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New York Times, Wednesday, May 9, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 689
Across
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King of Greece. : PAUL
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A new drug. : ACTH
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Roomy. : AMPLE
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Contemporary cartoonist. : ARNO
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Lake drained by Niagara River. : ERIE
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Republic south of Turkey. : SYRIA
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May 1 paraders. : REDS
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Apparatuses for bombarding atoms. : CYCLOTRONS
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Singleton lead at bridge, for instance. : SNEAK
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Crime of treason. : ESPIONAGE
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Bird that gets more worms. : EARLIER
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Eva Perón's title: Abbr. : SRA
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Maker of steam engines (1736–1819). : WATT
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Mountain in China, sacred to Buddhists. : OMEI
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Dunk. : SOP
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Big event for a junior or senior. : PROMENADE
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Sharp-witted. : ACUTE
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Go by plane. : AERO
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Copycats. : APERS
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One of the chief seaports of Samoa. : APIA
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Ravel's "La ___." : VALSE
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Creator of the Joads. : STEINBECK
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Ye olde dayes. : ELD
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Vera Zorina's are talented. : TOES
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Laugh loudly. : ROAR
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Bounder. : CAD
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Part of Fred Astaire's skill. : HEELTAP
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Popular movie, one of Gary Cooper's best. : BEAUGESTE
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Andean burden bearer. : LLAMA
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Akron, Ohio. : RUBBERCITY
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Stage direction. : EXIT
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In the back. : AREAR
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Before: Prefix. : ANTE
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Network of nerves. : RETE
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Middle: Law. : MESNE
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Yields a return. : PAYS
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Geological ridges. : OSAR
Down
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Solve grammatically. : PARSE
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Rome's Colosseum. : ARENA
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Realm spotlighted by Kefauver. : UNDERWORLD
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Site of atomic project. : LOSALAMOS
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Group supervising 4 Down. : AEC
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Town's news shouter: Var. : CRYER
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Twitches. : TICS
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Befriend. : HELP
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Part of Queens. : ASTORIA
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Miss Loy. : MYRNA
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Canoe of Malaysia. : PROA
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Species of burbot. : LING
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"The life of Reilly." : EASE
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Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
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Bird of prey. : KITE
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It has a record of more than 120 eruptions. : ETNA
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He wrote "The Country Girl." : ODETS
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Pure and simple. : MERE
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"Extras" for the upper-bracket group. : SUPERTAXES
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Of the ear. : OTIC
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Shasta is one. : PEAK
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Steam rollers do. : PAVE
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Not humbug. : REAL
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Part of a church. : APSE
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Spanish gentleman. : CABALLERO
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King's title. : SIRE
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Cabinet for bric-à-brac. : ETAGERE
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First name of author of "Cavalcade." : NOEL
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River flowing into the Baltic. : ODER
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Kid Gavilan, for example. : CUBAN
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Adam Bede's love. : HETTY
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Japanese Buddhist god. : AMITA
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Mater's mate. : PATER
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___ Stoker, author of "Dracula." : BRAM
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Another tributary of the Seine. : EURE
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Messrs. Burrows and Lyman. : ABES
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Ridgway's new designation. : SCAP
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Girl's nickname. : TINA
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I do. : YES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 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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