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New York Times, Saturday, December 22, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 916
Across
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Title of the ruler of Hyderabad. : NIZAM
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Western pal. : PARD
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Wide divergences. : GAPS
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Dutch cheeses. : EDAMS
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Notion: French. : IDEE
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Another: Latin. : ALIA
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Proceeds in faulty manner. : LIMPS
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Aware. : COGNIZANT
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Part of the ear. : LOBE
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Caruso, Jr. : MARIOLANZA
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River in Northwest France. : ORNE
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City near Padua. : ESTE
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Northern city of Palestine. : DAN
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Repeated word in Shakespeare title. : MEASURE
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Sermon subject. : TEXT
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Popular operatic songbird. : ERNABERGER
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For pros and amateurs. : OPEN
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Ratifies. : SIGNS
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Novelist ___ Wylie. : IAR
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Con ___ (with love): Italian. : AMORE
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Diamond ___, Hawaii. : HEAD
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Eccentric fellows: Slang. : SCREWBALLS
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Rama's wife, in Hindu myth. : SITA
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Shoots forth repeatedly. : DARTLES
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Haggard novel. : SHE
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Frolic merrily. : ROMP
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Disturbance of the peace by three or more persons. : RIOT
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Well-known newscaster. : KALTENBORN
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Trustworthy. : SAFE
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Animal with a coat of mail. : ARMADILLO
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Gullible rustic. : YOKEL
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Trip across the veldt. : TREK
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Clever. : NEAT
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Whittemore and Lowe specialties. : DUETS
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Mr. Rochester's Jane. : EYRE
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Watchdog's stock in trade. : GRRS
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The river that runs through Berlin. : SPREE
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Dickens heroine. : NELL
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One's own: Comb. form. : IDIO
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Philippine seaport, on Mindanao Island. : ZAMBOANGA
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&s. : AMPERSANDS
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Author's precious papers. : MSS
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Printer's measure, about 1/6 of an inch. : PICA
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Worship. : ADORE
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Signed up. : REGISTERED
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Signifier. : DENOTER
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Ancient port southwest of Jerusalem. : GAZA
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Group of Finnish islands in the Baltic. : ALAND
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Mr. Imperium. : PINZA
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Beelzebub's chief. : SATAN
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Holly. : ILEX
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Pure and simple. : MERE
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Small lumps or pieces. : NUBS
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The engagement of gear teeth. : MESH
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Midpoint from Buffalo to Cleveland. : ERIE
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English author of spy stories. : ERICAMBLER
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A first course at dinner. : TOMATOSOUP
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Mr. Wood, power boat racer. : GAR
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Gallup, for instance. : POLLTAKER
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Man's name. : ERLE
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Long loch near Inverness. : NESS
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Shelter: French. : ABRI
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Pelting. : STONING
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Caution. : WARN
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Enraged. : IRED
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Do figure eights. : SKATE
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Member of a well-known trio. : HARRY
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Man's name. : ELMER
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Of the cold regions. : POLAR
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A day's receipts. : TAKE
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Spoils. : ROTS
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Celebration. : FETE
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Football distances: Abbr. : YDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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