr, Peace Prize winner, 1949. : BOYD
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One clever at repartee. : WIT
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Ancient Order of Hibernians. : AOH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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