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New York Times, Friday, April 13, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 663
Across
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Director of defense production. : WILSON
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Secretary of the Interior. : CHAPMAN
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Chicago's Wall Street. : LASALLE
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Shed warmth. : RADIATE
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Place in position. : INSTALL
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Long-legged shore birds. : AVOCETS
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City in The Netherlands. : EDE
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Stench. : MALODOR
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Landing ship. : LST
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Our foreign information service. : USIS
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The worrier's reward. : ULCERS
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Quality of tone. : TIMBRE
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Aleutian island. : ATTU
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Cathedral city in the north of France. : CHARTRES
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Mr. McCormick of "South Pacific." : MYRON
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The most blessed. : HOLIEST
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The steak one can't forget. : TEEBONE
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Close by: Poetic. : ANEAR
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Mardi Gras garb. : COSTUMES
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A short passage of Scripture. : TEXT
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Nearer to the end. : LATTER
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Son of Zeus, father of Telamon. : AEACUS
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Eisenhower and Montgomery head this organization. : NATO
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Grain beard. : AWN
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Broadway "angels." : BACKERS
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Bird's cry. : CAW
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Unpopular Government product. : REDTAPE
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Time for hobbies. : LEISURE
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Sedition. : TREASON
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Overdue. : BELATED
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Snake in the grass. : SERPENT
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Runs away. : ELOPES
Down
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Magicians' rods. : WANDS
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Person born in Japan, living in the U. S., but not a citizen. : ISSEI
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Coin of Riga. : LAT
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Close with a bang. : SLAM
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Large Spanish jar. : OLLA
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Dickens' heroine. : NELL
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Support for a ship before launching. : CRADLE
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June ___, actress. : HAVOC
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Idolize. : ADORE
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Photograph: Slang. : PIC
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Celebrated whirlpool off the coast of Norway. : MAELSTROM
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Cozy home. : NEST
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Place; stead. : LIEU
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Not theirs. : OURS
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Striped or streaked. : STRIATE
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The Speaker of the House. : RAYBURN
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Roman road. : ITER
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Lady of the house. : MRS
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Take a chance. : BET
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Franchot of the movies. : TONE
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Ones: French. : UNES
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Informal talk. : CHAT
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Governor General of Canada. : ALEXANDER
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Dole out. : METE
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Little one. : TOT
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Superlative suffix. : EST
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Barrel-like container. : CASK
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Transparent, glowing. : LUCENT
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Humble. : ABASE
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Plump roasting fowl. : CAPON
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Intense, poignant. : ACUTE
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Weeds. : TARES
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Was indebted. : OWED
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The A in B.A. : ARTS
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As you ___. : WERE
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Hamburg's river. : ELBE
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Section of film. : REEL
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Farm storage place. : SILO
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Open a barrel. : TAP
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Incipient maple syrup. : SAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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