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New York Times, Wednesday, May 2, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 682
Across
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100-yard track event. : DASH
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Product of Los Alamos. : ABOMB
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Rugged rock. : CRAG
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"Sufficient ___ the day . . . " : UNTO
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Free-for-all. : MELEE
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Girl's name. : REBA
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A home run. : FOURBAGGER
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River between Manchuria and Soviet Russia. : AMUR
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Striker-out. : FANNER
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Wretched work of art: colloq. : ATROCITY
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Ferry dock. : SLIP
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Flat-bottomed scows. : ARKS
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Native of Nikko. : JAP
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George's Gracie. : ALLEN
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English Derby Downs. : EPSOM
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Parched. : ARID
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Open cotton fabric. : LENO
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Longest river in France. : LOIRE
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Fill with ardor. : FIRE
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Not concealed. : OVERT
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Turnpike levy. : TOLL
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A Saint's day. : FEAST
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Queen Juliana's third name. : EMMA
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Vulgar pretender. : SNOB
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Girl's name meaning star. : ESTER
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Site of proposed new Hudson River bridge. : NYACK
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Saratoga. : SPA
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Man's name meaning ruler. : ERIC
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Number of Supreme Court justices. : NINE
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Returns to a former position. : RESTORES
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Silver coin of Abyssinia. : TALARI
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County in North Carolina. : ASHE
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Heartened. : ENCOURAGED
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Rapunzel's claim to fame. : HAIR
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Brenda of the comics. : STARR
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Governor Earl Warren's daughter. : NINA
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Takes nourishment. : SUPS
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A range of mountains in the Rockies. : TETON
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Accomplishes. : DOES
Down
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Pennsylvania's new Senator. : DUFF
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Wild ox of Celebes. : ANOA
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Astonish. : STUN
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Orchestral section. : HORNS
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Where the only U. S. helium plant is. : AMARILLO
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___, borrow, or steal. : BEG
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Actress Nethersole. : OLGA
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Suitable. : MEET
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The Yankees' catcher. : BERRA
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Partly pixilated people. : CRACKPOTS
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Pardons. : REMISSIONS
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Border on. : ABUT
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The Cooper from Helena, Montana. : GARY
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Actor Lugosi. : BELA
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City N of Kursk, U. S. S. R. : OREL
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Former Premier of France. : PLEVEN
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Actor: his first name is Sam. : JAFFE
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Zodiac Ram. : ARIES
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Blackbeard's "Queen Anne's Revenge," for instance. : PIRATESHIP
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Adversary. : ENEMY
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Mr. Thomas, Socialist party leader. : NORMAN
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Lowest deck of a ship. : ORLOP
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Kind of toast. : MELBA
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Renegades. : DESERTERS
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Habitually silent. : TACITURN
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The Andrews sisters. : TRIO
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Knot in wood. : KNAR
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Rooster's comb. : CREST
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Large antelope. : ELAND
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Stadium echoes. : RAHS
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Biblical character. : ESAU
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Grafted: Heraldry. : ENTE
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Exclamation akin to "shoo." : SCAT
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Exchange premium. : AGIO
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First name of 24 Down. : RENE
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Miss Wylie and Miss Lupino. : IDAS
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Gold: Spanish. : ORO

Answer summary: 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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