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New York Times, Thursday, March 15, 1951

Author:
Robert Hegler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 634
Across
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Premier of France. : QUEUILLE
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Swimming star and former movie Tarzan. : CRABBE
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North on the Hudson. : UPSTREAM
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Descriptive of a baseball stratagem. : HITRUN
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Their capital is Shillong. : ASSAMESE
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Arabian chieftains. : EMEERS
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Depot or terminal: Abbr. : STA
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Olivia de Havilland. : ACTRESS
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Alvin York's rank. : SGT
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Former motion picture czar. : HAYS
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Nazi greetings. : HEILS
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Circus performer. : FLEA
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Build. : ERECT
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Political party: Abbr. : DEM
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Seaboard. : COAST
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Passage of music or song. : STRAIN
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Pluto's palace. : DOGHOUSE
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First name of great batsman. : TRIS
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Right of membership in the Stock Exchange. : SEAT
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Excuses. : PRETEXTS
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Most mature. : RIPEST
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Hobbled. : LAMED
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Fruiting spike. : EAR
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Portuguese colony in S. China. : MACAO
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Affirm confidently. : AVER
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Hauled. : HALED
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Village. : DORP
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Shooting-match: French. : TIR
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Quarry for obtaining a certain rock. : LIMEPIT
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Escape: Slang. : LAM
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Bob Lemon, for instance. : TOSSER
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Yankee Doodle with his feather. : MACARONI
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Girl's name. : ELOISE
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Anklebone. : ASTRAGAL
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Successful pitch at horseshoes. : RINGER
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Hollywood actress. : STANWYCK
Down
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Sets aside, as an indictment. : QUASHES
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Parvenu. : UPSTART
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One who attempts. : ESSAYER
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Miss Hagen. : UTA
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Marie Wilson's role. : IRMA
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Hanger-on. : LEECH
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Endured. : LASTED
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Filed one's finger nails. : EMERIED
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Larry Evans' game. : CHESS
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Rolls around the edge, as of a golf cup. : RIMS
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Put on the feedbag. : ATE
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City in Poland, on the Oder. : BRESLAU
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Actor Meredith. : BURGESS
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Induct into office. : ENSTATE
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St. ___ fire, electrical phenomenon. : ELMOS
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Disperse. : SCATTER
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Walking robber. : FOOTPAD
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Weary. : TIRED
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Israel's Weizmann. : CHAIM
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No: Slang. : NIX
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Adenauer's country: Abbr. : GER
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Power for Fulton's "Clermont." : STEAM
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Disk jockey's stock in trade. : PLATTER
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Stuffed shells of thin noodle dough. : RAVIOLI
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TV star. : EMERSON
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Florida and West Indian fishes. : SALEMAS
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A branch of biology. : ECOLOGY
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Adirondack lake. : SARANAC
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Nourishing beverage. : TOPMILK
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Feast. : REPAST
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Personnel manager. : HIRER
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Judicial opinions. : DICTA
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___ majesté. : LESE
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Mountain pool. : TARN
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John Hancock: Abbr. : SIG
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Inclement. : RAW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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