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New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 696
Across
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Recent addition to baseball's Hall of Fame. : FOXX
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Members of the stag line. : MALES
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Gumbo. : OKRA
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Fruit-bearing tree. : LIME
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Praying figure. : ORANT
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An authoritative command. : FIAT
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Impetuous ardor. : ELAN
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A chain of hills. : RIDGE
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Celebration. : FETE
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Miscellaneous. : ASSORTED
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Former French Premier. : PLEVEN
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Ring out. : PEAL
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"Fame is the ___." : SPUR
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Kitchen implement. : MASHER
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Miss at liberty. : SPINSTER
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One of "The Three Musketeers." : ATHOS
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Boat propelled by a pole. : PUNT
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Girl's name. : RAE
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The Schuman ___. : PLAN
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National health program advocate. : EWING
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___ Wrong, Canadian Ambassador. : HUME
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Household god. : LAR
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Legal right. : LIEN
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River in Texas. : PECOS
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Roguish; frolicsome: Fr. : ESPIEGLE
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A Marine Corps sharpie. : GYRENE
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Arlene ___, movie actress. : DAHL
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Bundle of goods. : BALE
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He wrote "Remembrance of Things Past." : PROUST
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A policeman is one. : ARRESTER
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Gertrude Lawrence's adopted land. : SIAM
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Former British Cabinet member. : BEVAN
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José Ferrer once starred in this role. : IAGO
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Self: Latin. : IPSE
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Popeye's girl friend. : OLIVE
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Units of energy. : ERGS
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Slender bristle of a plant. : SETA
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Less admirable. : BASER
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Impudent talk. : SASS
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Circus insect. : FLEA
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Rembrandt specialized in them. : OILS
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December day. : XMAS
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Athenian historian who wrote "Anabasis." : XENOPHON
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A kind of cannon. : MORTAR
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Spirit who was the slave of Caliban. : ARIEL
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He played "The Great Gatsby." : LADD
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One of the Siamese Twins. : ENG
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Walking. : STEPPING
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Presents for sale. : OFFERS
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City on the Dnieper River. : KIEV
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Consider. : RATE
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Egyptian solar disk. : ATEN
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Female ruffs. : REES
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Actor with an actress wife. : LUNT
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Woven. : SPUN
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Source of something sweet. : MAPLE
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He supported the sky on his shoulders. : ATLAS
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Acute. : SHARP
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Backbone. : SPINE
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What U. N. hopes to arrange in Korea. : TRUCE
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First name of former Irish Premier. : EAMON
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He leads the Dodgers again. : REESE
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English equivalent of $1.12. : EIGHTBOB
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Healthy. : WELL
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Unorthodox opinions. : HERESIES
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Meadows. : LEAS
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G. I. chronicler, killed in 1945. : PYLE
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Ancient country near Palestine. : IDUMEA
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Still living Vice President of U. S. : GARNER
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Sid Gordon is one. : BRAVE
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Ready for eating. : RIPE
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A kiln to dry tobacco. : OAST
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Girl's name. : AVIS
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Where Scarlett O'Hara lived. : TARA
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Urges. : EGGS
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A late Truman aide. : ROSS
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Anything high-flown or extravagant. : ELA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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