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New York Times, Tuesday, April 10, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 660
Across
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Parts of plays. : ACTS
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Where Shakespeare's statue is, in Central Park. : MALL
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Proposal. : OFFER
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Black patch. : BLOT
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Red Chinese port opposite Formosa. : AMOY
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Desire strongly. : CRAVE
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Meet with by chance: 2 wds. : RUNACROSS
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Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
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Vehicles of war. : AMTRACKS
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Hawked; peddled. : VENDED
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He wrote a well-known baby book. : SPOCK
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Small Spanish gunboat. : BARCA
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She played Rosalind. : HEPBURN
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First word of Poe's "The Raven." : ONCE
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Kansas' ex-Governor Landon. : ALF
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Hummed, as bees. : DRONED
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Where Reykjavik is: Abbr. : ICEL
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Stupid one: Slang. : GOOF
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Agreement. : UNITY
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Dispose of. : SELL
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Cupid. : AMOR
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Fanny Brice's alter ego. : SNOOKS
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Mr. ("Where's Charley?") Bolger. : RAY
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Appraise. : RATE
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Small barracudas. : SENNETS
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Send back. : REMIT
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Texas shrine, in San Antonio. : ALAMO
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Bowls, as Rose, Sugar, etc. : STADIA
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Its capital is Sofia. : BULGARIA
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Tributary of the Rio Grande. : PECOS
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People having faith. : BELIEVERS
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Turkish flags. : ALEMS
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Crown Prince of Norway. : OLAF
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Arrow poison. : INEE
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Pert: Slang. : SASSY
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Kind of hit on the diamond. : BASE
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Ill-bred fellows. : CADS
Down
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Canyon mouths, in the Southwest. : ABRAS
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Cluster of trees. : CLUMP
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The Lone Ranger's Indian friend. : TONTO
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Laundry substance. : STARCH
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Mr. Blitzstein, playwright. : MARC
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Frenziedly. : AMOK
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Failure to win. : LOSS
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River in France and Belgium. : LYS
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Yellow pigment. : OCHER
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First name of former President Faure, of France. : FRANCOIS
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Sally Rand's profession. : FANDANCER
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Cry of exhilaration. : EVOE
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Designer of the U. S. flag, 1818. : REID
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Hardened. : CAKED
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Trim pointed beard. : VANDYKE
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Native of Brittany. : BRETON
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Berlin is its capital. : PRUSSIA
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French ambassador to U. S. : BONNET
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___ of South Africa. : UNION
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That: French. : CELA
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Girl's nickname. : ELLY
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Culture medium made from seaweed. : AGAR
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Broad-topped hill, in Arizona or New Mexico. : LOMA
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Track events held at Madison Square Garden. : FOOTRACES
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F. D. R. named four. : FREEDOMS
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Where 24 Across shines. : STAGE
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A language of Europe. : SLAVIC
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Nickname for Marguerite LeHand, F. D. R.'s secretary. : MISSY
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Boxing ring. : ARENA
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Bogged down. : MIRED
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Desert wells. : OASES
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Vichy, Aix-les-Bains, Evian, etc. : SPAS
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A tissue: Anat. : TELA
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The eerie Mr. Lugosi. : BELA
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Rubber trees. : ULAS
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"___ with Father." : LIFE
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Pitcher Lemon. : BOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 17 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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