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New York Times, Tuesday, November 27, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 891
Across
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Repeated melodic phrase in swing music. : RIFF
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Tell secrets. : BLAB
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Mr. Donaldson of the mails. : JESSE
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Not written. : ORAL
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Timber wolf of Western U. S. : LOBO
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Governor of the Granite State. : ADAMS
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Hero of the sagebrush drama. : GENEAUTRY
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Compounds. : MIXES
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Refuses to acknowledge. : UNOWNS
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Subjoin. : ADD
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Indian. : CREE
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Even: Poetic. : EEN
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Separate article. : ITEM
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The famed Mr. Kahn. : OTTO
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The holm oak. : ILEX
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Head of the Selective Service. : HERSHEY
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Wishy-washy. : WEAK
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Longfellow's equestrian. : REVERE
38
Chiang's foe. : MAO
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Dublin's famed theatre, recently burned. : ABBEY
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Vein of a leaf. : RIB
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Corundum used for grinding. : EMERY
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To and ___. : FRO
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In a goggly manner. : ASTARE
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
49
Former Ambassador to the Court of St. James. : DOUGLAS
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General of U.S. 7th Army in Europe. : EDDY
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Gadgets for the links. : TEES
54
Sound of small birds. : TWEE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Throw down the glove. : DEFY
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Exclamation. : HAH
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Frying pan with a long handle. : SPIDER
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Disconcert. : ABASH
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Governor Fine, for instance. : KEYSTONER
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Product of Ireland. : LACES
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Result of thinking. : IDEA
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Tot's farewell. : TATA
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Without power to move or act. : INERT
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Famous American educator. : MANN
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Light gray. : ASHY
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Elephant of savage disposition. : ROGUE
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Song hit girl. : IRENE
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Church vestment, worn on the left arm. : FANON
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Operated a Thunderjet. : FLEW
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Utter loud, empty protests. : BLUSTER
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Realtor's sale. : LOT
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President Garfield's middle name. : ABRAM
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He plays Hopalong Cassidy. : BOYD
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Kind of swing music session. : JAM
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Sovereign's decrees. : EDICTS
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Creator of the insidious Fu-Manchu. : SAXROHMER
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Deep blue. : ANIL
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Performer. : DOER
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Puts in action. : EXERTS
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Dryad's abode. : TREE
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D. D. E. : IKE
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Ancient language. : HEBREW
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Secure. : EARN
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Favorite toy of the younger set. : YOYO
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Egypt's Nationalist party. : WAFD
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Spanish river flowing into the Mediterranean. : EBRO
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Military command. : ABOUTFACE
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By way of. : VIA
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Winner of the 1951 Carnegie Cup Regatta. : YALE
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Dame Whitty. : MAY
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Ornamental shoulder decoration. : SASH
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Native of an ancient city of Mesopotamia. : EDESSAN
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"Old Faithful." : GEYSER
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District in France: Abbr. : DEPT
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Miss Bara, of early film days. : THEDA
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Best, Ferber, Millay. : EDNAS
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What a hen lacks. : TEETH
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Regular order. : ARRAY
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Surrealist painter. : DALI
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Israeli Ambassador to U. S. : EBAN
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Mr. Tamiroff of the movies. : AKIM
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Very small quantity. : IOTA
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Key West vacationer. : HST
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Money in Japan. : YEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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