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New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 1951

10-Down : Sapodilla sap used in chewing gum.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 877
Across
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Hero of a 1924 comedy. : ABIE
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A degree of progression in any pursuit. : STAGE
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Lion-headed dog of North China. : CHOW
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In: French. : DANS
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New ___. : HAVEN
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Landlord: French. : HOTE
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He lost to Seixas on the courts. : DICKSAVITT
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A very small quantity. : IOTA
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What comics come in. : STRIPS
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DiSalle's title. : DIRECTOR
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Discharges. : EMITS
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Dickens' Miss Trent. : NELL
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Amplify vocal sound. : RESONATE
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Compensation for damage. : AMENDS
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Their capital was Cuzco. : INCAS
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Moves in a certain direction. : EASTS
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Before. : ERE
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City on the Orne River. : CAEN
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Symbol of Zeus and Athena. : AEGIS
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Maurice Francis ___. : EGAN
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Bird of the sea. : ERN
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Took on. : HIRED
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Hemingway's famous "___ of Kilimanjaro." : SNOWS
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Road sign. : DETOUR
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Decant again. : REBOTTLE
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The bank of a river. : RIPA
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___ Lama, chief pontiff of Tibet. : DALAI
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Scene of recent gambling inquiry. : SARATOGA
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Beethoven's "Appasionata." : SONATA
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Draft animals. : OXEN
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Olympia is its capital. : WASHINGTON
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The Colors. : FLAG
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Man's name meaning strength. : ETHAN
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Permission to use. : LOAN
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Far off: Comb. form. : TELE
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Dances. : REELS
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In the "Ring," the earth goddess Hertha. : ERDA
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Says further. : ADDS
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Important accessory in a trap. : BAIT
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Waxing, as the moon. : INCRESCENT
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Pertaining to Nanook's people. : ESKIMOAN
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Our second highest dam. : SHASTA
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Hebrew letter. : TAV
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Keen. : AVID
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Arrive. : GETIN
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Solicits earnestly. : ENTREATS
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Sapodilla sap used in chewing gum. : CHICLE
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Shout of derision. : HOOT
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Man's name meaning rich. : OTTO
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Clothing, garments. : WEAR
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Airplane maneuvers. : SPINS
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Slippery ___. : ELMS
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Pursue a course. : STEER
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One way to serve potatoes. : RICED
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Large lake in North Finland. : ENARE
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Enthusiastic. : EAGER
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Harriman's job in Iran. : NEGOTIATOR
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Talk like a Southerner. : DRAWL
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Realization. : SENSE
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Embraced the opinions of one party. : SIDED
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Secy. Finletter's specialty. : AIRPOWER
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Involve in difficulties. : ENTANGLE
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Eight: French. : HUIT
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Wiseacre. : SOLON
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1300-mi. river in South Africa. : ORANGE
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Tracts of land drained by rivers. : BASINS
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Marble. : AGATE
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Not so fast! in Shakespearean parlance. : SOFT
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Part of a car. : AXLE
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Sincere. : REAL
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County in North Carolina. : ASHE
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Symbol of ugliness. : TOAD
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1/16th of a rupee. : ANNA
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An Olivier role. : HAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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