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New York Times, Wednesday, October 17, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 850

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Manner of doing something. : FORM
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After-school treat. : SODA
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Seaport west of Nazareth. : HAIFA
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Grocery item. : OLEO
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Tarzan's playmates. : APES
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Peace and quiet. : ORDER
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She made her debut at the Met in 1909. : ALMAGLUCK
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False alarm. : SCARE
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Subject of Mercutio's famous speech. : MAB
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Sister of Carmela Ponselle. : ROSA
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Beehive Stater. : UTAHAN
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Drizzle. : RAIN
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Sea dog. : TAR
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Old favorite Lopez tune. : NOLA
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Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
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Where the "Green Waves" originate. : TULANE
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State producing 70 per cent of U. S. iron ore: Abbr. : MINN
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Jose Ferrer's famous role. : CYRANO
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Mrs. Eddie Cantor. : IDA
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Wavy. : UNDULAR
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Caesar crossed it. : RUBICON
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Obtain. : GET
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Handsome son of Myrrh. : ADONIS
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Landlord's income. : RENT
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Picturesque. : SCENIC
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Valletta is its capital. : MALTA
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Modern Ptolemais. : ACRE
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Darjeeling. : TEA
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Hollywood's Mr. Andrews. : DANA
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He polled 139,521 Presidential votes in 1948. : THOMAS
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Microorganism. : GERM
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___ degree. : NTH
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A free man: Lat. : LIBER
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Formerly Idlewild. : LAGUARDIA
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Chameleon. : ANOLI
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Crowd in. : CRAM
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The beginning of meeny, miney, mo. : EENY
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Cloyed. : SATED
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Popular shades. : TANS
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Members of the W. C. T. U. : DRYS
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The "head" on ale. : FOAM
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Jug. : OLLA
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He painted "The Night Watch." : REMBRANDT
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Ancient bird 12 feet tall. : MOA
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An "at home." : SALON
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Musical work. : OPUS
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Commander of the famous "Intrepid." : DECATUR
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Query. : ASK
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Throng or swarm. : HOST
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Secret. : ARCANE
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Gov. Jordan's state. : IDAHO
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Savage. : FERAL
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Prize ring. : ARENA
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Expression of the Cheshire cat. : GRIN
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Father of the Cyclops. : URANUS
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Hairy man of Nippon. : AINU
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Gothic king who plundered Rome. : ALARIC
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Self-satisfied. : SMUG
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Useful wood. : PINE
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Well known first name in films. : TYRONE
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San Francisco's ___ Hill. : NOB
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West Pointers. : CADETS
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Native of Reykjavik. : ICELANDER
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Prohibition. : DONT
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American National Theatre Academy. : ANTA
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Used in sealing wax. : LAC
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Britain's big problem. : IRAN
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River linking Lakes Erie and Ontario. : NIAGARA
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"Thunder-smitten" goddess. : SEMELE
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Peggy Wood's TV role. : MAMA
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Book of maps. : ATLAS
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America's big problem. : CHINA
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Character in Capek's "R. U. R." : ROBOT
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Band instruments. : DRUMS
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Moistless. : ARID
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Creator of "Sexton Maginnis." : EGAN
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Minimuscular. : TINY
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Movie czar, 1922–45. : HAYS
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Naval vessel. : LCT
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Long river in Texas. : RED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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