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New York Times, Monday, September 24, 1951

42-Down : Miss Betz, tennis star.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 827
Across
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The St. Louis Americans. : BROWNS
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Senators Taft and Bricker, for instance. : OHIOANS
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Win back losses. : RECOUP
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Slave in "The Tempest." : CALIBAN
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Torments. : AGONIES
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Formation in which the Rockettes often perform. : ONELINE
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Mr. Heflin in "The Prowler." : VAN
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Subject of a parable in Matt. xxv. : TALENTS
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Society of Apothecaries' licentiate. : LSA
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Peak in Sicily. : ETNA
25
Composer of "Ol' Man River." : KERN
26
Cousin of the onion. : LEEK
27
Popular feature of current fashions. : STOLE
29
Former Texas Congressman known for Un-American Activities work. : DIES
31
Actresses Sheridan and Dvorak. : ANNS
32
Person of violent temper. : TARTAR
34
Actor Rains. : CLAUDE
36
Native gold, silver, iron, etc. : ORES
38
Swedish singer managed by P. T. Barnum. : LIND
39
Hub of England's "Festival." : LONDON
41
French seaport, on the English Channel. : DIEPPE
45
Mavourneen's land. : ERIN
47
Petitioned. : SUED
49
Path across a wild region. : TRAIL
50
Short for Rebecca. : REBA
51
Inside woodwork. : TRIM
53
Capital of the Fiji Islands. : SUVA
54
Hail! : AVE
55
Reservoir in Ulster County, N. Y. : ASHOKAN
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Motion picture studio and grounds. : LOT
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Armistice Day observance. : SILENCE
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Religious recluse. : EREMITE
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Girl's name. : ELEANOR
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A twist in fancy diving. : GAINER
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Sketched again. : REDRAWN
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Salesman's delight. : ORDERS
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Most intrepid. : BRAVEST
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Annual Yale-Harvard event. : REGATTA
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Noted associate of Franklin D. Roosevelt. : OCONNOR
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Triumphed. : WON
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Night: French. : NUIT
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Deliver an address. : SPEAK
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American Cardinal, died 1944. : OCONNELL
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Ghost: Humorous. : HANT
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Islands: French. : ILES
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A national issue in Iran. : OIL
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City in Texas. : ABILENE
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Norwegian Arctic explorer and statesman (1861-1930). : NANSEN
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Gym shoes. : SNEAKS
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Winter games vehicle. : SLED
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Composer Coates. : ERIC
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City in central Pennsylvania. : ALTOONA
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Fire-fighting equipment. : LADDERS
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Work for. : EARN
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Port in Egypt. : SAID
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Titian's favorite shades. : REDS
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Group. : UNIT
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Route to Key West. : SOUTHERN
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Defamed. : LIBELED
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Rex Stout's detective. : NERO
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Miss Betz, tennis star. : PAULINE
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Central man in a line of wheeling marchers. : PIVOTER
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Click beetles. : ELATERS
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Blackboard accessory. : ERASER
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Vilify. : REVILE
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Embankment to prevent lowland flooding. : DIKE
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Actress from Mexico. : MARGO
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Small coin of India. : ANNA
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Square-ended, flat-bottomed boat. : SCOW
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Not far off. : NEAR
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Head, as of wheat. : EAR
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First word of "Home, Sweet Home." : MID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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