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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 860

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Across
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He wrote "Saint Joan." : SHAW
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Site of University of Maine. : ORONO
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Leader of the squad: Abbr. : CORP
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Fly a plane. : AERO
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Barbarous daughter of Lear. : REGAN
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Wading bird. : RAIL
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Where Loy Henderson is now our Ambassador. : IRAN
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Rhone tributary. : ISERE
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City in Turkey. : URFA
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Dorothy Sayers' sleuth. : LORDPETERWIMSEY
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Ages and ages. : EONS
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Captain of the "Pequod." : AHAB
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Turkish inn. : IMARET
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Cheap cigars. : STOGIES
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Tried for office. : RAN
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He impersonated Enrico. : MARIO
34
Ready for use: 2 wds. : ONTAP
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Caesar's fatal date. : IDES
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Glances askance. : LEERS
40
A form of charades (with "The"). : GAME
41
1066, 1492, 1776, etc. : DATES
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English Derby Downs. : EPSOM
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His bells tintinnabulated. : POE
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Nino, the singer. : MARTINI
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Popular name for 21st Amendment. : REPEAL
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Liquid or dry measure. : PINT
51
Well: Latin and Italian. : BENE
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Mutual reliance. : INTERDEPENDENCE
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High time. : NOON
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Essence of orris root. : IRONE
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Curl up with a good book. : READ
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Race at Goshen. : TROT
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Autry and Kelly. : GENES
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Sweet sorghum. : CANE
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Scotland's crop. : OATS
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He wrote "The Country Girl." : ODETS
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School 58 Down attended. : ETON
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Move along with dignity. : SAIL
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Preacher Roe to Brooklynites. : HERO
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Tree of Morocco. : ARAR
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Miraculous event. : WONDER
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A hand-woven rug. : ORIENTAL
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Supporting devices. : RESTS
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S-shaped molding. : OGEE
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Scene-bridgers on radio programs. : NARRATORS
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Part of the phraseology of a toastmaster's introduction: 2 wds. : ONEWHO
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Dusting off the dinner table. : CRUMBING
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Crew men. : OARS
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Prevalent. : RIFE
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Broadway production. : PLAY
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Product of 51 Down. : POEM
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He caused Othello's madness. : IAGO
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Perennial herb. : IRID
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Perle or Ethel. : MADAM
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Dutch news agency. : ANETA
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Met's new basso, Cesare ___. : SIEPI
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Public storehouse. : ETAPE
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Island group partly a New Zealand mandate. : SAMOA
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Came in again. : REENTERED
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Shovel-like instrument used by bakers. : PEEL
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Laocoön's destroyers. : SERPENTS
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Distress. : SORENESS
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Get a move on. : STIR
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Use a darning needle. : MEND
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A color of the rainbow. : INDIGO
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Tenor from N.Y.C. : PEERCE
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Stephen Vincent or William Rose. : BENET
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Preposition used in division examples. : INTO
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Mrs. Thin Man. : NORA
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Blow. : TOOT
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Corn bread. : PONE
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Of simple elegance. : NEAT
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Third word of the "Aeneid." : CANO
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"Shadow Cabinet" member. : EDEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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