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New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 8, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 845

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Across
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Genus of ducks including the mallard. : ANAS
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Vaudeville turn. : ACT
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Embarkation port, Aug. 3, 1492. : PALOS
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Navigator born 500 years ago. : COLUMBUS
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Harangue. : TIRADE
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Sponsor of 13 Across. : ISABELLA
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Captivate. : ENAMOR
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Society founded in 1890. : DAR
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A subsequent edition. : REPRINT
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Early: Prefix. : PRE
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Awry golf drive. : SLICE
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Free. : RID
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"Over the hill." : AWOL
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Monetary tonic for Free World. : ECA
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Skinflint. : MISER
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Used a garden implement. : HOED
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Scarlett's man. : RHETT
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Danish seaport. : ODENSE
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Attacks. : ASSAILS
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Kurfurstendamm, for instance. : STRASSE
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Relinquished, as a right: Law. : WAIVED
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Character in "Hamlet." : GHOST
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Its mouth is at Cuxhaven. : ELBE
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Diaphanous, as nylons. : SHEER
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Roman harvest goddess. : OPS
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The open country of South Africa. : VELD
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Common insect. : ANT
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Dills. : ANETS
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Damage. : MAR
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Bobolink. : ORTOLAN
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Where 22 Across begins. : TEE
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River in South Carolina. : EDISTO
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Direction of 13 Across' return. : EASTWARD
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Having a protective ditch. : MOATED
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Deceitfully underhand. : SNEAKING
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Girl's name. : EDA
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Snicker ___. : SNEE
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Prussic, boric, etc. : ACIDS
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Cash register message. : NOSALE
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Conquerer of Rome. : ALARIC
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Naval craft. : SUB
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Competent. : ABLE
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Guilty ones. : CULPRITS
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Follower of Nicholas II. : TSARIST
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One of 13 Across' vessels. : PINTA
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A constellation. : ARA
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Travesties. : LAMPOONS
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Oxygen is an ___ gas. : ODORLESS
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Dry. : SERE
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Simple. : MERE
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Number of weeks 13 Across' journey took. : TEN
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Fresh-water fish. : IDE
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The Santa Maria was one. : CARAVEL
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College in Illinois or in Massachusetts. : WHEATON
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Canasta plays. : MELDS
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Rotating wheel. : ROTOR
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Aberdeen's river. : DEE
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Hustle. : HIE
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Medical men: Abbr. : DRS
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Reverence. : AWE
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First landfall of 13 Across: San ___. : SALVADOR
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Type of sled dog. : SIBERIAN
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An island group of the Orkneys. : SHETLAND
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Nationality of 13 Across. : GENOESE
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Homburg. : HAT
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Late controversial Frenchman. : PETAIN
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Creator of Tristram Shandy. : STERNE
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Is very fond of. : DOTES
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Helen Hayes' group. : ANTA
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Marsh plant. : SEDGE
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Short note. : MEMO
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Baton. : ROD
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Where 13 Across was between Aug. 3 and Oct. 12. : ASEA
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Sainte: Abbr. : STE
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Periods of time: Abbr. : WKS

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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