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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 649
Across
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He made a famous last stand. : CUSTER
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Roundabout courses. : DETOURS
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Turkey's capital. : ANKARA
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Jean Arthur's most recent role. : PETERPAN
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Novelist Capote. : TRUMAN
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Very eggy dish. : OMELETTE
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Lamprey. : EEL
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Meat holder at a barbecue. : SKEWER
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Erudition. : LORE
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___ Gwyn, favorite of Charles II. : NELL
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Miss Singleton, movie Blondie. : PENNY
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Women's patriotic organization: Abbr. : DAR
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___ ran. : ALSO
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Damaged. : HURT
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Speedily. : APACE
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Assume unrightfully. : USURP
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Overlaid, as with gold or silver. : PLATED
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Noontime eateries. : LUNCHEONETTES
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Two-wheeled vehicles of India, pulled by bullocks. : TONGAS
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Yankee southpaw. : LOPAT
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Over. : ENDED
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Parts of car wheels. : RIMS
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Blunders. : ERRS
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The Golden ___. : AGE
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Election list. : SLATE
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Illegal combat. : DUEL
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Obstructions. : BARS
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Supposed. : OPINED
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A section of Africa: Abbr. : SWA
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Part of Mrs. Kingsley's popular puzzles. : ACROSTIC
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Dried fruit. : RAISIN
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Blends. : GRADATES
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Mr. Ives of N. Y. : IRVING
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Job paying $15,000 a year. : SENATOR
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Constant companion or sweetheart: Slang. : STEADY
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Series of connected things. : CATENA
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Do this before you 43 Down. : UNREEL
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Brain enclosures. : SKULLS
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Item of millinery. : TAM
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Historical epochs. : ERAS
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British film producer. : RANK
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Drive crazy. : DEMENT
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Ever: Arch. : ETERN
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___ Aviv. : TEL
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Russian city. : OREL
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Modern. : UPTODATE
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Frustrating situations: Slang. : RATRACES
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Snickered. : SNEERED
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International diplomacy based on force. : POWERPOLITICS
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Draft or drawing: Architecture. : EPURE
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Sitting room. : LOUNGE
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Meeting place of Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. : YALTA
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Exclamations of interrogation. : HUHS
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Tapped gently. : PATTED
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Oodles. : SCADS
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Invigorates. : PEPS
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19th Century designer of U. S. coinage, his name now a Manhattan phone exchange. : LONGACRE
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Passed below. : UNDERRAN
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Title: Latin. : NOMEN
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They're dipped in water for a popular drink. : TEABAGS
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Long, thin weapon. : RAPIER
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The big question mark. : RUSSIA
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Roll up again. : REWIND
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Given to flashiness of speech. : SLANGY
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Game of chance. : LOTTO
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Pop. : SODA
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Goddess of discord. : ERIS
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Move suddenly. : DART
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Minded a baby. : SAT
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Common contraction. : IVE

Answer summary: 22 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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