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New York Times, Saturday, April 28, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 678

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Across
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Popular haircuts. : BOBS
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Where both useful and useless things are put. : SHELF
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Headgear. : CAPS
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Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
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Tumble-down dwelling. : HOVEL
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Girl's name. : OPAL
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Historical violinist. : NERO
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Witless. : INANE
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Hollywood's Miss Powers. : MALA
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George III's problem. : CONTINENTALARMY
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Playing card. : TREY
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Nickname of a famous kite flyer. : BEN
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Like better. : PREFER
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Jerks. : TWITCHES
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Stylish clothing on the ranch. : LEVIS
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Interval between acts. : WAIT
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Blood: Comb. form. : HEMO
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Single entity. : UNIT
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Reprove. : CHIDE
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Mr. Roper of the polls. : ELMO
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City in France, scene of many battles. : METZ
40
Showroom samples. : LINE
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One bird to another. : TWEET
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Not running or flowing. : STAGNANT
44
Hobo's home. : SHANTY
45
Spike of corn. : EAR
46
Louise ___, heroine of the Heart Fund. : BAER
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One of baseball's immortals. : GEORGEHBABERUTH
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100 centesimi. : LIRA
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Trygve Lie, for example. : NORSE
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Receptacle worn at girdle by Japanese. : INRO
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River flowing into the Caspian. : URAL
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Bright and shining. : CLEAR
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Thor's father. : ODIN
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Take care of. : TEND
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Gov. Long and Gov. Warren. : EARLS
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A castle, in chess. : ROOK
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Judge's bench. : BANC
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Kitchen economy. : OLEO
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Capital city in Europe. : BERN
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Literary phenomenon. : SCOTTFITZGERALD
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Golden minnow. : SHINER
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Term of affection. : HONEY
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Man of Cardiff. : EVAN
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Forty days. : LENT
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Trifling annoyance. : FLEABITE
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Frequent villain in Western movies. : COMANCHEWARRIOR
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Armadillo. : APAR
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___ Springs, California resort. : PALM
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Destroy. : SLAY
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Enrages. : IRES
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Rent. : LET
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Extra dividends, usually large. : PLUMS
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Catch again. : RENET
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Buenos Aires belle. : EVITA
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'Tisn't. : TAINT
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Of great extent. : WIDE
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First name of a great actress. : HELEN
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Irish patriot (1778–1803). : EMMET
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Smoggy. : SOOTY
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Furze. : WHIN
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Play by Booth Tarkington. : CLARENCE
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One Quaker to another. : THEE
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Pony. : NAG
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Weapons. : SABERS
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Fundamental. : BASAL
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Fill to excess. : GLUT
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Five-sixths of an island. : EIRE
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Cry of warning: Var. : HOLA
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___ Rabbit. : BRER
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Open. : UNDO
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Wynken, Blynken and Nod, for instance. : TRIO
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One taxi to another. : HONK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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