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New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 881

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Douglas is its capital. : MAN
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Piece cut from a log. : SLAB
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Coarse linen fabric. : CRASH
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Theatre box. : LOGE
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Homestead in "G.W.T.W." : TARA
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Seven: Comb. form. : HEPTA
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Using speech. : ORAL
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Foretoken. : OMEN
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Quaking. : ASPEN
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Special domains. : BAILIWICKS
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Pod partners. : PEAS
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A Whiz Kid outfielder. : ENNIS
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Where Governor Browning works. : NASHVILLE
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City on the Alabama River. : SELMA
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Coach Blaik of Army. : EARL
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Gare de L'___ in Paris. : EST
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Gourmand or gourmet. : EATER
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Blackbeard the pirate. : TEACH
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Native of Riga. : LETT
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He backs Ike for '52. : DEWEY
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Where Zeno philosophized. : STOA
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Admiral famous for book on sea power. : MAHAN
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Governor at Boston. : DEVER
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An age of the universe. : EON
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Ancient country east of Babylonia. : ELAM
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The titled Mr. Newton of gravity fame. : ISAAC
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Does little but eat and grow. : VEGETATES
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"The ___ of Gold," by James Stephens. : CROCK
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Be a breadwinner. : EARN
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"With a ___ of a face." : CARICATURE
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Sister of Thalia. : ERATO
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Good-by. : TATA
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Sam Snead slams with it. : IRON
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Works at steadily. : PLIES
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"Sweet are the ___ of adversity." : USES
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C. G. S. unit: Prefix. : STAT
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Directs to go. : SENDS
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Native of an ancient country. : MEDE
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Silence! : TST
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Winston Churchill's physician. : MORAN
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Contrary to one's feelings: Phrase. : AGAINSTTHEGRAIN
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Miss Forbush in "South Pacific." : NELLIE
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Arrange compactly. : STOW
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Plated. : LAMINATED
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Betel palm. : ARECA
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Deposits. : BANKS
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Rolled tea. : CHA
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Breathes. : RESPIRES
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Parts of the judiciary. : APPELLATECOURTS
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Monte Irvin's third-to-home maneuver. : STEAL
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Medieval trading guild. : HANSE
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Part of the ear. : LOBE
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See 1 Across. : ISLE
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Best seller of 1887. : SHE
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Stainer's container. : VAT
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Imprudent. : MAD
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New Haven, the ___ City. : ELM
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"The ___ Around Us." : SEA
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Female merino. : EWE
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Paid another call. : REVISITED
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Bill's partner. : COO
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River in the news since 1950. : HAN
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Qualifying for a Godfrey program. : TALENTED
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Pre-nuptial word. : YES
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Biblical term meaning "fool!" : RACA
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Son of, in names. : MAC
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What 57 Down is. : ARTIST
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Barkley and his successors. : VEEPS
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Senator Clements of Kentucky. : EARLE
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Art ___, hot pianist. : TATUM
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Clean the slate. : ERASE
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One of Tito's people. : CROAT
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Rockwell ___. : KENT
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Senator from South Dakota. : CASE
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Cloak-and-dagger men. : OSS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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