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New York Times, Monday, May 28, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 708

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Senator since 1939. : TAFT
5
He wrote "Winnie-the-Pooh." : MILNE
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Lounge idly. : LAZE
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Venezuelan copper town. : AROA
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Constellation containing Betelgeuse and Rigel. : ORION
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Discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
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Tom's constituents. : NEWYORKERS
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Mention. : CITE
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He takes polls. : GALLUP
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It's named after a planet. : SATURDAY
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Roman emperor, 69 A.D. : OTHO
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Loathe. : HATE
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War horses. : CHARGERS
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___ dazzle. : RAZZLE
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Soak. : RET
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Should. : OUGHT
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___ City, on the Missouri. : SIOUX
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Songstress Fitzgerald. : ELLA
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Churchill's daughter. : SARAH
42
Bullets, bombs, etc.: Slang. : AMMO
43
Army camp in Maryland. : MEADE
45
Hercules slew a lion here. : NEMEA
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Where flowers grow. : BED
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Reduce to slavery. : ENSERF
50
Girl's name. : DELPHINE
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German song. : LIED
54
River bank. : RIPA
55
Wooer of Lydia Languish. : BOBACRES
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Excuses. : ALIBIS
63
Kirghiz mountains. : ALAI
64
Queen Mary, for instance. : GRANDEDAME
66
"The Swedish Nightingale." : LIND
67
Consolidate. : UNITE
68
Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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Leave far behind. : LOSE
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Hans, in "Die Meistersinger." : SACHS
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Queen Juliana's grandmother. : EMMA
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Sharp flavor. : TANG
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Sector. : AREA
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Ducks, pheasants, etc. : FOWL
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Joseph Deems of the air. : TAYLOR
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Greek god of dreams. : MORPHEUS
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Annoy. : IRK
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Tales. : LIES
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Little Eleanor. : NORAH
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Bespangle. : ENSTAR
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Thrice-wed Duchess of Ferrara. : LUCREZIA
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Moistless. : ARID
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Betwixt epsilon and eta. : ZETA
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Holey, as cheese. : EYEY
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Expenditure. : OUTGO
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Girls named after Miss Hagen. : UTAS
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"Lost Chord" instrument. : ORGAN
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___ de menthe. : CREME
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Name meaning bright one. : HELEN
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He supported the world before E.C.A. : ATLAS
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Fragment. : SHRED
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Voodoo specter. : ZOMBI
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Unit of light. : LUMEN
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A going out: Var. : EXODE
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Clyde Beatty, for instance. : TAMER
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Capital of S. Australia. : ADELAIDE
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Daughters of Greek sun god, changed into poplar trees. : HELIADES
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Man's name. : ERIC
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Northern Spy. : APPLE
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Irishman's name. : FERGUS
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Girl's name. : HAIDEE
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Libyan port, east of Bengasi. : DERNA
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Former Senator from Minnesota. : BALL
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Potpourri. : OLIO
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Forbids. : BANS
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Levantine ketch. : SAIC
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Yeast. : BARM
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Priest of a mosque. : IMAM
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Bristle. : SETA
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The ___ degree. : NTH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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