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New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 668
Across
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U. N. Representative Sheikh Asad Al-Faqih, for instance. : ARAB
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Force of armed police. : POSSE
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___ Benedict. : EGGS
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Bill of fare. : MENU
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Former Russian labor guild. : ARTEL
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Bird's crop. : CRAW
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New Yorkers living near U. N. building. : EASTSIDERS
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That: French. : CELA
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On which circus aerialists perform. : SLACKROPE
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Eighth Army's General Van ___. : FLEET
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Sibilant noise. : HISS
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Legal claim. : LIEN
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F. D. R.'s Secretary of the Interior. : ICKES
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Prized school memento. : CLASSPIN
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Soothsayer. : SEER
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Subject of a parable in Matthew XXV. : TALENT
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The same. : ONE
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Lenten bakery specialties. : BUNS
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Better-class mib. : AGATE
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Pith of a matter. : GIST
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Praying female figures. : ORANTS
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Old word for dill. : ANET
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Last name of Sheldon's "Salvation Nell." : SAUNDERS
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Facetious. : WITTY
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English letters. : CEES
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Choir boy's collar. : ETON
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Fists: Slang. : DUKES
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New York City's scenic Drive. : RIVERSIDE
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City in Oklahoma. : ENID
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Word for Merkle's play when he failed to touch second. : BONEHEADED
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And others: Latin Abbr. : ETAL
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Miss MacMahon. : ALINE
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Bring forth young, as a sheep. : YEAN
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Finished. : DONE
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Roofing slab. : SLATE
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Girl's name meaning princess. : SARA
Down
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Site of Iowa State College. : AMES
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Genuine. : REAL
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Projecting part of Saturn's rings. : ANSA
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Men of distinction, these days. : BUTCHERS
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Not very good poker hands. : PAIRS
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Desert region of Inner Mongolia. : ORDOS
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Small distance. : STEP
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Withered. : SERE
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Railways on pillars. : ELS
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Book of the Old Testament: Abbr. : ECCLES
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Spot in Brooklyn near Newtown Creek. : GREENPOINT
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Noisy outburst: Colloq. : GALE
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Ruth's Sultanate. : SWAT
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Snow runners. : SKIS
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Charles' moneymaker. : FIST
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Steamship routes. : LANES
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Russian log huts. : ISBAS
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Moroccan seaport opposite Gibraltar. : CEUTA
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Alben V. Barkley is one. : KENTUCKIAN
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Celtic groups. : CLANS
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Latvian. : LETT
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Coffee container of a percolator. : INSET
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : NETTY
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Biblical weeds. : TARES
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Bacteria-growing media. : AGAR
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Contradicts. : GAINSAYS
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Poems. : ODES
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Cleopatra's is in Central Park. : NEEDLE
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"She ___ a yellow ribbon." : WORE
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Contest on a sports program. : EVENT
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Tittering laugh. : TEHEE
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Boy Scout's daily doing. : DEED
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Sound of a drum rapidly beaten. : ROLL
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Genus of cetaceans. : INIA
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Notion. : IDEA
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Term of affection. : DEAR
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___ Wallace Hopper. : EDNA
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Bottom bet at roulette. : BAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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