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COLOR SCHEME

New York Times, Sunday, May 27, 1951

Author: Louise Rabb
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 678 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 26, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 707
Across Down
1. Anna Sewall's "Beauty." : BLACK
6. First name of Nobel Prize winner. : PEARL
11. Shrub used in tanning. : SUMAC
16. Cabell's "___ of the Jest." : CREAM
21. Banter. : RALLY
22. Article of clothing: Colloq. : UNDIE
23. Pledge of love. : TROTH
24. Ranch activity. : RODEO
25. Heroine of 1944. : AMBER
26. "Der ___kavalier." : ROSEN
27. Health: Fr. : SANTE
28. Scarlett's name. : OHARA
29. Never: German. : NIE
30. Washes against. : LAPS
32. "___ Hopkins." : SIS
34. Tale tellers. : LIARS
36. So be it. : AMEN
37. Movie star. : DARNELL
39. Beatrice, the "Beautiful Parricide." : CENCI
41. Silver ___. : SCREEN
43. Bristle. : SETA
44. Pitcher for the Indians. : LEMON
46. Anatole France's "___ Ring." : AMETHYST
48. Black or white bug. : ANT
51. Green ___. : GROCER
53. Attorney in "Old Curiosity Shop." : BRASS
54. Red symbol. : HAMMER
56. Queen Bess's astrologer. : DEE
59. English river. : AVON
60. Symbols of victory. : PALMS
61. A bird and color. : FLAMINGO
63. Open. : UNSCREW
65. Carries on. : PLIES
66. Oneself: Fr. : SOI
67. "___, Apes and Peacocks." : IVORY
68. Kitchen gadget. : MASHER
69. English poet. : BLUNT
70. "___ for Error." : MARGIN
72. Our: French. : NOS
73. Oriental ruler. : AMEER
74. Captain Sam. : GRANT
75. Press between rollers to glaze, as paper, cloth, etc. : CALENDER
77. Does wrong. : SINS
78. Royal family of Netherlands. : ORANGE
79. Friend of Porthos. : ARAMIS
80. "The Story of ___ Whiteley." : OPAL
84. Kitchen implement. : STRAINER
86. "___ to the land we love!" : HERES
87. Grief: Span. : DUELO
88. Months: Abbr. : MOS
91. Make. : RENDER
92. "___ Through the Rye." : COMIN
93. Is unable. : CANNOT
94. Violin maker. : AMATI
96. Pyrenees peak. : GER
97. "___ Yellow," by Aldous Huxley. : CROME
98. Necklace or earring. : PENDANT
99. Removed the top of. : UNCAPPED
101. Cooked in a certain way: Fr. : FRITE
102. Color of lemonade. : PINK
103. Light-Horse Harry. : LEE
104. First name of "Red Mill" composer. : VICTOR
105. Originator of "cherry-tree" story. : WEEMS
106. French noblemen. : COMTES
108. That: Span. : ESO
109. Treats as a celebrity. : LIONIZES
112. Florentine frescoer. : LIPPI
113. Bride of the Knight of the Swan. : ELSA
117. Girl's name. : VIOLET
118. Sat. : POSED
120. Birthstone for May. : EMERALD
122. Miss Daniels. : BEBE
125. Upright: Lat. : RECTA
127. Chip stone. : NIG
128. Son of Njorth. : FREY
129. Seeing red. : MAD
130. Cobalt blue. : AZURE
132. Playwright Zoë ___. : AKINS
134. Inexperienced. : GREEN
136. Mme. Fremstad. : OLIVE
138. Outer coats. : RINDS
139. Very small. : TEENY
140. Chrystal ___, actress. : HERNE
141. Ocean greyhound. : LINER
142. Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
143. Strayed. : ERRED
144. Former Hungarian conductor. : SEIDL
145. Anxieties. : FEARS
1. Marks. : BRANDS
2. Vampires: Lat. : LAMIAE
3. The Prince Consort. : ALBERT
4. Diminutive suffix. : CLE
5. Former English actor, ___ Bellew. : KYRLE
6. "I never saw a ___." : PURPLECOW
7. Name meaning man. : ENOS
8. Newspaper displays. : ADS
9. Giants: Ger. : RIESEN
10. Red hero. : LENIN
11. Straits: Abbr. : STS
12. Russian river. : URAL
13. Believers in a certain doctrine. : MONISTS
14. Connect. : ATTACH
15. Tree in a Chekhov title. : CHERRY
16. ___ Magnon. : CRO
17. Cardinal in the "Queen's Necklace" affair. : ROHAN
18. Yellow cheese. : EDAM
19. ___ perennius (more lasting than bronze). : AERE
20. Lament. : MOAN
31. Lace design. : ALLOVER
33. Robin Hood's friend. : SCARLET
35. Serpent king of Hindu myth. : SESHA
38. Horse of any color. : NAG
39. Brightest star. : COR
40. Rulers. : IMAMS
42. Sheer fabric. : ETAMINE
45. Red ___. : MEN
47. Letter. : ESS
48. Son of David, killed by Absalom. : AMNON
49. Tributary of the Amazon. : NEGRO
50. Cities in N. Y., Ala., Ohio, etc. : TROYS
52. More unusual. : RARER
53. Actress Fay. : BAINTER
55. 1004. : MIV
56. Author of "The Black Tulip." : DUMAS
57. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
58. German city. : ESSEN
60. Daring speculator. : PLUNGER
61. Jury heads. : FOREMEN
62. Ignem ex ___. : LIGNIS
64. Game. : CHESS
65. Organizer. : PLANNER
66. Employe: Fr. : SALARIE
69. Plaited. : BRAIDED
70. Marshy regions near the seashore, as in Italy. : MAREMME
71. Hypothetical units. : IDS
74. Red ___. : GRANGE
75. Partnership: Slang. : CAHOOTS
76. "Three Blind Mice," for example. : ROUND
78. Bauxite, for instance. : ORE
81. Punitive. : PENAL
82. Solo. : ALONE
83. Mme. Lehmann. : LOTTE
85. Libyan seaport. : TRIPOLI
87. Thanks: Ger. : DANKE
88. "The ___ Decade." : MAUVE
89. Gallia est ___ divisa, etc. : OMNIS
90. Principal in a famous court case. : SACCO
92. Well-known college magazine. : CRIMSON
93. French coin. : CENTIME
95. Make lace. : TAT
97. Infant's gait. : CREEP
98. Baroness Orczy's scarlet hero. : PIMPERNEL
100. Monastic officer. : PRIOR
101. Red hat. : FEZ
102. Beverage. : POP
105. More amusing. : WITTIER
106. Spanish hero. : CID
107. Indian weight. : SER
110. Salt of an acid. : OLEATE
111. Mme. de Stael's maiden name. : NECKER
112. Symbol of villainy. : LEGREE
114. Thin layer. : LAMINA
115. Pre–Civil War ship. : SLAVER
116. Snakes. : ADDERS
117. Composer. : VERDI
119. Bridge of ___. : SIGHS
121. Ibsen character. : EYOLF
122. Stringfellow ___. : BARR
123. Doris Leak's husband. : EZIO
124. Psyche knots. : BUNS
126. Lady of Green Gables. : ANNE
128. Parry. : FEND
131. Compass point. : ESE
133. Man's nickname. : SYD
135. Silkworm. : ERI
137. White ___. : LIE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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