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New York Times, Thursday, October 18, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 851
Across
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Texas leads the world in growing these. : ROSES
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Bargains: Colloq. : BUYS
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___ monster, poisonous lizard. : GILA
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Open to view. : OVERT
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South Sea port. : APIA
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Burden. : ONUS
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One way of serving spinach. : PUREE
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Retaliatory acts, especially in war. : REPRISALS
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Mr. Yale. : ELI
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Acquire through labor. : EARN
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Verbal slap. : INSULT
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Improved in character. : REFORMED
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Quick brake, wet road. : SKID
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Handled roughly. : MAULED
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Washboard, cowbell Jones. : SPIKE
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Rawboned animals. : SCRAGS
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John Roderigo ___ Passos. : DOS
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London's big timepiece. : BEN
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Miss Connolly, tennis star. : MAUREEN
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Roughly paved. : COBBLED
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German city on the Danube. : ULM
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Hoover or Coolidge, for instance. : DAM
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Condition induced by 58 Down. : CREEPS
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Move easily and smoothly. : GLIDE
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Packing for making pipe joints. : GASKET
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Knot or knob. : NODE
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Attendants on shipboard. : STEWARDS
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Went rowing. : BOATED
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Children. : TOTS
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Have reality. : ARE
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Continuation of length or breadth. : EXTENSION
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A range of the Rockies. : TETON
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Sneering glance. : LEER
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Second smallest Great Lake. : ERIE
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Rectify. : EMEND
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Goes with ifs and buts. : ANDS
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"Cheerily my ___, yo ho!" : LADS
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Reigns. : RULES
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Opinion-poller Elmo. : ROPER
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Immature seed. : OVULE
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Fine cross-stroke at top or bottom of a letter. : SERIF
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Before. : ERE
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One way to cross the Atlantic. : STEERAGE
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"Beer ___ Polka." : BARREL
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Overturned. : UPENDED
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Outcry of complaint: Colloq. : YIP
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Indian lady's wardrobe. : SARIS
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Teller of tales out of school. : GOSSIP
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Opposite of deafening. : INAUDIBLE
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Soothe. : LULL
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Kind of professorship: Abbr. : ASST
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Cartoonists' equipment. : INKS
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Diverted. : AMUSED
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Persian poet. : OMAR
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Medic. : DOC
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Withhold from use. : KEEP
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They flank a football line. : ENDS
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Complacent. : SMUG
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Convoke, as a meeting. : CALL
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Mulled over. : RUMINATED
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Lamp holder. : SOCKET
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Old gray mare. : NAG
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Maine Senator. : BREWSTER
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Bone behind the ear. : MASTOID
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Excessively fond people. : DOTERS
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Ancient Mesopotamian garden. : EDEN
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Diamonds, emeralds, etc. : STONES
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Man's name. : EDSEL
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Animal like a badger. : RATEL
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Sound of an airplane engine. : DRONE
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Forces to go. : SENDS
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Mr. Lugosi of "Dracula" fame. : BELA
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Pre-tractor power source. : OXEN
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Man's name. : IRA
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Ostrich kin. : EMU

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later.

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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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