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New York Times, Tuesday, April 6, 1954

51-Down : Chinese name.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,743
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Emmett Kelly's impersonation. : HOBO
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Part of a house. : UPSTAIRS
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The rain tree. : SAMAN
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Unrippable. : TEARPROOF
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Hoist. : CRANE
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Girl's name. : ALBERTINA
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A tone in music. : ASHARP
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Mischievous Norse god. : LOKI
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Cul-de-___. : SAC
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Stranger ___ fiction. : THAN
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Countenance. : ABET
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German soprano Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Decree in French law. : ARRET
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Easter bonnet accessory. : VEIL
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Shade of blond. : ASH
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Official decree. : UKASE
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Furnished: French. : GARNI
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Try to accomplish: Colloq. : SHOOTAT
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What you turn over, Jan. 1st. : NEWLEAF
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Aegean island. : SAMOS
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Vapid. : STALE
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It begins Apr. 25. : DST
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Unprejudiced. : OPEN
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Crowning touch to cake. : ICING
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Himalayan country. : NEPAL
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"Sufficient ___ the day ... " : UNTO
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Eight: Comb. form. : OCTA
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Every Tom, Dick, and Harry. : ALL
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Fire: Comb. form. : IGNI
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Stovepipe. : TOPHAT
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Partners. : TEAMMATES
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Negative verb form. : SHANT
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Organize. : ESTABLISH
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Advances. : LENDS
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Oceanic yield. : SEASALTS
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Debauch. : ORGY
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Discordant. : HARSH
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Fred Astaire's home town. : OMAHA
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Plantain. : BANANA
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Slang for a man of mark. : ONER
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Actress Hagen. : UTA
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Shotgun charge. : PELLETS
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Wooden shoe. : SABOT
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Long journey. : TREK
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Fulton Oursler's daughter. : APRIL
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N. Y. C. carrier line. : IRT
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Reveled boisterously. : ROISTERED
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Short musical pieces. : SONATINAS
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Go away! : SCAT
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Major beautifying operation. : FACELIFT
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Woolen shirt with a hood. : PARKA
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Flaps, as wings. : BEATS
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Race-track pattern. : OVAL
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Dirt road hazards. : RUTS
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Correspond in sound. : ASSONATE
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Unformed. : SHAPELESS
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Base runner's last stop. : HOMEPLATE
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Pass a law. : ENACT
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Author Raverat. : GWEN
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Mrs. Chaplain. : OONA
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He wrote "The Confidential Clerk." : ELIOT
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Smallest. : TINIEST
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Burrowing squirrel. : GOPHER
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Branches. : LIMBS
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Up to the time of. : UNTIL
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Chinese name. : CHANG
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Jessica of the stage. : TANDY
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Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Festive. : GALA
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Where the Storting meets. : OSLO
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Plaintive call for Mary. : MAA
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Interjections asking silence. : SHS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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