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New York Times, Wednesday, November 23, 1955

51-Across : Separate and distinct.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,339
Across
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Roof of the Capitol. : DOME
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Important part of a necklace. : CLASP
10
Room in a casa de campo. : SALA
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Black. : EBON
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Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
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Secy. of the Navy, 1940-44. : KNOX
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Tennessee Ernie. : FORD
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From earliest times. : ABORIGINAL
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Tucker and Peerce. : TENORS
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Smoker's bane. : NICOTINE
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Bob Hope's kind of chatter. : WITTY
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Krazy ___. : KAT
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Old-fashioned china cupboard. : DRESSER
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Periods of boredom. : TEDIUMS
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Shreveport's river. : RED
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Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. : KNIGHT
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Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
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Friendship. : AMITY
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Christmas tree. : FIR
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Yours: Poet. : THINE
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Very small amount. : MITE
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Affirm. : ALLEGE
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New discovery in Somaliland. : OIL
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Olympic contender. : ATHLETE
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Ordnance depot. : ARSENAL
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Corrode. : EAT
50
___ Department. : STATE
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Separate and distinct. : DISCRETE
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Hard taskmaster. : TYRANT
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Describing traffic-jammed roads. : IMPASSABLE
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Relative of a girder. : IBAR
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Health resorts. : SPAS
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More loyal. : TRUER
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Mr. Roper. : ELMO
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Songstress Eartha. : KITT
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Aegean island. : SAMOS
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Supreme Court justice. : REED
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Skillful. : DEFT
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Instrument with melancholy tone. : OBOE
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Daybreak: Poet. : MORN
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Provides with some talent. : ENDOWS
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Chastise. : CHASTEN
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Science workshop. : LAB
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Sudden strong emotion. : AGONY
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Mme. Pandit's attire. : SARI
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Small spike on which to stick a candle. : PRICKET
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Easily frightened. : SKITTISH
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Years: Lat. : ANNI
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Bank business. : LOAN
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Spindle. : AXLE
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Incite. : GOAD
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Fraught with danger. : RISKY
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Paltry matter. : TRIFLE
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"Inherit the Wind," for example. : DRAMA
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Decrease. : REMIT
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Between Diane and Flora. : EDITH
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Dark promise. : THREAT
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Member of CIO. : UNION
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Craze. : MANIA
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Emulate Gloria Lockerman. : SPELL
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Brooklyn's Hodges. : GIL
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Video program. : TELECAST
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Cantankerous. : TESTY
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Signs and witnesses a document. : ATTESTS
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Kitchen gadgets. : GRATERS
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Up to the ___ (very deeply). : EARS
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More spooky. : EERIER
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Natural hair oil. : SEBUM
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Kind of jockey. : DISK
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Kaffir warrior band. : IMPI
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Squabble. : SPAT
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Plantation of Scarlett O'Hara. : TARA
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Specify. : NAME
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Walked. : TROD
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Sign of the zodiac. : LEO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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