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New York Times, Thursday, March 8, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 627

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Across
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Commander of the 8th Army. : RIDGWAY
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Representative from Maryland. : SASSCER
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Stupid; obstinate. : ASININE
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Fred or Adele. : ASTAIRE
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The "R" in S. P. Q. R. : ROMANUS
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Atlantic ___. : CHARTER
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Roman highways. : ITERS
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Pitch. : TAR
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About 149 bushels, in India. : GARCE
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Toddlers. : TOTS
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Formed an electric bow. : ARCED
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Stage successes. : HITS
27
O'Neill's, "The Hairy ___." : APE
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"It's Everybody's Business." : FREEDOM
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Negative. : NOT
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Having veins: Bot. : NERVATED
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Cunningham, Gehrmann, Wilt, etc. : MILERS
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Related. : AKIN
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New Governor of Pennsylvania. : FINE
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Servicemen in "civvies." : MUFTIS
40
British colony in China. : HONGKONG
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Chemical prefix. : EKA
45
An order of scratching birds. : RASORES
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He wrote "The Gold-Bug." : POE
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___ Pompilius, second king of Rome. : NUMA
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Parts of the nose. : NARES
51
Bristle: Comb. form. : SETI
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Adhere. : CLING
54
Make knotted lace. : TAT
55
A scrawny person. : SCRAG
56
Ambassador to Great Britain, 1937–1941. : KENNEDY
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Needle-shaped. : ACERATE
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___ of Aquitaine. : ELEANOR
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The Supreme Being. : CREATOR
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Homesteaders; squatters. : NESTERS
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British breakfast food. : KIPPERS
Down
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Perth Amboy is on this river. : RARITAN
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One of several elements, having the same atomic number. : ISOTOPE
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Verse of two metrical feet. : DIMETER
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Growls, as a dog. : GNARS
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Comes out on top. : WINS
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Babylonian god of the sky. : ANU
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Last evening: Poet. : YESTREEN
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Holy. : SACRED
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A tough timber tree. : ASH
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Antlered animal. : STAG
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Churchill's daughter. : SARAH
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Resembling a lemon. : CITRINE
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Builder. : ERECTOR
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Relaxes again. : RERESTS
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Scored a point, in tennis. : ACED
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Skilled tradesman. : ARTISAN
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Scottish schoolmasters. : DOMINES
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Moslem ascetic, worker of magic. : FAKIR
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Reminds: Obs. : MINGS
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Tub. : VAT
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Coin of Albania. : LEK
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Part of a ship's rigging. : FORETACK
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He wrote "The American Language." : MENCKEN
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Arthur Godfrey's favorite instrument. : UKULELE
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India's perennial problem. : FAMINES
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Book of hours. : HORA
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Manage; conduct. : OPERATE
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An adept at musical symbols. : NOTATOR
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Instruments for detecting radioactivity. : GEIGERS
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Sylvan deities. : SATYRS
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First fruits of a benefice. : ANNAT
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Vital wartime material. : SCRAP
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Mr. Sarazen. : GENE
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Ooze. : SEEP
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Beetle. : DOR
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Le dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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