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New York Times, Thursday, March 1, 1951

24-Down : 1151.

Author:
Leonard Goldberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 620
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Senator Capeheart of Indiana. : HOMER
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Recording of public proceedings. : ACTA
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Cougar. : PUMA
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Frigidly. : ICILY
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Oriental Sherlock. : CHAN
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Extraordinary individual: Colloq. : ONER
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The practices and principles of the church. : ECCLESIASTICISM
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Walls: Fr. : MURS
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Come to a boil, as coffee. : PERK
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French author. : DUMAS
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Sign outside a hit show. : SRO
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European blackbird. : MERL
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Miss Maxwell. : ELSA
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"Of ___ and Men." : MICE
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Other. : ELSE
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Slot machine product. : GUM
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Quiet. : STILL
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Scene of strife. : ASIA
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French river, flowing into the Seine. : OISE
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Nobel Prize winner in literature, 1950. : WILLIAMFAULKNER
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Competently. : ABLY
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Subjects to friction. : RUBS
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Efface. : ERASE
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Stringfellow ___. : BARR
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Tidy. : NEAT
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Coarse unbolted grain. : MEAL
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Beverages. : ALES
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They: French. : ILS
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Character in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
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Winter-time visitor. : SNOW
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Man's name. : IVAN
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Limitatively. : DETERMINATIVELY
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So be it. : AMEN
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Persia. : IRAN
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___ prosequi. : NOLLE
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___ Hess, noted pianist. : MYRA
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Decades. : TENS
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Nymph who lives in a tree. : DRYAD
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Winter personified, or as a Roman god. : HIEMS
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Happen. : OCCUR
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A very, very small measure. : MICROMILLIMETER
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Cloth measures. : ELLS
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Cereal grass. : RYE
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Steel: Fr. : ACIER
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Member of Mr. Truman's Cabinet. : CHARLESFBRANNAN
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___ force. : TASK
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Industrious insect. : ANT
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Hocus-___. : POCUS
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Showing lack of creative thought. : UNIMAGINATIVELY
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Flat-topped hill. : MESA
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"___ and the Man." : ARMS
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Graf ___, former German battleship. : SPEE
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Slothful. : IDLE
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1151. : MCLI
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He sold his birthright. : ESAU
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Poorly. : ILLY
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European geological division. : LIAS
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Puts into service. : USES
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Pure and simple. : MERE
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Barter. : SWAP
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Skips school: Brit. slang. : TIBS
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Great Asian river, 2,700 miles. : AMUR
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Gumbo. : OKRA
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Inland sea east of the Caspian. : ARAL
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Sediment. : LEES
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Max ___, former pugilist. : BAER
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Former queen of Italy. : ELENA
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Banking functions. : LOANS
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Thomas Moore's Indian princess, ___ Rookh. : LALLA
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Curved upward, as a ship's planking. : SNYED
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Lilith's spouse. : ADAM
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A size of writing paper, 16x21 inches. : DEMY
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Forefather. : SIRE
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___ Novello, who composed "Keep The Home Fires Burning." : IVOR
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College in Cambridge, Mass. : MIT
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Part of N. Y. C.'s subway system. : IND

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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