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Charles E. Gersch
Charles E. Gersch

New York Times, Thursday, May 10, 1951

Author:
Charles E. Gersch
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Charles E. Gersch has 31 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 17 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 690
Across
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New TV personality. : KEFAUVER
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Target of many investigations. : CRIME
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Too big for comfort. : OVERSIZED
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Parts of a golf course. : HOLES
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Popular singer. : LENAHORNE
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Sub. : UBOAT
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___ gratis artis. : ARS
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Feeling high. : ELATED
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Grafted: Heraldry. : ENTE
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Greater: Prefix. : PRE
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Arthur and Phil, for instance. : MURRAYS
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Seven-card melds. : CANASTAS
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Nevada's capital was named for him. : KIT
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Aid by approval, especially in bad conduct. : ABET
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Blushing. : SHAMEFACED
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Comes into sight. : LOOMS
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Ginger ___. : ALE
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Piece of music. : ETUDE
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Charles Laughton's wife, Elsa ___. : LANCHESTER
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Solar disk. : ATEN
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Mongrel. : CUR
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He wrote "Sailor on Horseback." : STEFFENS
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Country behind the Iron Curtain. : ALBANIA
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Convene. : SIT
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Dress designer famous for the "New Look." : DIOR
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Equalized. : EVENED
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A thick head of hair. : MOP
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Love, as in "con ___." : AMORE
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Refreshing beverage. : ORANGEADE
65
Where La Scala is. : MILAN
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Trees recently associated with Helen Hayes. : WISTERIAS
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Witness's place. : STAND
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Popular comedian. : COSTELLO
Down
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Ingredient of certain soft drinks. : KOLA
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At any time. : EVER
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Boglands. : FENS
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Southern constellation. : ARA
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Groom's helpers. : USHERS
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Signs of spring. : VIOLETS
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Mr. Stone, alias Henry Aldrich. : EZRA
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Item under Federal control. : RENT
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600-mile river in Central Asia. : CHU
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His middle name is Alphonso. : ROBERTATAFT
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Miss Massey, actress. : ILONA
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Substantial. : MEATY
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First name of 1 Across. : ESTES
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Judge. : DEEM
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Edward VIII's present title. : DUKE
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Author of the Internal Security Act of 1950. : PATMCCARRAN
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Rampant. : RIFE
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Short visit. : CALL
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Imogene Coca's neckwear: 2 wds. : ABOA
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The light of Broadway. : NEON
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Exclamations of triumph. : AHAS
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Seasons. : SALTS
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"___ the Press." : MEET
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Winning. : CUTE
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British statesman. : EDEN
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Small, snug rooms. : DENS
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Keep away from. : SHUN
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Where Put in Bay is. : ERIE
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Takes offense at. : RESENTS
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Squirm. : FIDGET
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Information Please expert. : ADAMS
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Point not to be passed. : LIMIT
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Half of the title of a popular college song. : BOOLA
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Acknowledge. : AVOW
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Man's name. : ERIC
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Nose: Comb. form. : NASO
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Jesse Donaldson's concern. : MAIL
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East Indian woody vine. : ODAL
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Mexican money. : PESO
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Outcome. : END
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Before. : ERE

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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