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New York Times, Tuesday, November 20, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 884
Across
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Posthumously popular avant-garde novelist. : KAFKA
6
Much of Mongolia. : GOBI
10
Rum dessert. : BABA
14
Actress Massey. : ILONA
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Name of three English rivers. : AVON
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Bearded folk singer. : IVES
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More serious. : DIRER
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Heroic general of World War II. : MARKCLARK
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Last name of first baby in America. : DARE
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Flapper era cartoonist. : HELD
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Star from Oslo. : HENIE
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Napoleon's address, 1814–15. : ELBA
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Dry. : SERE
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Lincoln's son. : TAD
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Wartime service. : OSS
30
Jungfrau. : ALP
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Lines of houses. : ROWS
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Pro-footballer husband of Jane Russell. : WATERFIELD
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A long way off. : AFAR
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Madge or Edith. : EVANS
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T of TNT. : TRI
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Cape Cod artist colony. : TRURO
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Convinced. : SOLD
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Utopias. : SHANGRILAS
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Part of a window. : SASH
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Boola-boola singer. : ELI
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Globe-circling Nellie. : BLY
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Bat wood. : ASH
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General Purpose vehicle. : JEEP
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Editor and historian, Herbert ___. : AGAR
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Great munitions plant in Pilsen. : SKODA
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First paragraph. : LEAD
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Relative of a 'copter. : GIRO
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Mathew Brady was the first great one. : CAMERAMAN
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Vehicle. : WAGON
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The sun, as worshipped by the Egyptians. : ATEN
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Distinct portion: Abbr. : SECT
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Anti-knock fluid. : ETHYL
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Lively. : PERT
72
Sweetsop. : ATES
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Girl's nickname. : BETSY
Down
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Pirate who died in 1701. : KIDD
2
Another: Latin. : ALIA
3
His diaries are on the bookstalls. : FORRESTAL
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Genuflect. : KNEEL
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Swiss river. : AAR
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Charades; "The ___." : GAME
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Goose eggs. : OVALS
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Marginal. : BORDERLINE
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Squid smokescreen. : INK
10
Peevishness. : BILE
11
Forward: French. : AVANT
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One of Stalin's key men. : BERIA
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Invited. : ASKED
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Fletcherize. : CHEW
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Midway in a football game. : HALF
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Captains wear them. : BARS
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Shaft. : ROD
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Is obliged to. : OWES
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Diminutive comic. : SAVO
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Safari necessity. : PITHHELMET
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A hit operetta of the 1914 season. : SARI
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Pass receivers. : ENDS
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A time. : ERA
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Senator from Arkansas. : FULBRIGHT
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Asian lake, bigger than Lake Huron. : ARAL
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Cheerful. : ROSY
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Spruce. : TRIG
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Compass point. : SSE
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Melvin Douglas in "___ Tidings." : GLAD
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Out of harmony. : AJAR
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Society of Berlin, Porter, Rodgers, etc. : ASCAP
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Footwear for 22 Across. : SKATE
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Senators Capehart or Ferguson. : HOMER
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Agreement between contending parties. : PEACE
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5½ pt. type. : AGATE
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Mark on a tabletop. : DENT
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Crowds crawling. : ANTS
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Rob and others. : ROYS
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Except that. : ONLY
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Man's name. : ASA
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"Oh, what a tangled ___ we weave ... " : WEB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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