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New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 654
Across
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Contemporary of Whirlaway. : ALSAB
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Bristle. : SETA
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That: French. : CELA
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Spanish lariat. : RIATA
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November college. : ELECTORAL
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More competent. : ABLER
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Governor Youngdahl's state. : MINNESOTA
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Small part in a play. : BIT
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Hangar. : SHED
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April 13, 1952. : EASTER
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Thought. : IDEA
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Yale men. : ELIS
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At all: Poet. : EER
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Paris meeting of diplomats. : CONFERENCE
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Nicholas II was the last. : TSAR
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Governor of Kansas. : ARN
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Frisco's Golden ___. : GATE
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Island: Fr. : ILE
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Worthless residue from melted metals. : SCORIAE
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Composer of "Golliwog's Cakewalk." : DEBUSSY
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General Arnold. : HAP
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Princess Margaret's niece. : ANNE
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Rubles: Abbr. : ROS
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Imitated. : APED
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President Sukarno's nationality. : INDONESIAN
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Fury. : IRE
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It contains the "Triumphal March." : AIDA
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Emulated Joe Culmone. : RODE
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Rossini's "___ Mater." : STABAT
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Joust. : TILT
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___ Plaines, Illinois. : DES
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People of Colon. : PANAMANOS
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Heeled over, as a ship. : ALIST
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Person concerned chiefly with his own thoughts. : INTROVERT
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___ Cassino. : MONTE
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Native of Albania. : TOSK
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Bar of soap frame. : SESS
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Pegasus, for instance. : STEED
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Describing our numerals. : ARABIC
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The impelling force in living beings. : LIBIDO
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Bambi's creator. : SALTEN
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Had dinner. : ATE
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Silver insignia of Army captains. : BARS
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Mother of Dionysus. : SEMELE
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Ignoring. : ELIDING
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"___ little Indians." : TEN
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Skin blemish. : ACNE
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Treat as a pet. : COSSET
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Interrogation for rhetorical effect. : EROTESIS
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Football passes. : LATERALS
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Winged. : ALAR
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"___ for Two." : TEA
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Tragedy by Hugo; basis for Verdi opera. : HERNANI
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On the horizon. : AFAR
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Cigarfish. : SCAD
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Assam silk worm. : ERIA
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Appellation for Rome. : ETERNAL
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King: Spanish. : REY
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Central American tree whose seeds yield oil. : EBOE
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Shinto temple. : SHA
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Chief or head man: Ital. : CAPITANO
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Workers. : OPERANTS
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City in Sicily. : ENNA
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Sixteen constituent republics. : USSR
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Wallace, Ross, Hibbs, etc. : EDITORS
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Go ashore. : DEBARK
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Pindar and Horace. : ODISTS
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Courtois' discovery, 1812, from burnt seaweed. : IODINE
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"___ Fideles." : ADESTE
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Settled down cozily. : NESTED
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Roast holder at a barbecue. : SPIT
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___, amas, amat. : AMO
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Hebrew letters. : TAVS
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Millinery à la Burns. : TAMS
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Born. : NEE
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A motion picture studio. : LOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 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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