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New York Times, Saturday, May 12, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 692

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Across
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Manufacturing city in New Jersey. : PASSAIC
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Shirley Booth, for instance. : ACTRESS
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Pancho Segura's homeland. : ECUADOR
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Capital of the Peloponnesos. : CORINTH
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The ninety-eighth psalm. : CANTATE
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College administrator. : TRUSTEE
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Newspaper items. : ADS
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Fuel conveyor. : GASPIPE
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Electrical unit. : REL
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Relative. : NIECE
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Grocery shelf items. : CANS
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Ingredient of ale. : MALT
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Man's name. : SETH
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Father: Fr. : PERE
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Bony: Scot. : BANIE
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Justly deserves. : EARNS
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Flying phenomenon. : SAUCER
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Men of old Nassau. : PRINCETONTIGERS
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A no-run, no-hit game, for instance. : RARITY
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Below: Poet. : NEATH
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Very popular people. : IDOLS
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Beginning. : DAWN
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Edifice on the Champs-Elysées. : ARCH
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Baseball team. : NINE
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Small barrels. : KEGS
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Rabbi, in ancient Palestine. : AMORA
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Bush. : TOD
49
New England summer resort. : CAPECOD
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Half of a candy. : BON
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Strive to equal. : EMULATE
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Loving. : AMOROUS
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Scrapes together, as poker chips: 2 wds. : RAKESIN
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Newsworthy tribal chieftain. : SERETSE
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Crept away. : SNEAKED
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Gentleman in "Richard III." : TRESSEL
Down
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Important product of Texas. : PECANS
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Land of Evangeline: Fr. : ACADIE
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Gloria's boulevard. : SUNSET
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Held court. : SAT
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Saw. : ADAGE
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Tittle. : IOTA
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Figure on the Turkish flag. : CRESCENT
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Star-shaped spicule, as of a sponge. : ACTINE
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The C in U.S.M.C. : CORPS
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Faithful. : TRUE
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Olympic swim star from Iowa. : RIS
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Matriculation. : ENTRANCE
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More firm. : STEELIER
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Places of refuge. : SHELTERS
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Kind of house in which the Brontë sisters grew up. : PARSONAGE
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Plant with tufted flower: Var. : CHENILE
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Author of "The Razor's Edge." : MAUGHAM
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Victim. : PREY
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Worm on a hook. : BAIT
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Decrees. : ACTS
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Musial of the Cards. : STAN
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Constituency of the I.T.U. : PRINTERS
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Key member of plane crew. : RADIOMAN
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Name given to Napoleon's conqueror. : IRONDUKE
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Lowell Thomas specialty. : NEWSCAST
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Hang. : DEPEND
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Characters in Capek's "R.U.R." : ROBOTS
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Co-author of "Call Me Madam." : CROUSE
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Humperdinck character. : HANSEL
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Girl's nickname. : KATIE
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Idolize. : ADORE
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Hogshead. : CASK
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"When ___ smote 'is bloomin' lyre." : OMER
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He wrote "The Brave Bulls." : LEA
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Legal matter. : RES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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