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PORTRAITS IN PRINT

New York Times, Sunday, March 11, 1951

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 630
Across
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Fiery orator in U. N. : ROMULO
7
Pods used in soup. : OKRA
11
Talk effusively: Colloq. : GUSH
15
High officers in Turkey. : PASHAS
21
His temple was at Abydos. : OSIRIS
22
Form of resistance in alternating currents. : REACTANCE
24
Star: French. : ETOILE
25
Bishop of London under Queen Mary. : BONNER
26
Play by G.B.S. : PYGMALION
27
Famous British admiral. : NELSON
28
Silkworm. : ERI
29
Ich liebe ___. : DICH
31
Upright. : ERECT
32
Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
33
Mr. Husing. : TED
34
Uproar. : RIOT
36
Where Farouk reigns. : CAIRO
39
Loss of sense of smell. : ANOSMIA
41
Chinese idol. : JOSS
42
Pertaining to sound: Music. : TONAL
44
Stolen Stone of Destiny. : SCONE
46
Prepared. : ARMED
47
Man: Latin. : VIR
48
Stead. : LIEU
50
Hook for a kettle: Dial. : KILP
52
Cruel tyrant. : NERO
53
Sends forth. : EMITS
56
Seminole chief (1804–38). : OSCEOLA
59
Genus of flatfishes. : SOLEA
61
City in Ohio. : NILES
63
Hint. : CUE
64
Frequency bands of TV. : CHANNELS
66
Bobby-soxer's favorite word. : NATCH
68
Poison. : TOXICANT
70
Often before the horse. : CART
71
Ballplayer's equipment. : MITTS
73
Genus of the sumacs. : RHUS
75
Composer Chopin's father. : NICOLAS
76
Godfrey's instrument. : UKE
77
Hebrew month. : TISRI
78
Agatha Christie's detective. : POIROT
80
Greek letter. : TAU
81
Exhibition of horsemanship. : RODEO
83
French sharpshooters. : TIRAILLEURS
86
Drummer's equipment. : TRAPS
90
Noah's vessel. : ARK
92
Gasoline. : PETROL
93
Flavor. : SAUCE
95
Teamster's cry. : GEE
96
Language related to Old Persian. : AVESTAN
100
Quarry of James Fitz-James: Lady of the Lake. : STAG
101
Bay on coast of Maine. : CASCO
102
Lancer: Var. : ULAN
103
Woven fabrics. : TEXTILES
105
Unyielding: Scot. : STITH
107
Drainage system of a ship. : SCUPPERS
109
Former manager of the Giants. : OTT
110
Florentine painter (1406–69). : LIPPI
112
Ancient chariot. : ESSED
114
Letter. : EPISTLE
115
Ethical. : MORAL
117
Judge Learned ___. : HAND
119
Tropical food staple. : TARO
120
Bristle. : SETA
121
Man's name. : ASA
122
Sharpened. : EDGED
124
Ladder rounds. : RUNGS
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Mud. : SLIME
130
City sound. : HONK
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Street cleaner. : SWEEPER
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Title. : BARON
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Soon. : ANON
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Before. : ERE
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Took place. : WAS
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Enclosed African villages. : BOMAS
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Russian city. : OREL
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Movie direction. : CUT
144
Character in the opera "Martha." : LIONEL
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Producing sound: Rare. : SONORIFIC
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Bag. : VALISE
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Lake resort in Alberta. : LOUISE
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Past tense. : PRETERITE
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To avoid: Fr. : EVITER
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Beginnings. : ONSETS
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French city in Herault Dept. : AGDE
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Eponymous ancestor of the Hebrews. : EBER
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Assessors. : RATERS
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He wrote the famous "Rules of Order." : ROBERT
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President of El Salvador. : OSORIO
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7-pt. type. : MINION
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Vase. : URN
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German song. : LIED
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Courtier in "Hamlet." : OSRIC
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Melodious. : ORPHIC
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Low island or reef. : KEY
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Tease: Slang. : RAG
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Peak. : ACME
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Lead sulfide. : GALENA
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A supporter of the British Royal Arms. : UNICORN
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Highlanders. : SCOTSMEN
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Lady Leghorn. : HEN
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Duff's state: Abbr. : PENNA
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Sweetsop. : ATES
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Coin of Peru. : SOL
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Popular kind of novel. : HISTORICAL
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Medicinal plants. : ALOES
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Transmits. : SENDS
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Historic spot in Ireland. : TARA
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Believer in the doctrines of chance. : CASUALIST
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Phantom. : EIDOLON
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Acting ability. : TALENT
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South Korean soldiers. : ROKS
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English novelist born in 1873. : ONIONS
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Deserve. : MERIT
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Mr. Farley. : JIM
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Companion of 12 Down. : LION
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Miss Cinders. : ELLA
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Blister. : VESICATE
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Resinous tree exudation. : ELEMI
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One versed in the study of rocks. : PETROLOGIST
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Fish. : TUNA
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Arranges. : SETS
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Appear. : OCCUR
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British foot guard's cap. : SHAKO
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Was fond of. : CARED
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Cold. : ACHILL
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Departure. : EXIT
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Comic ___. : STRIP
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Head of a boar. : HURE
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Yard: Fr. : COUR
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Car necessity. : TIRES
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Former Marine band leader. : SOUSA
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Corn meal cake. : TORTILLA
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Blackbeard. : PIRATE
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Pumice rock. : TRASS
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"___ Lynne." : EAST
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Siamese coins. : ATTS
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Johnston to Valentine. : SUCCESSOR
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Tag. : AGLET
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What Margaret means. : PEARL
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Taste is one. : SENSE
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Glasswort. : KALI
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Small car. : COUPE
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A very small thing. : ATOM
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Security Council interdiction. : VETO
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Foreign. : EXTRANEOUS
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Relations. : NEPHEWS
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Little angel. : CHERUB
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College in New Jersey. : UPSALA
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Hammett's detective. : SPADE
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Former ruler. : TSAR
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Mines. : PITS
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Queen of France (1176–1238). : INGEBORG
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Spanish title of respect. : DONA
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Invite. : ASK
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Gave testimony. : DEPONED
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Reduce in rank. : DEMOTE
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Food dealer. : GROCER
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Egg on. : INCITE
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A good cat. : MOUSER
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Records. : ENTERS
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Little Sir Echo's answer. : HELLO
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Hunter slain by Artemis. : ORION
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Auctions. : SALES
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Unusual. : RARE
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To no extent. : NEVER
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Rebecca ___. : WEST
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Father. : SIRE
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Orizaba output. : LAVA
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Never: German. : NIE
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Mineral spring. : SPA
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White lie. : FIB
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Native of: Suffix. : ITE
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Burning. : LIT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 24 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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