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WORDS AND MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 46
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 672
Across
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Polish liner now barred from New York. : BATORY
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Britain's new Foreign Minister. : MORRISON
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Controversial argument. : POLEMIC
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Charlotte ___, capital of Virgin Islands. : AMALIE
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Productive. : CREATIVE
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Semi-musical instrument. : OCARINA
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Branches of a union. : LOCALS
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In spats. : GAITERED
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Shapes afresh. : RECASTS
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Refugee aid group: Abbr. : IRO
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Acquire new tricks. : LEARN
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Arab chief. : EMIR
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Restrain. : STAY
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Rent. : LET
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Hottentot. : NAMA
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Tears of nylon. : SNAGS
38
Witty as a famous author. : SHAVIAN
40
Mr. Vinson of Congress. : CARL
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Virginia's former Senator. : GLASS
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Gertrude the Great. : STEIN
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Notable novel (with The). : WALL
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It has 16,000,000 acres of forests. : MAINE
47
Province in Central China. : HUPEH
49
Sound effect on the farm. : COWBELL
52
Out of breath. : WINDED
53
Obstructor. : IMPEDER
56
Contrition. : REMORSE
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The top. : BEST
58
Playground item. : SEESAW
59
Tapioca plant: Var. : CASAVA
60
"___ of Hoffmann." : TALES
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River east of Lisbon. : SOR
65
Roman tongue: Abbr. : LAT
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Poop or orlop. : DECK
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Octopus arm. : TENTACLE
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Deity Assyria was named for. : ASUR
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Install by vote. : ELECT
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Stable noises. : NEIGHS
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Minced oaths. : EGADS
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Whimpered: Var. : MULED
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F. D. R.'s naval chief of staff. : LEAHY
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Secret agents. : SPIES
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Piebald pony. : PINTO
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Steamed up. : IRATE
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Bound with joy. : UPLEAP
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Glass insets. : PANES
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Frigga's spouse. : ODIN
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Two hundred. : TENSCORE
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Important Palestine seaport. : ACRE
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Decadent tyrants. : NEROS
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Doctors' group: Abbr. : AMA
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Non ___. : EST
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Thornless: Bot. : INERM
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Biblical cave dweller: Deut. ii, 22. : HORITE
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Moira Shearer's forte. : BALLET
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First grade subject. : ABCS
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Achieves. : ATTAINS
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Fur-lined cloak. : PELISSE
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Graduate's reward. : DEGREE
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Ranked with. : CLASSED
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Long-range navigation radar. : LORAN
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Register. : ENROL
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Salute. : HAIL
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Fiber for summer rugs. : SISAL
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Hamlets. : DORPS
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Pack away. : STOW
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Skilled employe. : WORKMAN
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With the anchor just hove clear. : ATRIP
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Dried out. : SERE
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Branch. : ARM
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Symbol of luxury. : MINK
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Postal addresses for servicemen. : APOS
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Potential tree. : ACORN
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Satisfied hunger. : FED
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Landscape picture: Fr. : PAYSAGE
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Exquisitely charming: Colloq. : ADORABLE
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Products of Formosa. : OOLONG
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Coating for rubber-stamping. : INKINGS
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Designed to help farming. : AGRARIAN
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Turn outward: Obs. : EVERSE
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Ear vesicle. : OTOCYST
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Apathy. : LETHARGY
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Mothers. : MAMMAS
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Making bundles. : BALING
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Without a sense of ethics. : AMORAL
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Washington State metropolis. : TACOMA
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
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Streamlet. : RILL
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Affirmatives. : YESES
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U. S. Attorney General. : MCGRATH
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River in South Africa. : ORANGE
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Defendants: Legal. : REI
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Charge per unit. : RATE
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Paragraphs. : ITEMS
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Betel. : SIRIH
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Cows. : OVERAWES
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Entrance to a stadium. : PORTAL
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___ Cape in S. E. Alaska. : OCEAN
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Frilly. : LACY
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Big time. : ERA
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Hard to find. : MISLAID
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Ambulance rider. : INTERNE
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Turreted. : CASTLED
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Goose genus. : ANSER
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Window ledge. : SILL
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Symbol of sorrow. : ASHES
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Cube sixes. : SICES
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Peter Wimsey's Bunter. : VALET
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Hypocrisy. : CANT
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Fuzzy Wuzzy's home. : SUDAN
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Gypsy. : NOMAD
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False move. : MISSTEP
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Short fellow. : PEWEE
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Made like cloth. : WOVEN
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Suspenders. : BRACES
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Suppose: Archaic. : WEEN
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Moslem. : ISLAMITE
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Steps to be taken. : MEASURES
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Irritable. : PETULANT
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Blackguard. : RASCAL
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Giver of benediction. : BLESSER
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Ivy. : CREEPER
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Secondary school in the Lowlands. : ATHENEE
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Shows by George White. : SCANDALS
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Cause of nostalgia. : OLDTIMES
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Resound. : RESONATE
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Attracts. : ALLURES
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Horizontal-bar pull-up. : KIPP
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Money-exchange premium. : AGIO
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Soaks fiber. : RETS
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Tea-plant genus. : THEA
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Polo Grounders. : GIANTS
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Noise measurement. : DECIBEL
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Bermuda racers. : YACHTS
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Malay sail-canoe racers. : PROAS
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Not gay or showy. : SOBER
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At any time. : ONCE
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Indians. : ERIES
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Uncooked dish. : SALAD
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Russia's U. N. voice. : MALIK
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Where Deccan is. : INDIA
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Machine typesetters: Colloq. : LINOS
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In ranks. : AROW
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Governor of Georgia. : TALMADGE
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Elizabeth Kenny's foe. : POLIO
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Tammany Hall sachem. : DESAPIO
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Contest starter. : ENTRANT
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Russia's Big Four voice. : GROMYKO
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Corroding care. : CARK
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Theft. : LARCENY
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___ Injun. : HONEST
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Prison camp: German. : STALAG
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Moral uplift. : REFORM
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Argentina's newspaper victim. : PRENSA
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Coarse grasses. : SEDGES
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Lady of the Cabbage Patch. : WIGGS
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On the left. : APORT
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Girl's name. : NORAH
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Prelude. : PROEM
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Considerable. : MANY
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Mrs. Roosevelt. : SARA
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New star. : NOVA
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Thus; exactly. : SIC
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Indian mulberry. : AAL
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___ es Saba, Arab name for Beersheba. : BIR
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Man's nickname. : LEM

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 35 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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