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New York Times, Monday, February 26, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 617

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French statesman who visited U. S. : PLEVEN
7
Pursued. : CHASED
13
Supply with. : PROVIDE
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Halibut liver oil. : HALIVER
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Speaks a piece. : RECITES
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"Of Thee I Sing." : AMERICA
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Speedily. : APACE
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Sometimes a crowd. : THREE
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Dark retreat. : DEN
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Slightly acidulous. : TART
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Diets and wins. : SLIMS
24
Shasta, for instance. : PEAK
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Sea eagle. : ERN
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People involved in no recent wars. : SWISS
27
Light washing. : RINSE
28
Take new bearings. : REORIENT
30
Man interested in a frozen item. : RENTER
31
Citizen under Gov. McKay. : OREGONIAN
33
Bagdad air express. : CARPET
36
Went on a tear. : RAMPAGED
40
One who must register. : ALIEN
41
Bogs in sludge. : MIRES
42
Timber tool. : AXE
43
Bites. : NIPS
44
Official body of persons. : BOARD
45
Man's outfit. : SUIT
46
Upward: Comb. form. : ANO
47
Dried cassia leaves. : SENNA
48
Mooch. : CADGE
49
Former Mayor of Toledo. : DISALLE
51
Tots up. : TALLIES
53
Termite's home. : ANTHILL
54
Luxuriant. : OPULENT
55
Deeds of daring. : GESTES
56
M. Casadesus, pianist. : ROBERT
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Get set. : PREPARE
2
Treaty city in Switzerland. : LOCARNO
3
Displace a tenant. : EVICT
4
Quickly: Fr. : VITE
5
J. Chuter ___, British Home Secretary. : EDE
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Fledgling. : NESTLING
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Feminine graces. : CHARMS
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Harness parts for the traces. : HAMES
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Away from aweather. : ALEE
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Laurence Olivier's title. : SIR
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Obvious. : EVIDENT
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Death. : DECEASE
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Famous park in Vienna. : PRATER
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A self-made officer: Colloq. : RANKER
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Arnold Toynbee, for instance. : HISTORIAN
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Blanche of the silent films. : SWEET
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Feather. : PINNA
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Warning banshee. : SIREN
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Runs the harvester. : REAPS
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They mark off the prize ring. : ROPES
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Covered with hoarfrost. : RIMED
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Spinner of yarns. : NARRATOR
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U. S. A.'s best customer. : CANADA
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Taking sides. : ALINING
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Quick and sharp retort. : RIPOSTE
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Louder, if not neater. : GAUDIER
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Requiring immediate action. : EXIGENT
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Loathe. : DETEST
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Nickel-like commercial alloys. : MONELS
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Girl who deserves a ring. : BELLE
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A room in Paris. : SALLE
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Cut. : SLIT
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Billy. : CLUB
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Cries of joy. : AHS
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Highest peak in the Philippines. : APO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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