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New York Times, Tuesday, November 6, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 870

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Students & seniors
Across
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Acronym for General Ridgway. : SCAP
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Device for prying. : LEVER
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Wild card in Canasta. : TWO
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Nook for navigators. : COVE
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"Man is not ___." : ALONE
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Suppose: Archaic. : TROW
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Ill-tempered. : ACID
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Fictional tractor salesman. : BOTTS
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"This Gun For ___," Ladd movie. : HIRE
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Admiral Fechteler's chiefdom. : NAVALOPERATIONS
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The ___, Thames estuary. : NORE
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College in North Carolina. : ELON
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Existentialist author. : SARTRE
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Knickerbockers' footwear. : SNEAKERS
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Fuss and feathers. : ADO
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Walt of the Red Sox. : DROPO
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Transfer picture. : DECAL
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Complication in a drama. : NODE
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Creator of Nero Wolfe. : STOUT
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SMU All-American, now with N. Y. Giants. : ROTE
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"The ___ is gone," said the aged soprano. : TRILL
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Sprays water on. : HOSES
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Cut off. : LOP
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Oven for tempering glass. : ANNEALER
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Elegy. : LAMENT
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___ patriae. : AMOR
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Where half of Lake Titicaca is. : PERU
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Commanded by MacArthur, November, 1918. : RAINBOWDIVISION
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Hence: Lat. : ERGO
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He sings basso roles at the Met. : SIEPI
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Particle. : IOTA
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Parisian dress designer. : DIOR
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Slaves circa 1066. : ESNES
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Unsymmetrical. : ALOP
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Patriotic group. : SAR
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Middle name on $ signature. : NEESE
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"___ Lieutenants," by D. S. Freeman. : LEES
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Examine closely. : SCAN
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Sid Caesar's foil. : COCA
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Tel ___, near Jaffa. : AVIV
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Learned show-off. : PEDANT
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A. F. L. members. : LABORERS
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Run away from one's place of duty. : ELOPE
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Today's privilege and responsibility. : VOTE
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Confidentially: French. : ENTRENOUS
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Used car lot transaction. : RESALE
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Piano, violin and cello. : TRIO
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Threadbare. : WORN
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Is under obligation to. : OWES
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Subject of a work by 26 Down. : THINKER
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___ Chancellor. : LORD
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Natterjack. : TOAD
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Seasonal department store job. : SANTA
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Set off to advantage. : ADORN
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French sculptor (1840–1917). : RODIN
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Trail of a wild animal. : SPOOR
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School: Fr. : ECOLE
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City in New Mexico. : RATON
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Snow White did, after eating the apple. : SLEPT
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Contrarily. : OTHERWISE
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Miss Steber, soprano. : ELEANOR
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Transmit by coaxial cable. : TELEVISE
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Symbol of March. : LAMB
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Indian woman's gown. : SARI
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Relax. : LOOSEN
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Majors' best batter this year. : MUSIAL
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Meerschaums. : PIPES
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Mr. Barber and Mr. Skelton. : REDS
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Sung by 36 Down. : ARIA
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Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Low sand hill, in Britain. : DENE
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Hercules' prize in an archery contest. : IOLE
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Nebraska City's county. : OTOE
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Siestas. : NAPS

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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