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New York Times, Saturday, November 3, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 867
Across
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Quick exchanges between boxers. : JABS
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"___ all there is, there isn't any more." : THATS
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Supreme ruler in Iran. : SHAH
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Concerning: Latin. : INRE
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___ Semple McPherson. : AIMEE
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Stupor. : COMA
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"Yond Cassius has a ___ and hungry look." : LEAN
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Form of criticism popular in N. Y. C. : BRONXCHEER
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One who is busy with trifles. : TWIDDLER
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Smith, the novelist, creator of Topper. : THORNE
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Nostrils. : NARES
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Metallic substance used in refrigerating foods. : FOIL
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Cut again. : RESLIT
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Hollywood star, born in Japan. : FONTAINE
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Sailor, for instance. : HAT
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Affected. : POSEY
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French city at head of Rhone delta. : ARLES
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American Indians. : OTOS
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Outwitter of Captain Hook. : PETER
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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New screen hero, John ___. : DEREK
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Island west of New Guinea. : CERAM
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___ d'Yeu. : ILE
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Supports for backseat riders. : ARMRESTS
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Tea expert. : TASTER
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Prior to Christmas and New Year's. : EVES
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Sorceress who turned men into swine. : CIRCE
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Adjusts. : ALINES
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Innocent bystander. : LOOKERON
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High spirits. : JUBILATION
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Part of the neck. : NAPE
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Came to rest. : ALIT
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Judith Anderson's famous role. : MEDEA
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Halley or Vallee. : RUDY
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___ Ford Mts. in Antarctica. : EDSEL
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Cause acceptance as an idea. : SELL
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Cast off after encouragement. : JILT
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Once again. : ANEW
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Sudden thought, not too bright. : BRAINSTORM
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Silk fabric of the Middle Ages. : SENDAL
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Kitchen work space. : TABLETOP
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Provides a job. : HIRES
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Cupid. : AMOR
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Half a score. : TEN
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Church official. : SEXTON
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College boys, presumably. : SCHOLARS
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Farm worker. : HOER
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Sound of "A Lost Chord." : AMEN
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Our Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. : HARE
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Siberian city east of Lake Baikal. : CHITA
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One way of making coffee. : DRIP
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Lobby. : FOYER
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Mrs. Charles Jackson. : RHODA
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Gourmet. : EATER
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Holidays. : FETES
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One unqualified to vote. : ILLITERATE
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Football coach Greasy ___. : NEALE
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Italian form of a girl's name. : ESTER
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Opinionated factions. : SECTS
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Peace of mind. : SERENITY
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Sensible. : RATIONAL
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Nautical cleat for fastening a heavy line. : KEVEL
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General Clark. : MARK
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Ali Baba's magic word. : SESAME
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Situations in real life. : SCENES
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Prolonged shrill cry used in Australia. : COOEE
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Out of harmony. : AJAR
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Girl's name. : LULU
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Abbreviation often used in footnotes. : IBID
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Covers. : LIDS
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Symbol of October. : OPAL
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Kit Nubbles' friend. : NELL
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Farmer's word. : TED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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