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New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B Q Z }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 863
Across
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Conversation of a comedian. : JOSH
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Milady's hand warmers. : MUFFS
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"Behold the Lord High Executioner." : KOKO
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___ date. : UPTO
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Harvard's famous president, 1869 to 1909. : ELIOT
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Yellow bugle plants. : IVAS
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Midway between extremities. : MEAN
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That famous ragtime band. : ALEXANDERS
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Traveling regularly between two points. : PLYING
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Erato plays one. : LYRE
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King: French. : ROI
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Fagged out. : TIRED
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Pause again. : RESTOP
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Ace Gabreski's rank. : COLONEL
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Grant's Secretary of State. : FISH
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Without an escort. : ALONE
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Conferee, as at San Francisco and Ottawa. : PARLEYERS
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Creator of John Silver. : RLS
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Warily shy of being deceived. : CAGEY
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Sean: French. : VUE
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Our Ambassador to Switzerland. : PATTERSON
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Cut of meat for roasting. : JOINT
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Cheaper than butter. : OLEO
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He was dethroned by Joe Walcott. : CHARLES
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Poet's home. : GARRET
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Jostle. : SHOVE
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Continue. : ARE
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Meteorologic phenomenon. : MIST
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The rectangular, white-light pattern seen when you first turn on your TV set. : RASTER
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Uncle Sam himself. : MRWHISKERS
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Senator from Minnesota. : THYE
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Disable. : MAIM
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"My Friend Irma" Wilson. : MARIE
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Army's football coach Blaik. : EARL
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Dvorak, Sothern, Sheridan. : ANNS
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Stages in a process. : STEPS
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Fluctuate. : SWAY
Down
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Parachuter's business. : JUMP
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Popular make of car in Germany. : OPEL
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Temporary residence. : STAY
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Bobbin lace from England. : HONITON
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Lacking richness. : MEAGRE
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Norse god skillful with the bow and skis. : ULL
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The competitors in a race, hunt, etc. : FIELD
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Descriptive of reynard. : FOXY
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In sparkling fashion. : STARRILY
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Pugilistic nickname. : KID
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Not concealed. : OVERT
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Tableland of South Africa. : KAROO
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Well-known pianist Gabrilowitsch. : OSSIP
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Name on our paper money. : NEESE
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Pip card. : NINE
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City in Texas on the Rio Grande. : ELPASO
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Diffident. : SHY
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Find fault without good reason. : CARP
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Spanish water jar. : OLLA
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Perplexed. : LOST
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People of many Cabinet crises. : FRENCH
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In past time. : AGO
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What the three monkeys shun. : EVIL
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Letter of an old alphabet. : RUNE
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Television ___. : SETS
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Falsehoods, so called after an ancient people. : CRETISMS
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Rocky peak. : TOR
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Fragrant oleoresin used in making varnishes. : ELEMI
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Coffee from the Dutch East Indies. : JAVA
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Brother of Electra. : ORESTES
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Performance at Maryland's Pimlico. : HORSES
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Third Greek letter. : GAMMA
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Island off the west coast of Scotland. : ARRAN
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Be successful again. : REWIN
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Unit of the metric system. : STERE
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Three-hand card game. : SKAT
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Become more genial in manner. : THAW
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Wild cat of South America. : EYRA
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Lean upon. : RELY
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"___ Pinafore." : HMS
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Well-known Catskill Mts. snoozer. : RIP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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