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New York Times, Thursday, April 26, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 676

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Goddess who could make the aged young again. : HEBE
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A kind of book. : SCRAP
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G men: Slang. : FEDS
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The E in Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Miss Bordoni. : IRENE
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Ben Adhem of Leight Hunt's poem. : ABOU
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Subject of Congressional debate. : EIGHTEENYEAROLD
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Merited. : DESERVED
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Factories. : PLANTS
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Regretted. : RUED
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Send forth, as fragrance or light. : SHED
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Science that deals with vision and light. : OPTICS
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American century plant. : ALOE
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Compass point. : SSE
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What they did to prices Jan. 26. : FROZE
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Iridescent gem. : OPAL
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Samoan capital and seaport. : APIA
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Quality of prescience. : FORESIGHTEDNESS
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General Bradley. : OMAR
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Former Brazilian money of account. : REIS
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Brilliance of success. : ECLAT
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Nehemiah: Abbr. : NEH
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G.I.'s. : JOES
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Sniffs. : SMELLS
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Supplies with troops. : MANS
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Genus of poison ivy. : RHUS
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Not celebrated in verse. : UNSUNG
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Orchardist's asset. : PEARTREE
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Twilight of the gods. : GOTTERDAMMERUNG
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His statue is in City Hall Park, New York. : HALE
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Eagle's nest. : AERIE
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Mrs. Leonowens of Siam. : ANNA
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Wearing shoes. : SHOD
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Irish poet, Nobel Prize winner, 1923. : YEATS
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Avoided by Mrs. Sprat. : LEAN
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Careful attention. : HEED
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City in Pennsylvania. : ERIE
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The bases on the diamond. : BAGS
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Anesthetizer. : ETHERIZER
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Kitchen gadgets. : SIEVES
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System of belief. : CREED
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Sunder. : REND
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Some. : ANY
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One way of seeing a baseball game. : PEEPHOLE
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Electrical unit. : FARAD
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Black. : EBON
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Blockhead. : DOLT
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Airy vision in the washing machine. : SUDS
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Armistices. : TRUCES
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Away from the wind. : ALEE
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Nickname for a thin man. : SLATS
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Signs found on a light switch. : OFFON
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City in Lower Burma. : PROME
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Part of the Hebrew Bible. : TORAH
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Plant-sucking insect. : APHIS
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Incantation. : SPELL
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Fiber used in making rope. : SISAL
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The Near and the Far. : EASTS
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Double curves: Architecture. : OGEES
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Pertaining to progenitors. : ANCESTRAL
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A color. : IRONGRAY
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Prim. : DEMURE
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Miss Wyman. : JANE
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Humiliates. : SHAMES
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Muffled. : MUTED
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Pardon, as sin. : REMIT
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Exclamations of disgust. : UGHS
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Famous flood survivor. : NOAH
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City of northwest France, battleground of 1944. : STLO
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Asunción is its capital: Abbr. : PARA
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Song or verse: Poet. : RUNE
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City in central Sicily. : ENNA
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American writer and diplomat (1837-1924). : EGAN
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Aberdeen's river. : DEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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