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New York Times, Friday, April 6, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 656
Across
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Head of O. P. S. : DISALLE
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More difficult to climb. : STEEPER
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Most expensive items on the menu. : ENTREES
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English name of Spanish province, famous for leather products. : CORDOVA
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Winter garments. : WOOLIES
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Too good for this world. : ANGELIC
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The Phils' right fielder. : ENNIS
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Italian commune, noted for wine. : ASTI
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Chief river in Farouk's domain. : NILE
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Central Chinese river. : YUEN
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Alkaline used in soap making. : LYE
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Allot parts. : CAST
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Toujours ___. : GAI
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Ko-Ko has a little one. : LIST
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Infantile garment. : BIB
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer. : GAITSKELL
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Cease-fire. : TRUCE
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Not observed. : UNNOTED
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Directed into the proper channels. : STEERED
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Compensate. : ATONE
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Cross out. : OVERSCORE
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Trenet's sea. : MER
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Capital of De Gasperi's country. : ROME
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Shoshone. : UTE
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Roman family. : GENS
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Leather used for sport shoes. : ELK
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Kind of school Groton is. : PREP
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Burst of laughter. : PEAL
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Ruddy hindrance to government. : TAPE
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Upright slab of stone. : STELA
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More elaborate. : ORNATER
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Independent state in Italy. : VATICAN
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Preparing for publication. : EDITING
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What built-up shoes do. : ELEVATE
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Ambassador from Cuba. : MACHADO
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Became mature. : RIPENED
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Head man in New York. : DEWEY
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Former President of Turkey. : INONU
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Former Chief Justice. : STONE
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Where the Unknown Soldier lies. : ARLINGTON
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Bestowed upon visitors to Hawaii. : LEIS
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Governor of Utah. : LEE
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Put to the test. : ESSAY
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Admonition to felines. : SCAT
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Hair restorers. : TONICS
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Unit of energy. : ERG
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Anthony and his family. : EDENS
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Controlling body of Communists. : POLITBURO
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Sinister. : EVIL
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Newfoundland cape. : RACE
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Trade. : SELL
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Have kindly feelings toward. : LIKE
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Bear witness. : ATTEST
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Where the wake is. : ASTERN
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The infamous Mrs. Koch. : ILSE
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Cake finisher. : ICER
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The Venerable ___. : BEDE
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Largest of the Marianas. : GUAM
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Pay. : ANTE
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Inanimate. : INORGANIC
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Region bordering ancient Palestine. : EDOM
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Willing. : RECEPTIVE
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One of the Caroline Islands, former Japanese naval base. : TRUK
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Barkley. : VEEP
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Belgian sea resort popular with British. : OSTEND
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Israeli statesman. : ELATH
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Crowbar. : LEVER
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Put in another container. : RECAN
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Gladden. : ELATE
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Glassed in a window. : PANED
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Opus by T. S. Eliot. : POEM
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Wagner's earth goddess. : ERDA
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Ship that sailed in search of the Golden Fleece. : ARGO
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This needs to be watched. : STEP
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___ Juana. : TIA
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Arabian Nights' name. : ALI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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