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New York Times, Monday, November 12, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 876
Across
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Predecessor of Panmunjom. : KAESONG
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Cushion area between countries. : BUFFER
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Ancient country, now Algeria. : NUMIDIA
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Anything that causes dullness or inaction. : OPIATE
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Specialist in the history of Persia. : IRANIST
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Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. : BRONTES
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From: in German names. : VON
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Element used in purifying water. : CHLORIN
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Brother. : FRA
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Elizabethan and Victorian, for instance. : ERAS
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Followers: Suffix. : ITES
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Female wild buffalo of India. : ARNI
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Surfeit. : SATE
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Winter blanket. : SNOW
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Plagiarize. : STEAL
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Pen up. : ENCAGE
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Where decorations are worn. : LAPELS
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Present ___. : ARMS
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Ivy League member. : YALE
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Condition of affairs. : STATUS
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The North Wind. : BOREAS
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Coronas. : HALOS
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Historic trees of England. : OAKS
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4-H or Union League. : CLUB
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Oriental ruler. : EMIR
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Accordingly: Latin. : ERGO
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First word of a counting-out rhyme. : EENY
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Refugees. : DPS
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Sudden rise in the level of a stream. : FRESHET
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Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
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Auto accessories. : DIMMERS
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Native of Juneau. : ALASKAN
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Game in which the king is the highest card. : ECARTE
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Cuban cane cutter. : MACHETE
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Removed bark from pulpwood. : ROSSED
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Giant red star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
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Kitchen equipment. : KNIVES
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Early morning. : AURORA
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Issue. : EMANATE
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Offend. : SIN
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Like a canticle. : ODIC
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City in Yugoslavia, on the Morava River. : NISH
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Great guns. : GATLINGS
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Former king of Bulgaria, died 1943. : BORIS
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With little or no interval after. : UPON
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Part of an aircraft. : FIN
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Describing skimmed milk. : FATFREE
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Without beginning or end. : ETERNAL
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Leaves port again. : RESAILS
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Concoct. : BREW
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Oklahoma Sioux. : OTOE
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William Benton, for instance. : SENATOR
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What the world wishes it were, today. : ATPEACE
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Mr. Speaker and Uncle. : SAMS
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Special disposal of goods. : SALE
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Part of the leg; the shank. : CRUS
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Scandinavian name. : LARS
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Port of Tokyo Bay. : YOKOHAMA
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Molting bird. : SHEDDER
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Seaport in east Mexico. : TAMPICO
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Water plantains. : ALISMAS
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Purses. : BAGS
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More smooth and glossy. : SLEEKER
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Hematite, pyrites, etc. : ORES
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Greek Christian. : UNIATE
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Representative, Senator, Supreme Court Justice, Secretary of State, Governor. : BYRNES
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Went wrong. : ERRED
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Holiday. : FETE
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Eagerness for action: French. : ELAN
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Ability to deal with others in difficult situations. : TACT
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Lady of the house. : MRS
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Wild sheep of northern India. : SHA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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