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New York Times, Monday, January 8, 1951

65-Across : Chuck Dressen's new job.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 568
Across
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First name of a U. N. personality. : TRYGVE
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A single: Baseball. : BASEHIT
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He ran against Grant in 1872. : GREELEY
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Notify. : APPRISE
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Ecstasy. : RAPTURE
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Actress; her first name is Fay. : BAINTER
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Thornton Burgess' Hooty. : OWL
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Russian-held part of Germany. : EASTERN
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It upholds Miss Liberty's torch. : ARM
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Author of "Three Weeks." : GLYN
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In the wake of (a ship). : ASTERN
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Girl's name. : ESTER
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Call at matching pennies. : ODDS
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Sprinkling. : SHOWERING
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Nobel Prize winner, 1903, 1911. : CURIE
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Denoting the span of a Soviet plan. : TENYEAR
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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He plays Mahbub Ali in "Kim." : ERROL
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A piece of startling news. : EYEOPENER
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Decant. : POUR
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Movie award. : OSCAR
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Ice hockey player. : SKATER
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The "Batory," for instance : SHIP
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Jehovah. : JAH
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Different. : DIVERSE
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Instrument for locating forest fires. : ALIDADE
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Firedog. : ANDIRON
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Chuck Dressen's new job. : MANAGER
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Hazard to shipping: 2 wds. : FOGBANK
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Huge size. : BIGNESS
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Tally for a strike: Bowling. : TWENTY
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Sea bed dragnet. : TRAWL
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R. S. V. P. : REPLY
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Eventually. : YET
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Tenacious product. : GLUE
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Girl's name, meaning faith. : VERA
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Round spots on peacock feathers. : EYES
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Maternity-ward callers. : BABES
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Asunder. : APART
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Backbone. : SPINE
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Sea bird. : ERN
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Strategic play in baseball. : HITANDRUN
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Tributary of the Elbe. : ISER
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School period. : TERM
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Sailor's spirit and water ration, in the R. N. : GROG
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Mountain pool. : TARN
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Where Hell's Kitchen is. : NEWYORK
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Rabble ___. : ROUSERS
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Close, as a falcon's eyes. : SEEL
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___-la-la. : TRA
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Its President is Sean T. O'Kelly. : EIRE
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Dreadful. : DIRE
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Prophet. : SEER
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Executed by Fred Astaire. : STEP
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Leading man. : HERO
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Stampeding. : ONRUSHING
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Turns right. : GEES
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Fine grade of Cuban tobacco. : CAPA
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Fabulous bird that eats elephants. : ROC
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Years ago. : YORE
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Aphorism. : ADAGE
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Ocean currents. : TIDES
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He relayed from Tinker to Chance. : EVERS
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Carpet center in Afghanistan. : HERAT
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Sarcasm. : IRONY
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Parlor shade of communism. : PINK
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Part of a doorway. : JAMB
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Mountains in Kirghiz. : ALAI
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George of the movies. : RAFT
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Weather forecast. : SNOW
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Sharpen. : EDGE
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Mr. Topping. : DAN
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Arabic forename: "son." : IBN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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