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New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 648
Across
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Coordinator in Civil Defense in New York. : WHALEN
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Soviet oil center in Northwest Caucasus. : MAIKOP
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Germ killer. : IODINE
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Memory mislaid. : AMNESIA
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Thousands of dollars. : GRANDS
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Atomic laboratory town. : OAKRIDGE
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Humorist. : WAG
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Constellation for a general. : STARS
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Aqua ___, solvent of gold. : REGIA
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Sharp-tempered. : ACID
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Hissing exclamation. : SHISH
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Soaks fibers. : RETS
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Cat calls. : MEOWS
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Receivers of a service: Rare. : USEES
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Wild sowing. : OAT
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Throat clearing. : AHEM
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Easing of strained international relations. : DETENTE
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Noah's landfall. : ARARAT
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Not as great. : LESSER
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These help you catch cold. : WETFEET
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Snakes. : ASPS
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Part of Peter Cooper Village: Abbr. : APT
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Releases. : FREES
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Denominations. : SECTS
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Angers. : IRES
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Miss Chaffee, national indoor tennis champ. : NANCY
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___ Teasdale, poet, 1884–1933. : SARA
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Sulphur and molasses. : TONIC
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Timetable: Abbr. : SCHED
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Weary Willie. : VAG
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Damply. : SODDENLY
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"With ___ toward none." : MALICE
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Wheel rims. : FELLOES
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Acts to the hilt. : EMOTES
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Abominate. : DETEST
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Most recent. : NEWEST
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Nickname for Tammany Hall. : WIGWAM
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Roman poet, friend of Maecenas. : HORACE
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Slowly, in music. : ADAGIO
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Chinese author in U. S. : LIN
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Objectives. : ENDS
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Arboreal homes. : NESTS
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New Zealand natives. : MAORIS
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Collected. : AMASSED
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Source of Disney characters. : INK
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Deborah from Britain. : KERR
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Willow. : OSIER
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Walter (Mr. Miniver) and family. : PIDGEONS
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Start trouble. : AGITATE
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___ parade. : EASTER
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Bee-loud. : AHUM
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Friend of Snow White. : DWARF
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Tilts like a fast boat. : HEELS
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Eisenhower's old European command. : SHAEF
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Measures to be taken. : STEPS
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Everlasting: Archaic. : ETERN
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Double curves. : ESSES
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Expects. : AWAITS
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A chiding. : REPROOF
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Went to meeting. : ATTENDED
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Prickly flower heads: Var. : TEASLES
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Author of "The Nazarene." : ASCH
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Envelop in protective tissue. : ENCYST
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Port of Luzon on Manila Bay. : CAVITE
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"When the hounds of spring are on winter's ___." : TRACES
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Most wise. : SAGEST
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Edge furtively. : SIDLE
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Arab kingdom near Aden. : YEMEN
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Scot or Irishman. : CELT
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Edith Evans, for instance. : DAME
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Noah in the Douay Bible. : NOE
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Superb English political cartoonist. : LOW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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