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New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { C F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 837
Across
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Philippine guerillas. : HUKS
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Disney cartoon film, 1942. : BAMBI
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American playwright, Irwin ___. : SHAW
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And others: Latin, abbr. : ETAL
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Approximately. : ABOUT
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Pear, apple, quince. : POME
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Beardsley Ruml's well-known plan. : PAYASYOUGO
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Fleur-de-lis. : IRIS
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Friends of Romulus and Remus, and Mowgli. : SHEWOLVES
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Small diagram in a larger one. : INSET
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The blackthorn. : SLOE
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Cooked. : DONE
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Point of decline. : EBB
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Scottish Gaelic. : ERSE
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Where Ernest Gruening is governor. : ALASKA
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Pure and simple. : MERE
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City at the mouth of the Volga River. : ASTRAKHAN
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Star in the Pleiades. : MAIA
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Yellowstone Park animal. : BISON
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Ages. : EONS
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Ornament with needlework. : EMBROIDER
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Fix over. : REDO
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African fly. : TSETSE
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A sprinkle of rain. : SPIT
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Synonym: Abbr. : SYN
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Consequently. : THEN
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"Oh, Wilderness were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
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Paisley. : SHAWL
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English cider apple. : REDSTREAK
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Lord High Executioner in "The Mikado." : KOKO
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Young lady: Fr. : DEMOISELLE
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Tributary of the Elbe. : ISER
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Operatic star of the 1900s. : EAMES
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But: German. : ABER
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Beauty shop item: Colloq. : PERM
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Explosion. : BLAST
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Piercing. : KEEN
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Drill sergeant's interjections. : HEPS
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Where Zion National Park is. : UTAH
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Star in "On the Riviera." : KAYE
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Cabbage salads. : SLAWS
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College at Waco, Tex. : BAYLOR
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Afore-mentioned. : ABOVESAID
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A pout: French. : MOUE
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Lady, potato, lightning, et al. : BUGS
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Japanese name. : ITO
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Racing yacht's large triangular sail. : SPINNAKER
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Popular game. : HORSESHOES
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Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Part of the U. S. : WEST
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Small-mouthed flatfish. : SOLE
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City W of Fort Scott, Kan. : IOLA
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Mended place. : DARN
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Irish nationalist (1778–1803). : EMMET
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Rafters. : BEAMS
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Venal public official. : BRIBETAKER
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Sibilant letters. : ESSES
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Large city of Ceylon. : KANDY
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"Cap" ___, in baseball's Hall of Fame. : ANSON
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Fish food. : EARTHWORM
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Farragut's famous phrase, "Damn the ___!" : TORPEDOES
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Good: French. : BIEN
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Island in the Baltic Sea: Var. : OSEL
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Hold to firmly. : INSIST
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Little ones. : TOTS
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Inflict vengeance. : WREAK
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Gambol. : SKIP
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Fire-fighting equipment. : HOSE
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Genuine. : REAL
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Jane Austen novel. : EMMA
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Hamburg's great river. : ELBE
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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He composed "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes." : KERN
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Short for a budding socialite. : DEB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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