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New York Times, Wednesday, November 28, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 892
Across
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A statue in Rockefeller Center. : ATLAS
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Anti-aircraft fire. : FLAK
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Thick slice. : SLAB
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Measurement of a boxer's arm. : REACH
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Girl's name meaning maiden. : CORA
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Weed among the wheat. : TARE
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Mr. Truex to his friends. : ERNIE
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Picturesque lake in Italy. : COMO
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It erupted recently. : ETNA
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Poetic word for a wreath. : ANADEM
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Receiving fixed regular pay. : SALARIED
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Judith Anderson, Uta Hagen, etc. : TRAGEDIENNES
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Payment for a poker hand. : ANTE
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Harvard's president. : CONANT
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The drinks are often on them. : COASTERS
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Egyptian woman in "Genesis." : HAGAR
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Quality of a woven fabric. : TEXTURE
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Middling. : AVERAGE
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Inclining, as a ship. : ALIST
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Something to whet the appetite before a meal. : APERITIF
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Ornament on a mortarboard. : TASSEL
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Took a photo. : SHOT
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Much-anthologized French writer (1850–93). : DEMAUPASSANT
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Extra working hours. : OVERTIME
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Took lodging. : ROOMED
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Type of flooring. : TILE
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It has a "ravell'd sleave." : CARE
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Emporium. : STORE
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School Eden and Jebb attended. : ETON
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Seven are "lively." : ARTS
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The prim Miss Dinsmore. : ELSIE
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Filmland's Mr. Andrews. : DANA
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Block in the form of a foot, used by shoemakers. : LAST
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Put up obstacles. : DETER
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Sphere. : AREA
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Sea bird with a black cap. : TERN
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Idaho's gift to Hollywood. : LANA
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Severe or decisive trials: 2 wds. : ACIDTESTS
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Adjective for nylons. : SHEER
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Government agency in charge of broadcast authorizations. : FCC
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Frees. : LOOSENS
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Big loser in 1588. : ARMADA
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Very pure white clay used for porcelain. : KAOLIN
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Sports announcer Bill ___. : STERN
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Paris' ___ Quarter. : LATIN
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Wild buffalo of India. : ARNEE
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Wampum. : BEADS
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Scottish court officer. : MACER
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Upper regions of space: Var. : AETHER
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Triangular piece of material. : GORE
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Minutes of a meeting. : ACTA
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Christmas card word. : NOEL
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Run along the ground in an airplane. : TAXI
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Mild reproof. : TUTTUT
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Plato's famous pupil. : ARISTOTLE
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Birthplace of the giant Goliath. : GATH
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Allowance for the difference in value of two currencies. : AGIO
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Deprived of: Poetic. : REFT
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Anthropologist Hooton's subject. : APES
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Of the soft palate. : VELAR
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Declares firmly. : ASSERTS
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At the summit. : APICAL
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Tributary of the Volga. : SAMARA
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Loved not wisely but too well. : DOTED
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Spanish girl's name. : EVITA
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Casaba. : MELON
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Sports structure. : ARENA
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Nuzzled. : NOSED
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Greatest amount. : MOST
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City famed for electrical appliances. : ERIE
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Felix Salten's characters. : DEER
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Superlative suffix. : EST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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