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New York Times, Wednesday, March 28, 1951

14-Down : Budge ___, Wimbledon tennis champion.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 647
Across
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Edna Ferber's Pulitzer Prize novel, 1925. : SOBIG
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You. : SOLVER
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Branch Rickey's men. : PIRATES
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Shah who married a commoner. : PAHLEVI
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Sea ear. : ABALONE
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Toured the skyway. : AVIATED
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Head: French. : TETE
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"The Rose ___." : TATTOO
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Work unit. : ERG
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Eat away. : ERODE
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Have compassion. : PITY
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Indian of Manitoba. : CREE
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___ Oliver Franks. : SIR
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Pixilated. : LOONY
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"Father" of the Federal Reserve System. : GLASS
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Star of "Royal Wedding." : ASTAIRE
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___ Wood, artist. : GRANT
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Handle of a sword. : HILT
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Recipient of much tonic. : HAIR
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Obdurate. : STONY
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Folding money. : DOLLARS
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Pillarlike monument. : STELE
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Part of a rose. : PETAL
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William C. Foster's agency. : ECA
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Part of a doughnut. : HOLE
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Flat piece of marble. : SLAB
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Proceeding from the sun. : SOLAR
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Ezzard Charles' T. K. O. victim. : OMA
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Abode in Switzerland. : CHALET
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Figure in the Teapot Dome scandals, 1924. : FALL
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Harvard's font of humor. : LAMPOON
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Future soldier. : DRAFTEE
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Stars: French. : ETOILES
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Lining fabrics. : SATEENS
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Fashion. : MANNER
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Dark blue or purple. : PERSE
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Symbol of slavery. : SIBERIA
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Clay, Webster, etc. : ORATORS
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Made into bundles. : BALED
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Former Japanese statesman. : ITO
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Man: Humorous. : GENT
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Famous London hostelry. : SAVOY
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Governor Lausche's state. : OHIO
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Bluestocking's degree, in arts. : LLA
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Campaigner. : VETERAN
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Symbol of height. : EVEREST
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Corduroy has them. : RIDGES
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Heads: Humorous. : PATES
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New York City is the world's largest. : SEAPORT
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Budge ___, Wimbledon tennis champion. : PATTY
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Part of a comb. : TINE
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She loved Lancelot. : ELAINE
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Miss Bow of the silents. : CLARA
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Smooth in manner. : OILY
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Submits to persistent questioning. : GRILLS
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Fulcrum for an oar. : THOLE
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Mardi Gras, for instance. : GALA
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Places favoring rapid growth. : HOTBEDS
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Minute orifices in leaves. : STOMATA
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Colossal figure of a man, used as a column. : TELAMON
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Do business with. : DEAL
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Connects. : RELATES
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A kind of triangle. : SCALENE
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Author Asch. : SHOLEM
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Projects. : PLANS
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French city on the Rhone. : ARLES
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Farrier. : SHOER
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Proposal of marriage. : OFFER
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Nat "King" ___. : COLE
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Pitfall. : TRAP
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Flag staff on a golf course. : PIN
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Took potluck. : ATE

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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