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New York Times, Monday, March 12, 1951

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 631
Across
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General Eisenhower's aides. : STAFF
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London's mecca for diners-out. : SOHO
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___ boarder. : STAR
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Telephone call. : HELLO
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Famous elevator man. : OTIS
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Policeman's means of locomotion. : AUTO
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A Place in Manhattan. : ASTOR
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Figuratively, mutual destruction: Slang. : DOGEATDOG
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Auxiliary window. : STORMSASH
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Titan earth goddess, mother of Aphrodite. : DIONE
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A long, long time. : EONS
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Small cap; biretta. : BARRET
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Tempest-tossed king. : ALONSO
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Voice of Big Ben. : CHIME
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East Indian native sailor. : LASCAR
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Export of Afghanistan. : RUGS
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One of Jerome Kern's songs. : WHO
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1,760 yards. : MILE
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Assassins. : THUGS
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Southern Albanian native. : CHAM
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Bustling about. : ADO
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Combers. : SEAS
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Where Papeete is. : TAHITI
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Ship's place at a pier. : BERTH
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Turkish inn. : IMARET
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Units of electrical capacity. : FARADS
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Look closely at. : SCAN
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Mimicking. : APING
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In the greenroom, for instance. : BACKSTAGE
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Sensitive spot on the elbow. : CRAZYBONE
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Friend of Irene and Mary. : SALLY
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One of the Hebrides islands. : IONA
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610-mile river in Mongolia. : ONON
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To put on; clothe. : ENDUE
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A no man. : ANTI
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Peter B. ___, creator of Cappy Ricks. : KYNE
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Pierces. : STABS
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Shinto temples. : SHAS
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Examination. : TEST
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Tenor violin. : ALTO
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Historic city on the Arno. : FLORENCE
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Taipei is its capital. : FORMOSA
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These are served at fountains. : SODAS
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Siouan Indians. : OTOS
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Towering. : HIGH
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Common suffix. : OSE
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Irony. : SATIRE
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___ City, in Manhattan's East 40's. : TUDOR
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Make amends. : ATONE
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Compiler of a famous word book. : ROGET
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The Maude who played "A Kiss for Cinderella." : ADAMS
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Violent gales: Slang. : SNORTERS
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"Speak softly and carry a ___."—T.R. : BIGSTICK
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Girl's name. : ALMA
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Deposited. : LAID
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Haakon's capital. : OSLO
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Subway phenomenon. : CRUSH
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The bunny ___. : HUG
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Buzzing sound. : WHIR
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Abominate. : HATE
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Leave out. : OMIT
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Easter finery. : HAT
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In music, tuneful. : CHANTANT
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Abounding in marsh grass. : SEDGY
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Stores up. : AMASSES
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Forever!: Korean battle shout. : BANZAI
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Name plate over front of a shop. : FACIA
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Part of stage in front of proscenium arch. : APRON
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Unit of a drama. : SCENE
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Kind of fish shad is. : BONY
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In a little while. : ANON
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Actor in "Guys and Dolls." : ALDA
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Gulping sound. : GLUB
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"Smoke Gets in Your ___." : EYES
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Former editor of The Ladies' Home Journal. : BOK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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