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New York Times, Monday, November 26, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 890

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Army vs. Navy. : GAME
5
First word of a favorite hymn. : ABIDE
10
Influence, usually unfairly. : BIAS
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Genus in which holly belongs. : ILEX
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Stormed fiercely. : RAGED
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Silkworm. : ERIA
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Miss Liberty's torch. : LAMP
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Chiang Kai-shek's party. : KUOMINTANG
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City in Lombardy, Italy. : ASOLA
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Fantastically ugly. : GROTESQUE
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Tenderfoot's home. : RANCH
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Newspaper matter. : COPY
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Poetic heroine. : ELAINE
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Irish interjection. : ARRA
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Girl's name. : ISA
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Where the Mesabi iron mines are. : MINNESOTA
34
Theatrical pair. : LUNTS
36
George Eliot's Adam. : BEDE
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Meat-roasting devices. : SPITS
39
Legislative enactment: Abbr. : STAT
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Musical exercise. : ETUDE
42
Not here. : ELSEWHERE
44
Joe's brother. : DOM
45
Historic city in Holland. : DORT
47
Curious watcher. : PEERER
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Girl's name. : SARA
49
Without end: Poet. : ETERN
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In good order. : UNDAMAGED
54
Schoolroom furniture. : DESKS
57
Viewing on all sides. : PERISCOPIC
59
Pronoun. : THEE
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Where Gretel deposited the witch. : OVEN
61
Old-time physician. : LEECH
62
Color delicately. : TINT
63
Salamander. : NEWT
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Land of: Hebrew. : ERETS
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Series of magnificent events. : EPOS
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River stayed by Coolidge Dam. : GILA
2
Cry of sorrow. : ALAS
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Thing to do today. : MEMORANDUM
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Made intelligible. : EXPLAINED
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It carried Shem, Ham, and Japhet. : ARK
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Washington's Redskins' star passer. : BAUGH
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Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
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McKinney's responsibility. : DEMOCRATS
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Harold Ross, for instance. : EDITOR
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Mrs. Ross. : BETSY
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Where Basra is. : IRAQ
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One of a Japanese race. : AINU
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Seasoning used in sausage. : SAGE
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Kingdom between India and Tibet. : NEPAL
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Elizabeth's daughter. : ANNE
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Land tax in Scotland. : CESS
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Lay (a brick) in mortar. : EMBED
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Of a ship, drift with head to windward. : LIETO
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Tipped, as a cask. : ATILT
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Training for "Men in White." : INTERNSHIP
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Stand out boldly. : STARE
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Michaelmas daisy. : ASTER
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Denizen of the Diamond Horseshoe. : OPERAGOER
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Chic theatre attendant. : USHERETTE
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Month: Abbr. : SEPT
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Dutch pressed cheeses. : EDAMS
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Garden intruder. : WEED
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Weatherman: Colloq. : ORACLE
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Leslie Charteris' sleuth. : SAINT
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Proclamation. : EDICT
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Second word of Poe's "Raven." : UPON
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Snow: Italian. : NEVE
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Deduced. : DREW
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Fencing sword. : EPEE
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Precursor of bingo. : KENO
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Collections, as of postage stamps. : SETS
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Parts of a book: Abbr. : CHS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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