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New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 344 (avg 1.82)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 835
Across
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Letter salutation. : DEAR
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Our Ambassador in Mecca. : HARE
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Parson who wrote the cherry-tree story. : WEEMS
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Knob at the center of a shield. : UMBO
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Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
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Man's nickname. : ERNIE
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The sense of touch. : FEEL
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Specialty of Allen Stack, Eleanor Holm, etc. : BACKSTROKE
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He's part of a T-formation. : FULLBACK
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Humble. : ABASE
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Lassie's lingo. : BARK
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Part of a Venetian blind. : SLAT
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Learned man. : SAVANT
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Designating a gem of 400 milligrams. : TWOCARAT
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Alas and ___. : ALACK
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Good motto for everyone. : THINK
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Lew Wallace's Ben. : HUR
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Slender and thin. : LANK
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Relatives of the go-cart. : PRAMS
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Buffalo Bill. : CODY
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Uncle or gossip: Dial. : EME
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Mr. Seeger and others. : ALANS
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Minstrel end man. : BONES
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Any arch conservative. : MOSSBACK
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Builder's material. : CEMENT
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"Remembrance of Things ___." : PAST
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River in France. : ORNE
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Belief in a personal God. : DEISM
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Baby's biscuit. : ZWIEBACK
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Revels in honor of the wine god. : BACCHANALS
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Dugout used by French soldiers. : ABRI
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Man with a mike. : EMCEE
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On the sheltered side. : ALEE
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The sky: French. : CIEL
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Gary Cooper's great role. : DEEDS
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Goldfish, turtles, etc. : PETS
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Mentally alert. : KEEN
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Pennsylvania Senator. : DUFF
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Ostrich: Var. : EMEU
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First fratricide victim. : ABEL
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OPS maneuver. : ROLLBACK
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Capital of Tasmania. : HOBART
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Taken ___. : ABACK
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Lullaby word. : ROCK
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A BPOE. : ELK
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Mexican worker illegally in U. S. : WETBACK
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Mistakes in printing. : ERRATA
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Man's name. : ENOS
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Mr. DiSalle. : MIKE
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Observe. : SEE
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Assemblies of V.I.P.'s. : SALONS
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Threadneedle Street landmark. : BANK
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Emulates Florence Chadwick. : SWIMS
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Massachusetts seaport. : SALEM
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Heroic battle of 1836. : ALAMO
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Weathercocks. : VANES
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Express gratitude to. : THANK
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Lyon's river. : RHONE
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British poet now in U. S. : AUDEN
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Meeting place. : TRYST
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Stretch of land. : TRACT
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Product of blood-donorship. : PLASMA
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Now being made by Joe Louis. : COMEBACK
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Humiliates. : ABASHES
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Well: Latin. : BENE
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Flavored, as pickles. : SPICED
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Tense periods. : CRISES
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Young bird of prey. : OWLET
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"There is nothing like a ___." : DAME
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Behold: Latin. : ECCE
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Middleweight champ during the 40's. : ZALE
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Man's nickname. : ABIE
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Indian. : CREE
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Furnace for making pottery. : KILN
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Lowest layer of a road. : BED
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Siesta. : NAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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