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New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 857

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Strike ground with golf club, in making a shot. : BAFF
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British delegate to the U. N. : JEBB
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Stage name of Miss Kiskadden. : ADAMS
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Drug plant. : ALOE
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Short bread spread. : OLEO
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Songstress Ella ___. : LOGAN
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Marty Marion's ball club. : CARDINALS
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Hersey's "A Bell For ___." : ADANO
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Leather. : KID
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Miss Fabray's nickname. : NAN
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International zone in North Africa. : TANGIER
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Marshal of World War I. : FOCH
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Rocky peak. : TOR
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Else, in Scotland. : ENSE
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Actress Oberon. : MERLE
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Agree. : CONCUR
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Uninteresting. : ARID
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McDougald or Hodges. : GIL
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Classify. : ASSORT
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Man's nickname. : DOC
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Subject for potential Einsteins. : ALGEBRA
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Judah Ben ___. : HUR
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Igloo dweller. : ESKIMO
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Instrumental twosome. : DUO
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Rebel. : RISE
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Star of a Lindsay-Crouse hit. : MERMAN
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Any rich gain, however taken. : BOOTY
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Weapons for the firing line. : AMMO
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Mr. Keith. : IAN
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Ruby, garnet, etc. : REDS
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Prairie State Senator. : DOUGLAS
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Bone. : RIB
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Punting digit. : TOE
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Takes on for a job. : HIRES
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"Indian" territory. : CLEVELAND
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In Greek art, a figure in the posture of prayer. : ORANT
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Daughter of Eugene O'Neill. : OONA
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Vanity case. : ETUI
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Commandant of the U. S. Marines. : CATES
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Lathe or planer. : TOOL
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Perennial bridge player. : WEST
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Football player. : BACK
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Kirghiz mountains. : ALAI
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"Mr. Baseball." : FORDFRICK
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Ministered to. : FED
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Bad luck bringer. : JONAH
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Verve. : ELAN
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : BEL
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Home of the Braves. : BOSTON
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Mr. Villiers, writer on blue-sea sailing. : ALAN
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Residents of Ebbets Field. : DODGERS
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Once more. : AGAIN
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Lions' locks. : MANES
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Nasal sound. : SNORE
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Famous name in early movies. : INCE
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Eddie ___, jockey. : ARCARO
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Familiar. : OLD
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DiSalle is one. : TOLEDAN
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"Fecit." : MADE
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Cupid's other name. : EROS
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Short smoke. : CIG
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Sec'y Pace's department: Abbr. : USA
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Star of "Sunset Boulevard." : GLORIA
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Home of Buckeye eleven. : OHIOSTATE
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Iron eater. : RUST
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Good canasta card. : TREY
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Wooden core. : AME
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Hair-do. : BUN
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Miss Coca of TV. : IMOGENE
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Measuring stick. : ROD
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Navy Goat, for example. : MASCOT
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Mrs. Ben Lyon. : BEBE
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Pertaining to this case alone: Latin phrase. : ADHOC
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The dancing Shearer. : MOIRA
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River in Turkey, flowing into the Euphrates. : MURAT
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Competitor. : RIVAL
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Landing craft. : LSTS
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City of about 21,000 in Nevada. : RENO
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Responsibility. : ONUS
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Blue-pencil. : EDIT
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Game connected with "pam." : LOO
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Actor Ayres. : LEW

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