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IN THE COLONIAL STYLE

New York Times, Sunday, November 26, 1950

Author:
Leonard Goldberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 676 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 525
Across
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Colonist. : SETTLER
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Rulers during Colonial period. : GEORGES
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Symbol of harvest time. : PUMPKIN
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"O beautiful for Pilgrim feet." : AMERICA
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___ sclerosis. : ARTERIO
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So rode the Indians. : ASTRIDE
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Preparations for war. : MILITARIZATIONS
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Colored pictures. : CHROMOS
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Gets ready for college. : PREPS
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Girl's name. : EVA
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Used in baking. : EGGS
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Modern "yes." : OKE
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Blockhead. : DOLT
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Finery. : LACE
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Greek letter. : PSI
35
Alder trees: Scot. : ARNS
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___ Khan, Kipling's tiger. : SHERE
38
Nothing. : NIL
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Military theatre of 1944. : ETO
40
Enduring. : DATELESS
42
First: Abbr. : INIT
43
Phenomenon of the 1920's. : BOOZE
45
Landlord. : RENTER
47
Despondent. : SAD
48
Sailing. : ASEA
49
Parts of the eyes. : LENSES
50
Exchequers. : FISCS
52
General breakup. : DEBACLE
55
Middle. : CORE
56
Waves. : BREAKERS
59
___ Maria. : SANTA
60
Diplomacy. : TACT
61
Popular Colonial name. : ELI
64
Spike of maize. : EAR
65
Rests. : LIES
67
Military leader at Plymouth (1584?–1656). : STANDISH
69
Make into thread. : SPIN
70
Sandarac wood. : ALERCE
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Rome Beauty. : APPLE
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Virginia ___, first real American, 1587. : DARE
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Restrains. : REINS
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French artist. : RENOIR
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Colonial Governor of Virginia. : DALE
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Chancel of early church. : BEMA
80
Fire worshiper. : PARSEE
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Harvest fly. : CICAD
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Colonial loyalist. : TORY
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Salted. : CURED
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Plant. : IPECAC
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Senescent. : AGED
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When the Mayflower Compact was signed, 1620. : NOVEMBER
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Bristle. : SETA
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Mel ___. : OTT
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Noun suffixes. : THS
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Equine. : MARE
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"Popish plot" man. : OATES
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Contractions of words. : SYNCOPES
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Signer of Declaration of Independence. : HART
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Subject of Saint-Gaudens statue. : PURITAN
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Frenchman. : PICARD
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Townsmen. : CITS
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Thick mass. : MOP
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Of a pillar. : STELAR
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Country. : ITALY
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One's friends. : KITH
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Breakers of the peace. : RIOTISTS
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Tax office: Abbr. : IRO
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Sea-god. : LER
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A founder of Virginia. : SMITH
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Tropical tree: Var. : CEBA
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The: French. : LES
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Roman censor. : CATO
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Cave. : GROT
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Beverage. : ALE
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Advance. : MOVE
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Because. : FOR
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The end. : FINIS
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Dish. : RAMEKIN
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Believer in miracles. : SUPERNATURALIST
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List. : ITEMIZE
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Native of Italy. : ISTRIAN
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Dressmaker. : MODISTE
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Decorated. : MEDALED
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Instates again. : RESEATS
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Not the Mayflower. : STEAMER
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Practice work of Colonial girls. : SAMPLER
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Domain of an Arabian ruler. : EMIRATE
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Meetings, held in modern fashion. : TELECONFERENCES
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Food. : TRIPE
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Coins in Vilna. : LITS
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Aid for Europe. : ECA
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Least plentiful. : RAREST
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Palestine port. : GAZA
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Epoch. : ERA
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Trapper's prey. : OTTERS
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Predominates. : REIGNS
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Drinks spirit and water. : GROGS
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Ones: Ger. : EINS
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Distress signal. : SOS
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Ship of the old days. : PACKET
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Doorkeeper. : USHER
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Meter: Abbr. : MTR
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Urge. : PROD
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Garments. : KIMONOS
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Venerate. : IDOLIZE
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Lies snug. : NESTLES
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English plants. : IVIES
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Timber tree of Hawaii. : OHIA
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Distributor. : PARCELER
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Genus of mosquitoes. : AEDES
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Knife. : SNEE
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First German president. : EBERT
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Escritoire. : DESK
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Young 'un. : LAD
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Nantucket native. : ISLANDER
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Pronoun. : ONE
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___ Juana. : TIA
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___ est fabula. : ACTA
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Body of water. : LOCH
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Hindu title. : SRI
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Swiss canton. : BASLE
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Instance. : CASE
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Energetic person: Slang. : BEARCAT
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He named Virginia, 1585. : RALEIGH
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Bird. : SEADOVE
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Screeds. : TIRADES
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Doctrines of a certain sect. : EPISCOPALIANISM
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Striped. : LINEATE
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Hazard to crops. : INSECTS
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Be frugal. : SPARE
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Colonial ___. : DAMES
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Desiccated. : SERE
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Corduroy ___. : ROAD
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Spain's hero. : CID
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First settlement in N. E. : PLYMOUTH
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Least bit. : RAP
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Chemist's measuring apparatus. : BURET
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Players. : PIANISTS
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Civil wrong. : TORT
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Whales. : CETI
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Ointment. : NARD
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Fence rails. : BARS
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War-god. : TYR
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St. ___, first settlement in Md., 1634. : MARYS
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Pacific island. : SAMOA
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Lions. : CATS
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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Man's nickname. : HAL
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Essence. : PITH
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Negative. : NOT
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One of 78 men, 24 women. : PILGRIM
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Ricochetted. : CAROMED
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Quote. : CITE
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Novel by Cooper, 1823. : PILOT
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Performer. : ARTISTE
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Bird. : ROOSTER
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Burned, as brick. : KILNED
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Subject of popular poem. : REVERE
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European peninsula. : IBERIA
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Antitoxins. : SERUMS
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Food for the colonists. : MAIZE
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Egyptians. : COPTS
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Eyelashes. : CILIA
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Musical motif. : TEMA
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Reflect. : MUSE
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Keeps cool. : FANS
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Bleach. : FADE
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Ancient Irish church. : KIL
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Gentleman. : SIR
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Plant blight. : ROT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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