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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1951

7-Across : Pretend.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 878
Across
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Pepe Le Moko's hideout. : CASBAH
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Pretend. : AFFECT
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"Bright ___ years." : COLLEGE
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Character in "Little Women." : LAURIE
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A part of Indo-China. : CAMBODIA
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Of the same or equal consequence. : ALLONE
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Girl's name. : AIMEE
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Relative of the vicuña. : LLAMA
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Group of soldiers: Abbr. : DET
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British machine gun. : BREN
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Señor Rivera, Mexican muralist. : DIEGO
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A woman or wife, in legal parlance. : FEME
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___ Arbor. : ANN
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Father: Comb. form. : PATRI
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___ waxwing. : CEDAR
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Part of a flower. : NECTARY
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A thing of small value. : BEAN
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Christmas hymn, "___ Fidelis." : ADESTE
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Famous jockey. : ARCARO
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The hartebeest. : ASSE
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Ivy or couch grass. : CREEPER
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Former N. Y. Giant luminary. : TERRY
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Urbane. : BLAND
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School organization. : PTA
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Shoshones. : UTES
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Banker's specialty. : LOANS
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Lofty: French. : HAUT
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In ___ (against a thing): Latin. : REM
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He wrote under the name of Saki. : MUNRO
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River in France, tributary of the Moselle. : SARRE
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Long and wordy. : PROLIX
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Stimulates. : ENLIVENS
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___ veritas. : INVINO
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Creator of Trotty Veck, Daniel Quilp, etc. : DICKENS
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One in want. : NEEDER
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An angle of 45 degrees. : OCTANT
Down
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Start. : COMMENCE
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The Veep. : ALBEN
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Sour blackish fruit. : SLOE
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Stratum. : BED
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Football player's asset. : AGILITY
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Doctor. : HEALER
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Texans will never forget it. : ALAMO
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Famous Scottie. : FALA
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Common noun and adjective suffix. : FUL
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Worn away. : ERODED
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A motion picture theatre. : CINEMA
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Go up and down. : TEETER
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Marked with a heap of stones. : CAIRNED
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Bathhouse. : CABANA
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A wandering dervish of the "Arabian Nights." : AGIB
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Ventures. : DARES
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Person who receives stolen goods. : FENCE
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Miss Kelly, comedienne. : PATSY
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Minded. : CARED
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Predecessors to Joe S. : TSARS
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Acquires by labor. : EARNS
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Plain. : APPARENT
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Many happy birthday greetings. : RETURNS
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Declaims. : ORATES
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Black. : EBON
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Accepted as authority. : CANONIC
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Sugar Ray's recent opponent. : TURPIN
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Forever: Poetic. : ETERNE
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Transfer. : REMOVE
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Texas roundup city. : LAREDO
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Town on the Nile, where Thebes once was. : LUXOR
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A place of safety. : HAVEN
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Bonanza. : MINE
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The Japanese deer. : SIKA
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Piece of kitchenware. : LID
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Tank transport. : LCT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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