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New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 1951

23-Across : Bellevue, for instance: Abbr.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 710
Across
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Where the Stone of Scone rests again. : THRONE
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Cooks in a pressure cooker. : STEAMS
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Sugar. : SWEETEN
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Small hat. : TURBAN
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Captain Andy Hawks' craft. : SHOWBOAT
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Typographical boners. : ERRATA
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Calls to mind. : CITES
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Hymn of praise. : PAEAN
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Impudent talk: Slang. : LIP
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Keen. : AVID
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Lobby picture. : STILL
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Bellevue, for instance: Abbr. : HOSP
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Hebrew letter. : MEM
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Balks. : FOILS
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Wash out. : RINSE
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Lays claim to a title. : PRETENDS
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Boiled and put through a sieve. : PUREED
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M. Pleven. : RENE
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Girl's name. : META
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Palermo is its capital. : SICILY
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Hodgepodge. : MISHMASH
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Spirited horses. : ARABS
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Federal Reserve members. : BANKS
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Please turn the page: Abbr. : PTO
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Part of a highway. : LANE
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Carl Sandburg's forte. : POESY
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Woman in the U. S. Coast Guard. : SPAR
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Collection of items. : ANA
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Thanksgiving diner. : FEAST
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Incipient tree. : ACORN
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Small tavern or cafe. : BISTRO
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Burlesque. : TRAVESTY
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Kind of triangular sail. : LATEEN
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Coats inside again. : RELINES
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Congress does, between speeches. : ENACTS
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Green or black table delicacies. : OLIVES
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Practice duplicity in love affairs: Slang. : TWOTIME
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Chopped. : HEWED
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Stonewall Jackson's men. : REBS
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Siouan Indian. : OTO
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High, but not highest, water level. : NEAPTIDE
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Involves. : ENTAILS
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Filch. : STEAL
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Gyrate. : TURN
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Stray. : ERR
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Large snail. : ABALONE
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Venerable French painter, now 82. : MATISSE
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Took a picture. : SNAPPED
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Break into many small pieces, as timbers. : SHIVER
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Rascal. : SCAMP
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Formerly on Sixth and Ninth Avenues. : ELS
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Al Jolson's "boy." : SONNY
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Former Senator Bingham. : HIRAM
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Has compassion. : FEELS
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Miss Gordon and Miss Hussey. : RUTHS
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Cleveland's baseball team. : TRIBE
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Troublesome: Colloq. : PESKY
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Nanki-Poo, for instance. : MINSTREL
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Vendible. : SALABLE
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Oil company, with Anglo-. : IRANIAN
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Two decks and sundry jokers. : CANASTA
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Toscanini, for instance. : MAESTRO
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Places before. : APPOSES
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Broaches. : STARTS
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___-handed son of toil. : HORNY
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Python. : BOA
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Agricultural laborers. : PEONS
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Subdivision of a play. : SCENE
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Ridge on the finger board of a guitar. : FRET
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Tel ___. : AVIV
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Sleuth. : TEC
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Mohammedan name. : ALI

Answer summary: 16 debuted here and reused later.

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