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New York Times, Saturday, November 24, 1951

21-Down : Head ornament: Poet.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 888
Across
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People in bowl and stadium. : FANS
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Georgia ___ Clark. : NEESE
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Home of the "Blue Devils." : DUKE
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Harrow's traditional cricket rival. : ETON
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Mr. Cobb, late famous Kentucky humorist. : IRVIN
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Where Tabriz is. : IRAN
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Through. : DONE
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Pigskin fan holder. : GRANDSTAND
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Sigmund ___, musician-writer. : SPAETH
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Where Howe Odell's "Huskies" hail from. : SEATTLE
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Girl's name. : RITA
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Weaver's reed. : SLEY
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Princeton, 60-Lafayette, 7. : MASSACRE
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Tags. : LABELS
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Old English letter. : EDH
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Proceeds with great violence. : RAGES
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A veranda, in Hawaii. : LANAI
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Honi ___ qui mal y pense. : SOIT
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Celebrated on the 14th of Adar. : PURIM
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Dame's escort. : GENT
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Insignificant person: Slang. : TWERP
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The Greek who induced the Trojans to accept the wooden horse. : SINON
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First in quality. : ACE
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Native of South America. : ANDEAN
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Solar obscurations. : ECLIPSES
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Not amateurs. : PROS
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Apiece. : EACH
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Duplicate. : IMITATE
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Devilfish. : SEABAT
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He coaches the "Bucks." : WOODYHAYES
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Dress of state. : ROBE
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Military truant. : AWOL
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Dunne or Rich. : IRENE
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Pronoun. : OURS
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Indiana port on Lake Michigan. : GARY
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Daughter of Ops and Saturn. : CERES
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Standing: Comb. form. : STAT
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G-men. : FEDS
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Upon. : ATOP
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Girl's name. : NONA
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Derisive remarks. : SNEERS
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Kin of the stirrup cup. : NIGHTCAP
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Misreckon. : ERR
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Le Gallienne and Gabor. : EVAS
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Ratios used in math. : SINES
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Finishing stroke. : ENDALL
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Where sailors keep buttons, thread, etc. : DITTYBAG
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Orenburg's river. : URAL
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"Citizen ___," Orson Welles role. : KANE
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Result. : END
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Embezzle. : STEAL
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Head ornament: Poet. : TIAR
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His eyes dot the peacock's tail. : ARGUS
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Lady in Luxemburg. : MESTA
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Descending: Poet. : ADOWN
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Drew back. : SHIED
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Weirdsome. : EERIE
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Man's name. : ENEAS
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Long, shafted weapon. : LANCE
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Places. : SITES
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Considering. : SINCE
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Timorously. : TREPIDLY
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Longlick or blackstrap. : MOLASSES
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Tea, dinner or theatre. : PARTY
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Well-behaved. : NICE
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Of the time of a biblical patriarch. : NOAHIC
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Lighthouse that was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. : PHAROS
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Goggle. : STARE
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Home of the "Hawkeyes." : IOWA
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Othello was one. : MOOR
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Ogler. : EYER
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Arena event. : BOUT
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First part of a magic word. : ABRA
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Intelligence ___. : TEST
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Funny fellow. : WAG
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Wheelsman's direction. : ENE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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