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New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 662
Across
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Impy. : MAYOR
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Imogene of TV. : COCA
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Find buyers. : SELL
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Hersey's "bell" town. : ADANO
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One of the wood winds. : OBOE
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Nickname for a famous queen. : CLEO
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Whitened. : PALED
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Radio specialties. : NEWSCASTS
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Kyle Rote's alma mater. : SMU
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Head of Veterans Administration. : GRAY
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Describing Chippendale furniture. : ORNATE
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M. Blum, late French statesman. : LEON
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Was unoriginal. : APED
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One who frees. : LIBERATOR
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African outpost in World War II. : DAKAR
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Barnum's famous exit sign. : EGRESS
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Girl's name. : CAROLINE
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Cotton state: Abbr. : ALA
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Composition. : THEME
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Pester. : NAG
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What Balboa called the Pacific. : SOUTHSEA
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Evening love song. : SERENA
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Term of endearment. : HONEY
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Address by Truman, Jan. 20, 1949. : INAUGURAL
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The ___ East. : NEAR
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Whodunit requisite. : PLOT
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Koreans, Manchurians, etc. : ASIANS
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Inventor of steam engine (1736–1819). : WATT
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Owns. : HAS
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Using too high-flown speech. : BOMBASTIC
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Governor Jordan's state. : IDAHO
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Of an epoch. : ERAL
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Miracle drug. : ACTH
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Drawing room. : SALON
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Describing a congressional "duck." : LAME
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Poet's inspiration. : MUSE
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At Canasta 100 each, if red. : TREYS
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Gas station giveaways. : MAPS
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Character in "The Green Pastures." : ADAM
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Korean border river. : YALU
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First birthday. : ONE
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Composer of "My Heart Stood Still." : RODGERS
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Yale recently published this Harvard prexy's book. : CONANT
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Third marriage vow. : OBEY
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"The Sacred ___," Truman's plane. : COW
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He wrote "The Fox and the Grapes." : AESOP
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Sheridan's famous school. : SCANDAL
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Miss Maxwell. : ELSA
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Native of Baltic state. : LETT
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Come off second best. : LOSE
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Set of professed opinions. : CREDO
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Barbecues. : ROASTS
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Mr. Shubert of Broadway. : LEE
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Saroyan hero. : ARAM
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Fido's restrainer. : LEASH
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Eskimo villa. : IGLOO
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Hitler's fraulein. : BRAUN
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Three-fourths of surface of globe. : OCEAN
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Pirates' fence-buster. : KINER
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Pineapple. : ANANA
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Kingly. : REGAL
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Consequence. : RESULT
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One remembered by will. : HEIR
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Defensible. : TENABLE
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Cowardly animal having an odd cry. : HYENA
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His favorite word is "I." : EGOTIST
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Deep-rooted routine. : RUT
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Geronimo, for instance. : APACHE
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Part of India. : ASSAM
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Son of 2 Down. : ABEL
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Short-billed wading bird. : SORA
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Ruler of Yemen. : IMAM
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Common sense. : WITS
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Hero of the Revolution. : HALE
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Maritime "hello." : AHOY
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Children. : SONS
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Sammy Baugh's alma mater. : TCU
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Ladies of Colonial ancestry. : DAR

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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