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New York Times, Wednesday, March 14, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 633
Across
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Former chairman of Wage Stabilization. : WIRTZ
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Draft-exempt 19-year-old: 2 wds. : ADAD
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Recent royal bridegroom. : SHAH
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Nebraska's big town. : OMAHA
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Irritate: Colloq. : RILE
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Protagonist. : HERO
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Seized. : TAKEN
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Dreamer of Xanadu. : COLERIDGE
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March of time. : AGE
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Milestone of time. : YEAR
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Coins once worth 17c in Budapest. : PENGOS
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Dozes. : NODS
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German-scuttled ship, off Montevideo, Dec. 17, 1939. : GRAFSPEE
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When ___, do as the Romans do. : INROME
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Cindered. : ASHED
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Bing Crosby's "Bowser." : TOUPEE
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The Grecian Mars. : ARES
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Where Salem is: Abbr. : ORE
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Crawlers of earth. : INSECTS
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Housewife's bête noire. : DISHPAN
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Eskimo ___. : PIE
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Peter the Great. : TSAR
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Rancid: Dial. : REASTY
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City in central Alabama. : SELMA
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Credentials. : PAPERS
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Sprung from two continents. : EURASIAN
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Offended. : HURT
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George ___, St. Louis batsman in Baseball Hall of Fame. : SISLER
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Club money. : DUES
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Greek R. : RHO
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Airplane maneuvers. : NOSEDIVES
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Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
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Exclusively. : ONLY
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Gaelic Ireland. : EIRE
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___ outang. : ORANG
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Biscay, Hudson, etc. : BAYS
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Minus. : LESS
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Glass insets. : PANES
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Bass part in the Ring Cycle. : WOTAN
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Adult insect. : IMAGO
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Scraped together as hay. : RAKED
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Article. : THE
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Silly person. : ZANY
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Citation's jockey, Kentucky Derby, 1948. : ARCARO
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Modeled display scene. : DIORAMA
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___ the King's Men. : ALL
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Ocean's fathoms. : DEEPS
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Beams. : SHINES
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Buzzes the landscape. : HEDGEHOPS
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Ship after the Golden Fleece. : ARGO
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Weeders. : HOES
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Retracer. : REPASSER
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Herons. : EGRETS
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Seep: Scot. : SIPE
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Queen Isabella's man. : FERD
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Honey-sweet. : NECTARED
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Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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Refuse. : DENY
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Overturns. : TIPS
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Any: Scot. : ONIE
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In vain. : USELESSLY
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Peace goddess. : EIRENE
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Digs trenches. : SAPS
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Old food on new plates. : HASH
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Commandos, or Rangers. : RAIDERS
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Hornless cows. : MULEYS
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Stops. : PAUSES
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Blithe spirit in "The Tempest." : ARIEL
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Living in a city. : URBAN
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Wagnerian river. : RHINE
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Sugar raisers. : TONGS
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Boston Brahmin. : SNOB
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Isle of the Hebrides. : IONA
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Traffic signal. : STOP
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Compete. : VIE
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Mouths: Lat. : ORA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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