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New York Times, Tuesday, February 27, 1951

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { B J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 618
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Units of electrical current. : AMPERES
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Daughter of Old King Cole, Evelyn Waugh's heroine. : HELENA
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Au ___ (up to date). : COURANT
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Declaring openly. : AVOWING
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Bunch of flowers. : NOSEGAY
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Bureau of Internal ___. : REVENUE
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Letter of the alphabet. : ESS
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Heavenly phenomenon due March 7, 1951. : ECLIPSE
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Lord Boyd ___. : ORR
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Short for the day before. : YESTER
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Kingdom in Indo-China. : ANAM
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The threads that cross the warp. : WEFT
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"Call Me ___." : MADAM
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Reserved. : ALOOF
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Pelts with stones. : LAPIDATES
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Regale a celebrity. : LIONIZE
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Condensed representation of something. : EPITOME
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Those skilled in a certain language. : LATINISTS
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Genus of linden trees. : TILIA
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Wrath. : ANGER
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S. P. C. A. doctors. : VETS
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Something out of this world. : MOON
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Blackboard cleaner. : ERASER
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Himalayan peak 22,700 ft. high. : API
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"On the Atchison, Topeka & the ___." : SANTAFE
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Roman bronze. : AES
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Backslide. : RELAPSE
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Movieland's Carmen from Portugal. : MIRANDA
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Values received. : CREDITS
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Hal, Albert, and Charming. : PRINCES
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Cause of dispute between Venus and Proserpina. : ADONIS
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Radio transmitters. : SENDERS
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Skin affliction. : ACNE
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Barnyard noises. : MOOS
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Act cautiously or timidly: Slang. : PUSSYFOOT
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Before. : ERE
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Fits of anger. : RAGES
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Make into law. : ENACT
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Christian Dior's specialty. : STYLE
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Unit of Phil Spitalny's orchestra. : HARP
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Times before holidays. : EVES
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Nothing, in tennis. : LOVE
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Lamb's mother. : EWE
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Silk voile. : NINON
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Genus of frogs. : ANURA
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Microbe. : GERM
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Comedy's "My Friend ___." : IRMA
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Student at a famous English school. : ETONIAN
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Disposed to love. : AMATIVE
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___ Street. : WALL
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Nom de plume of Charles Lamb. : ELIA
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Anthropoids. : APES
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Short swim. : DIP
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Passage leading into a mine. : ADIT
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Native of Helsinki. : FINN
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___ majeste. : LESE
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Good word for Brotherhood Week. : TOLERANCE
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Send forth. : EMIT
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Large heavy waves. : SEAS
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Precursor of a zag. : ZIG
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Waste allowance. : TRET
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Mr. Connelly of "The Green Pastures." : MARC
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Milton Cross' specialty. : OPERA
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Lubricated. : OILED
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Bus terminal installations. : RAMPS
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Burning. : AFIRE
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European finch. : SERIN
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Airplane maneuver. : SPIN
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Wine district of Piedmont, Italy. : ASTI
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Loch in Scotland. : NESS
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German river. : EDER
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Sauciness: Slang. : SASS
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A bustling about. : ADO
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Conjunction. : AND

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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