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New York Times, Wednesday, October 31, 1951

44-Across : Slender, delicate girl.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 864
Across
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Home to Margaret Chase Smith. : MAINE
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River in the news. : YALU
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Go away! : SCAT
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Priscilla's John. : ALDEN
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Black. : EBON
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Lieu. : STEAD
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Person most affected by the 22d Amendment. : PRESIDENT
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Aunts: French. : TANTES
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Beards of wheat. : AWNS
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Girl's nickname. : DEE
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Liquefied. : THAWED
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Directly opposite. : ACROSS
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Food made of taro. : POI
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Unusually excellent. : RARE
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Next after upsilon. : PHI
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Sun worshiper of ancient Peru. : INCA
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Want. : MISS
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What "to solve" is: Abbr. : INFIN
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Springy. : ELASTIC
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Slender, delicate girl. : SYLPH
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Person chased in a certain game. : HARE
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Greek resistance force. : ELAS
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Man's name. : IRA
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Fades away. : DIES
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Big business for bookies. : BET
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Reinforced. : BRACED
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Special function. : AFFAIR
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Special workshop. : LAB
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Famous name in furniture. : ADAM
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Handwriting. : SCRIPT
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Contrary to its kind. : UNNATURAL
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Egyptian handmaid in "Genesis." : HAGAR
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Grope. : FEEL
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Source of molasses. : CANE
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Race, nation: Comb. form. : ETHNO
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Rock garden plant. : FERN
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Girl's name. : ESTA
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Measured out. : METED
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Place for a sailor's lookout. : MAST
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
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Agreeing exactly. : IDENTICAL
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Below: Poetic. : NEATH
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Make beloved. : ENDEAR
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Colloquial assent. : YEP
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Scrapes off. : ABRADES
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Well-known name in theatrical business. : LOEW
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Release the fastenings. : UNSNAP
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Deplorably bad. : SAD
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Formula of belief. : CREDO
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Choreographer de Mille. : AGNES
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Carries. : TOTES
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Italian island off Naples. : ISCHIA
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Title for a Hindu teacher. : SWAMI
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Author Remarque's first name. : ERICH
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Final stage of cleansing. : RINSE
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Reduces to a state of confusion, as type. : PIES
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Just. : ONLY
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Salad base. : ASPIC
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Finishing line in type face. : SERIF
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Senator responsible for foreign study scholarships. : FULBRIGHT
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Dies ___, famous Latin hymn. : IRAE
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The stickleback builds one. : NEST
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Ominous declaration. : THREAT
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Coral formations. : REEFS
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Unyielding. : ADAMANT
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Cite as pertinent. : ADDUCE
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DeSapio or Sitting Bull. : SACHEM
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Mislead by presenting a bold front. : BLUFF
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Queen or princess: India. : RANEE
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Strong man of the comics. : ABNER
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Hot under the collar. : IRATE
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Turkish river flowing into the Kura. : ARAS
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Car window. : PANE
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Walked on. : TROD
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English river. : ALN
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Fanny Heaslip ___. : LEA

Answer summary: 14 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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