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New York Times, Monday, November 19, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 883
Across
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Half of a girl's college. : MAWR
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Shoulder wrap. : SHAWL
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Girasol. : OPAL
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Helmsman's direction. : ALEE
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Queen of ice gymnastics. : HENIE
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___ Park, N. Y. : HYDE
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Coach Koch's Hamline "eleven." : PIEDPIPERS
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A kind of diaphragm used in cameras. : IRIS
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Capital of Minnesota. : STPAUL
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Nickname of Oregon University's players. : WEBFOOTS
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Large: French. : GROS
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"Air castle." : DREAM
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Burgundy is available here. : WINESHOP
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Flamboyant. : ORNATE
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United. : INONE
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Strong point of the Sumo wrestlers. : BRAWN
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Mr. Sparks. : NED
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Ben Hogan specialty. : PUTT
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Bemoan. : MOURN
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"Mr. Music." : BING
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Miscalculate. : ERR
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Emerson's middle name. : WALDO
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___-porridge hot. : PEASE
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Dredge. : DEEPEN
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Romantic movie "close-ups." : EMBRACES
47
St. ___, city near Paris. : DENIS
49
An age of the world. : AEON
50
Michigan State's team. : SPARTANS
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Hollandish. : DUTCHY
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Popular crooner. : COMO
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The Vanderbilt squad. : COMMODORES
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Begin a season. : OPEN
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Uproariously. : ARIOT
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"As you ___." : WERE
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Thomas Hardy heroine. : TESS
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Natives of Riga. : LETTS
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Intimate. : NEAR
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Military necessities. : MAPS
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Dismounted. : ALIT
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"'I ___ for you,' the Walrus said." : WEEP
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Gold or Fuchs, for example. : REDAGENT
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Battle fought at Pittsburgh Landing, 1862. : SHILOH
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In the know. : HEP
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Freshly. : ANEW
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Telegraphed. : WIRED
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Popular bandsman. : LESBROWN
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Native "Bucks" rooter. : OHIOAN
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Fire bug. : PYROMANIAC
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Passage into a mine. : ADIT
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Minus. : LESS
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Shoulder bag. : PURSE
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Brake. : FERN
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Sable or marten. : SOBOL
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Rubbed dry. : WIPED
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Harden by exercise. : INURE
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___ team is called "The Fighting Irish." : NOTREDAMES
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Overly modest one. : PRUDE
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High-strung. : TENSE
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Sharpens. : EDGES
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Flavor. : AROMA
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Acting like an 11 Down. : MANIACAL
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Boston's nickname. : BEANTOWN
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Took off. : WENT
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Haughty. : PROUD
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Leading lights in Buenos Aires. : PERONS
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Spatters. : BEDOTS
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Sleeping sound. : SNORE
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Sir David Fyfe, for instance. : SCOT
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Eugenio Pacelli, since 1939. : POPE
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Enamored. : SMIT
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Lake Winnipeg Indian. : CREE
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"Ox-eyed" goddess. : HERA
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Dixmude's river. : YSER
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Witty remark. : MOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later.

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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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